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New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,400

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Fur piece. : STOLE
6. Peace. : REPOSE
12. Hymn tune. : CHORAL
13. Idolatry. : PAGANISM
15. Region of France. : ARTOIS
16. Tristram's home. : LYONESSE
17. With: Ger. : MIT
18. Chocolate tree. : CACAO
20. Chemical compound. : ESTER
21. Pernicious. : EVIL
23. Diminutive of Caroline. : LINA
25. Ringing sound. : TING
26. Rodeo city. : RENO
27. Absalom, for one. : SON
28. Accidental. : CHANCE
30. Follower of Jason. : ARGONAUT
32. Occupation. : CAREER
33. Law: Abbr. : ORD
34. Study. : CON
35. Fast. : PRESTO
39. Cossack song. : DARKEYES
44. Pre-Paschal. : LENTEN
45. Terminate. : END
46. Small animal. : RUNT
47. Peggy Wood's organization. : ANTA
48. Yawn. : GAPE
50. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
51. Tax, old style. : STENT
53. Venetian specialty. : GLASS
56. Beverage. : ALE
57. Neighbor of Luzon. : MINDANAO
59. Follower of Falstaff. : PISTOL
61. Metallic element. : ANTIMONY
62. Comfortable. : ATEASE
63. Classes. : GENERA
64. French queen. : REINE
Down
1. Peace Corps leader. : SHRIVER
2. Adding. : TOTTING
3. Gold of Granada. : ORO
4. Secular. : LAIC
5. Gottfried's sister. : ELSA
6. Fabric. : RAYON
7. Conceit. : EGO
8. Glazier's item. : PANE
9. Military symbol. : ONESTAR
10. Papal chapel. : SISTINE
11. Basic nature. : ESSENCE
12. TV device. : CAMERA
13. Lament: Poet. : PLAINT
14. Business event. : MERGER
19. Thunderhead. : CLOUD
22. Game of chance. : LOO
24. Harmony. : ACCORD
27. Mode from the Far East. : SARONG
29. Skein. : HANK
31. Significance. : NOTE
34. Capital of Crete. : CANEA
35. Life-saving fluid. : PLASMA
36. Leasing. : RENTING
37. Covenant. : ENTENTE
38. Substitute of a sort. : STANDIN
39. Form a battle line. : DEPLOY
40. Sooner than. : ERE
41. Mexican state. : YUCATAN
42. Surround. : ENCLOSE
43. "Tatler" writer. : STEELE
49. Port on Guam. : AGANA
52. Tone down. : TAME
54. Flaky mineral. : SPAR
55. Position. : SITE
58. ___'easter. : NOR
60. Six, in Italy. : SEI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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