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New York Times, Friday, October 21, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,116
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1. Small fragment. : CRUMB
6. Former. : ONCE
10. Governor at Juneau. : EGAN
14. Bucolic. : RURAL
15. Street where Scarlett O'Hara walked. : PEACHTREE
17. Famous violin maker. : AMATI
18. Upset the ___. : APPLECART
19. Country in Europe. : POLAND
21. Antares or Aldebaran. : STAR
22. Mail depositories: Abbr. : POS
23. Sounds of doubt. : ERS
24. Former territory of the U. S.: Abbr. : DAK
26. Sound quality. : TONE
28. Dexterous. : ADROIT
31. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
34. Phil Silvers hit. : TOPBANANA
37. Slight sharp sound. : CLINK
38. Writer of lyric poems. : ODIST
39. Fold. : LAP
40. Matisse. : HENRI
41. Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
42. Sobriquet of John Chapman. : APPLESEED
44. Sen. Long of Hawaii. : OREN
45. Manages. : STEERS
46. At the crest. : ATOP
49. Seafarer. : TAR
50. Mineral spring. : SPA
53. Trim. : LOP
55. A science: Abbr. : BIOL
58. Serpent of Greek mythology. : PYTHON
60. Charged with a crime. : IMPEACHED
63. Judge in the Apple of Discord affair. : PARIS
64. The papaya. : MELONTREE
65. Being employed. : INUSE
66. Tres ___. : BIEN
67. Bondman. : SERF
68. Kind of moth. : EGGER
1. ___ myrtle, ornamental shrub. : CRAPE
2. Popular report. : RUMOR
3. Boundary between Europe and Asia. : URALS
4. ___ Hari. : MATA
5. Appointment of a sort. : BLINDDATE
6. Bureau of the 1940's. : OPA
7. Clusters of wool fibers. : NEPS
8. Army officer: Abbr. : CAPT
9. Brilliancy of achievement. : ECLAT
10. And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
11. Report without foundation. : GRAPEVINE
12. Prefix in flight words. : AERO
13. Trawler's gear. : NETS
16. One of distinguished valor. : HERO
20. Mend. : DARN
25. Animals of Australia. : KOALAS
27. Not fewer (than). : NOLESS
28. Nonattendant. : ABSENT
29. Not suitable. : INAPT
30. Lever moved by a cam. : TAPPET
32. Concerning. : INRE
33. Sideslip. : SKID
34. Commotion: Colloq. : TODO
35. Scent. : ODOR
36. Product of the Fiftieth State. : PINEAPPLE
37. Popular dessert. : CHERRYPIE
43. Spring. : LEAP
47. Port of Scotland. : OBAN
48. People of early Britain. : PICTS
50. Gesture via the shoulders. : SHRUG
51. Balance. : POISE
52. Genus of geese. : ANSER
53. Out on a ___. : LIMB
54. High peak in China. : OMEI
56. German name for Eger River. : OHRE
57. Sly look. : LEER
59. Pungent odor. : TANG
61. Time out of mind. : EON
62. Crossword item: Abbr. : DEF

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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