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New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,407

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Students & seniors
Across
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Giant. : TITAN
6
Island near Vesuvius. : CAPRI
11
Library displays. : MSS
14
"___ Ben Jonson." : ORARE
15
Strange. : ALIEN
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Choose. : OPT
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President's retreat. : WARMSPRINGS
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Now: Scot. : NOO
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Family favors. : NEPOTISM
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___ one's laurels. : RESTON
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Capt. Flint's creator. : RLS
24
Productive. : FERTILE
25
1962. : NEWYEAR
29
Athenian. : ATTIC
30
Alas, in Eire. : OCH
31
Grimaces: Colloq. : SNOOTS
33
Heraldic band. : FESS
36
Null's partner. : COID
38
Mamma ___!. : MIA
39
Chigger. : FLEA
40
Voice part. : ALTO
41
___ Athena. : PALLAS
44
Something to stand on. : LEG
45
Having fairy charm. : ELFIN
47
Everybody's problem. : ECONOMY
49
Castle on the Rhine. : SCHLOSS
51
___ degree. : TOA
52
Clothespress. : CLOSET
53
Effect a delay. : GAINTIME
58
___ de vie. : EAU
59
Washington slept here. : MOUNTVERNON
61
Elf or brownie. : NIS
62
Asian range. : ALTAI
63
Varnish ingredient. : ROSIN
64
Three: It. : TRE
65
Makes tidy. : NEATS
66
Sleep sound. : SNORE
Down
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Urban unit. : TOWN
2
Dies ___. : IRAE
3
Waterproof. : TARP
4
National Guard headquarters. : ARMORY
5
Snuggles. : NESTLES
6
Compacts. : CARS
7
Koran teacher. : ALIM
8
Flagpole on the links. : PIN
9
One answer to R. S. V. P. : REGRETS
10
Introduce. : INSERT
11
Design on reverse of a nickel. : MONTICELLO
12
Bobbin. : SPOOL
13
Famous jurist. : STONE
18
Italian. : PISAN
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Inflexible. : STIFF
24
Femme ___. : FATALE
25
___ Lisboa. : NOCA
26
College course: Abbr. : ECOL
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Caroline's home. : WHITEHOUSE
28
Italians. : ROMANS
32
Fuel. : OIL
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Appear. : SEEM
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Highly seasoned. : SAGY
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Puppets. : DOLLS
41
Double escudo. : PISTOLE
42
Part of "Macbeth." : ACTIV
43
Oklahomans. : SOONERS
46
Enemy. : FOEMAN
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Sodium carbonate. : NATRON
49
Bouquet. : SCENT
50
___ de lune. : CLAIR
53
Insect. : GNAT
54
Monkhood. : ATIS
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___ far as. : INSO
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Scottish poet. : MOIR
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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Actress Hagen. : UTA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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