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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
56. 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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