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New York Times, Monday, September 18, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,448
Across Down
1. Tabbies. : CATS
5. "Thou ___ not then be false . . . " : CANST
10. VIP in music. : BING
14. Combining form for a continent. : AFRO
15. Winged. : ALATE
16. Chemical compound. : ENOL
17. Quatrain. : POEM
18. Ohio or Colorado. : RIVER
19. Theatre box. : LOGE
20. Molasses. : TREACLE
22. Marie Antoinette's chateau. : TRIANON
24. Leather strip. : THONG
26. Leaf cutter. : ANT
27. French explorer. : JOLIET
30. Zoomed upward. : ROCKETED
35. Manila hemp. : ABACA
36. Burgundy. : WINE
37. Modern artist. : DALI
38. Baltic country: Abbr. : POL
39. Overture. : PRELUDE
42. Eccentric wheel. : CAM
43. "__ Well . . . " : ALLS
45. Lampreys. : EELS
46. Hit hard. : SMITE
48. Seasonal low water. : NEAPTIDE
50. Ohio and Colorado. : STATES
51. Time division. : EON
52. Is overfond. : DOTES
54. Claims. : DEMANDS
58. Entrances. : PORTALS
62. Haywire, Asian style. : AMOK
63. Artist's stand. : EASEL
65. Biblical land. : EDOM
66. Jackknife. : DIVE
67. Finnish lake. : ENARE
68. Ascend. : RISE
69. Silver: Abbr. : STER
70. Lear's daughter. : REGAN
71. Ragout. : STEW
1. Officer: Abbr. : CAPT
2. ___ Effort. : AFOR
3. Dogwood. : TREE
4. Bodily. : SOMATIC
5. Sales area of a sort. : CARLOT
6. Outlander. : ALIEN
7. Blue: Abbr. : NAV
8. Let it stand. : STET
9. On several levels, as a garden. : TERRACED
10. Delayed. : BELATED
11. Get ___ the ground floor. : INON
12. Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
13. Valley. : GLEN
21. Of little value. : CHEAP
23. India ___. : INK
25. Broiled. : GRILLED
27. Nippon. : JAPAN
28. Old French coin. : OBOLE
29. "___ Rookh." : LALLA
31. Responsibility. : ONUS
32. Implied. : TACIT
33. Make happy. : ELATE
34. Small charge. : DIMES
36. Jimson or loco. : WEED
40. Yule symbols. : REINDEER
41. Chemical term. : ESTER
44. Sam Rayburn. : SPEAKER
47. Augusta golf tournament. : MASTERS
49. Weight unit. : TON
50. Purloined. : STOLEN
53. See 10 Across. : OPERA
54. Family members. : DADS
55. Give out. : EMIT
56. Chess play. : MOVE
57. Lucid. : SANE
59. Mine entrance. : ADIT
60. Run second. : LOSE
61. Merganser. : SMEW
64. ___ Harbor. : SAG

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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