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New York Times, Tuesday, July 4, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,372
Across Down
1. Peer into outer space. : UPGAZE
7. Winter resort feature. : SKISLOPE
15. Old salt. : SEADOG
16. Not set upright. : UNREARED
17. Denouement. : ENDING
18. Counter tendency. : REACTION
19. Colorless. : TAME
20. Midwest college town. : AMES
21. Hour: Lat. : HORA
22. Cruiser of a sort. : CAB
23. Certificate for fractions of shares of stock. : SCRIP
25. Fleur-___. : DELIS
26. Eager. : AGOG
28. Risky. : UNSAFE
30. Lunch. : EAT
31. Theme of a 1941 address to Congress. : FOURFREEDOMS
34. Involve. : ENTAIL
35. Latin-American painter. : RIVERA
39. Radio identification of our astronauts. : FREEDOMSEVEN
43. Federal agency established 1887. : ICC
46. List of mistakes with corrections. : ERRATA
47. Inland state of Saudi Arabia. : NEJD
48. Namesakes of Ibsen heroine. : NORAS
50. Santa ___. : ANITA
52. Rob ___. : ROY
53. Plum pudding ingredient. : SUET
54. Name for Thames River above Oxford. : ISIS
55. Chevalier encore. : MIMI
57. Type of blow. : UPPERCUT
59. "Three ___ Horse." : MENONA
61. Source of danger to ships in stormy weather. : LEESHORE
62. French classicist painter. : INGRES
63. Old Italian coins. : TESTONES
64. Relatives of chargers. : STEEDS
1. Habit. : USE
2. McNamara's bailiwick. : PENTAGON
3. Roving. : GADABOUT
4. Take ___ view of. : ADIM
5. Regions. : ZONES
6. Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
7. Guess. : SURMISE
8. Protection for a basketball player. : KNEEPAD
9. Character in "Antony and Cleopatra." : IRAS
10. Federal agency established 1934. : SEC
11. Piece of workshop equipment. : LATHE
12. Babe Ruth, in 1914. : ORIOLE
13. Home of Bradley University. : PEORIA
14. ___ Vincent Millay. : EDNAST
20. Composer of "Rule, Britannia!" : ARNE
22. ___ noir. : CAFE
24. Beauty aid. : CURLER
25. Prefixes meaning "half." : DEMIS
27. Continental earl. : GRAF
29. Pattern of a TV show. : FORMAT
32. Launches, as a rocket. : FIRES
33. Swedish explorer, ___ Hedin. : SVEN
36. Always. : EVERMORE
37. Answered. : REJOINED
38. Radio character. : ANDY
40. Flaw in a legal document. : ERASURE
41. Israelite tribe. : DANITES
42. Revolutionary statesman. : OTIS
43. Affront. : INSULT
44. Quick motion in dancing: Var. : COUPEE
45. Dress fabrics. : CREPES
49. Nuclear experiment. : ATEST
51. Catkin. : AMENT
54. Portrait. : ICON
56. American dramatist. : INGE
58. Greek letter. : RHO
59. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
60. Equine animal. : ASS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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