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New York Times, Wednesday, August 2, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,401
Across
1. As ___ (to the extent that). : FARAS
6. Working place. : SHOP
10. Bottle. : VIAL
14. Stand firm. : ABIDE
15. Squiggle. : CURL
16. Trifling. : IDLE
17. Based on law. : LEGAL
18. Cuzco Indian. : INCA
19. Water bird. : LOON
20. Child's game. : LEAPFROG
22. Wound. : COILED
24. Slight. : THIN
25. Feeler. : PALP
26. Opera role. : SAMSON
29. Esther's adopted father. : MORDECAI
33. Favorable. : PRO
34. The number 8. : OGDOAD
36. Unguent. : NARD
37. Gave a hand. : AIDED
39. Rainbow. : ARC
40. In bizarre manner. : ODDLY
41. Feat of skill. : DEED
42. Quiet down. : HUSHUP
44. Jellify. : GEL
45. Berlin song. : ALLALONE
47. Urgency. : STRESS
49. Young animal. : COLT
50. Where 62 Across is spoken. : ASIA
51. Braids. : PLAITS
54. Final. : TERMINAL
58. Italian resort. : LIDO
59. ___ the line. : TOED
61. Hole ___. : INONE
62. Language. : URDU
63. River into the Seine. : EURE
64. Italian coins. : SOLDI
65. Majority. : MASS
66. Borders. : RIMS
67. Receptacles. : TRAYS
Down
1. Season. : FALL
2. ___ in one's bonnet. : ABEE
3. Latvian port. : RIGA
4. Makes suitable. : ADAPTS
5. Personality. : SELFHOOD
6. Descendant. : SCION
7. Deadlocked, as a jury. : HUNG
8. Dolphin whale. : ORC
9. Poster. : PLACARD
10. Belittle. : VILIPEND
11. Graven image. : IDOL
12. Lily plant. : ALOE
13. Impart. : LEND
21. Enclosed area. : RING
23. Wise. : OLD
25. Steal game. : POACH
26. Italian sword. : SPADA
27. Shelley's name for himself. : ARIEL
28. T, for one. : MODEL
29. Oregon VIP. : MORSE
30. Mooch. : CADGE
31. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
32. Relatives of georgics. : IDYLS
35. Dispirit. : DAUNT
38. Devouring. : EDACIOUS
40. Owner of a hope chest. : OPTIMIST
42. Prop in a Western. : HOLSTER
43. Amb. Thompson's post. : USSR
46. Very much. : LOT
48. ___ shine. : RAINOR
50. Yellow fever mosquito. : AEDES
51. Bluish red. : PLUM
52. Venetian coin. : LIRA
53. Puts together. : ADDS
54. Duration. : TERM
55. Piano piece by Arndt. : NOLA
56. Presidential nickname. : ANDY
57. Oahu symbols. : LEIS
60. Affirmative of a sort. : OUI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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