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New York Times, Thursday, September 14, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,444
Across
1. Rumor personified. : FAMA
5. Sierra ___. : MADRE
10. Southwest wind. : AFER
14. Pyrites. : ORES
15. Flip ___. : ACOIN
16. Method. : MODE
17. New form of 11 Down. : PEACECORPS
19. Crocus, for one. : IRID
20. Fallen angel. : SATAN
21. Center of service men. : USO
22. Pyrenees peak. : ANETO
23. "___ in Boots." : PUSS
25. Italian coins. : SOLDI
27. German "alas." : ACH
30. Tapping sound. : RATATAT
32. General practitioners: Colloq. : GPS
35. Highly excited. : FRENETIC
37. Of a sovereign. : REGNAL
39. Gentle. : TAME
40. Pastry chefs. : ICERS
42. Frog genus. : RANA
43. Mystery. : ENIGMA
45. Recklessness. : TEMERITY
47. Home: Abbr. : RES
48. Receptions. : ATHOMES
50. ___ Passos. : DOS
51. Gay city. : PAREE
53. Theatre group. : ANTA
55. Western lake. : TAHOE
57. French king. : ROI
59. The end. : OMEGA
63. In excess. : OVER
64. Important judicial body. : WORLDCOURT
66. Earth. : DIRT
67. Clothes drier. : AIRER
68. Eurasian range. : URAL
69. Music halls. : ODEA
70. Oodles. : SCADS
71. Do, ___, fa, etc. : REMI
Down
1. Beau Brummells. : FOPS
2. Region. : AREA
3. Edible part. : MEAT
4. Composers' group. : ASCAP
5. Son of, in names. : MAC
6. Of hearing. : ACOUSTIC
7. June bugs. : DORS
8. Counterthrust. : RIPOST
9. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
10. Have ___ to (be inclined to). : AMIND
11. Issue in Congress. : FOREIGNAID
12. Revise. : EDIT
13. Make over. : REDO
18. Harden. : ENURE
22. Old: Ger. : ALTE
24. Cloy. : SATIATE
26. Crew. : OARSMEN
27. Following. : AFTER
28. Davit. : CRANE
29. ___ solidarity, Western aim. : HEMISPHERE
31. Acid: Prefix. : ACETO
33. All: Prefix. : PANTO
34. Kills. : SLAYS
36. Opposite of pos. : NEG
38. Canine sound. : GRR
41. Forwarded, as a letter. : REMAILED
44. Sea: Lat. : MARE
46. Old-time sword. : ESTOC
49. Intrepid. : HEROIC
52. Artery. : AORTA
54. ___ propre. : AMOUR
55. Fuss: Colloq. : TODO
56. Greedy. : AVID
58. Odd: Scot. : ORRA
60. Seine tributary. : EURE
61. Metric weight. : GRAM
62. Gudrun's spouse. : ATLI
64. Occurred. : WAS
65. See 32 Across. : DRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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