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New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,134
Across
1. The winner in 1828. : JACKSON
8. Of radiant energy: Comb. form. : SPECTRO
15. Magnetite. : IRONORE
16. Type of newspaper. : TABLOID
17. Italian composer (1675–1743). : VIVALDI
18. Economic sanction. : EMBARGO
19. French schoolboy. : ELEVE
20. Tide in the first and third quarter. : NEAP
22. Cousin of tear. : WEAR
23. Superlative ending. : EST
25. Holiday season. : XMAS
27. Exclamations of annoyance. : TUTS
30. Nissen or quonset. : HUT
32. Petty tyrant. : SATRAP
37. Presidential nickname. : IKE
38. Item in commuter's budget. : FARES
40. Small egg. : OVULE
41. VIP of an election year. : CAMPAIGNMANAGER
44. Meat jelly. : ASPIC
45. Verona's river. : ADIGE
46. Conjunction. : BUT
47. Nobel peace prize winner Pearson. : LESTER
49. Noun suffix denoting explosive. : ITE
50. Legendary matter. : MYTH
51. Horse. : ROAN
53. ___ Paolo. : SAO
55. Wharf or paved bank. : QUAY
59. Sound of relief. : SIGH
61. Canine sound. : GROWL
65. Straight. : UNBOWED
67. Country on East African coast. : ERITREA
69. Repeat. : ITERATE
70. Musical. : MELODIC
71. Heroes of the arenas. : TOREROS
72. Features of nature. : SCENERY
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1. Swing music: Slang. : JIVE
2. Seed covering. : ARIL
3. Inlet. : COVE
4. Playing cards. : KNAVES
5. Shoe parts. : SOLES
6. Army branch: Abbr. : ORD
7. German negative. : NEIN
8. Water above 212 deg. F. : STEAM
9. South American plains. : PAMPAS
10. Decline. : EBB
11. Lobster's chela. : CLAW
12. Moved with great haste: Colloq. : TORE
13. Latvian seaport. : RIGA
14. Scent. : ODOR
21. Increasing in scope, area, etc. : EXTENDING
24. Language of Southeast Asia. : THAI
26. Tributary of the Rhone. : SAONE
27. Money in Bangkok. : TICAL
28. Official decree. : UKASE
29. Le ___, famous French newspaper. : TEMPS
31. Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
33. Source of power: Abbr. : TVA
34. Sport. : RUGBY
35. Inhabitant of Attu. : ALEUT
36. ___ Amboy. : PERTH
38. Severe check or defeat: Colloq. : FACER
39. Struck a heavy blow. : SMIT
42. Theatre section. : PIT
43. "A man for the ___." : AGES
48. Faced, as a challenge. : ROSETO
50. Harrison's running mate, 1888. : MORTON
52. Staff members. : AIDES
54. Mentally quick. : AGILE
55. Discontinue. : QUIT
56. Poetic preposition. : UNTO
57. But: Ger. : ABER
58. Days of ___. : YORE
60. Sews. : HEMS
62. Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
63. Small dam. : WEIR
64. Adjective for a trimmed garment. : LACY
66. Cabinent post now part of Defense. : WAR
68. Purchaser's slip: Abbr. : REC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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