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New York Times, Monday, January 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Religious official. : VICAR
6. Fiddlesticks! : BOSH
10. Hebrew measure. : OMER
14. Draw out. : EDUCE
15. Run ___ the ground (overdo). : INTO
16. ___ contendere. : NOLO
17. Established. : SETUP
18. “Take a ___.” : GIANTSTEP
20. Discrimination. : TASTE
21. Play ___ (cause mischief). : HOB
22. Bailiff. : REEVE
23. Windjammers. : SEAMEN
25. Symbol of fascism. : HITLER
26. German exclamation. : ACH
28. Light lunch. : TEA
29. Knock. : RAP
30. Home of “the man.” : MOON
32. Erie, Michigan, etc. : GREATLAKES
38. Bazaars. : MARTS
40. Three: Prefix. : TRI
41. Be present. : EXIST
42. In any event. : ATTHELEAST
45. Within: Comb. Form. : ENTO
46. Boor. : CAD
47. Attention. : EAR
49. Political monogram since 1880. : GOP
50. Long way. : FARCRY
54. Saturates. : IMBUES
56. Architect’s plan: Fr. : EPURE
57. Spanish gold. : ORO
58. Genus of heath plants. : ERICA
61. Massachusetts volunteers of 1776. : MINUTEMEN
63. Disconcerts: Colloq. : FAZES
64. But: Fr. : MAIS
65. Stick. : CANE
66. Customers. : USERS
67. Noun suffix. : ENCE
68. Playing card. : TREY
69. Lured. : LEDON
Down
1. Bolero. : VEST
2. Thought. : IDEA
3. Interrupts. : CUTSSHORT
4. Crucial. : ACUTE
5. Echo. : REPEAT
6. Generous. : BIGHEARTED
7. Vegetable. : ONION
8. Thrust. : STAB
9. Term of endearment, for short. : HON
10. Beginning. : ONSET
11. New-fangled inn. : MOTEL
12. Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
13. Cowboy. : ROPER
19. A hit in baseball. : TRIPLE
24. English princess. : MEG
25. Bonnet. : HAT
26. Abbess. : AMMA
27. Mackinaw. : COAT
29. What telethons do. : RAISEMONEY
31. To the ___ degree. : NTH
33. Date. : ERA
34. Tool. : AXE
35. Large. : KINGSIZED
36. ___ Perpetua: Idaho’s motto. : ESTO
37. Avast! : STOP
39. Under one’s hat. : SECRET
43. Song. : LAY
44. Check: Colloq. : TAB
48. Sorry. : RUEFUL
50. ___ fatale. : FEMME
51. Of bees. : APIAN
52. Written in an ancient alphabet. : RUNIC
53. Old-time container for oil, honey, etc. : CRUSE
54. One of the Forsytes. : IRENE
55. Expunge. : ERASE
57. Persian name. : OMAR
59. Scombroid fish. : CERO
60. Business group: Abbr. : ASSN
62. Outside: Comb. form. : ECT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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