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New York Times, Friday, September 8, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,438

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Adventures, old style. : GESTS
6
Side post. : JAMB
10
Short for a man's name. : CHAS
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Energy fed to a machine. : INPUT
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Olive tree genus. : OLEA
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Hailing cry. : HOLA
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Of the birds. : AVINE
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Elicit. : CALLFORTH
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Negative prefix. : NON
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Urge or rouse. : PROD
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A Barrymore. : LIONEL
24
Gauzy fabrics. : TISSUES
26
Wartime initials. : OSS
27
Something highly cherished. : APPLEOFTHEEYE
33
___ visit (call on). : PAYA
35
Attitudinize. : POSE
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Vigor: Lat. : VIS
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See 69 Across. : ERATO
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Six: Prefix. : HEX
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Rested. : SLEPT
42
Sec. Freeman's post: Abbr. : AGR
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Scorch. : CHAR
45
Gaelic. : ERSE
46
Severe reproof: Colloq. : TONGUELASHING
51
Each and every. : ALL
52
Man with a hoe. : LABORER
55
In ___ of the gods. : THELAP
58
Puccini heroine. : MIMI
59
Actor Wallach. : ELI
60
Conferring respect. : HONORIFIC
62
Affairs of honor. : DUELS
64
___ way (not at all). : INNO
65
Precise. : NICE
66
Actor Truex. : ERNIE
67
Hatchery. : NEST
68
Old ___. : GRAD
69
Nine sister goddesses. : MUSES
Down
1
San Franciscan. : GIANT
2
Poetic postscript: Fr. : ENVOI
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Narrates at length. : SPINSAYARN
4
Large cask. : TUN
5
Increase. : STEPUP
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Humorous. : JOCOSE
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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One of the Allens. : MEL
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Votes. : BALLOTS
10
Single out. : CHOOSE
11
Brass wind. : HORN
12
Epithet for Adenaur. : ALTE
13
Popular comedian. : SAHL
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Angles. : FISHES
22
Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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___ comique. : OPERA
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Vulpine animal. : FOX
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Pines. : EVERGREENS
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Sharp cries. : YIPS
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Italian town. : ESTE
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Kind of bog. : PEAT
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Constellation. : ARGO
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Visual. : OCULAR
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Shakespearean prince. : HAL
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Cotton fabric. : LENO
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Portion served. : HELPING
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Lout: Slang. : GALOOT
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Hit a golf ball awry. : SLICED
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Shem's brother. : HAM
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In the same place: Lat. : IBIDEM
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Girl's nickname. : ELLIE
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Elevations. : RISES
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Spare. : THIN
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Whetstone. : HONE
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River into the Danube. : ENNS
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Isinglass. : MICA
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See 30 Down. : FIR
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South American country: Abbr. : URU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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