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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

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Across
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
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Colorless. : TAME
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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
Down
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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
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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
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Dress fabrics. : CREPES
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Nuclear experiment. : ATEST
51
Catkin. : AMENT
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Portrait. : ICON
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American dramatist. : INGE
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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