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New York Times, Friday, July 28, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,396
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1. Humanitarian group. : SPCA
5. Attempt: Colloq. : STAB
9. Fictional elephant. : BABAR
14. Collected. : COOL
15. Man's nickname. : PETE
16. Evolve. : EDUCE
17. Mitigate. : ALLEVIATE
19. German cake. : TORTE
20. Wrong: Prefix. : MAL
21. Wagner role. : ELSA
22. Reddish. : SORREL
23. Partiality. : PREDILECTION
26. Presidential nickname. : CAL
27. Leg. : SHANK
28. Listen! : PST
31. American pioneer. : SUTTER
34. Breakfast food. : EGG
35. Pisa's river. : ARNO
36. Tested for size. : TRIEDON
38. Menu items. : SEAFOOD
40. Fragrance. : ODOR
41. Vehicle. : BUS
43. Drop in for a visit. : STOPBY
44. Play on words. : PUN
45. Revolutionary assembly. : JUNTA
47. Court. : WOO
48. Embarrassment. : DISCOMFITURE
52. Open. : PATENT
55. Regan's father. : LEAR
56. Teachers' group. : NEA
57. With many. : AMONG
58. Terminates. : CONCLUDES
60. Hazard. : PERIL
61. One. : UNIT
62. Utmost. : BEST
63. Emerged. : AROSE
64. Ancient Chinese state. : TSAO
65. March time of old. : IDES
1. Rascal. : SCAMP
2. ___ bear. : POLAR
3. Set. : COLLECTION
4. Ginger drink. : ALE
5. Overflow. : SPILL
6. Irks. : TEASES
7. Envoy's aide. : ATTACHE
8. Queen ___. : BEE
9. Hied (oneself). : BETOOK
10. Embellish. : ADORN
11. Famous V. P. : BURR
12. Entr'___. : ACTE
13. Dance. : REEL
18. Hidden. : VEILED
22. Scorches. : SINGES
24. Rubber stamp. : DATER
25. Labels. : TAGS
28. Set forth. : PROPOUNDED
29. Parvenu. : SNOB
30. Small bird of West Indies. : TODY
31. Block. : STOP
32. Asian language. : URDU
33. Hale. : ROBUST
35. Stirring. : AFOOT
37. ___ Dimittis. : NUNC
39. Spinning. : ATWIRL
42. Plant runners. : STOLONS
45. Ditty. : JINGLE
46. N. Y. town. : AMENIA
48. French saint. : DENIS
49. De ___. : FACTO
50. Pewee ___. : REESE
51. Orients. : EASTS
52. Family member. : PAPA
53. Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
54. Arena animal: Span. : TORO
58. Divide. : CUT
59. Where: Lat. : UBI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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