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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

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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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
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Congressional figure. : WHIP
58
Remedy. : CURE
59
Rubber trees. : ULES
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Assembly: Abbr. : SESS
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Id ___. : EST
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Study. : CON
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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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