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New York Times, Friday, October 7, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,102

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Military headgear. : KEPI
5
Tone. : SHADE
10
Army men, for short. : PFCS
14
Byzantine relic. : ICON
15
Sap. : RESIN
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Syria's neighbor: Var. : IRAK
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Lampedusa's Sicilian saga. : THELEOPARD
19
Colorful parrot of Australia. : LORY
20
Minor prophet. : HOSEA
21
Chemical suffix. : ANE
22
Sloping passages. : RAMPS
23
Waste allowance, old style. : TRET
25
Split. : CLEFT
27
Coin in Brasilia. : SOL
30
Controversial. : ERISTIC
32
Son (of), in Arabic names. : IBN
35
Climax of a play. : THIRDACT
37
Barbecue specialty. : BURGOO
39
Hero of a Leigh Hunt poem. : ABOU
40
Estonian island across entrance to Gulf of Riga. : SAARE
42
Slithery. : EELY
43
Chaise ___. : LONGUE
45
Adamson's best seller. : BORNFREE
47
River of France and Belgium. : LYS
48
Area around Berlin. : PRUSSIA
50
Military system: Abbr. : SSS
51
Susurrus. : SWISH
53
Lunches. : EATS
55
One of the Allens. : ETHAN
57
Old Testament book. : LAM
59
Chinese civet cat. : RASSE
63
Legendary king. : LEAR
64
Kin of the protagonist of 17 Across. : CATAMOUNTS
66
Unadorned. : BARE
67
Sinuses: Anat. : ANTRA
68
Bon ___. : NUIT
69
English country festivals. : ALES
70
Noted Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
71
Where Shah Jahan built. : AGRA
Down
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Companions of kin. : KITH
2
One of the satellites. : ECHO
3
___ Cottage, in Fordham. : POES
4
Backwater. : INLET
5
Sign of a sellout. : SRO
6
Plant with white, pink, blue, or purple flowers. : HEPATICA
7
Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
8
Control. : DIRECT
9
Tail. : END
10
Oriental dish. : PILAF
11
"May This House Be Safe ___." : FROMTIGERS
12
Goldfish. : CARP
13
"The ___ the limit." : SKYS
18
Descriptive of certain seals. : EARED
22
Received: Fr. : RECU
24
School equipment. : ERASERS
26
Neighbor of Sierra Leone. : LIBERIA
27
Pew. : STALL
28
Expression of pleased surprise. : OHBOY
29
All, or nearly all according to Aesop. : LIONSSHARE
31
Cuts. : STABS
33
Tree trunks. : BOLES
34
Poet of "Go down to Kew . . . " : NOYES
36
Bokhara. : RUG
38
Ump. : REF
41
Herb for seasoning. : ROSEMARY
44
___ arms. : UPIN
46
Combining form for sodium. : NATRO
49
Lancers of 48 Across. : UHLANS
52
Merchandise. : WARES
54
Finnish steam bath. : SAUNA
55
Island off Tuscany. : ELBA
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Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Compact. : SNUG
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Move strongly. : STIR
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This: Span. : ESTA
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Islet. : CAY
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Girl's name. : MAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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