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New York Times, Wednesday, December 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,177

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Felt concern. : CARED
6. Derrick pole. : MAST
10. Worn-out. : USED
14. Worn away. : EROSE
15. Certain bones. : ILIA
16. Scruff. : NAPE
17. Young of the quahog. : LITTLENECK
19. Excuse. : PLEA
20. Post-war economic setup: Abbr. : ECA
21. Wading bird. : IBIS
22. Revised. : EDITED
24. Infielders. : BASEMEN
26. One side of a coin. : TAILS
27. Rococo. : GINGERBREADY
31. Brilliant success. : ECLAT
34. Donnybrook. : RIOT
35. Pay court. : WOO
36. Financial term. : LOAN
37. Cast. : THROW
39. Household chore. : WASH
40. Financial term: Abbr. : INT
41. Shadow: Comb. form. : SCIO
42. Right of decision. : SAYSO
43. Understands. : SEESTHELIGHT
47. Farm enclosures. : STIES
48. Neighbors of Normans. : BRETONS
52. Let loose, figuratively. : UNCORK
54. Legatee. : HEIR
55. Genus of Kentucky bluegrass. : POA
56. Man of vision. : SEER
57. Cordiality. : HEARTINESS
60. Benedictine. : MONK
61. All: Comb. form. : OMNI
62. Judicial exactions. : FINES
63. Insects. : ANTS
64. Hindu sacred literature. : VEDA
65. Worrying over trifles. : FUSSY
Down
1. Very important person, for short. : CELEB
2. Chilean port. : ARICA
3. Rosters. : ROTAS
4. Founded: Abbr. : EST
5. Bound. : DELIMIT
6. Montana activity. : MINING
7. Liquors. : ALES
8. ___ transit . . . : SIC
9. Respond to applause. : TAKEABOW
10. Take from a heap. : UNPILE
11. Invests safely: Colloq. : SALTSAWAY
12. Weapon. : EPEE
13. ___ letter. : DEAD
18. One of the Holdens. : EBEN
23. ___ farmer. : DIRT
25. Governor at Juneau. : EGAN
26. Outfielders. : TRIO
28. Lord Fauntleroy's real name. : ERROL
29. Bunk in a London flophouse. : DOSS
30. Shout to attract attention. : YOHO
31. Ivy League champions. : ELIS
32. Holder for ice cream. : CONE
33. Hidden. : LATESCENT
37. Author of "Uncle Vanya": Var. sp. : TCHEKHOV
38. Goes quickly. : HIES
39. Inventor of the steam engine. : WATT
41. Brisk activity. : STIR
42. Posse leader. : SHERIFF
44. Relatives of 21 Across. : STORKS
45. European peninsula. : IBERIA
46. Pluck. : GRIT
49. Spreads out. : OPENS
50. Proboscises. : NOSES
51. Pert: Dial. : SASSY
52. West Point: Abbr. : USMA
53. Gaseous element. : NEON
54. A round of play, in card games. : HAND
58. Uncle: Dial. : EME
59. Siamese measure. : NIU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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