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New York Times, Friday, December 2, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,158
Across
1. Nine inches. : SPAN
5. Sculptured head or face. : MASK
9. To ___ (to the extreme). : DEATH
14. Speech: Comb. form. : LOGO
15. King of Quechuan Indians. : INCA
16. Upshot. : ISSUE
17. Opposed, in a manner of speaking. : AGIN
18. Halt. : STANDSTILL
20. Generous. : GOODHEARTED
22. ___ gratias. : DEO
23. Part of the head. : EAR
24. Slightest. : BAREST
26. Brings together. : AMASSES
30. Song. : ARIA
31. Mailbag. : POUCH
32. Sizzling. : PIPINGHOT
37. Assert. : AVER
38. Bewilders. : DAZES
39. Danish island. : AERO
40. Outer boundary. : PERIMETER
42. Facial expression. : SMILE
43. Apple. : POME
44. Cleansed. : SCOURED
46. Nebraskan river into the Missouri. : PLATTE
49. Sprite. : ELF
50. Poetic contraction. : EEN
51. Strict. : HARDANDFAST
58. Handy. : CONVENIENT
60. Badly. : ILLY
61. Walking ___. : ONAIR
62. Der ___. : ALTE
63. Type of tide. : NEAP
64. Business index. : SALES
65. Sly look. : LEER
66. Describing designs, in heraldry. : SEME
Down
1. Smelting product. : SLAG
2. Cartoon animal. : POGO
3. Term in money exchange. : AGIO
4. Hard to classify. : NONDESCRIPT
5. Unhappiness: Fr. : MISERE
6. Pilaster. : ANTA
7. Mark. : SCAR
8. Philosopher of Königsberg. : KANT
9. Contempt. : DISDAIN
10. Superlative suffix. : EST
11. Stage direction. : ASIDE
12. Marsh plants. : TULES
13. Slave. : HELOT
19. Rubbish. : DEBRIS
21. Baked meat dish. : HASH
25. Mud larks' playmates. : RAGAMUFFINS
26. Eleventh month of Egyptian calendar. : APAP
27. Be sold, as goods. : MOVE
28. Hungarian violinist. : AUER
29. Flooded condition, as of a river. : SPATE
30. Mimics. : APERS
33. Make into: Suffix. : IZE
34. Future owner. : HEIR
35. Border of a shield. : ORLE
36. ___ the line. : TOED
38. Abase. : DEMEAN
41. Looks after. : MOTHERS
42. Disposed of. : SOLD
45. Pivot. : CENTER
46. River in New Mexico and Texas. : PECOS
47. Girl's name. : LEONA
48. Record. : ANNAL
52. Silver coin of Iran. : RIAL
53. Proofreader's term. : DELE
54. Status quo ___. : ANTE
55. Nautical term. : ALEE
56. Heavy, noisy impact. : SLAM
57. Kind. : TYPE
59. Contend. : VIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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