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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
Across
1. Adventures, old style. : GESTS
6. Side post. : JAMB
10. Short for a man's name. : CHAS
14. Energy fed to a machine. : INPUT
15. Olive tree genus. : OLEA
16. Hailing cry. : HOLA
17. Of the birds. : AVINE
18. Elicit. : CALLFORTH
20. Negative prefix. : NON
21. Urge or rouse. : PROD
23. A Barrymore. : LIONEL
24. Gauzy fabrics. : TISSUES
26. Wartime initials. : OSS
27. Something highly cherished. : APPLEOFTHEEYE
33. ___ visit (call on). : PAYA
35. Attitudinize. : POSE
36. Vigor: Lat. : VIS
37. See 69 Across. : ERATO
39. Six: Prefix. : HEX
40. Rested. : SLEPT
42. Sec. Freeman's post: Abbr. : AGR
43. 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
3. Narrates at length. : SPINSAYARN
4. Large cask. : TUN
5. Increase. : STEPUP
6. Humorous. : JOCOSE
7. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
8. One of the Allens. : MEL
9. Votes. : BALLOTS
10. Single out. : CHOOSE
11. Brass wind. : HORN
12. Epithet for Adenaur. : ALTE
13. Popular comedian. : SAHL
19. Angles. : FISHES
22. Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
25. Young oyster. : SPAT
28. ___ comique. : OPERA
29. Vulpine animal. : FOX
30. Pines. : EVERGREENS
31. Sharp cries. : YIPS
32. Italian town. : ESTE
33. Kind of bog. : PEAT
34. Constellation. : ARGO
38. Visual. : OCULAR
39. Shakespearean prince. : HAL
41. Cotton fabric. : LENO
44. Portion served. : HELPING
47. Lout: Slang. : GALOOT
48. Hit a golf ball awry. : SLICED
49. Shem's brother. : HAM
50. In the same place: Lat. : IBIDEM
53. Girl's nickname. : ELLIE
54. Elevations. : RISES
55. Spare. : THIN
56. Whetstone. : HONE
57. River into the Danube. : ENNS
58. Isinglass. : MICA
61. See 30 Down. : FIR
63. 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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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