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New York Times, Thursday, September 28, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,458
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1. Leader: Abbr. : CAPT
5. Drinking vessel. : MUG
8. ___ the post. : LEFTAT
14. Upolu port. : APIA
15. Part of a G.I.'s address. : APO
16. Guinea pig's cousin. : AGOUTI
17. Hot toddy, for one. : NIGHTCAP
19. Intrude: Slang. : HORNIN
20. Cats or goats. : ANGORAS
21. Inimical. : HOSTILE
22. ___ book. : YEAR
23. Gondolier's pole. : OAR
24. City ways: Abbr. : STS
25. Umbrella part. : RIB
27. Military decoration. : OAKLEAF
31. Python. : ANACONDA
34. Cowboy's gear. : LASSO
38. ___ jar, found Egyptian tombs. : CANOPIC
39. Bewitching. : MAGICAL
41. The tarsus. : ANKLE
42. "The Guns of ___." : NAVARONE
43. Surround. : ENCLOSE
46. Piece of music. : RAG
47. Eastern title. : AGA
50. Concealed. : HID
51. Unusually good. : RARE
54. King circa 950 B. C. : SOLOMON
57. Venezuelan city. : CARACAS
60. Move fast: Colloq. : TRAVEL
61. Think about. : COGITATE
62. Take fire. : IGNITE
63. ___ world. : ONE
64. Broadway heroine. : IRMA
65. More fiery. : REDDER
66. Abbreviation in geometry. : QED
67. Aroma. : ODOR
1. Scene of first miracle. : CANA
2. "See ___ and pick up . . . " : APIN
3. Depository of a sort. : PIGGYBANK
4. Lake discovered by John Frémont. : TAHOE
5. Dandy, old style. : MACARONI
6. Javanese tree. : UPAS
7. Political party. : GOP
8. Site of Punjab University. : LAHORE
9. Ids' relatives. : EGOS
10. Stronghold. : FORT
11. African port. : TUNIS
12. At an angle. : ATILT
13. Prongs. : TINES
18. Refrain syllable. : TRA
21. Henry V. : HAL
23. Orel's river. : OKA
25. Biblical term of reproach. : RACA
26. ___ instant (quickly). : INAN
28. General's aide: Abbr. : ADC
29. Seaweed. : ALGA
30. Carnival. : FAIR
32. Porter. : COLE
33. Unfold. : OPEN
35. Record of a sort. : SCORECARD
36. Yemen capital. : SANA
37. First name in fashions. : OLEG
39. College degrees. : MAS
40. Did a problem in calculation. : AVERAGED
42. Land of ___. : NOD
44. Wrath. : CHOLER
45. Author Yutang. : LIN
47. Up and about. : ASTIR
48. Rocky ravine. : GORGE
49. Finnish island group. : ALAND
52. Hero of "Exodus." : ARI
53. Proportion. : RATIO
55. Poet of the year one. : OVID
56. Portion (out). : METE
57. Solid figure. : CONE
58. Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
59. Dry up. : SEAR
61. "Le ___ d'Or." : COQ

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

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