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New York Times, Friday, January 1, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,822
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1. Provided for. : COVERED
8. Method of painting in dots. : STIPPLE
15. Outdoor. : OPENAIR
16. Extract. : TAKEOUT
17. Saloon in the southwest. : CANTINA
18. Orator at Gettysburg, 1863. : EVERETT
19. Illinois city on the Mississippi. : ALTON
20. Kind of club. : GLEE
22. Pintail. : SMEE
23. Science degree. : MSC
25. Is wrong. : ERRS
27. Con ___ (with spirit): Mus. : BRIO
30. Viand. : HAM
32. Delicious beverage. : NECTAR
37. Measure of length. : ROD
38. Farm structures. : SILOS
40. Water wheel. : NORIA
41. Library of Congress specialty. : AMERICANHISTORY
44. Bremen's river. : WESER
45. Draw out. : EDUCE
46. Amerind. : OTO
47. "But the end is ___."—Mark 13.7. : NOTYET
49. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
50. Come ___ (meet by accident). : UPON
51. Pisgah's summit. : NEBO
53. Spanish title. : DON
55. A showering. : HAIL
59. Dozes. : NAPS
61. Scene of an event. : STAGE
65. Defeated contestant. : ALSORAN
67. Person using an entrance. : INCOMER
69. ___ go. : STOPAND
70. Animal of the North Pacific. : SEALION
71. Fairness. : HONESTY
72. Bicycles built for two. : TANDEMS
1. Drug-yielding shrub. : COCA
2. October's gem. : OPAL
3. Outlet. : VENT
4. Insect: Comb. form. : ENTOMO
5. Showers. : RAINS
6. One: Ger. : EIN
7. Hindrance. : DRAG
8. Direct. : STEER
9. See 17 Across. : TAVERN
10. Headline nickname. : IKE
11. Individual: Abbr. : PERS
12. Triolet. : POEM
13. Biblical instrument. : LUTE
14. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
21. Candy. : LEMONDROP
24. High style: Fr. : CHIC
26. In a ___ (from one aspect). : SENSE
27. Strength. : BRAWN
28. Shakespearean role. : ROMEO
29. Latin phrase, usually abbreviated. : IDEST
31. Wings: Anat. : ALAE
33. Small shelter. : COT
34. Band. : TROOP
35. ___-air missile. : AIRTO
36. Synthetic. : RAYON
38. Charmer. : SIREN
39. ___ of (rid of): Colloq. : SHUT
42. King, in Spain. : REY
43. Frosted. : ICED
48. Inhabitant. : TENANT
50. Countless. : UNTOLD
52. Give and take. : BANDY
54. Ancient Italian. : OSCAN
55. Hodgepodge. : HASH
56. Singer. : ALTO
57. Noun suffix. : ISON
58. Gait. : LOPE
60. Family member: Abbr. : SIST
62. French friend. : AMIE
63. School subject: Abbr. : GEOM
64. Sea birds. : ERNS
66. Headland, in geography. : RAS
68. Education group. : NEA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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