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New York Times, Saturday, October 15, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,110

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Poet. : ODIST
6
Ayrshire or Jersey. : COW
9
Nonsense! : BOSH
13
Goodness: Fr. : BONTE
14
Italian city. : LODI
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Self: Comb. form. : AUTO
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Extra section on a map. : INSET
17
Formerly, firearms. : ORDNANCES
19
Hard-shelled clams. : QUAHOGS
21
Popular garment. : TIGHTS
22
Tress. : CURL
23
TV audience. : VIEWERS
25
Fit out. : RIG
26
Browbeats. : HECTORS
27
___ mater, brain membrane. : PIA
30
City in Devonshire. : EXETER
32
Pieces of needlework. : SAMPLERS
34
Dagger. : PONIARD
36
El ___ (sources of wealth). : DORADOS
37
And the rest. : ETCETERA
39
Opera singer Conner. : NADINE
40
Comprehend. : SEE
41
Hoarseness. : RAUCITY
43
60 sec. : MIN
44
Classic in English literature. : MACBETH
45
County on English Channel. : KENT
46
Germanic language. : DANISH
49
Sampling. : TASTING
51
Not according to Hoyle. : UNETHICAL
53
Early U. S. fur merchant. : ASTOR
55
Arcturus. : STAR
56
Pact signed April 4, 1949. : NATO
57
Hot: Fr. : CHAUD
58
Recap. : TIRE
59
Savoir ___ (to be grateful): Fr. : GRE
60
Plaited skirts. : KILTS
Down
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Sash. : OBI
2
Impossible knight of classic romance. : DONQUIXOTE
3
Uprising. : INSURGENCE
4
Appropriate without right. : STEAL
5
Hebrew T. : TETH
6
Undergarments. : CORSETS
7
Out-of-the-way. : ODD
8
Time of the year. : WINTERMONTHS
9
Hair style. : BANGS
10
Pained exclamation. : OUCH
11
Copyreader's term. : STET
12
Relative of a cayuse. : HOSS
14
Correct reasoning. : LOGIC
18
Paint with a gun. : AIRSPRAY
20
Going too far. : OVERREACHING
22
___ suzette. : CREPES
24
Blue dye. : WOAD
26
Summer annoyance. : HEATRASH
27
Having a triangular gable. : PEDIMENTAL
28
Smoothing. : IRONINGOUT
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Concur. : ASSENT
31
Bind. : TIE
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Youth. : LAD
35
Overwhelm in sports. : DRUB
38
Rayon fabric. : ACETATE
42
Combining form for a country. : ITALO
44
Famous Tudor tavern in London. : MITRE
45
Former premier of Japan. : KISHI
46
Finely powdered substance. : DUST
47
Opposed. : ANTI
48
At hand. : NEAR
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Sharp-pointed pin. : TACK
52
Part of an elevator. : CAR
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Highways: Abbr. : RDS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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