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New York Times, Wednesday, July 5, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,373

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Type of school: Colloq. : PREP
5. Classified as. : LABELLED
13. San ___, Italian resort. : REMO
14. Australian metropolis. : ADELAIDE
15. Watch kept. : VIGIL
16. Germans. : BAVARIANS
18. Talisman. : AMULET
20. Repair. : MEND
21. "O Sole ___." : MIO
22. Relative of the lotus. : LILY
23. Area in SE England (with "The"). : WEALD
25. Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
26. Give ___ try. : ITA
27. Relative of Shawn. : SEAN
28. His: Fr. : SES
30. Hold a meeting. : SIT
31. Scottish city on the Tay. : PERTH
33. Hungarian composer. : LEHAR
37. City on Puget Sound. : EVERETT
39. Repeat. : ITERATE
41. Vehicle. : SEDAN
42. Nonsense. : HOKUM
44. Short, thick-set horse. : COB
45. Money: Abbr. : CTS
47. Elfin being. : PERI
48. Miss Dodo. : IMA
49. Type of coat, part of a business suit. : SACK
52. Accountant. : CLERK
54. "___ ever so humble . . . " : BEIT
55. Form of fuel. : OIL
56. Venerable. : HOAR
57. Old-time larder or pantry. : SPENCE
59. Ecumenical. : UNIVERSAL
62. ___ the hills. : OLDAS
63. Stage attraction. : OPERETTA
64. Smelting refuse. : SLAG
65. Accented. : STRESSED
66. Facilitate. : EASE
Down
1. Of the earliest time. : PRIMITIVE
2. Governed according to a system. : REGULATED
3. One of the Brontës. : EMILY
4. Staff. : POLE
5. Campus building. : LAB
6. Unyielding. : ADAMANT
7. Sloping edge. : BEVEL
8. African animals. : ELANDS
9. Shortening. : LARD
10. Year early in the Christian Era. : LII
11. Cheeses. : EDAMS
12. Patron of France. : DENIS
15. Luggage. : VALISES
17. Oriental sauce. : SOY
19. Aviary sound. : TWEET
24. Fifth largest planet. : EARTH
25. River of Bohemia. : ISER
27. Exhausted. : SPENT
29. Fragrant oleoresin. : ELEMI
32. Pedestrian of a sort. : HIKER
34. Mexican abodes. : HACIENDAS
35. Contemporary times. : ATOMICAGE
36. Deductions. : REBATES
38. Display case. : RACK
40. Trebizond natives. : TURKS
43. Work. : OPERATE
46. Sets of twenty. : SCORES
49. Old French coin. : SOU
50. Aborigines of Japan. : AINOS
51. Cut short, old style. : CLIPT
53. Endures. : LASTS
54. Beautiful: Ital. : BELLA
56. This life or time. : HERE
58. Put forward, as a question. : POSE
60. Translation: Abbr. : VER
61. Youngster. : LAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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