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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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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,429
Across
1. 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
1. 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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