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New York Times, Saturday, September 9, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,439

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Treat stingily: Colloq. : SKIMP
6
Yemeni. : ARAB
10
Slight shake. : JOG
13
Like Poe's stories. : EERIE
14
Wagon tongue. : POLE
15
Vinegary. : SOUR
16
Soul: Lat. : ANIMA
17
Biblical Canaan. : PALESTINE
19
Guiding light. : LODESTAR
21
Therefrom. : THENCE
22
Be out of sorts. : AIL
23
Level. : FLATTEN
24
Top of a wall. : COPING
28
Stadium section. : TIER
29
Cohan song. : OVERTHERE
31
Old-hat. : PASSE
36
Large shark. : MAKO
37
Part of a sedan. : TRUNK
39
Climb sharply. : ZOOM
40
Mixture. : BLEND
42
Very ancient. : OLDASADAM
44
Old Hickory. : ANDY
46
Regional. : ZONARY
47
Tecumseh was one. : SHAWNEE
51
In honor of. : FOR
52
Certain space travelers. : COMETS
53
Improvement. : PROGRESS
58
Source of pippins. : APPLETREE
60
Wives, concubines, etc. : HAREM
61
Canasta play. : MELD
62
Attraction. : LURE
63
Fuse. : UNITE
64
Boston cream ___. : PIE
65
Vizier's superior. : EMIR
66
Hawthorne's home. : MANSE
Down
1
Fur animal. : SEAL
2
Game like bingo. : KENO
3
The crocus is one. : IRID
4
Clown. : MIME
5
Son of the soil. : PEASANT
6
Dismay. : APPAL
7
Boom out. : ROAR
8
Quite. : ALL
9
Coleopterist's topic. : BEETLE
10
___ Chiefs of Staff. : JOINT
11
Small portion. : OUNCE
12
Untrained. : GREEN
15
Opposite of "dele." : STET
18
Caustic. : SHARP
20
Close-fitting. : TIGHT
23
Evil spirit. : FIEND
24
Purse article. : COMB
25
Rounded shape. : OVAL
26
Dog, for short. : PEKE
27
Ferrum. : IRON
28
In fact. : TRULY
30
Eat away. : ERODE
32
Moslem's call to prayer. : AZAN
33
Beverage. : SODA
34
See 39 Across. : SOAR
35
TV prize. : EMMY
38
Musical toy. : KAZOO
41
Author of an epic. : DANTE
43
Forage plant. : SORGHUM
45
Cuddle up. : NESTLE
47
Rascal. : SCAMP
48
Peking's province. : HOPEI
49
Copious. : AMPLE
50
See 63 Across. : WELD
51
Art gallery in Washington. : FREER
53
Beautiful woman. : PERI
54
Hindu ruler's title. : RANA
55
Banshee land. : ERIN
56
Circles. : SETS
57
Pintail duck. : SMEE
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Card game. : RUM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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