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New York Times, Tuesday, September 19, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,449
Across Down
1. First-grade subject. : ABCS
5. Dwelling. : ABODE
10. Nixon. : DICK
14. Inaugural event. : BALL
15. French novelist. : SAGAN
16. Wight or Ely. : ISLE
17. Channel marker. : BUOY
18. Famous Englishman. : SIRWINSTON
20. German spa. : EMS
21. Fish delicacy. : SOLE
22. Oscar Wilde's ___ Gray. : DORIAN
23. Fast train. : EXPRESS
26. Providential. : LUCKY
27. The smart set. : SOCIETY
29. Pile. : HEAP
31. Kilt material. : PLAID
32. Sawfly. : HORNTAIL
36. 100 percent. : ALL
37. Transparent. : SHEER
39. Decoration. : DSO
40. Lucky piece. : TALISMAN
43. Roof overhang. : EAVES
45. Oriental sleuth. : CHAN
46. Pilgrims to the Holy Land. : PALMERS
48. Free-for-all. : MELEE
51. Citadel. : KREMLIN
53. Destination of the "midnight choo-choo."" : ALABAM
55. Dolomites. : ALPS
56. Harbor sight. : TUG
59. Trustworthy. : DEPENDABLE
61. Australian hinterland. : BUSH
62. Moslem noble. : AMIR
63. Cavalry weapon. : SABER
64. Heavenly bear. : URSA
65. Chinese dynasty. : MING
66. Choice part. : ELITE
67. Noted muralist. : SERT
1. French cleric. : ABBE
2. Creator of "Oz." : BAUM
3. Narrow escape. : CLOSECALL
4. Tricky. : SLY
5. Classify. : ASSORT
6. Old ___, London prison. : BAILEY
7. Big bugaboos. : OGRES
8. Black bird. : DAW
9. Geraint's wife. : ENID
10. Break up. : DISRUPT
11. Adjective suffix. : ISTIC
12. Garment. : CLOAK
13. Famed Australian nurse. : KENNY
19. Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
21. Raced. : SPED
24. Clock dial number. : XII
25. Oxford. : SHOE
27. Petty dispute. : SPAT
28. Spanish jar. : OLLA
30. Make a fluff. : ERR
32. Coop dweller. : HEN
33. Unusual experience. : ADVENTURE
34. Bohemian river. : ISER
35. Red ink entry. : LOSS
37. Little: Scot. : SMA
38. Skein of yarn. : HANK
41. Variety of lettuce. : ICEBERG
42. Mr. Gallagher's partner. : SHEAN
43. House wings. : ELLS
44. "Where ___?" : AMI
46. Bullet. : PELLET
47. French physicist. : AMPERE
48. Merman role. : MADAM
49. Smyrna figs. : ELEMI
50. Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
52. Jewish cleric. : RABBI
54. Store's stock: Abbr. : MDSE
57. See 51 Across. : USSR
58. Mountain pass, in India. : GHAT
60. Madder plant. : AAL
61. Street car. : BUS

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

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