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New York Times, Friday, December 23, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,179
Across Down
1. Noted pianist. : CLIBURN
8. Bark. : BOWWOW
14. Chat. : CAUSERIE
15. Advocate of political violence. : ANARCH
16. Inland region. : INTERIOR
17. Bird like an ostrich. : RATITE
18. Founder of the "Tatler." : STEELE
19. Wood. : OAK
21. School founded by Henry VI. : ETON
22. ___ de France. : ILE
24. Nicholas II. : TSAR
26. Danish girl's name. : KAREN
30. W. W. II ship. : LST
32. Struck. : SMOTE
36. "See no ___." : EVIL
37. Divine. : SUPERHUMAN
39. Cleave. : RIVE
40. " . . . ___ with Nineveh and Tyre." : ISONE
41. Beach. : SAND
42. Grackles. : BLACKBIRDS
44. To the form of. : INTO
45. Piquant. : SALTY
46. Baseball great. : OTT
47. Descendant. : SCION
48. Norse god. : ODIN
50. Cry of surprise. : OHO
52. Blemish. : SCAR
55. Australian state: Abbr. : NSW
57. Blame. : ACCUSE
62. Versailles. : PALACE
64. He performed twelve labors. : HERCULES
66. City ___. : EDITOR
67. Feeling of concern. : INTEREST
68. A catch or pawl. : DETENT
69. Marchioness. : PEERESS
1. Argot. : CANT
2. Ancient instrument. : LUTE
3. Words of understanding. : ISEE
4. City on the Spree. : BERLIN
5. Archangel in "Paradise Lost." : URIEL
6. ___ Muni. : RIO
7. Seneca tutored him. : NERO
8. Speaks sharply. : BARKS
9. ___ shoestring. : ONA
10. Notable Handel suite. : WATERMUSIC
11. Legal document. : WRIT
12. Numerical combining form. : OCTO
13. Although. : WHEN
14. On this side of: Prefix. : CIS
20. Look after. : ATTENDTO
23. Escapes. : ELUSIONS
25. Timber tree. : ASH
26. London sidewalk parts. : KERBS
27. City in Old Castile. : AVILA
28. Competitor. : RIVAL
29. Voters. : ELECTORATE
31. Pastime. : SPORT
33. Certain Arabs. : OMANI
34. So much, in music. : TANTO
35. Not broadside. : ENDON
37. Brother or sister. : SIB
38. Home: Abbr. : RES
43. He wrote the "Spanish Tragedy." : KYD
47. Association football. : SOCCER
49. Lifeless. : INERT
51. Francis Brett ___. : HARTE
52. Hastened. : SPED
53. Parade: Suffix. : CADE
54. Came down. : ALIT
56. Congressional figure. : WHIP
58. Remedy. : CURE
59. Rubber trees. : ULES
60. Assembly: Abbr. : SESS
61. Id ___. : EST
63. Study. : CON
65. Direction. : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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