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New York Times, Wednesday, August 16, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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1. River fish. : SHAD
5. Shoe part. : VAMP
9. RAF auxiliary. : WAAF
13. Tops. : AONE
14. Benny's role. : MISER
15. Sicilian spa. : ENNA
16. Acrobat's net. : TRAMPOLINE
18. Like ___ of bricks. : ATON
19. Necessitate. : ENTAIL
20. British money. : STERLING
22. Type of painting. : NUDE
24. Witty saying. : MOT
25. Oodles. : SCADS
28. Orderly. : SHIPSHAPE
34. Wagon tongue. : POLE
35. Meager. : SCANTY
36. Church title: Abbr. : REV
37. Incursion. : RAID
38. Percheron. : HORSE
39. Party. : SIDE
40. ___ emma (A. M.). : ACK
41. Twilled. : CORDED
42. Bosc. : PEAR
43. O'Flaherty novel of 1933. : THEMARTYR
45. Famous nickname. : WALLY
46. Timetable abbreviation. : EDT
47. Pollux, to Castor. : TWIN
49. Vestry. : SACRISTY
54. President Bayar's capital. : ANKARA
58. Rugged rock. : CRAG
59. That ends it: Slang. : THEJIGISUP
61. Blunderbore. : OGRE
62. Modern fabric. : ORLON
63. Lowest pinochle care. : NINE
64. Golf club. : WOOD
65. Whine. : PULE
66. Jokes of a sort. : GAGS
1. Cloy. : SATE
2. Sax. : HORN
3. Med. school course. : ANAT
4. Claimed. : DEMANDED
5. Small town: Abbr. : VIL
6. In its present state. : ASIS
7. Noun suffix. : MENT
8. Appropriated. : PREEMPTED
9. Affluence. : WEALTH
10. Oppositional. : ANTI
11. Presently. : ANON
12. Tusk. : FANG
14. Fashion. : MOLD
17. Pope John's predecessor. : PIUS
21. Optimistic. : ROSY
23. Honor guard. : ESCORT
25. Small herring. : SPRAT
26. Base runner's mentor. : COACH
27. Equally. : ALIKE
29. Robust. : HARDY
30. Extra leaf. : INSERT
31. "Tempest" role. : ARIEL
32. Go cycling. : PEDAL
33. All possible. : EVERY
35. Luis Aparicio's job. : SHORTSTOP
39. Brisk, as a breeze. : SPANKING
41. Moslem judge. : CADI
44. Combined. : MERGED
45. Side of the stage. : WING
48. Old-time cart. : WAIN
49. Tug's tow. : SCOW
50. Constellation. : ARGO
51. "___ Nome," Gilda's aria. : CARO
52. By way of. : THRU
53. Cheer. : YELL
55. ___ Minor. : ASIA
56. Spoke. : RUNG
57. Gibbons. : APES
60. ___ Miller. : JOE

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