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New York Times, Thursday, November 10, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,136
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1. Tool. : CATSPAW
8. Chessman. : BISHOPS
15. "Peace in ___." : OURTIME
16. Stirring to action. : AROUSAL
17. Remain in place: Colloq. : STAYPUT
18. Color. : SKYBLUE
19. Cyclades isle. : IOS
20. ___ like (et cetera). : ANDTHE
22. Auctioneer's dictum. : SOLD
23. California, often so called. : ELDORADO
25. ___ test. : ACID
28. Swear: Dial. : SWOW
29. Seven: Comb. form. : HEPTA
34. Leisurely. : SLOW
35. Extremities. : ENDS
36. "Bombs bursting ___." : INAIR
37. East Indian fig tree. : BANYAN
39. License of a sort. : DOGTAG
40. "Of Thee ___." : ISING
41. Anything made to sell. : WARE
44. Highest: Comb. form. : ACRO
45. Nkrumah's country. : GHANA
46. Aits, in France. : ILES
47. Mountain pass, in India. : GHAT
48. Handsome shade tree. : REDMAPLE
51. Faulty part. : FLAW
55. Star of the past, ___ Howard. : LESLIE
56. London communication group. : BBC
59. Ventilates. : AERATES
61. Star of the past, ___Duncan. : ISADORA
63. "What's ___?" : INANAME
64. Women's apartments, in India and Persia. : ZENANAS
65. Cheese dish. : RAREBIT
66. Road: Span. : ESTRADA
1. "___ Fan Tutte." : COSI
2. Vehicle, for short. : AUTO
3. Refrain syllables. : TRAS
4. Pen. : STY
5. Another fig tree of India. : PIPAL
6. First at the South Pole, 1911. : AMUNDSEN
7. Sprinkle with water. : WETDOWN
8. Self-important officials. : BASHAWS
9. Bored. : IRKED
10. Oriental sauce. : SOY
11. Centers of activity. : HUBS
12. Where Frogner Park is. : OSLO
13. Sen. Douglas. : PAUL
14. Double-ripper. : SLED
21. Tramped. : TROD
23. Veteran of the stage. : EDWYNN
24. Paducah's river. : OHIO
25. Equal to, in size. : ASBIG
26. Disagree. : CLASH
27. Ancient district of Asia Minor. : IONIA
30. Occupy. : ENGAGE
31. Small plot of ground. : PATCH
32. Crownlet. : TIARA
33. Specialized vocabulary. : ARGOT
38. Culture medium. : AGAR
39. Scorns. : DESPISES
41. Well apart, as eyes. : WIDESET
42. Baksheesh. : ALMS
43. Understand. : REALIZE
49. Fragrant oleoresin. : ELEMI
50. Relied (on). : LEANT
51. Weather prediction. : FAIR
52. Yakutsk's river. : LENA
53. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
54. Decrease. : WANE
56. ___ fide. : BONA
57. Nail. : BRAD
58. ___ Rosada, Government HQ in Buenos Aires. : CASA
60. Reckoning: Colloq. : TAB
62. Patriotic order, U. S. : DAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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