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New York Times, Saturday, September 16, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,446
Across Down
1. Capital of Washington. : OLYMPIA
8. Coffer. : CASHBOX
15. Carpentry skill. : REAMING
16. Set off by contrast. : RELIEVE
17. Pleasing scent. : INCENSE
18. Ancient Syrian. : ARAMEAN
19. Ordinal suffix. : ETH
20. Israeli port. : TELAVIV
22. 151. : CLI
23. Negotiable paper. : NOTE
25. Relative of a wickiup. : TEPEE
26. Stop! : WHOA
27. Layers. : TIERS
29. Byrd or Bush: Abbr. : SEN
30. Put heels out. : TOEIN
31. Old Irish priests. : DRUIDS
33. Corner man. : SECOND
35. P. G. A. member. : PRO
36. Rove idly. : GAD
37. Prolong. : EXTEND
40. Prim; stiff. : FORMAL
43. Martin Van ___. : BUREN
44. Night ___. : OWL
46. Puts a strain on. : TAXES
48. Minced oath. : EGAD
49. Top N. L. batter of 1960. : GROAT
51. See 58 Across. : NINE
52. Hello there! : HEY
53. Separated. : REMOVED
55. Be mendacious. : LIE
56. Bring to life. : ANIMATE
58. Memorial Stadium team. : ORIOLES
60. Salad condiment. : VINEGAR
61. Beaming. : RADIANT
62. Aquiline fledgling. : EAGLETS
63. City NE of Rome. : SPOLETO
1. Turn to the east. : ORIENT
2. Lens-shaped. : LENTOID
3. Sailor of a sort. : YACHTER
4. Feminine title. : MME
5. Two cups. : PINT
6. Something placed inside. : INSET
7. Eternal. : AGELESS
8. Cowards. : CRAVENS
9. Home for 62 Across. : AERIE
10. European. : SLAV
11. Pronoun. : HIM
12. Made of a certain wood. : BEECHEN
13. Nearly elliptical. : OVALOID
14. Pertaining to hospitality. : XENIAN
21. Simian. : APE
24. Burst forth. : ERUPTED
26. Character in "Oz" tales. : WOODMAN
28. Femme fatale. : SIREN
30. Open, two-seated wagon. : TCART
32. Put on. : DON
34. Freudian topic. : EGO
37. Girl's name. : EUGENIA
38. Modern medical skill. : XRAYING
39. Roof windows. : DORMERS
40. Vanilla, pistachio, etc. : FLAVORS
41. Armpits: Anat. : AXILLAE
42. Merciful. : LENIENT
43. Act. : BEHAVE
45. Sue. : WOO
47. Takes care of. : SEESTO
49. Gain access to. : GETAT
50. Tall Malayan tree. : TERAP
53. Wrath. : RAGE
54. Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
57. Pharmacy honey. : MEL
59. Shipment from Kuwait. : OIL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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