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New York Times, Friday, September 1, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,431

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Musical finale. : CODA
5
Course of action. : PATH
9
Tender. : OFFER
14
Way out. : EXIT
15
Fairytale ugly. : OGRE
16
Sword. : BLADE
17
Grizzly. : BEAR
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Dance. : REEL
19
Crop-___. : EARED
20
Except that. : UNLESS
22
Spruces up. : SMARTENS
24
Brother of Japheth. : SHEM
26
Exclamation of contempt. : POH
27
Beginning of a play. : ACTONESCENEONE
34
___ and cry. : HUE
35
Circular area. : RADIUS
36
Not ashore. : ASEA
37
Shoelace tip. : AGLET
39
Where the Knesset meets: Abbr. : ISR
40
Goose. : IDIOT
41
Fish. : EELS
42
Squamous. : SCALED
44
Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
45
Hypocrite's forte. : CROCODILETEARS
48
Oklahoma city. : ADA
49
___ not. : WHAT
50
Herdsmen of a sort. : COWPOKES
55
Glide away. : ELAPSE
59
Lend ___ (hearken). : ANEAR
60
Polo team. : FOUR
62
Blessing. : BOON
63
Type of fabric. : SUEDE
64
Prong. : TINE
65
King of Judah. : AMON
66
Invited. : ASKED
67
Passed along smoothly. : SLID
68
Bifocal. : LENS
Down
1
One of the Philippines. : CEBU
2
Bovines. : OXEN
3
Telephone. : DIAL
4
Quiescent. : ATREST
5
Lars ___. : PORSENA
6
Long period. : AGE
7
Very: Fr. : TRES
8
Tiller. : HELM
9
Titania's spouse. : OBERON
10
Montana Indian. : FLATHEAD
11
Food. : FARE
12
Sir Anthony. : EDEN
13
National Leaguers. : REDS
21
Scanty. : SHORT
23
Anthropoids. : APES
25
Note Florentine name. : MEDICI
27
Joiner's tool. : AUGER
28
Orchestral instrument. : CELLO
29
West Indian hemp. : SISAL
30
Shore bird. : CURLEW
31
Willow twig. : OSIER
32
Lights. : NEONS
33
Breaks fast. : EATS
34
This: Lat. : HAEC
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Wild adventure. : ESCAPADE
40
Utopian. : IDEAL
42
Where Mt. Rushmore is: Abbr. : SDAK
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Pure: celestial. : ETHERED
46
Perfumed. : ODORED
47
Kettledrum. : ATABAL
50
House, in Italy. : CASA
51
Responsibility. : ONUS
52
Time period. : WEEK
53
Salamanders. : EFTS
54
Land. : SOIL
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Fruit. : POME
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Early. : SOON
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River into the Danube. : ENNS
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Single: Prefix. : UNI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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