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New York Times, Wednesday, September 27, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,457
Across
1. Garlic segment. : CLOVE
6. Roman goddess of hope. : SPES
10. Unruffled. : CALM
14. Of a part of the ear. : LOBAR
15. Crocus stem. : CORM
16. Exclusively. : ONLY
17. Genus of oats. : AVENA
18. Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
19. Orlando's retainer. : ADAM
20. Radio circuit part. : RESISTOR
22. Carelessness. : LAXITY
24. Italian satirist of the 1500's. : ARETINO
25. Designate. : NAME
26. World-wide: Abbr. : INTL
27. Lived. : EXISTED
31. Norwegian composer. : GRIEG
34. Levied. : TAXED
36. Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
37. Certain atoms. : IONS
38. Pup ___. : TENTS
39. Length times breadth. : AREA
40. Gym appurtenance. : MAT
41. Pertaining to a word book. : LEXIC
42. Genesis of a tree. : ACORN
43. English college head. : PROVOST
45. Boniface. : HOST
47. Liberal ___. : ARTS
48. Item of classroom record. : ABSENCE
52. Earth. : PLANET
55. At a faster rate. : SPEEDIER
56. Nobel prize physicist. : RABI
57. School term credit. : UNIT
59. Fish akin to the grunt. : RONCO
60. Poetry. : ODES
61. Presage. : BODE
62. African capital. : TUNIS
63. Bulfinch subject. : MYTH
64. Jug. : EWER
65. Literary distinction. : STYLE
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1. Santa ___. : CLARA
2. Swain. : LOVER
3. Stout. : OBESE
4. Dressing tables. : VANITIES
5. Blackboard chore. : ERASING
6. Books. : SCHOOLTEXTS
7. Inferior. : POOR
8. Initials of post-war program. : ERP
9. Vines with bright-green leaves. : SMILAXES
10. Wheedles. : COAXES
11. "The King ___." : ANDI
12. Old language: Abbr. : LLAT
13. Dear me! : MYMY
21. Explosive. : TNT
23. In the center. : AMID
25. Homework assignment. : NEXTCHAPTER
28. Hawaiian food. : TARO
29. Hebrew name. : EBER
30. College official. : DEAN
31. Fabric trimming. : GIMP
32. Loud sound. : ROAR
33. Preposition. : INTO
35. Black bird. : ANI
38. Lab item. : TESTTUBE
39. Pantomimed. : ACTEDOUT
41. Knowledge. : LORE
42. Declares. : ASSERTS
44. Flee. : VANISH
46. British order. : OBE
49. Simpleton. : NINNY
50. Capitalist Rhodes. : CECIL
51. Worn away. : EROSE
52. Graduation event: Colloq. : PROM
53. "___ of the Lake." : LADY
54. Aid's partner. : ABET
55. ___ lines. : SIDE
58. Since. : NOW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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