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New York Times, Monday, July 24, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,392
Across
1. African beast. : ZEBRA
6. Entreats. : BEGS
10. Primates. : APES
14. Art work: Abbr. : ILLUS
15. Pinnae. : EARS
16. Kind of tide. : NEAP
17. Choice objects. : PLUMS
18. Type of 17 Across. : GREENGAGE
20. Make sure. : SEE
21. Tropical tree. : EBONY
23. Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
24. American poet. : BENET
26. Directs. : STEERS
27. Loud, as clothes. : SPORTY
29. Is at hand. : WAITS
31. Shade of gray. : IRON
32. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
33. Men in O.D. : GIS
36. "My love is ___ . . . " : LIKEAREDREDROSE
40. Metric measures: Abbr. : KMS
41. Flycatcher. : PEWEE
42. "Winnie ___ Pu." : ILLE
43. Kind. : CLASS
44. Steps. : LADDER
46. Like buhl work. : INLAID
49. Verb form. : TENSE
50. Ivory ___. : COAST
51. Grove. : WOODS
53. Slangy refusal. : NAW
56. Hale and hearty. : INTHEPINK
58. Resentful rage. : WRATH
60. Pain. : ACHE
61. White chip. : ANTE
62. White-headed bird. : EAGLE
63. Require. : NEED
64. Colorless gas. : NEON
65. German river. : RHEIN
Down
1. Whizzing sounds. : ZIPS
2. French pronoun. : ELLE
3. Social registers. : BLUEBOOKS
4. Card game. : RUM
5. Concur. : ASSENT
6. Generated. : BEGOT
7. Merit. : EARN
8. Color of a Franciscan's habit. : GREY
9. Direction. : SSE
10. Germanic tribesmen. : ANGLES
11. American artist. : PEALE
12. Fervent. : EAGER
13. Sir Patrick ___, Scottish hero. : SPENS
19. Gained. : NETTED
22. Turkish ruler. : BEY
25. White-tailed bird. : ERNE
26. Kingly title. : SIRE
27. Samite. : SILK
28. Demure. : PRIM
29. Goes paddling. : WADES
30. Farmer's field. : ACRE
32. Red-hot items. : NEWS
33. Time of greatest achievement. : GOLDENAGE
34. Wight, for one. : ISLE
35. Seventh son. : SEER
37. Light-colored granite. : APLITE
38. "His sins were scarlet, but his books were ___." : READ
39. Frees. : RIDS
43. ___ in on (made a profit from). : CASHED
44. Took precedence. : LED
45. Be sufficient for. : ANSWER
46. Noun suffix. : ICIAN
47. Present time. : NONCE
48. Shaping machine. : LATHE
49. Symbol. : TOKEN
51. Shade of red. : WINE
52. Preposition. : ONTO
54. King in Norse myth. : ATLI
55. As soon as. : WHEN
57. Spider. : PAN
59. Cheering word. : RAH

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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