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New York Times, Saturday, December 31, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J W Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,187
Across Down
1. Rowboat. : SKIFF
6. Secular. : LAIC
10. Weather phenomena. : FOGS
14. Jeopardy. : PERIL
15. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
16. Baker's companion. : ABLE
17. Once ___ time . . . : UPONA
18. Wiener schnitzel. : VEAL
19. Type of light. : NEON
20. Historic time. : NINETEENSIXTYAD
23. Time when a beginning is made. : START
24. Characters in fables. : BEASTS
25. Hound. : BASSET
28. Enthusiasts. : FANS
29. Relatively far removed. : OUTER
30. Short skirt. : KILT
32. Large ruminants. : YAKS
36. ___ et labora. : ORA
37. Americans. : YANKEES
40. Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
41. Famous baseball player. : MAYS
43. Collegian. : COED
44. Following. : AFTER
46. Finesse. : TACT
48. Out-and-out. : ARRANT
49. Take on. : ASSUME
52. Cerro de ___, mining center in Peru. : PASCO
54. Possible New Year's resolution. : MINDONESPSANDQS
59. Describing Father Time. : AGED
60. Type of metal piece. : TBAR
61. Courageous. : STOUT
62. Captain Hook's henchman. : SMEE
63. Gardner. : ERLE
64. Washington name. : MAMIE
65. Carnelian. : SARD
66. Portuguese titles. : DOMS
67. Napped. : SLEPT
1. Prolonged. : SPUN
2. Visored cap. : KEPI
3. Golf club. : IRON
4. Skill. : FINESSE
5. Washington cape, S. of Vancouver Island. : FLATTERY
6. Admirer. : LOVER
7. As regards. : ANENT
8. Greek hero, slayer of Castor. : IDAS
9. Single. : CELIBATE
10. Illusion. : FANTASY
11. Is guided by. : OBEYS
12. Enjoy another's discomfiture. : GLOAT
13. Forwards. : SENDS
21. Dine. : EAT
22. Stranger: Comb. form. : XEN
25. Flourish vigorously, as business. : BOOM
26. Invisible atmosphere. : AURA
27. Prop up. : STAY
28. Escaped. : FLED
30. Half hitch. : KNOT
31. Dwight. : IKE
33. Broadway group. : ANTA
34. Acute. : KEEN
35. Kind. : SORT
38. Underlined. : ACCENTED
39. Ironies. : SARCASMS
42. Set thickly on. : STUDDED
45. Bone of the forehead. : FRONTAL
47. "___, amas, I love a lass . . . " : AMO
48. Talking beast of the Bible. : ASS
49. Pile up. : AMASS
50. Greek letter. : SIGMA
51. Smiling grimace. : SNEER
52. Song of Asaph. : PSALM
53. After: Fr. : APRES
55. Tortosa's river. : EBRO
56. Mansion: Port. : DOME
57. Sally. : QUIP
58. Printer's term. : STET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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