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New York Times, Friday, December 16, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
PS notes: Original clue for 52-Across had "Mazzel"; corrected it to "Mazel."
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,172
Across Down
1. 18th cen. English poet. : COWPER
7. Florida metropolis. : TAMPA
12. Quieting influence. : OPIATE
13. Vigilant guardian. : CERBERUS
16. Money handler. : LENDER
17. Estrange. : ALIENATE
18. Table scrap. : ORT
19. Smirched. : SULLIED
21. Throttle of an engine: Slang. : GUN
22. Navigation hazard. : REEF
24. Tooth. : MOLAR
25. Insect sounds. : HUMS
26. Sharpen. : STROP
28. Duct: Anat. : VAS
29. New Hampshire city. : KEENE
30. Bridge holdings. : TENACES
32. Slip. : ERR
33. Confused. : ADDLED
34. Well-wisher. : FRIEND
37. Wassail. : ALE
38. Monastery church. : MINSTER
39. Social divisions. : CLANS
42. Instead of. : FOR
43. Loose garment for women. : SIMAR
45. Sporting event. : HUNT
46. Is absorbed in study (with "over"). : PORES
48. Bird's home. : CAGE
49. Protein food. : EGG
50. Induced, in electricity. : FARADIC
52. Mazel ___ (good luck): Yiddish. : TOV
53. Self-centered ones. : EGOTISTS
55. "What's ___ is still unsure . . . " : TOCOME
57. Long cloaks for women. : PELISSES
58. Musical compositions. : ETUDES
59. Renaissance name. : DANTE
60. Sitting, as a statue. : SEDENT
1. Water ___. : COLORS
2. Stage attraction. : OPERETTA
3. Spent the season. : WINTERED
4. Stuff. : PAD
5. Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
6. In ___ natura (in the nature of things): Lat. : RERUM
7. German city, birthplace of Karl Marx. : TRIER
8. In repose. : ABED
9. Brothers. : MEN
10. European capital on the Vitava. : PRAGUE
11. Season. : AUTUMN
13. Well-known diva. : CALLAS
14. Hebrew prophet. : ELIAS
15. Realize. : SENSE
20. "If I ___ you . . . " : LOVED
23. Creamy candy. : FONDANT
25. Dissenter. : HERETIC
27. Grows boring. : PALLS
29. ___ Kringle. : KRISS
31. Letter. : CEE
32. Sea bird. : ERN
34. Excited. : FIRED
35. Roundworm. : NEMATODE
36. Travelers' guide, in the Near East. : DRAGOMEN
38. Swamp. : MORASS
39. Bird call. : CHEEP
40. Dragged with effort. : LUGGED
41. Portuguese West Africa. : ANGOLA
42. Loud, in music. : FORTE
44. Reinstate. : REVEST
46. Outmoded. : PASSE
47. Locations. : SITES
50. Handwriting: Colloq. : FIST
51. Farm enclosure. : COTE
54. Principal constituent of pewter. : TIN
56. Ruminant's specialty. : CUD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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