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New York Times, Wednesday, January 20, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,841
Across Down
1. Boom. : SPAR
5. “___ To My Lou,” Judy Garland song. : SKIP
9. Sibilant signal. : PSST
13. Carte. : MENU
14. Typist: Colloq. : STENO
15. Look ___ (admire). : UPTO
16. Greek god. : EROS
17. Members of the peerage. : EARLS
18. Suppose: Archaic. : TROW
19. “___ For President.” : WINTERGREEN
22. Anger. : IRE
23. Wash. : LAVE
24. VIP in sports. : TRAINER
26. Donation. : OFFERING
30. Problem in L. A. : SMOG
31. Where Selma is: Abbr. : ALA
32. La ___, Milan’s opera house. : SCALA
34. Jugs. : EWERS
37. Charge for service. : TOLL
39. Correct. : EMEND
41. Smell ___ (suspect a trick). : ARAT
42. Sun: Comb. form. : HELIO
44. Insect: Comb. form. : ENTOM
46. Position of the ball, in golf. : LIE
47. “Thin Man” performer. : ASTA
49. Objective of “How to” books. : SELFHELP
51. Easily molded. : DUCTILE
54. Essence. : CORE
55. Bulldog. : ELI
56. Trampoline stunt. : SUMMERSAULT
61. Traffic sign. : STOP
63. Vacuum tube. : DIODE
64. True: Fr. : VRAI
65. See 64 Across. : TRUE
66. Diminutive suffixes. : ETTES
67. Deserve. : EARN
68. Direction. : EAST
69. Certain landing craft. : LSTS
70. Kill. : SLAY
1. Merganser. : SMEW
2. Iolanthe. : PERI
3. Presently. : ANON
4. Sound of wind in the trees. : RUSTLE
5. Fred Astaire, for example. : STAGENAME
6. Sophie or Jean. : KERR
7. Creek. : INLET
8. Puzzles. : POSERS
9. Express. : PUT
10. Christmas cooky. : SPRINGERLE
11. Haberdashery. : STORE
12. Architectural feature. : TOWER
14. Military duty. : SERVICE
20. Nubbins. : EARS
21. Noted person. : NAME
25. State. : IOWA
26. Solemn promise. : OATH
27. Part of an ice field. : FLOE
28. Deceptive. : FALLACIOUS
29. Secluded valleys. : GLENS
33. Comes before. : ANTECEDES
35. Part of a fence. : RAIL
36. Footfall. : STEP
38. Catalogue. : LIST
40. Spanish girl’s name. : DOLORES
43. “Miss ___ Regrets.” : OTIS
45. Business men: Abbr. : MFRS
48. Chemist’s pear-shaped vessel. : ALUDEL
50. Throws. : HEAVES
51. Villa ___, in Tivoli. : DESTE
52. Extreme. : ULTRA
53. Sends forth. : EMITS
57. Champion of woman’s rights, 1848. : MOTT
58. Mountain range of Eurasia. : URAL
59. Dr. Zhivago’s beloved. : LARA
60. Minute. : TINY
62. Ewe lamb. : PET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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