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New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,835
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1. Building materials. : BRICKS
7. Game. : CHESS
12. South African capital. : PRETORIA
14. Contradicts. : REBUTS
16. Be off with you: Colloq. : RUNALONG
17. Meaning the contrary of what is expressed. : IRONIC
18. ___ shoestring. : ONA
19. Name on Met roster (with “de Los”). : ANGELES
21. Bad Ems. : SPA
22. New Testament book. : ACTS
24. Agalloch wood. : ALOES
25. Partner of now. : THEN
26. Frontier house. : SHACK
28. European newt. : EFT
29. Mock blow. : FEINT
30. Single part. : UNIT
32. Ropelike cables. : STRANDS
34. To the degree that. : UNTIL
36. Vexes: Colloq. : RILES
37. Entangled. : KNOTTED
39. Fired clay. : TILE
40. Egyptian dancing girls. : ALMES
41. Reveal, poetically. : OPE
43. Europeans. : LAPPS
47. Fly high. : SOAR
48. Goose. : BRANT
50. Dart along. : FLIT
51. Guzzler. : SOT
52. Composes. : DRAWSUP
54. Chemical suffix. : ENE
55. Peninsula of the north Adriatic. : ISTRIA
57. Disengage. : LIBERATE
59. “___ in St. Louis.” : MEETME
60. Deliberates overnight. : SLEEPSON
61. ___ parade. : DRESS
62. Discerns. : ESPIES
1. Meal: Colloq. : BRUNCH
2. Name on Met roster. : RENATA
3. ___ est (it is so): Lat. : ITA
4. African nut tree. : COLA
5. Swedish coin. : KRONA
6. Undershirt or jersey. : SINGLET
7. Yoicks and tallyho. : CRIES
8. Pronoun. : HERS
9. Central American tree. : EBO
10. Figuratively, a cheerful soul. : SUNSHINE
11. Paid allowances. : STIPENDS
12. Canoes with sails. : PROAS
13. “___ Reason.” : AGEOF
15. Limits in amount. : SCANTS
20. Hires out. : LETS
23. Run swiftly. : SCUTTER
25. Fortuneteller’s concern. : TEALEAF
27. Draws together. : KNITS
29. Fancy border. : FRILL
31. French island. : ILE
33. Every third: Comb. form. : TRI
34. Set free. : UNLOOSED
35. Regardless of. : NOMATTER
37. Premier of Iraq. : KASSIM
38. Dickens character. : DORA
39. Stretchable. : TENSILE
42. Ratchets. : PAWLS
44. Gratify. : PLEASE
45. Piebald ponies. : PINTOS
46. Dutch painter. : STEEN
48. Neighbors of banks. : BRAES
49. Paste containers. : TUBES
52. Befogs. : DIMS
53. Utter the slightest sound. : PEEP
56. Way: Abbr. : RTE
58. College in Troy, N. Y.: Abbr. : RPI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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