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New York Times, Friday, September 15, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,445
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1. Portend. : BODE
5. Exhort. : URGE
9. Bitter. : ACRID
14. Plot of land. : ACRE
15. Time of day. : NOON
16. Bull: Prefix. : TAURO
17. Pitman or Gregg. : SHORTHAND
19. What "to err" is. : HUMAN
20. Hesitant sounds. : ERS
21. Trick. : RUSE
22. Peter Stuyvesant, for one. : PEGLEG
23. Shortcake. : DESSERT
25. Eastern ruler. : SHAH
26. Bonnet. : HAT
27. Hires. : CHARTERS
31. Religious title. : ABBOT
34. Baseball player. : SHORTSTOP
35. Shift. : VEER
36. Prince Charles' school. : CHEAM
37. Type of dance. : HULA
38. Region of U. S. : EASTCOAST
40. Mr. ___, end man. : BONES
41. Stop abruptly. : CUTSHORT
42. Through. : PER
43. Sea fish. : HAKE
44. Lords. : MASTERS
48. Bespangled. : STARRY
51. ___ bag. : TOTE
52. Born. : NEE
53. Student. : PUPIL
54. Stock market item. : SHORTSALE
56. What ___! : ALIFE
57. Flying prefix. : AERO
58. Surrounded by. : AMID
59. Irritable. : TESTY
60. French city. : CAEN
61. Sympathy. : PITY
1. Founded. : BASED
2. Pigment. : OCHRE
3. Slag. : DROSS
4. Suffix used with profit. : EER
5. Intact. : UNHURT
6. Main dish. : ROAST
7. Disappeared. : GONE
8. Goal. : END
9. Fundamentally. : ATHEART
10. Found wanting. : CAUGHTSHORT
11. Father of the pay-as-you-go tax. : RUML
12. Dies ___. : IRAE
13. Bell sound. : DONG
18. Handle. : TREAT
22. Drugstore: Abbr. : PHARM
24. Little or no mercy. : SHORTSHRIFT
25. Young pig. : SHOAT
27. Money box. : CHEST
28. Vingt-___. : ETUN
29. Part in a play. : ROLE
30. Mineral springs. : SPAS
31. With: Fr. : AVEC
32. Boy friend. : BEAU
33. Utmost. : BEST
34. Portion. : SHARE
36. Gingersnap. : COOKY
39. Man with a well-known aunt. : CHARLEY
40. Surrounded. : BESET
42. Sponsor. : PATRON
44. Irish poet. : MOORE
45. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
46. Ignited again. : RELIT
47. Threadbare. : SEEDY
48. Quarrel. : SPAT
49. Bulrush. : TULE
50. Sacred bull of Egypt. : APIS
51. Tea plant. : THEA
54. Indian. : SAC
55. Vital fluid. : SAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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