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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
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
59. 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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