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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
PS notes: Original clue for 4-Down had "Diminuitive"; corrected it to "Diminutive."
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,414
Across Down
1. Picardy city. : AMIENS
7. Serve as proxy. : ACTFOR
13. Surpass. : OVERTOP
14. Creator of Walter Mitty. : THURBER
16. Fong or Long. : SENATOR
17. Regular patron. : HABITUE
18. Certain income. Abbr. : INT
19. Nail polish. : ENAMEL
21. Sun shades. : TANS
22. Social reformer of T. R.'s time. : RIIS
24. Mantle and Maris. : YANKS
26. Clock dial number. : III
27. 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
60. Nevada grouse. : SAGEHEN
61. Sanction: Var. : INDORSE
62. Banish. : DEPORT
63. Stop. : DESIST
1. Boulevard, in Madrid. : AVENIDA
2. Refer to. : MENTION
3. 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
9. Laundry fixture. : TUB
10. Ingredient of glass. : FRIT
11. Secures. : OBTAINS
12. Reconcile. : REUNITE
13. Nile god. : OSIRIS
15. Withstand. : RESIST
20. Various. : MANY
23. 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
36. Mythical flyer. : ICARUS
37. Desk item. : NOTEPAD
38. 21 years. : FULLAGE
39. People: Ger. : VOLK
40. Leggings. : GAITERS
41. Symbol of height. : EVEREST
42. In one's anecdotage. : SENILE
44. Patron. : CLIENT
48. Moslem ruler. : AMEER
51. Measure. : STEP
53. Prince Hamlet. : DANE
54. Local laws: Abbr. : ORDS
57. Greek letter. : RHO
59. ___ 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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