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New York Times, Wednesday, October 19, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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1. Associate with. : HOBNOB
7. Speaks imperfectly. : LISPS
12. Eat away. : CORRODE
13. Entertainment place. : CABARET
15. Manages a jet. : AVIATES
16. City near Fort Worth. : ABILENE
17. Country on the Indian Ocean. : KENYA
18. Electrically charged atom. : ION
20. Greek island. : SAMOS
21. Athenian deity. : EROS
22. Celebrations. : FETES
24. ___ farmer. : DIRT
25. Dry, as wine. : SEC
26. Country on the Mediterranean. : ALGERIA
28. Authority. : SAY
29. Popular pets. : DOGGIES
31. Farm animals. : MULES
33. Takes repose. : NAPS
34. Tendril. : BINE
35. What the candidates do. : STUMP
37. Mexican Indians. : TOLTECS
40. Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
41. Roman officials. : AEDILES
43. Took. : HAD
45. Word of regret. : ALAS
47. Trim. : DRESS
48. Where Pueblo is: Abbr. : COLO
49. Of ocean currents. : TIDAL
51. Scrap. : ORT
52. Memorable piece by Schumann. : WARUM
53. Men of Mannheim. : TEUTONS
55. Come forth. : EMANATE
57. Thespians' delight. : ENCORES
58. Was a match for. : RIVALED
59. Opinion maintained. : TENET
60. Paris products. : STYLES
1. Stayed at hand. : HOVERED
2. South American river. : ORINOCO
3. Animal sounds. : BRAYS
4. Part of N.B. : NOTA
5. Literary form. : ODE
6. Crowds together. : BESIEGES
7. Campus building. : LAB
8. Wading bird. : IBIS
9. Menu item. : SALAD
10. Statement in logic. : PREMISE
11. Caballeros' ladies. : SENORAS
12. Birthday symbols. : CAKES
13. Chair maker. : CANER
14. Irritable. : TESTY
19. Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
22. Did a somersault. : FLIPPED
23. Figures of speech. : SIMILES
26. Lizard. : AGAMA
27. Relatives. : AUNTS
30. African animal. : GNU
32. Great general. : LEE
34. Supports. : BOLSTERS
35. Principal. : SALIENT
36. Defame. : TRADUCE
37. One of a series of rows. : TIER
38. Piece of church music. : CHORALE
39. Greets. : SALUTES
40. Dull surface. : MATTE
42. Rubbish. : DROSS
44. Having a rotunda. : DOMED
46. Squelched. : SATON
48. Waterway. : CANAL
50. Knowledge. : LORE
52. Having undulations. : WAVY
54. Profit. : NET
56. With: Ger. : MIT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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