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New York Times, Friday, November 25, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,151

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Ragout. : SALMI
6
Not sweet. : SEC
9
Catch the breath. : GASP
13
Behave or comport (one's self). : DEMEAN
14
___ de Javelle. : EAU
15
Potpourri. : OLIO
16
Abstains from. : AVOIDS
17
Framework for fruit trees. : ESPALIER
19
Tenant. : LESSEE
20
Person departed. : DECEDENT
21
Tabard ___. : INN
22
Small island. : CAY
24
Amphitheatres. : ARENAS
25
Bundles of sticks. : FAGOTS
28
Painting of holy person. : IKON
29
Capital. : MONEY
30
Marcel Marceau, for example. : MIME
32
Forming glutinous threads. : ROPY
36
Chemical compound. : ALDOL
37
Egyptian cobra. : ASP
38
Insects in transformation stage. : PUPAE
39
Hypothetical force. : ODYL
40
S. Pacific sailing boat. : PROA
41
On the qui vive. : ALERT
42
Mexican jug. : OLLA
44
Place among. : INSERT
46
Trouble greatly. : PLAGUE
49
Prior to: Prefix. : PRE
50
Island in the river. : AIT
52
Split into layers. : LAMINATE
54
Roof covering. : THATCH
57
Tropical fruit. : AVOCADOS
58
Skillful. : HABILE
59
The Blue Eagle's initials, 1933. : NIRA
60
Ingest. : EAT
61
Athletic team. : ELEVEN
62
Ship: Poet. : KEEL
63
Professional man: Abbr. : DDS
64
Customary functions. : ROLES
Down
1
Repeated a certain number of times. : SEVENFOLD
2
Radio and TV team. : AMOSNANDY
3
Wreaths, in Oahu. : LEIS
4
Assured of success. : MADE
5
Small invertebrate animal. : INSECT
6
Dressed shabbily. : SEEDY
7
At ___. : EASE
8
Bakery item. : CUPCAKE
9
Law of conduct. : GOLDENRULE
10
Unfriendly. : ALIEN
11
City in Tuscany. : SIENA
12
Embarkation places. : PORTS
13
Surrealist painter. : DALI
18
Atmosphere: Comb. form. : AERO
23
African capital. : ASMARA
26
Of the study of rocks. : GEOLOGICAL
27
Last name of Popeye's girl. : OYL
28
Make worse. : IMPAIR
29
Chinese name. : MAO
31
Equal: Prefix. : ISO
33
Detective. : OPERATIVE
34
Documentary clauses. : PARTICLES
35
Thus far. : YET
38
___ de deux. : PAS
40
Appealed earnestly. : PLEADED
43
Moon goddess. : LUNA
45
Lower in position. : NETHER
46
Piece of lumber. : PLANK
47
C'est ___. : LAVIE
48
Con ___. : AMORE
49
Banes. : PESTS
51
At another time. : THEN
53
Member of genus Bufo. : TOAD
55
Aureola. : HALO
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Third man. : ABEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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