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New York Times, Saturday, August 12, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,411
Across Down
1. Boot loop. : STRAP
6. Invariably. : EVER
10. About. : ASTO
14. Poet's lady. : LAURA
15. Particle. : IOTA
16. Preposition. : UPON
17. Good form in the pool. : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
20. Patrol boats. : PTS
21. Bend. : FLEX
22. Talkative. : CHINNY
23. What "veni" means. : ICAME
25. Family room equipment. : HIFI
26. European turf grass. : ITALIANRYE
30. Devotees: Suffix. : ISTS
33. French artist. : MONET
34. See 6 Across. : EER
35. Small talk. : CHAT
36. Conjunction. : AND
37. Abstinences. : FASTS
39. Year in the future. : MMI
40. Style of dress. : GARB
42. Man's nickname. : ABE
43. Game bird. : QUAIL
45. Robert ___. : ELEE
46. Relative of a sort. : DUTCHUNCLE
49. Slipped. : SLID
51. Query again. : REASK
52. Famous town in Italy. : ASSISI
54. Cap's partner. : GOWN
55. Corrode. : EAT
58. Party décor. : CHINESELANTERNS
61. Minister to. : TEND
62. Pacific island. : TRUK
63. Abounding in: Suffix. : ULENT
64. Star in Lyra. : VEGA
65. Views. : SEES
66. A long way. : MILES
1. Cuff. : SLAP
2. Snug. : TAUT
3. Menu item. : RUSSIANDRESSING
4. School subject. : ART
5. Frozen dessert. : PARFAIT
6. TV "sister." : EILEEN
7. Voice: Fr. : VOIX
8. Greek letter. : ETA
9. Western VIPs. : RANCHERS
10. Producing gold. : AURIFIC
11. Menu item. : SPANISHMACKEREL
12. Gown's partner. : TOWN
13. Exclusively. : ONLY
18. ___ mater. : ALMA
19. Greek letter. : CHI
24. Noun suffix. : CLE
26. Representation. : IMAGE
27. Of sound. : TONAL
28. Plant again. : RESET
29. Even now. : YET
31. Ceylonese. : TAMIL
32. Set of steps. : STILE
37. Craze-makers. : FADDISTS
38. ___ Hassan. : ABU
41. Heroine of a Pope poem. : BELINDA
43. Amount. : QUANTUM
44. Ones: Colloq. : UNS
47. Sounds from the frog pond. : CROAKS
48. Roughly squared. : HEWN
50. Honshu bay. : ISE
52. "Hamlet" finale. : ACTV
53. Fairyfolk of Ireland. : SHEE
54. Viscid stuff. : GLUE
56. Sister ___. : ANNE
57. Sibilant sounds. : TSTS
59. Before. : ERE
60. Whitney. : ELI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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