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New York Times, Wednesday, October 5, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,100
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1. Book holder. : SHELF
6. Away from work. : OFF
9. Wild goose. : BRANT
14. Political strength. : POWER
15. Early in the 11th century. : MII
16. Nocturnal mammal. : LEMUR
17. Losing Presidential candidate in 1888. : CLEVELAND
19. Stage player's remark. : ASIDE
20. One of the Stevensons. : AES
21. Name on Irish stamps. : EIRE
22. Liturgical headwear. : MITRES
23. Feeling of wonder. : AWE
24. Scrutinizes. : SCANS
26. Scottish pudding. : HAGGIS
29. Fruit of the blackthorn. : SLOE
30. Conditions. : IFS
33. Bikini. : ATOLL
34. Get news. : HEAR
35. Art school subject: Abbr. : ANAT
36. Losing Presidential candidate in 1872. : GREELEY
38. Losing Presidential candidate in 1940. : WILLKIE
40. Light-hearted. : AIRY
41. Agents: Abbr. : DEPS
43. Representative. : AGENT
44. Motor speed: Abbr. : RPS
45. Byway. : LANE
46. Hurts. : SMARTS
47. Truman's Missouri birthplace. : LAMAR
48. Darwinian protagonist. : APE
49. Eurasian juniper tree. : SAVINS
52. Ukrainian waterway. : STYR
54. To: Scot. : TAE
57. Demon. : FIEND
58. Losing Presidential candidate in 1912. : ROOSEVELT
60. Spanish friend. : AMIGO
61. Connective. : AND
62. W. W. II meeting place. : YALTA
63. Rare gas. : XENON
64. Plug. : WAD
65. Basic industry. : STEEL
1. Society chartered in 1886 in N. Y. : SPCA
2. Tee, fairway, green, etc. : HOLE
3. Members of the flock. : EWES
4. Coin in Sophia. : LEV
5. Principle of unhampered choice. : FREEWILL
6. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
7. Common bridge procedure. : FINESSE
8. Nautical bar. : FID
9. Losing Presidential candidate in 1884. : BLAINE
10. "The defense ___." : RESTS
11. Prince of Afghanistan. : AMIR
12. Artist's subject. : NUDE
13. ___ bien. : TRES
18. Is situated. : LIES
22. Polynesian native. : MAORI
23. Askew: Scot. : AGLEY
25. Sharp nails. : CLAWS
26. Mother of Ishmael. : HAGAR
27. Raised off the bottom, as an anchor. : ATRIP
28. Travelers. : GOERS
30. Roller used in printing. : INKER
31. Weak. : FAINT
32. Printers' directives. : STETS
34. Wolflike animal. : HYENA
35. Seaweeds. : ALGAE
37. Cheeses. : EDAMS
39. Eellike water animals. : LAMPREYS
42. ___ non grata. : PERSONA
45. Losing Presidential candidate in 1936. : LANDON
46. Declares. : SAYS
47. Language of a sort. : LINGO
49. Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
50. Bien ___. : AIME
51. Streak, as in marble. : VEIN
53. Late showman. : TODD
54. Far: Prefix. : TELE
55. Adenauer's epithet (with "Der"). : ALTE
56. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
58. Rude. : RAW
59. Container. : VAT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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