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New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,436

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Valuable commodity. : GOLD
5
Boxers. : DOGS
9
___ large. : BYAND
14
Winged figure in art. : AMOR
15
Leigh Hunt hero. : ABOU
16
Dickens heroine. : LUCIE
17
Very favorable. : ROSY
18
Unconcerned. : NONCHALANT
20
Wild hog. : BOAR
21
Minister. : CLERIC
22
Teachers' group. : NEA
23
Hawaiian feast. : LUAU
25
Indiana city. : ELKHART
27
Evangeline's home. : GRANDPRE
31
Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
32
Border. : RIM
33
Pansy. : VIOLA
35
Saturate. : IMBUE
39
Make ___ of. : AGO
40
Victuals. : EDIBLES
42
Forest Canton of Switzerland. : URI
43
Lavabo. : BASIN
45
River into Lake Ilmen. : LOVAT
46
Son of Jacob. : DAN
47
Tribe of Sioux. : OTO
49
Large bird, so called by the Plains Indians. : WAREAGLE
51
Rocket part. : CAPSULE
55
Shipping abbreviation. : MDSE
56
Finnish port. : ABO
57
Parasitic fish. : REMORA
60
Let it stand. : STET
63
Philippine Island. : CORREGIDOR
65
Weird. : EERY
66
Instruct. : TUTOR
67
Join. : LINK
68
Negative of a sort. : NEIN
69
Detailed entries. : ITEMS
70
Purposes. : ENDS
71
Palm. : TREE
Down
1
Clothing. : GARB
2
Melville novel. : OMOO
3
Santa Fe's neighbor. : LOSALAMOS
4
Rehearsal for an event. : DRYRUN
5
Mythical marksman. : DANCUPID
6
Old Greek coin. : OBOL
7
Vanished. : GONE
8
A Bolivian capital. : SUCRE
9
Put on a certain roster. : BLACKLISTED
10
Actor Brynner. : YUL
11
W. I. timber tree. : ACANA
12
Forty-___. : NINER
13
Coup ___. : DETAT
19
City of T. H. : HILO
24
Fortune hunters. : ADVENTURERS
26
Margin. : HEM
27
___ bag. : GRAB
28
Latvian port. : RIGA
29
Displease. : ROIL
30
Joint. : ELBOW
34
Edison's middle name. : ALVA
36
David Bell, for example. : BUDGETEER
37
Eurasian border river. : URAL
38
One: Ger. : EINE
41
Signs. : EARMARKS
44
Greek island. : IOS
48
Cassini of fashions. : OLEG
50
Concur. : ASSENT
51
Mescal and cholla. : CACTI
52
Concerned with. : ABOUT
53
Chateau's gate. : PORTE
54
"South Pacific" hero. : EMILE
58
One-eyed god. : ODIN
59
Circular: Fr. : ROND
61
Homonym of 65 Across. : ERIE
62
Newcastle's river. : TYNE
64
Gypsy. : ROM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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