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New York Times, Saturday, December 10, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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1. Plant of the buckwheat family. : DOCK
5. King of Troy. : PRIAM
10. Gorge. : SATE
14. Seaport of Samoa. : APIA
15. Donizetti heroine. : LINDA
16. Ripple. : PURL
17. Political vilifier. : MUDSLINGER
19. Concept. : IDEA
20. In the manner of: Suffix. : ESE
21. Comfort. : EASE
22. Sea west of Greece. : IONIAN
24. River in and out of Lake Geneva. : RHONE
26. Swamp. : FEN
27. Left over. : ODD
28. Bewail. : LAMENT
30. Short surplice. : COTTA
32. Seed coverings. : ARILS
33. Any scroll-shaped ornament. : CARTOUCHE
37. Where a statue of Venus was found. : MILO
38. Great artery. : AORTA
39. Council, as formerly in Transvaal. : RAAD
40. Where Johns Hopkins is. : BALTIMORE
42. French gateway. : PORTE
43. Glossy, dark fur. : SABLE
44. Substance found in wheat flour. : GLUTEN
45. Official book for pharmacists: Abbr. : USP
48. Man's nickname. : GUS
49. Seemingly (often used as a prefix). : QUASI
50. Large group of fish. : SCHOOL
52. Eject. : OUST
53. Tennis term. : LOB
56. Croquet wicket. : HOOP
57. Haile Selassie's capital. : ADDISABABA
60. City in Sicily. : ENNA
61. Bête ___. : NOIRE
62. Companions of ids. : EGOS
63. Lively dance. : REEL
64. Doctrine. : TENET
65. Relatives of yards. : FEET
1. Feminine title. : DAME
2. Work. : OPUS
3. End of the line for many apples. : CIDERMILL
4. Souls, in ancient Egypt. : KAS
5. Supple. : PLIANT
6. See 10 Down. : RINSE
7. Contemporary playwright. : INGE
8. Product of: Suffix. : ADE
9. Victor Herbert girl. : MARIETTA
10. Washing machine cycle. : SPIN
11. TV term. : AUDIO
12. Surface of a stair. : TREAD
13. African antelope. : ELAND
18. M. Jouhaux and others. : LEONS
23. Aware of: Colloq. : ONTO
25. Slaves. : HELOTS
26. Strong point. : FORTE
28. Innocent person. : LAMB
29. Melody. : ARIA
30. Vieux ___, French quarter of New Orleans. : CARRE
31. Containing gold. : AUROUS
33. Chills. : COOLS
34. Gristle. : CARTILAGE
35. Misanthrope's specialty. : HATE
36. Garden spot. : EDEN
38. Walking. : AMBULANT
41. Troublemaker for "the Moor." : IAGO
42. Rio de la ___. : PLATA
44. Triangular shaped piece in a garment. : GUSSET
45. Theatre employe. : USHER
46. Tea cake. : SCONE
47. Call. : PHONE
49. 24 or 25 sheets of paper. : QUIRE
51. Relative of a moonstone. : OPAL
52. Valhalla host. : ODIN
54. Hautboy. : OBOE
55. Fiber for ropes, mats, etc. : BAST
58. Common fictitious name. : DOE
59. British army: Abbr. : BEF

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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