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New York Times, Saturday, October 1, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,096

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Where cranberries come from. : BOGS
5. Prussic, acetic, etc. : ACIDS
10. Super-prosperity. : BOOM
14. Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
15. C'est ___. : LAVIE
16. Island near Corsica. : ELBA
17. Raison d'___. : ETRE
18. Situation with no future. : BLINDALLEY
20. Land east of Eden. : NOD
21. Type of floor. : TILE
22. Soothes. : ALLAYS
23. Symbol of wanderlust. : OPENROAD
25. Dead heat. : TIE
26. Times of day. : NOONS
27. See 18 Across. : DEADEND
31. Constructed to be movable, like a theatre seat. : TIPUP
33. Paintings. : OILS
34. Amateur sports group. : AAU
35. Country of Arabia. : OMAN
36. Spumy. : FOAMY
38. Invasion craft. : LSTS
39. Said: Fr. : DIT
40. Sound of a well-tuned engine. : PURR
41. Palm off (on). : FOIST
42. Shakespearean role. : OTHELLO
44. Annoying one. : TEASE
46. Nothing. : NIL
47. See 18 Across. : CULDESAC
50. Contest lure. : PRIZES
53. Baseball figures. : RBIS
54. Company proverbially. : TWO
55. Life of luxury. : EASYSTREET
57. Musically famous lake. : SWAN
58. Stuff. : CRAM
59. Off-beat. : OUTRE
60. Fish. : HAKE
61. International comedian. : KAYE
62. Crowd or throng. : PRESS
63. Looks at. : EYES
Down
1. Leading lady tennis player. : BUENO
2. In first place. : ONTOP
3. The way of the misled. : GARDENPATH
4. Bring action against. : SUE
5. England: Poet. : ALBION
6. Big name in opera. : CALLAS
7. Describing many a campus. : IVIED
8. Gunga ___. : DIN
9. With dignity. : SEDATELY
10. "___ the cat." : BELLED
11. Spanish stew. : OLLA
12. Follow orders. : OBEY
13. Mightiest Giant. : MAYS
19. Nom de guerre. : ALIAS
21. De ___ (in the way): Fr. : TROP
24. Common or proper ___. : NOUN
27. Not brilliant. : DIM
28. Belasco hit of fifty years ago (with "The"). : EASIESTWAY
29. The Washingtons. : NATS
30. One of the "bowls." : DUST
31. Bustle or fuss. : TODO
32. Not genuine: Abbr. : IMIT
33. Paddle. : OAR
36. Period. : FULLSTOP
37. Spanish gold. : ORO
38. Cease to have. : LOSE
40. Works at. : PLIES
41. Temporary pursuits or fashions. : FADS
43. Organic substance, a common catalyst. : ENZYME
44. Certain vegetables. : TUBERS
45. Typewriter types, 10-point. : ELITES
47. Where Canea is. : CRETE
48. Vigilant. : AWAKE
49. Missile tips. : CONES
50. Dry measure. : PECK
51. ___ avis. : RARA
52. Conversational phrase. : ISAY
56. Play about robots. : RUR
57. Pronoun. : SHE

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

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