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New York Times, Monday, July 31, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,399
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1. Reddish yellow. : SAND
5. Unit of illumination. : PHOT
9. Fall flowers: Colloq. : MUMS
13. Island near Formosa. : AMOY
14. Lassoed. : ROPED
16. Once more. : ANEW
17. Shrubby plant. : FERN
18. U. S. aircraft carrier. : ENTERPRISE
20. All together. : ENMASSE
22. Tennyson heroine. : MARIANA
23. Sojourn. : STAY
24. Welcoming one. : MEETER
25. Partner of bobtail. : RAGTAG
28. Exult. : BOAST
30. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
31. Wigwam. : TEPEE
33. Articles. : ITEMS
37. Plow sole. : SLADE
39. Eastern name. : ALI
40. Ship's crane. : DAVIT
41. Seraglio. : HAREM
42. Poet Rainer. : RILKE
44. Direction. : ENE
45. Embankment. : LEVEE
47. Snare. : ENTRAP
49. Gasoline additive. : OCTANE
52. Portion (out). : METE
53. Conspirator. : PLOTTER
55. Made safe. : ENSURED
59. Part of space. : IONOSPHERE
61. State: Abbr. : COLO
62. Exerciser. : USER
63. Spanish title. : SENOR
64. Send forth. : EMIT
65. Jumble. : MESS
66. A long time. : AGES
67. Tear down. : RAZE
1. On base. : SAFE
2. Verily. : AMEN
3. Standard. : NORM
4. Ruler. : DYNAST
5. Foretell. : PRESAGE
6. Sweet. : HONEY
7. Choose. : OPT
8. Abound. : TEEM
9. Operetta heroine. : MARIETTA
10. Eastern Church member. : UNIAT
11. Middle: Law. : MESNE
12. Take an oath. : SWEAR
15. Newspaper section. : DRAMA
19. Tyler and Taylor. : PRESIDENTS
21. Declarations. : STATEMENTS
25. Five o'clock phenomenon. : RUSH
26. To the: Ital. : ALLA
27. Low or high. : GEAR
28. Prove false. : BELIE
29. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
32. Peel. : PARE
34. Constantly. : EVER
35. Talking bird. : MINA
36. Chassé. : STEP
38. Informers. : DELATORS
43. Mourners. : KEENERS
46. V. P.'s : VEEPS
48. Fabulous Greek archer. : TEUCER
49. Poppy product. : OPIUM
50. Secretive. : CLOSE
51. Color values. : TONES
52. Ruined city on the Nile. : MEROE
54. Ostrich. : RHEA
56. City on the Tevere. : ROMA
57. Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
58. Be overfond. : DOTE
60. Language: Abbr. : ENG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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