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New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,164

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Move very slowly. : INCH
5
Cavil: Colloq. : CRAB
9
Bean plants. : SOYS
13
Author Vidal. : GORE
14
A glory. : AURA
15
Banjo sound. : TWANG
17
Good earth. : LOAM
18
Impasse. : BLINDALLEY
20
Not justified. : UNCALLEDFOR
22
Road surface. : TAR
23
Patella site. : KNEE
24
Desert. : FORSAKE
26
French co. : CIE
28
Aid: Abbr. : ASST
31
Coal tar product. : DYE
32
Forest in "As You Like It." : ARDEN
34
Toodle-oo. : TATA
36
Musical group. : TRIO
40
First King of Israel. : SAUL
41
Mixed greens. : SALAD
42
Big Bend State: Abbr. : TENN
43
Military cap. : KEPI
44
"Pony." : TROT
45
Hot beverage. : TODDY
46
Ben ___. : HUR
48
French resort. : NICE
50
Steersman for the crew. : COX
51
Full of fun. : JOCULAR
55
Cortisone drug. : ACTH
57
Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
58
Sandwich makings. : SWISSCHEESE
63
Exclamation of surprise. : GREATSCOTT
65
Give ear to. : HEED
66
Beleaguerment. : SIEGE
67
Son of Isaac. : ESAU
68
___ out (supplied what was lacking to). : EKED
69
Sprit. : SPAR
70
Hounds. : DOGS
71
Behold. : ESPY
Down
1
Arctic abode. : IGLU
2
Meridian. : NOON
3
Broke down. : CRACKEDUP
4
Brawny fellow. : HEMAN
5
Certain messages. : CABLES
6
Standard. : RULE
7
Jejune. : ARID
8
Canadian resort. : BANFF
9
Shining brightly. : STARRY
10
Strigine bird. : OWL
11
Resort on the Black Sea. : YALTA
12
Prowl. : SNEAK
16
Spiral motion. : GYRE
19
Thingumbob. : DOODAD
21
Fatless. : LEAN
25
Fracas. : SETTO
26
Hogshead. : CASK
27
Dies ___. : IRAE
29
Headliner. : STAR
30
Hawk's claw. : TALON
33
Yale. : ELIHU
35
French comedian. : TATI
37
Sign of health. : REDCHEEKS
38
___-China. : INDO
39
Cameo gem. : ONYX
41
Soda fountain items. : STRAWS
45
Carnegie ___. : TECH
47
Relative of a balmacaan. : ULSTER
49
Mescal. : CACTUS
51
Notches. : JAGS
52
Plant with fragrant roots. : ORRIS
53
Move stealthily. : CREEP
54
Put through a kitchen device. : RICED
56
Titter. : TEHEE
59
Comme ci, comme ça! : SOSO
60
Red deer. : STAG
61
Leak out. : SEEP
62
Whirl. : EDDY
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Turkish commander. : AGA

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

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