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New York Times, Thursday, July 20, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,388
Across Down
1. Major Barbara's creator. : SHAW
5. Soft palates. : VELA
9. Parts of a jagged line. : ZAGS
13. Lofty. : HIGH
14. Theatre sign. : EXIT
15. Street sign. : ARROW
17. Gallimaufry. : OLIO
18. Kind of parade. : TICKERTAPE
20. Roborant. : TONIC
22. Rowboat. : SKIFF
23. Distinguished man. : DON
24. Jumping. : SALTANT
26. Emporium. : MART
27. The basic facts. : ABC
30. Controls. : REINS
31. Relative of a hogan. : HUT
32. Spanish dance. : SARABAND
34. Nitric and citric. : ACIDS
37. Gist. : THELONGANDSHORT
40. Tremulous. : ASPEN
41. Characters in a play. : PERSONAE
42. Hesitatory expressions. : ERS
43. Relative of a pannier. : CREEL
44. Rank above cpl. : SGT
45. Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
47. Walked over. : TRODDEN
49. In the manner of. : ALA
50. Hindu title. : SWAMI
51. Where Ile St. Louis is. : SEINE
55. Contents. : CAPACITIES
58. Laboratory specialty. : XRAY
59. Office worker. : STENO
60. Sum, ___, fui. : ESSE
61. Drive. : URGE
62. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
63. ___ trap. : SETA
64. Back talk. : SASS
1. Any attempt or try. : SHOT
2. Hawaiian port. : HILO
3. Opposed: Dial. : AGIN
4. "___ Sylvia?" : WHOIS
5. Old hand. : VET
6. Current. : EXISTING
7. Slovenly performance of a task. : LICKANDAPROMISE
8. Tommy ___. : ATKINS
9. Holder for hot coffee cup, used in the Levant. : ZARF
10. Skill. : ART
11. Degrees. : GRADATIONS
12. Deep sleep. : SOPOR
16. Was sold at. : WENT
19. Lizard. : EFT
21. Duplicates. : CARBONS
25. Gaunt. : LEAN
26. A lot of: Span. : MUCHO
27. Movie dog. : ASTA
28. Scrooge-like remarks. : BAHS
29. Party decoration. : CREPEPAPER
31. Mix-ups on the diamond. : HASSLES
33. On the qui vive. : ALERT
35. Lag behind. : DRAG
36. Printer's term. : STET
38. Designating some of the have-nots. : NEEDIEST
39. Book by Harriet Beecher Stowe. : DRED
43. Cases. : CRATES
45. Fighters in the Black Hawk War. : SACS
46. Uppuff. : ELATE
47. Double: Prefix. : TWI
48. Link. : NEXUS
50. Clansman. : SCOT
52. Singer Petina. : IRRA
53. Ponies. : NAGS
54. Cheese holes. : EYES
56. Collection of anecdotes. : ANA
57. Home of the Skate. : SEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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