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New York Times, Wednesday, February 10, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,862
Across
1. Subway token. : FARE
5. Gibbons. : APES
9. Mockery. : FARCE
14. Presently. : ANON
15. Fruit. : DATE
16. It begins: “Sing, Muse, the wrath of Achilles . . . ” : ILIAD
17. “___ Plenty of Nuttin.’” : IGOT
18. Structure outside a castle. : DRAWBRIDGE
20. Bounce back. : RESILE
22. The bride’s. : HERS
23. Lair. : DEN
24. Move back. : RECEDE
26. A great deal: Colloq. : LOTS
28. Popular type of entertainer. : VENTRILOQUIST
33. ____d’Yeu, place of Petain’s exile. : ILE
35. Entrance. : DOOR
36. Masked merrymaker. : MUMMER
37. Burst of cheers. : SALVO
39. Much less than a quaff. : SIP
41. Rome Beauty, : APPLE
42. Profession of 36 Across. : ACTING
44. Earl ___ Biggers. : DERR
46. Aficionado’s cry. : OLE
47. Washington and others. : WESTERNSTATES
50. Home of the tiger. : ASIA
51. Picturesque. : SCENIC
53. Health resort. : SPA
56. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
58. Containers. : CRATES
60. Slight fault. : PECCADILLO
63. Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
64. On the move. : ASTIR
65. Bread spread. : OLEO
66. In ___ (wholly). : TOTO
67. Amphibians. : TOADS
68. Relative of krypton. : NEON
69. Squaw Valley specialty. : SNOW
Down
1. N. Y. C. event for 1964. : FAIR
2. Provoke. : ANGER
3. Famous U. S. family. : ROOSEVELTS
4. Play the siren. : ENTICE
5. Augmented. : ADDEDTO
6. ___ value. : PAR
7. Peary’s base. : ETAH
8. Black Beauty’s creator. : SEWELL
9. Phase of the moon. : FIRSTQUARTER
10. Eastern name. : ALI
11. Hero of “Lorna Doone.” : RIDD
12. Bird’s home. : CAGE
13. Author of memoirs, “Full Circle.” : EDEN
19. Sweep. : BROOM
21. Hearken. : LENDONESEARS
25. Psyche’s beloved. : EROS
27. Pit. : SUMP
29. Gladioli. : IRIDS
30. Unjust burden. : IMPOSITION
31. Dispose of. : SELL
32. Redwood. : TREE
33. What “vidi” means. : ISAW
34. Cluny. : LACE
38. “Ars longa, ___ brevis.” : VITA
40. Favorites. : PETS
43. Type of student: Colloq. : GRIND
45. Flapper Age fur. : RACCOON
48. State. : NATION
49. Passes a bill. : ENACTS
52. Patchwork poem. : CENTO
53. Tiff. : SPAT
54. Relative of a bolivar. : PESO
55. Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
57. She: Fr. : ELLE
59. Boat for freight. : SCOW
61. Spanish immortal. : CID
62. Constellation of Regulus. : LEO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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