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New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,113
Across
1. Everglade. : SWAMP
6. "___ Constantin," Halévy novel. : LABBE
11. Globe-shaped. : SPHERAL
13. Aggregate. : AMOUNT
15. Measurement, as on the gridiron. : YARDAGE
16. Yellowstone Park phenomena. : GEYSERS
18. Year in Nero's reign. : LVI
19. Cause. : REASON
21. Carriage on springs. : TRAP
22. Buttresses. : PIERS
24. Oxfords. : SHOES
26. ___ Blas, Le Sage's merry rogue. : GIL
27. Relative of the codfish. : HAKE
28. National Park in Utah. : ZION
29. Country of Windward passage. : HAITI
31. Illustrious. : GRAND
33. Sculptor Borglum. : GUTZON
34. Provident. : SPARING
37. "Kilroy ___." : WASHERE
38. Attractive. : COMELY
39. Willow twig. : WITHE
40. Winged. : ALATE
41. Example or instance. : CASE
42. ___ tide. : NEAP
46. Youth. : LAD
47. Large wave. : SURGE
49. Chairman's instrument. : GAVEL
50. Historical periods. : ERAS
52. Kind of transaction. : RESALE
54. Miss Claire of "Bleak House." : ADA
55. Branch off. : DIVERGE
57. Shade of green. : CELADON
59. Old Testament prophet. : SAMUEL
60. Garb. : RAIMENT
61. Watches over. : TENDS
62. Done. : ENDED
Down
1. Outcry. : SHRIEK
2. Unite. : WED
3. Sandarac trees. : ARARS
4. Magician. : MAGE
5. Agreeable. : PLEASING
6. Lake in atoll. : LAGOON
7. Agreeable. : AMENE
8. Youth. : BOY
9. Piece of sculpture. : BUST
10. Make active. : ENERGIZE
11. Fabulous aerial spirit. : SYLPH
12. City in Lombardy. : PAVIA
14. Turncoat. : TRAITOR
17. Thin wood strip. : SPLINE
20. Wearing bluchers. : SHOD
23. Decline politely. : REGRET
25. Quiet! : SHUSH
28. Comic of a sort. : ZANY
30. Greek goddess of wisdom. : ATHENA
32. Angers: Dial. : RILES
33. Hell ___, narrow part of East River. : GATE
34. Clambered up. : SCALED
35. Missile launched from ocean floor. : POLARIS
36. Small bird of India, both singer and fighter. : AMADAVAT
37. Know-it-all. : WISEACRE
39. Punsters and others. : WAGS
41. Osier baskets. : CREELS
43. Got around. : EVADED
44. Amphion's sister. : AEDON
45. Gift from the florist. : PLANT
48. Exhorted. : URGED
49. Icy cold. : GELID
51. Dotted with stars, in heraldry. : SEME
53. Spare. : LEAN
56. Course. : RUN
58. Soul: Fr. : AME

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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