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New York Times, Thursday, February 11, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,863
Across Down
1. Wall Street term. : SHORT
6. Take hold. : GRIP
10. Hoary. : AGED
14. Home with a view. : AERIE
15. Crafty expedient. : RUSE
16. ___ by (stick to). : BIDE
17. See: Colloq. : CLAPEYESON
19. Scandinavian name. : SVEN
20. Family. : KIN
21. On one’s ___ (alert). : TOES
22. Gay. : CHEERY
24. TV comedienne. : SOTHERN
26. “Double” features. : CHINS
27. Big, awkward boat. : ARK
28. Responsive singing. : CHANTING
31. Principal constituent. : BASIS
34. Treaty of ___, 1814. : GHENT
35. Light collation. : TEA
36. River between Poland and Germany. : ODER
37. Pile of snow. : DRIFT
38. Office copy, for short. : STAT
39. Total: Abbr. : AMT
40. Cleaving tools. : FROES
41. Compartment, as in a restaurant. : BOOTH
42. The rabble. : RIFFRAFF
44. Crowbar. : PRY
45. Storm: Fr. : ORAGE
46. More extensive. : BROADER
50. Courtship. : WOOING
52. Tabby’s sound. : MEOW
53. Siderite. : ORE
54. Before: Lat. : ANTE
55. Seize. : LAYHANDSON
58. Rouse. : STIR
59. Historic volcano. : ETNA
60. Useful Latin phrase. : IDEST
61. Lily of France. : PONS
62. Campus official. : DEAN
63. Letters. : ESSES
1. Bags. : SACKS
2. Signaling device using sun’s rays: Colloq. : HELIO
3. Praying figure. : ORANT
4. Saw (wood) along the grain. : RIP
5. Wavers. : TEETERS
6. Putting area. : GREEN
7. Muscovite. : RUSS
8. Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
9. Strong liking. : PENCHANT
10. Lacking. : ABSENT
11. Attacks vigorously: Colloq. : GIVESITTO
12. River into the Fulda. : EDER
13. Gainsay. : DENY
18. Pennsylvania city. : YORK
23. Intimation. : HINT
25. Threadlike growth. : HAIR
26. Men in white. : CHEFS
28. ___ of Staff. : CHIEF
29. Adroit. : NEAT
30. Great city of the Philistines. : GATH
31. Swine. : BOAR
32. African gazelle. : ADMI
33. Enter. : SETFOOTIN
34. American composer. : GROFE
37. Trailed on the ground. : DRAGGLED
38. Asian legume. : SOYA
40. Short for a girl’s name. : FRAN
41. Small chocolate cake. : BROWNIE
43. Poultry farm products. : FRIERS
44. Outrigger. : PROA
46. Contemporary Irish playwright. : BEHAN
47. Measured quantities. : DOSES
48. Worn away. : EROSE
49. Takes quarters. : RENTS
50. Stinger. : WASP
51. Against the surface of. : ONTO
52. Talking bird. : MYNA
56. Noun suffix. : ATE
57. Orthodontist’s degree. : DDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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