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New York Times, Tuesday, August 15, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
David Steinberg notes:

Original clue for 4-Down had "Diminuitive"; corrected it to "Diminutive."

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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,414
Across
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Picardy city. : AMIENS
7
Serve as proxy. : ACTFOR
13
Surpass. : OVERTOP
14
Creator of Walter Mitty. : THURBER
16
Fong or Long. : SENATOR
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Regular patron. : HABITUE
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Certain income. Abbr. : INT
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Nail polish. : ENAMEL
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Sun shades. : TANS
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Social reformer of T. R.'s time. : RIIS
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Mantle and Maris. : YANKS
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Clock dial number. : III
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Adored one. : IDOL
28
Swamps. : FENS
29
Candy. : MINTS
31
Hygienic. : SANITARY
33
Hunting hound. : BASSET
34
Buddies. : PALS
35
Lovelock. : CURL
36
Not abridged. : INFULL
39
Benefits. : VANTAGES
43
Closed car. : COUPE
44
Irish county. : CORK
45
Church area. : NAVE
46
Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
47
Quip. : SALLY
49
Ich ___ (I serve). : DIEN
50
Units in electricity. : RELS
52
G. and S. role. : MIKADO
55
Numerical prefix. : TRI
56
In a dilemma. : UPATREE
58
Southerner. : TARHEEL
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Nevada grouse. : SAGEHEN
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Sanction: Var. : INDORSE
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Banish. : DEPORT
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Stop. : DESIST
Down
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Boulevard, in Madrid. : AVENIDA
2
Refer to. : MENTION
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David's chief officer. : IRA
4
Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
5
When the whistles blow. : NOON
6
Atomizers. : SPRAYERS
7
Paul's capital. : ATHENS
8
___ up (score). : CHALK
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Laundry fixture. : TUB
10
Ingredient of glass. : FRIT
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Secures. : OBTAINS
12
Reconcile. : REUNITE
13
Nile god. : OSIRIS
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Withstand. : RESIST
20
Various. : MANY
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Faux pas. : SLIPUP
25
Fashionable. : SMART
28
Season. : FALL
30
Jersey or Guernsey. : ISLAND
32
Chaucer's forte. : TALES
33
Cot. : BUNK
35
Column in form of a female figure. : CARYATID
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Mythical flyer. : ICARUS
37
Desk item. : NOTEPAD
38
21 years. : FULLAGE
39
People: Ger. : VOLK
40
Leggings. : GAITERS
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Symbol of height. : EVEREST
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In one's anecdotage. : SENILE
44
Patron. : CLIENT
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Moslem ruler. : AMEER
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Measure. : STEP
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Prince Hamlet. : DANE
54
Local laws: Abbr. : ORDS
57
Greek letter. : RHO
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___ polloi. : HOI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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