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New York Times, Friday, September 29, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,459
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1. Hems' partners. : HAWS
5. Instrument for refracting light. : PRISM
10. Garment. : WRAP
14. Give forth. : EMIT
15. Lariat. : RIATA
16. Exclamation of fatigue. : HIHO
17. ___ Seashore, est. 1961. : CAPECODNATIONAL
20. Set ___ (take the lead). : THEPACE
21. Supported. : STOODBY
22. Moslem coin. : DINAR
24. Diminutive suffix. : ETS
25. Disregard. : IGNORE
28. In ___ bosom (at rest). : ABRAHAMS
33. Displayed. : SHOWN
34. Farm enclosures. : STIES
35. Obtain. : GET
36. Greensward. : LAWN
37. Practiced. : PLIED
38. Father: Fr. : PERE
39. Literary collection. : ANA
40. Sing, so to speak. : CROON
41. Sudden thrust. : LUNGE
42. Popular girl, in spring. : MAYQUEEN
44. Maker of earthenware. : POTTER
45. Increases: Colloq. : UPS
46. Tunicate fish. : SALPA
48. Sprouted into a long stem. : SPEARED
52. "Hits the ceiling." : SEESRED
56. Baseball. : NATIONALPASTIME
58. Czar. : IVAN
59. Spruces. : TREES
60. Sen. Johnston. : OLIN
61. Throw things at. : PELT
62. See 61 Across. : STONE
63. Saucy. : PERT
1. A hundred: Prefix. : HECT
2. Indian nurse. : AMAH
3. Help with the dishes. : WIPE
4. Abdicate. : STEPDOWN
5. Philomela's sister. : PROCNE
6. "___ cock horse . . . " : RIDEA
7. Author Fleming. : IAN
8. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
9. Had importance. : MATTERED
10. Sound of a rocket. : WHOOSH
11. Peel. : RIND
12. Jezebel's spouse. : AHAB
13. Many: Prefix. : POLY
18. Significant heap of stones. : CAIRN
19. Jots. : IOTAS
23. Army food. : RATIONS
25. Moslems. : ISLAM
26. Where Accra is. : GHANA
27. Not at all. : NOWAY
29. All right!: Fr. : BIEN
30. Representative. : AGENT
31. Combine into one. : MERGE
32. Take the helm. : STEER
34. Wild plum. : SLOE
37. Birthday features. : PRESENTS
38. ___ to (end). : PUTASTOP
40. Copper: Prefix. : CUPRO
41. Swings along. : LOPES
43. Fanciful. : QUAINT
44. Be the wish of. : PLEASE
47. Colorado resort town. : ASPEN
48. Small cut. : SNIP
49. Overlay. : PAVE
50. Useful Latin abbr. : ETAL
51. Missile. : DART
53. Anger: Colloq. : RILE
54. Eastern prince. : EMIR
55. Fender problem. : DENT
57. Constellation. : LEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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