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New York Times, Friday, January 29, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,850
Across Down
1. Gulf. : CHASM
6. Communications security means. : CODE
10. Soothing substance. : BALM
14. Part of North Africa. : LIBYA
15. ___ N. Bradley. : OMAR
16. Inter ___. : ALIA
17. Playwright Hopwood. : AVERY
18. Don’t bother. : NEVERMIND
20. What magazine readers do. : RESUBSCRIBE
22. Request courteously. : BEG
23. Marmalade ingredient. : PEEL
24. Chemical compound. : SULFIDE
26. Sound in the Morse code. : DOT
29. Mollusk like a land snail. : SLUG
31. New Mexico pueblo Indian. : SIA
32. Concerned with ears. : OTIC
34. ___ Khokh, peak in the Caucasus. : ADAI
36. Rub out. : ERASE
40. Phrase used by Dumas père. : CHERCHEZLAFEMME
43. Recent battleground. : KOREA
44. One’s own person. : SELF
45. The good earth. : SOIL
46. Relatives of lambdas. : ELS
48. A brother of Cain. : SETH
50. Porker’s home. : STY
51. Exact copy. : REPLICA
55. Runs. : GOES
57. Bird. : EMU
58. Chance happening. : CONTINGENCY
63. Loquacity: Colloq. : GIFTOFGAB
65. Brain products. : IDEAS
66. Esparto grass. : ALFA
67. Cut down. : FELL
68. Tree-climbing, perfume-yielding civet. : RASSE
69. Cozy home. : NEST
70. Plumlike fruit. : SLOE
71. Goose genus. : ANSER
1. Wind instrument: Abbr. : CLAR
2. Busy place. : HIVE
3. Men named after a president. : ABES
4. Sweetener. : SYRUP
5. Uncertainties. : MAYBES
6. Decides by reasoning. : CONCLUDES
7. One-tenth of an ephah. : OMER
8. Next Governor of Louisiana. : DAVIS
9. Son of Chaos. : EREBUS
10. Exclamation imitating a sound. : BAM
11. Any excuse: Colloq. : ALIBI
12. Describing warm coats. : LINED
13. Gypsy girl in “Heart of Midlothian.” : MADGE
19. Governmental aid. : RELIEF
21. Psalmic word of pause. : SELAH
25. Streetcar passengers. : FARES
26. Common weed. : DOCK
27. Roman emperor. : OTHO
28. Child’s pinafore. : TIER
30. Looks. : GAZES
33. Angler’s basket. : CREEL
35. Undecipherable. : ILLEGIBLE
37. Well-known radio character. : AMOS
38. Struck: Obs. : SMIT
39. Wriggling. : EELY
41. Cotton cloth. : CALICO
42. Scottish river. : AFTON
47. Jeers. : SCOFFS
49. Mohammedan exodus. : HEGIRA
51. Lear’s daughter. : REGAN
52. Rousseau book. : EMILE
53. Smoke masses. : PUFFS
54. Cherub. : ANGEL
56. Style of car. : SEDAN
59. Of the ankle: Comb. form. : TALO
60. Promontory. : NESS
61. Law suit. : CASE
62. Nieuport’s river. : YSER
64. Gunny cloth. : TAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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