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New York Times, Monday, December 5, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,161
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1. Shoestring. : LACET
6. Deputy: Abbr. : ASST
10. First of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
14. Different. : OTHER
15. Cloak-and-dagger item. : MICROFILM
17. Dress material. : VOILE
18. Restaurant special. : BLUEPLATE
19. House addition. : ELL
20. Orthographize. : SPELL
22. Claw. : TALON
23. Antares, for example. : REDSTAR
25. Juicy fruit. : PEAR
27. River of Roosevelt Dam. : SALT
28. Neolithic times. : STONEAGE
32. Sufficient. : AMPLE
34. Sidetrack. : SHUNT
35. Spanish article. : LOS
36. Meadow mouse. : VOLE
37. Wild pigs. : BOARS
38. Table leaf. : FLAP
39. Dog ___ manger. : INA
40. Part of a maison. : SALLE
41. Simple song. : DITTY
42. Continually. : DAYBYDAY
44. "Father to the thought." : WISH
45. A continent: Abbr. : AMER
46. Traffics. : BARTERS
49. Sharp. : ACERB
52. Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
54. Farm animal. : SOW
55. Resembling marble, as in being white, smooth, etc. : MARMOREAL
57. Famous Chief Justice. : CHASE
59. Popular dessert. : ANGELCAKE
60. Bashful. : TIMID
61. Gaseous element. : NEON
62. Desiccated. : ARID
63. Mise en ___. : SCENE
1. Romeo. : LOVER
2. Mexican porridge. : ATOLE
3. Simple task. : CHILDSPLAY
4. Muraenoid : EEL
5. Sawhorse. : TRESTLE
6. Reddish-yellow. : AMBER
7. Threshold. : SILL
8. Works of Epstein. : SCULPTURE
9. Three: Ital. : TRE
10. Glowing. : AFLARE
11. Coin of Morocco. : RIAL
12. High: Span. : ALTO
13. Operatives of a special sort. : GMEN
16. One who makes a choice. : OPTANT
21. Exactly suitable. : PAT
24. Vendition. : SALE
26. Eternities. : EONS
28. Resembling fissile rock. : SHALY
29. Yet: Colloq. : ALLTHESAME
30. ___ Island in the Niagara River. : GOAT
31. Discern. : ESPY
32. Keenly eager. : AVID
33. West African monkey. : MONA
34. Time period. : SOLARYEAR
37. Commanded. : BADE
38. Clenched hand. : FIST
40. Sign. : SYMBOL
41. Guides. : DIRECTS
43. Tapsters. : BARMEN
44. Method. : WAY
46. Packed cotton. : BALED
47. Colophony. : ROSIN
48. European. : SWEDE
49. To ___ (every one). : AMAN
50. Malacca. : CANE
51. Hence. : ERGO
53. Hector Munro. : SAKI
56. Sarnoff's outfit. : RCA
58. ___ jacet. : HIC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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