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New York Times, Monday, August 7, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,406
Across Down
1. Ship or plane. : CRAFT
6. Gil or Ruy. : BLAS
10. One or ten. : UNIT
14. 100 kopecks. : RUBLE
15. Abundant. : RICH
16. Zola heroice. : NANA
17. Done up. : ALLIN
18. Field: Prefix. : AGRO
19. Congressman's concern: Abbr. : DIST
20. Blue ribbon winner. : BESTOFSHOW
22. Poetic times. : EVES
23. Be at ease. : REST
24. Heron. : EGRET
26. Under first-rate conditions. : ATBEST
30. Finisher. : ENDER
32. Board's partner. : ROOM
33. De Valera's land. : EIRE
35. Needs. : LACKS
39. In any event. : ATLEAST
41. Refrain, as from voting. : ABSTAIN
43. Dutch settlers. : BOERS
44. Villa d'___. : ESTE
46. Girl's name. : ELLA
47. Baker's need. : YEAST
49. Languishing. : FADING
51. A.B. in boxscores. : ATBAT
53. Oriental prince. : AMIR
55. Spirit: Ital. : BRIO
56. Clock-watcher's concern. : MINUTEHAND
62. "Green Mansions" girl. : RIMA
63. Gambler's concern. : ODDS
64. Largest of the Lesser Sundas. : TIMOR
65. Fragrance. : ODOR
66. Narrow cut. : SLIT
67. Escape by trickery. : ELUDE
68. Go (one's way). : WEND
69. Good cards in pinochle. : TENS
70. Scatter. : STREW
1. Zodiac sign. : CRAB
2. Custom. : RULE
3. Latin word forms: Abbr. : ABLS
4. Flutters. : FLIT
5. Voices. : TENORS
6. Metal for tacks. : BRASS
7. Large barge. : LIGHTER
8. Topmast: Prefix. : ACRO
9. Appeared. : SHOWED
10. Valued too low. : UNDERRATED
11. Artless. : NAIVE
12. Fitting piece. : INSET
13. Makes laces. : TATS
21. Celebrations. : FETES
25. Jellifies. : GELS
26. Bedouin. : ARAB
27. In ___ (completely). : TOTO
28. Tree trunk. : BOLE
29. Beauty salon necessity. : EMERYBOARD
31. Undiluted. : NEAT
34. Natives: Suffix. : ITES
36. Colombian city. : CALI
37. Kind of oven. : KILN
38. Projecting piece. : SNAG
40. Cruising. : ASEA
42. Be proper for. : BEFIT
45. Hollywood employe. : STANDIN
48. Not more than. : ATMOST
50. Sharp ridges. : ARETES
51. Take for ___. : ARIDE
52. Famed Athenian. : TIMON
54. Urgent matters. : MUSTS
55. Facial feature. : BROW
57. Loll about. : IDLE
58. To the ___ (completely). : HILT
59. River in Asia. : AMUR
60. Protuberance. : NODE
61. Attracted. : DREW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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