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New York Times, Thursday, August 24, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 333 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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1. ___ the question. : POPS
5. Kiss, old style. : BUSS
9. November birthstone. : TOPAZ
14. Topmost: Prefix. : ACRO
15. Not pro. : ANTI
16. Sheeplike. : OVINE
17. Garden pest. : CHINCHBUG
19. Gift from heaven. : MANNA
20. Swedish coin. : KRONA
21. Part of Viet Nam. : ANNAM
23. ___ Tech. : CAL
24. More relaxed. : SERENER
26. "___ fit for the gods." : ADISH
28. London custom. : TEA
29. Antelope. : BLEEKBOK
32. Agency of 1930's. : CCC
35. Sen. Thurmond. : STROM
37. Nappy leather. : SUEDE
38. Control. : RULE
40. Ice pinnacle. : SERAC
42. Maple genus. : ACER
43. Is contiguous to. : ABUTS
45. Weathercocks. : VANES
47. Hebrew measure, about 2 quarts. : KAB
48. Rickety structure. : MATCHBOX
50. French pronoun. : ILS
52. Jowl's neighbor. : CHEEK
53. Sea litter. : FLOTSAM
57. Mountain ___. : ASH
59. Type size. : AGATE
61. All together, in music. : TUTTI
62. Cabinet post. : LABOR
64. Rustic stationary. : BIRCHBARK
66. Jet. : PLANE
67. Asian river. : LENA
68. A certain fromage. : BRIE
69. Wiser. : SAGER
70. Formerly. : ERST
71. Votes in favor. : YEAS
1. Scout units. : PACKS
2. Dark yellow. : OCHRE
3. Previous. : PRIOR
4. Bard product. : SONNET
5. Pooh! : BAH
6. Open. : UNBAR
7. Shock. : STUN
8. Wigwagger. : SIGNALMAN
9. British soldiers. : TOMMIES
10. Eggs: Lat. : OVA
11. Spurious. : PINCHBECK
12. Silvano Mangano movies. : ANNA
13. Assiduity. : ZEAL
18. Repairs chairs. : CANES
22. Hoosier writer. : ADE
25. Lunches. : EATS
27. Gull-like bird. : SKUA
29. Cleansing agent. : BORAX
30. Greek theatres. : ODEA
31. Edge of a London sidewalk. : KERB
32. Fill to excess. : CRAM
33. Yanqui's problem. : CUBA
34. Type of purse. : CLUTCHBAG
36. Cancelable. : REVOKABLE
39. Engrave. : ETCH
41. Overlay with plaster. : CEIL
44. Former screen star. : SHEARER
46. Otiosity. : SLOTH
49. Petition. : BEG
51. Short and heavy. : STUBBY
53. Bracken. : FERNS
54. Look hard. : STARE
55. Courtyards. : ATRIA
56. Studio items. : MIKES
57. Hannibal's problem. : ALPS
58. Room: Sp. : SALA
60. Upper deck. : TIER
63. The same. : ONE
65. Person, to a beatnik. : CAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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