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New York Times, Saturday, December 3, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,159
Across
1. Treat for the kids. : SODAPOP
8. Muffin. : POPOVER
15. What the buskin symbolizes. : TRAGEDY
16. Perceiving. : ALIVETO
17. Distributor of charitable gifts. : ALMONER
18. University officers. : REGENTS
19. Long (for). : YEARN
20. Mountain of Thessaly. : OSSA
22. River mouths: Span. : RIAS
23. Affirmative. : AYE
25. Item of belief. : TENET
27. Campus buildings. : LABS
30. Partially. : BIAS
32. Vibrate. : THROB
36. Scandinavian name. : OLE
37. Black. : EBON
38. Do a reaper's job. : SHEAVE
39. Eastern title. : AGA
40. Place ___, Paris. : VENDOME
42. "___ Freischütz." : DER
43. Grew wheat, corn, etc. : FARMED
45. Eurasian river. : URAL
46. Fury. : IRE
47. Vehicle. : SEDAN
48. Dispute. : SPAR
49. English statesman. : PITT
50. Swagger. : STRUT
52. District: Abbr. : TER
54. A continent: Comb. form. : AFRO
57. Cupid. : EROS
59. Great theatrical name (with "the"). : LUNTS
63. Pouring down. : RAINING
65. Stood firm. : HELDOUT
67. Entertainer. : ARTISTE
68. Where Santiago de Cuba is. : ORIENTE
69. High and dry. : BEACHED
70. Faint: Slang. : PASSOUT
Down
1. Check. : STAY
2. Heraldic border. : ORLE
3. Lady of Spain. : DAMA
4. Market places. : AGORAS
5. Figuratively, the price of thoughts. : PENNY
6. Poem. : ODE
7. Heat: Comb. form. : PYRO
8. Gives the syntax of. : PARSES
9. New York city. : OLEAN
10. Poke inhabitant. : PIG
11. "___ hills and far away." : OVERTHE
12. Caesar's "I came." : VENI
13. Girl's name. : ETTA
14. Thurber subject. : ROSS
21. Confront fearlessly. : STANDUPTO
24. Ran out. : EBBED
26. A Barrymore. : ETHEL
27. Takes it easy. : LOAFS
28. Subject for study in 27 Across. : ALGAE
29. See 21 Down. : BEARD
31. Type of atom. : ION
33. Certain lines. : RADII
34. Open. : OVERT
35. Bohemian headgear. : BERET
37. Landmark. : EVENT
38. Sting. : SMART
41. Pray: Lat. : ORA
44. ___ Temple. : MASONIC
48. Moved like the sea. : SURGED
49. Very proper persons. : PRUDES
51. Income, in France. : RENTE
53. Writer Havelock. : ELLIS
54. Berber's neighbor. : ARAB
55. The cost of going. : FARE
56. Italian saint's name. : RITA
58. Place for work. : SHOP
60. Words to a tot. : NONO
61. Ballerina's skirt. : TUTU
62. Printer's term. : STET
64. Rather: Suffix. : ISH
66. Time. : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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