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New York Times, Monday, November 7, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 325 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,133
Across
1. Tender. : OFFER
6. King of the Hellenes. : PAUL
10. Rooms for research. : LABS
14. Divide by cutting. : CARVE
15. "___ virumque cano . . . " : ARMA
16. ___ fixe. : IDEE
17. Part of the forest. : TREES
18. Teen-age phenomenon. : PUPPYLOVE
20. Portentous event. : OMEN
21. School of whales. : GAM
22. Piece of furniture. : DAYBED
23. Asian capital. : SEOUL
25. Asseveration. : VOW
26. Site of famous English cathedral. : ELY
27. Starry. : ASTRAL
29. Special features of Broadway. : SIGNS
31. Greek letter. : RHO
32. Implied. : TACIT
34. Austrian composer (1819–95). : SUPPE
38. Girl in "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
40. Port of French Morocco. : RABAT
42. Knot in wool, yarn, etc. : BURL
43. Make one's home. : DWELL
45. Synthetic material. : NYLON
47. Animal's milieu. : ZOO
48. Type of picture. : MURAL
50. Edgar Rice Burroughs character. : TARZAN
52. Mammal with wings. : BAT
55. Type of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
56. Asian kingdom. : NEPAL
57. Mt. McKinley's range. : ALASKA
59. Purpose. : AIM
60. Le Moko of the Casbah. : PEPE
63. Idles. : KILLSTIME
65. Little Crow's tribe. : SIOUX
66. Indian carriage. : EKKA
67. With: Fr. : AVEC
68. Mature. : ADULT
69. Musical sign. : REST
70. Since: Scot. : SYNE
71. Communications. : NOTES
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1. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
2. A certain tract of land. : FARM
3. Peach. : FREESTONE
4. Doubletree. : EVENER
5. Home: Abbr. : RES
6. Of the Vatican. : PAPAL
7. The wake-robin plant. : ARUM
8. Referee: Abbr. : UMP
9. Pet of a sort. : LAPDOG
10. Madonna ___. : LILY
11. Dried brick. : ADOBE
12. Carpenter's tool. : BEVEL
13. Feeling poorly: Colloq. : SEEDY
19. Opens wide. : YAWNS
21. Of the throat. : GULAR
24. Cereal grass. : OAT
25. Full of life. : VITAL
27. Uninteresting. : ARID
28. Kind of business. : SHOW
29. Prophetic woman. : SIBYL
30. ___ rosa. : SUB
33. Place for locks. : CANAL
35. Solve. : PUZZLEOUT
36. Canoe. : PROA
37. Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
39. Shade tree. : ELM
41. ___ pole. : TOTEM
44. Skulks. : LURKS
46. Be off one's guard. : NAP
49. Equipment for vaqueros. : REATAS
51. Cassino's river. : RAPIDO
52. Wilson's Secretary of War. : BAKER
53. Equally. : ALIKE
54. One purpose of summit meetings. : TALKS
56. Relative. : NIECE
58. Wooden strip. : SLAT
59. Hymn's end. : AMEN
61. Whimper. : PULE
62. Telephones: Abbr. : EXTS
64. One of the Leagues. : IVY
65. ___ Juan. : SAN

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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