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New York Times, Saturday, September 30, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,460
Across
1. ___ the times. : SIGNSOF
8. Old division of Palestine. : GALILEE
15. Reading, writing, etc. : THREERS
16. Native of Tabriz. : IRANIAN
17. Biting. : CAUSTIC
18. Cardinals. : REDHATS
19. Actor Montand. : YVES
20. Chevalier expression. : OOHLALA
22. Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
23. Singers. : ALTOS
24. Receded. : EBBED
28. Asian country. : VIETNAM
30. Elizabeth Seal role. : IRMA
31. Comprehends. : SEES
33. Idleness. : INACTION
35. Young actress. : STARLET
38. Misdemeanors, in law. : DELICTS
39. Worked the bullpen. : WARMEDUP
41. Zoological suffix. : INAE
42. Concerning. : ASTO
43. Protocol problem. : SEATING
46. Imposter: Slang. : PHONY
48. Chastise. : SPANK
49. Sigh or wail. : SOB
52. Money-raising activities. : TAGDAYS
54. Animation. : LIFE
55. "Hamlet" role. : OPHELIA
58. Most sluggish. : LOGIEST
60. Dignified. : COURTLY
61. West Coast capital. : OLYMPIA
62. Certain bones. : TARSALS
63. Stays. : REMAINS
Down
1. Town in N. France. : STCYR
2. "___ a song to sing O!" : IHAVE
3. Thin porridge. : GRUEL
4. Headland. : NESS
5. Matching pieces. : SET
6. Bird. : ORIOLE
7. ___ Fitzgerald. : FSCOTT
8. ___ boys. : GIRLSAND
9. Sector. : AREA
10. Scoop. : LADLE
11. Residing in. : INHABITING
12. ___ Fail, Erin's coronation stone. : LIA
13. Lunch. : EAT
14. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
21. First word of familiar motto. : HONI
23. Corridor. : AISLE
25. ___-brac. : BRICA
26. Overplay: Colloq. : EMOTE
27. Cupid, and others. : DANS
28. Some Yankees. : VERMONTERS
29. Daisy ___. : MAE
31. Put away: Slang. : STASH
32. Keep an ___ the ground. : EARTO
34. Slight, sharp sound. : CLINK
35. Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
36. Some newsmen: Abbr. : EDS
37. "___ child is full of grace." : TUESDAYS
40. Pop. : PAPA
44. Twelfth president. : TAYLOR
45. Part of a shoe. : INSOLE
47. Historic town on the Black Sea. : YALTA
49. Opera basso. : SIEPI
50. "The wages ___ . . . " : OFSIN
51. Greek letters. : BETAS
53. Liquid measure. : GILL
54. Ohio city. : LIMA
55. Fall month: Abbr. : OCT
56. Kentucky bluegrass. : POA
57. Ben ___. : HUR
59. High school area. : GYM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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