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New York Times, Wednesday, August 30, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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C
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G
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,429
Across
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Piece of earth. : CLOD
5
Weaponry. : ARMS
9
Gillyflower. : STOCK
14
River of Picardy. : OISE
15
Bucket. : PAIL
16
Chicago airfield. : OHARE
17
Danseuse. : BALLERINA
19
Begin to do. : SETAT
20
Hen's progeny. : BROOD
21
Land of oblivion. : LIMBO
23
Reference book: Abbr. : ENC
24
Secretly. : SUBROSA
26
Egyptian cross. : ANKH
27
Japanese name. : ITO
30
Ring-tailed animal. : COON
31
Newspaper: Abbr. : GAZ
33
Trumpet blasts. : TANTARAS
35
Cloth. : STUFF
39
Keyed up. : EXCITED
40
Rhine wine. : MOSELLE
42
Long and tiresome session. : SIEGE
43
Service man. : SELECTEE
44
Netherlands commune. : EDE
46
Town near Provo, Utah. : OREM
47
Roulette play. : ODD
48
Beautiful. : FAIR
51
Car accessory. : LAPROBE
54
Admit. : OWN
55
Excitable. : FIERY
56
Vessel. : LINER
60
Walkie-talkie. : RADIO
62
Popular bandleader. : SAMMYKAYE
64
Pause or respite. : TRUCE
65
Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
66
Sign. : OMEN
67
Affirmatives. : YESES
68
French singer. : PONS
69
Hatchery. : NEST
Down
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The Georgia Peach. : COBB
2
Ananias. : LIAR
3
Christiana. : OSLO
4
Greek island. : DELOS
5
Month: Abbr. : APR
6
Means of travel. : RAILROAD
7
Henchmen. : MINIONS
8
Grand ___. : SLAMS
9
Tolerable. : SOSO
10
Article. : THE
11
Of a certain cereal. : OATEN
12
Model T item. : CRANK
13
Sailboat. : KETCH
18
Well-versed. : EDUCATED
22
Portmanteau. : BAG
25
Caliber. : BORE
26
Early Mexican. : AZTEC
27
Followers: Suffix. : ITES
28
Cab. : TAXI
29
Quondam. : ONCE
32
Convention. : ASSEMBLY
34
Cat. : TIGER
36
In the last (month): Abbr. : ULTO
37
Escaped. : FLED
38
Provender. : FEED
40
Sherwood Forest band. : MERRYMEN
41
Cottonseed product. : OLEO
43
See 68 Across. : SOPRANO
45
Yale. : ELI
48
Prime of life. : FORTY
49
Well-informed. : AWARE
50
River through Kashmir. : INDUS
52
Greek moralist. : AESOP
53
Byzantine image. : EIKON
55
Ill-wishers. : FOES
57
Reputation. : NAME
58
Part of the face. : EYES
59
Item of overhead. : RENT
61
Dessert. : ICE
63
Feminine title. : MRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 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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