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New York Times, Thursday, November 17, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
David Steinberg notes:

Number and part of 29-Across clue came between 1- and 5-Across clues; moved the number and part down to where the 29-Across clue was supposed to be. All that was there in the original was the remainder of the 29-Across clue, with no number. Fixed everything.

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,143
Across
1. 1964–65 project for New York. : FAIR
5. Boss of a shield. : UMBO
9. Remnant. : SCRAP
14. Famous cathedral town near Toulouse. : ALBI
15. A counting. : POLL
16. Pin for an oar. : THOLE
17. Sent away. : DISMISSED
19. Prey or plunder. : RAVIN
20. "The ___ of St. Agnes." : EVE
21. Overlook. : MISS
22. Marks used in writing. : CARETS
23. Part of D. D. S. : DENTAL
25. Not full. : SCANT
27. "___ Plenty o' Nuttin'." : IGOT
29. Very sheer, stiff cotton goods. : ORGANDY
33. Batu Khan's armies of 1237. : GOLDENHORDE
37. Motorist's group. : AAA
38. Treaty port of 1842. : AMOY
39. See 8 Down. : ELD
40. Whirring sound. : BIRR
41. System of beliefs: Abbr. : REL
42. Fate of some legislative bills. : PIGEONHOLED
46. Dorothy's hen, in the "Oz" books. : BILLINA
48. High time. : NOON
49. Celtic language. : IRISH
51. Give tender loving care. : CUDDLE
55. Publisher's concern. : FORMAT
58. Time cycle. : YEAR
60. Kuwait's specialty. : OIL
61. Take up. : ADOPT
62. Pentagon name. : LEMNITZER
64. Civil War figure. : RELEE
65. Camelot lady. : ENID
66. City on the Truckee. : RENO
67. Brewer's concern. : MALTS
68. Edible root. : TARO
69. Part of Paris. : ISSY
Down
1. Lacking luster. : FADED
2. Look ___! (hurry). : ALIVE
3. He wrote "When We Dead Awaken." : IBSEN
4. Margin. : RIM
5. Greek letter. : UPSILON
6. Very small green plant. : MOSS
7. Wish well to. : BLESS
8. Time long past. : OLD
9. Novel. : STRANGE
10. Magna ___. : CHARTA
11. Take a stroll. : ROVE
12. Hit the ground. : ALIT
13. Folds. : PENS
18. Figure. : IMAGE
22. King or queen. : CARD
24. Shipshape. : TIDY
26. ___ Bleu. : CORDON
28. Step on ___. : THEGAS
30. Relative of a staple. : NAIL
31. Brave. : DARE
32. Support for a sail. : YARD
33. Costume. : GARB
34. Sacred mountain in China. : OMEI
35. Take it easy. : LOLL
36. Spanish cheer. : OLE
40. Paper for letterheads. : BOND
42. The Pride of Pittsburgh. : PIRATES
43. Part of a monogram: Abbr. : INIT
44. Slangy phrase of refusal. : NOCANDO
45. Nymph of Mohammedan paradise. : HOURI
47. Relative of a barnacle. : LIMPET
50. Carnivorous mammal. : HYENA
52. Sleeps fitfully. : DOZES
53. Claims on another's property. : LIENS
54. Man's name meaning "royal." : ELROY
55. Place in the country. : FARM
56. Old-time music halls. : ODEA
57. Brioche. : ROLL
59. Eastern dignitary. : EMIR
62. Diminutive suffix. : LET
63. Every third: Prefix. : TRI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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