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New York Times, Wednesday, October 26, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,121
Across
1. Mowgli's friend, the wolf. : AKELA
6. Adventure: Poet. : GEST
10. Isolated rock. : SCAR
14. Napoleon's brother-in-law. : MURAT
15. Eight: Span. : OCHO
16. Conte. : TALE
17. One of the Sitwells. : EDITH
18. Marched. : TROD
19. Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
20. Gads. : RUNSAROUND
22. Holiday song. : NOEL
23. Negative suffix. : NON
24. Bafflers. : ELUDERS
26. Take it easy. : SLOWDOWN
31. Sounds of hesitation. : ERS
32. Vehicle. : TAXI
33. Order. : FIAT
35. Large genus of grasses. : STIPA
39. Balances. : EVENS
41. Federal project since 1933. : TVA
42. Military staff members. : AIDES
43. Cause of stampedes. : PANIC
44. Whiting. : HAKE
46. Title role in French movie. : LILI
47. Correlative. : NOR
49. Smooth out. : LEVELOFF
51. Fortification. : PARAPET
55. Title of respect. : SIR
56. In a line. : AROW
57. Ramshackle. : TUMBLEDOWN
63. Sonata finale. : CODA
64. Greek theatres. : ODEA
65. Gem for an old-fashioned girl. : CAMEO
66. Man's name. : EMIL
67. Military group. : ROTC
68. English river. : TRENT
69. Moist. : DANK
70. Migrate. : TREK
71. Maiden who saved The Flying Dutchman. : SENTA
Down
1. Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
2. Striped African antelope. : KUDU
3. Name for a colleen. : ERIN
4. Pillars in Buddhist temples. : LATS
5. Close by. : ATHAND
6. Was compatible in the company of. : GOTONWITH
7. Color. : ECRU
8. Beamed. : SHONE
9. Walk unsteadily. : TODDLE
10. Stop. : STANDSTILL
11. Dugout. : CANOE
12. Writer of boys' books. : ALGER
13. Spins. : REELS
21. Place for a garden. : ROOF
25. ___ Major. : URSA
26. Short distance. : STEP
27. Scoria. : LAVA
28. Domesticated animals. : OXEN
29. Achieve one's end easily: Colloq. : WININAWALK
30. Marine. : NAVAL
34. Recants. : TAKESBACK
36. One's own: Comb. form. : IDIO
37. Mere money. : PELF
38. As though. : ASIF
40. Old English bard. : SCOP
45. Malign. : EVIL
48. Answer (an argument) in kind. : RETORT
50. Constructs. : ERECTS
51. Walked. : PACED
52. Bouquet. : AROMA
53. Sculptor of "Adam and Eve." : RODIN
54. Style of architecture. : TUDOR
58. Distribute (with "out"). : METE
59. Challenge. : DARE
60. Sign. : OMEN
61. Worked. : WENT
62. ___ bene. : NOTA

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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