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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

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Students & seniors
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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