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New York Times, Tuesday, October 4, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,099

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Trophies of a sort. : SCALPS
7. Skilled workman. : MASTER
13. Counting calories. : ONADIET
14. Chanted. : INTONED
16. Daub. : BESMEAR
17. Alarm. : STARTLE
18. "___ freedom ring." : LET
19. Bureau with mirror. : DRESSER
21. Was a candidate. : RAN
22. State flower of Tennessee. : IRIS
24. Arctic people. : LAPPS
25. Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
26. Biologic factor. : GENE
27. Theologian's degree. : MRE
28. High-strung. : TENSE
29. Lumber plant machines. : EDGERS
32. Originated. : INVENTED
34. One kind of asset at income tax time. : DEPENDENT
36. Beauty's prince. : THEBEAST
39. Things of little value. : STRAWS
43. Caught cattle. : ROPED
44. But: Lat. : SED
46. Century plant. : ALOE
47. Dry as dust. : ARID
48. Rebound. : CAROM
50. Portray. : LIMN
51. Business abbreviation. : INC
52. Fifteenth anniversary gift. : CRYSTAL
54. Refrain of the Whiffenpoof song. : BAA
55. Quiet in tone. : NEUTRAL
57. A rival. : EMULANT
59. Having threadlike lines. : STRIATE
60. Attractive. : LIKABLE
61. Set of seven. : SEPTET
62. Room for action. : LEEWAY
Down
1. Played the critic. : SNEERED
2. Broadway activity. : CASTING
3. Arleigh Burke: Abbr. : ADM
4. Equivocated. : LIED
5. Thirtieth anniversary gift. : PEARL
6. Fly, as a flag in the breeze. : STREAM
7. Squander. : MISSPEND
8. Chips in. : ANTES
9. Excel. : STAR
10. Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
11. New member. : ENTRANT
12. Backslide. : RELAPSE
13. Do a favor for. : OBLIGE
15. Having small notches or hollows. : DENTED
20. Track men. : SPRINTERS
23. Hothouse area. : SEEDBED
25. ___ America. : CENTRAL
28. Marquee. : TENT
30. Grass. : REED
31. Health resort. : SPA
33. Water craft: Abbr. : VES
35. Very brief literary composition. : ESSAYLET
36. Expresses. : TRAINS
37. Pugnacious insects. : HORNETS
38. Gastronome. : EPICURE
40. Famous foiler of forty. : ALIBABA
41. No longer childish or girlish. : WOMANLY
42. Washington group. : SENATE
45. "You don't say so!" : DOTELL
48. Box. : CRATE
49. Successor to Bess. : MAMIE
52. Partisan: Comb. form. : CRAT
53. The Evangelist. : LUKE
56. Hint. : TIP
58. Blackstone's topic. : LAW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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