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New York Times, Monday, September 4, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,434
Across
1. Place for resting. : ROOST
6. Gibbons. : APES
10. Outer covering. : HUSK
14. Postman's gear. : POUCH
15. Sect. : CULT
16. Early Peruvian. : INCA
17. From top ___ (altogether). : TOTOE
18. Dresden's river. : ELBE
19. English poet. : GRAY
20. Where Bath is. : SOMERSETSHIRE
23. Timely ballad. : SEPTEMBERSONG
25. Home of D. H. Lawrence. : TAOS
26. Quarter doubloon. : PISTOLE
27. Northern bird. : AUK
28. Science degree. : MSC
29. Pepper-___. : ANDSALT
33. Girl's name. : ADELA
35. Work animals. : ASSES
36. Dwellers. : TENANTS
39. Many a time. : OFT
41. "I ___ Camera." : AMA
42. Beginning of a tome. : BOOKONE
44. Calumny. : SLUR
45. Marx brothers film. : HORSEFEATHERS
47. Quibblers. : HAIRSPLITTERS
49. Hoary. : AGED
50. Town in central Italy. : ATRI
51. Copy. : MIMIC
54. ___ avis. : RARA
55. Opportunity. : ROOM
56. Market place. : PLAZA
57. Ancient city in Asia Minor. : TROY
58. Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
59. Southern Illinois city. : OLNEY
Down
1. Account: Abbr. : RPT
2. Third inning score. : OOO
3. Frank. : OUTSPOKEN
4. Darts: Colloq. : SCOOTS
5. Subject. : THEME
6. Sour. : ACERBIC
7. Beats. : PULSES
8. Southern peach. : ELBERTA
9. University in DeLand, Fla. : STETSON
10. Royal title. : HIGHNESS
11. Dismantle, as a ship. : UNRIG
12. Protruding rock. : SCAR
13. Portrayer of Hans Christian Andersen. : KAYE
21. Monarchs: Abbr. : EMPS
22. Soldier: Fr. : SOLDAT
23. Country: Ger. : STAAT
24. ___ Cologne. : EAUDE
28. Estates. : MANORS
30. "Death of ___." : ASALESMAN
31. Madagascar animal. : LEMUR
32. Peter and Paul. : TSARS
34. September time. : LABORDAY
37. And ___ (in superabundance). : TOSPARE
38. TV comedian. : SKELTON
39. Former. : ONETIME
40. Derring-do. : FEAT
43. Ellen Glasgow's "Vein ___." : OFIRON
44. Keen. : SHRILL
45. Sacred: Prefix. : HIERO
46. Rhythm. : TEMPO
47. American lyricist. : HART
48. Seaweed product. : AGAR
52. Verb suffix. : IZE
53. Coral reef. : CAY

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

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