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New York Times, Monday, January 25, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,846
Across
1. Radio program. : NEWS
5. Gem. : OPAL
9. Rodents of South America. : PACAS
14. Indian. : ERIE
15. Discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
16. Soprano Lucine. : AMARA
17. What free-lance aviators do. : BARNSTORM
19. Native of southern India. : TAMIL
20. Phonograph needle. : STYLUS
21. Solemn promise. : OATH
23. European country: Abbr. : POL
24. Pain. : ACHE
26. Old-time London prison. : NEWGATE
28. Former president of U. of Chicago. : HUTCHINS
32. Spanish surrealist. : DALI
33. Go ___ better (outdo). : ONE
34. Stakes. : ANTES
36. Burglars: Slang. : YEGGS
39. Ghost: Humorous, U. S. : HANT
41. ___ Good Feeling. : ERAOF
43. Ample: Archaic. : ENOW
44. Bizarre: Fr. : OUTRE
46. “___ truly.” : YOURS
48. Greek letter. : ETA
49. Consumes. : EATS
51. Building in N. Y. C. : FLATIRON
53. Riding group. : CARPOOL
56. Wartime title: Abbr. : SCAP
57. From: Prefix. : APH
58. Spanish form of Agnes. : INEZ
60. Wards off. : AVERTS
64. Reel. : SPOOL
66. Useful garment. : HOUSECOAT
68. Slip away. : ELOPE
69. 9-year-old princess. : ANNE
70. Singing part. : ALTO
71. Fraternity men: Colloq. : DEKES
72. Certain pieces in checkers. : REDS
73. Applaud. : CLAP
Down
1. Birds’ beaks. : NEBS
2. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
3. Lean and sinewy. : WIRY
4. Hill of the Battle of Hastings. : SENLAC
5. Excel. : OUTSHINE
6. In favor of. : PRO
7. Air: Comb. form. : AERO
8. One of the Beechers. : LYMAN
9. Beaten track. : PATHWAY
10. Doctors’ group. : AMA
11. Man running for office. : CAMPAIGNER
12. In an uproar. : ARIOT
13. Room: Fr. : SALLE
18. ___ one (one of this or that kind). : SUCHA
22. ___ Williams. : TED
25. Ingress. : ENTRY
27. Kind of club. : GLEE
28. Santa Claus’ exclamation. : HOHO
29. Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
30. Nail to hold cloth stretched on a frame. : TENTERHOOK
31. ___ Marmara. : SEAOF
35. Spirits. : SOULS
37. “___ the ant, thou sluggard.” : GOTO
38. Form assumed by Zeus. : SWAN
40. Snare. : TRAP
42. Brawls. : FRACASES
45. Stars: Fr. : ETOILES
47. Stanza. : STAVE
50. Offspring. : SON
52. Medicinal plant. : IPECAC
53. Looked over: Slang. : CASED
54. Fall fruit. : APPLE
55. Operetta composer. : LEHAR
59. City district. : ZONE
61. Brioche. : ROLL
62. Bye-bye. : TATA
63. Plug (up). : STOP
65. Unclose: Poet. : OPE
67. ___ so weiter (and so forth): Ger. : UND

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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