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New York Times, Tuesday, September 5, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,435
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1. Thermometer scale: Abbr. : FAHR
5. Seize. : GRASP
10. ___ noir : CAFE
14. Century plant. : ALOE
15. Modern warning system. : RADAR
16. English port. : HULL
17. Precarious. : TOUCHANDGO
19. Seed covering. : ARIL
20. Butter or jam. : SPREAD
21. Part. : SEPARATE
23. March date. : IDES
25. Following. : SECT
26. Ludicrous imitation. : TRAVESTY
30. Oppose. : RESIST
34. Runs swiftly. : HARES
35. Abbey Theatre figure. : YEATS
37. Suffix used with "pay." : OLA
38. Always. : EVER
39. Bluish-gray. : SLATY
40. Cut. : SNIP
41. Number. : TEN
42. Wide awake. : ALERT
43. Linen vestment. : AMINE
44. State of the Union. : ALASKA
46. Soldiers of a sort. : SADSACKS
48. Gratuities. : TIPS
50. Reddish color. : RUST
51. Porches. : VERANDAS
55. Put on display. : SETOUT
59. Winglike. : ALAR
60. By general agreement. : ADMITTEDLY
62. Venus' isle. : MILO
63. Kitchen item. : SIEVE
64. Bring up the ___. : REAR
65. Mere money. : PELF
66. Cut. : HEWED
67. Responding quickly to the helm. : YARE
1. Food substances. : FATS
2. Crooked. : ALOP
3. Midnight. : HOUR
4. Telephone part. : RECEIVER
5. Marks. : GRADES
6. Hurried. : RAN
7. Says further. : ADDS
8. Wise men. : SAGES
9. Ownership. : PROPERTY
10. Navigators' needs. : CHARTS
11. Emanation. : AURA
12. Pass lightly and rapidly. : FLIT
13. French pronoun. : ELLE
18. Pluto's realm. : HADES
22. Takers of quick tricks. : ACES
24. Manner. : STYLE
26. Greek letter. : THETA
27. Disentangle. : RAVEL
28. Sports place. : ARENA
29. Teens, for example. : YEARS
31. Style of architecture. : IONIC
32. Glossy. : SLINK
33. Finish lines. : TAPES
36. Essence. : ATTAR
39. Haphazard. : SLAPDASH
40. Having piecemeal knowledge. : SMATTERY
42. Related to. : AKIN
43. Possession. : ASSET
45. ___ Bethelem. : STAROF
47. Cleaned. : DUSTED
49. Maugham heroine. : SADIE
51. Improvise, in music. : VAMP
52. French man's name. : ELIE
53. Slower: Mus. abbr. : RALL
54. Meganser. : SMEW
56. Concert halls. : ODEA
57. Adjective suffix. : ULAR
58. Nineveh's contemporary. : TYRE
61. "___ taken my fun . . . " : IVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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