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New York Times, Wednesday, July 19, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,387
Across
1. Generally. : ASARULE
8. Billiard miscue. : SCRATCH
15. Different. : SEVERAL
16. 19th cen. naturalist and author. : THOREAU
17. Religious solitary. : EREMITE
18. "Turn the ___ out!" (political slogan of 1871). : RASCALS
19. Metal fastener. : PIN
20. Military areas. : SECTORS
22. Black-headed sea gull. : COB
23. Medieval narrative. : SAGA
25. Conduce. : TEND
26. Belem. : PARA
27. Uttering repeatedly. : ITERATING
30. Bird related to the canary. : SERIN
31. Dregs. : SEDIMENT
32. Hesitated. : HALTED
33. Shrill sound: Slang. : ZING
34. Taste: Fr. : GOUT
35. Over. : ACROSS
38. Fell over rocks, as water. : CASCADED
42. Blessings. : BOONS
43. Links group. : THREESOME
44. Painter Bonheur. : ROSA
45. Israeli Foreign Minister. : MEIR
46. Surpasses. : TOPS
47. Chemical suffix. : ENE
48. Bat first. : LEADOFF
51. Short-napped fabric. : RAS
52. Branch of nuclear physics. : ATOMICS
54. Lever. : TREADLE
56. Hamlet's last word. : SILENCE
57. Before. : EARLIER
58. Chemical used by riot squads. : TEARGAS
59. Most impenetrable. : DENSEST
Down
1. Hospital technique. : ASEPSIS
2. Occurring in sequence. : SERIATE
3. Exacted punishment for. : AVENGED
4. In ___, legal phrase. : REM
5. Author of "Mila 18." : URIS
6. Recently. : LATE
7. Determining in favor of. : ELECTING
8. Durable. : STRONG
9. Variety of beet. : CHARD
10. ___ and Cromarty, Scottish county. : ROSS
11. Luminous light between electrodes. : ARC
12. Serving table. : TEACART
13. Unit for measuring heat. : CALORIE
14. Manage economically. : HUSBAND
21. Encamp. : TENT
24. Where Roosevelt Dam is. : ARIZONA
26. Ancient Greek soldier. : PELTAST
28. Incorrectly. : AMISS
29. "Sawbucks." : TENS
30. Food accompaniment. : SAUCE
32. Flexible tube. : HOSE
34. Throttled. : GARROTED
35. Side by side. : ABREAST
36. Arrowroot plant of Florida. : COONTIE
37. Symptom of German measles. : ROSEOLA
38. Scolded. : CHID
39. Well-known proverb. : DOORDIE
40. Fixes on something pointed. : EMPALES
41. Sweet. : DESSERT
43. Tantalizes. : TEASES
45. Birthplace of Mohammed. : MECCA
48. Elongated food fish. : LING
49. From: Scot. : FRAE
50. House plant. : FERN
53. Mal de ___. : MER
55. Than: Ger. : ALS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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