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New York Times, Friday, February 12, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 81, 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. 3,864
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1. Made gentle. : TAMED
6. Sic. : THUS
10. Kind of silver: Abbr. : STER
14. Gluck’s forte. : OPERA
15. Baseball play. : BUNT
16. He-man. : MALE
17. Cash. : READYMONEY
19. Dust bowl fugitive. : OKIE
20. Spangle. : ORNAMENT
21. ___ the Woods, northwestern fishing resort. : LAKEOF
23. Suffix used with lemon or lime. : ADE
24. Deprives (of rank, rights, etc.) : DIVESTS
25. Olympic contestants. : FIGURESKATERS
30. In a dudgeon. : IRATE
31. Musical pitches. : TONES
32. Crest. : TOP
35. Architect Fuller’s “geodesic” ___. : DOME
36. Hazards at sea. : BERGS
37. Be foolishly fond of (with “on”). : DOTE
38. ___ another. : ONE
39. Companion of quiet. : PEACE
40. Hot drink. : COCOA
41. Washington Irving character. : KNICKERBOCKER
44. “___ apple cider.” : SWEETAS
46. ___ out (succeed). : PAN
47. Of the same age. : COEVAL
48. Front page topic for 1960. : POLITICS
53. Harp: Ital. : ARPA
54. Great scientist (1867–1934). : MARIECURIE
56. Secondhand. : USED
57. College founded in 1440. : ETON
58. Let up. : ABATE
59. Modern section of Istanbul. : PERA
60. Skillful. : DEFT
61. Highway divisions. : LANES
1. Matador’s concern. : TORO
2. Servile imitator. : APER
3. Average. : MEAN
4. Wagner’s earth goddess. : ERDA
5. Relative of a bad dream. : DAYMARE
6. Certain cuts of meat. : TBONESTEAKS
7. Go after game. : HUNT
8. One: Fr. : UNE
9. Ascetics who lived atop pillars. : STYLITES
10. A certain railroad car. : SMOKER
11. Makes an inventory. : TAKESSTOCK
12. Poet born in St. Louis, 1888. : ELIOT
13. Reductions in sail areas. : REEFS
18. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
22. Roadways: Abbr. : AVES
24. Crisis. : DANGERPOINT
25. Canine name. : FIDO
26. Ferrum. : IRON
27. Lady Chatterley’s lover. : GAMEKEEPER
28. Western Indian. : UTE
29. City in Albania. : KORCE
33. Western Indian. : OTOE
34. Fruit of apple family. : PEAR
36. Fate of the Ancient Mariner. : BECALMED
37. Seven Dwarfs’ leader. : DOC
39. Fiber useful for cordage. : PITA
40. Top-shaped. : CONICAL
42. Where the Humboldt flows. : NEVADA
43. Bundle. : BALE
44. Wild duck. : SCAUP
45. Not so good. : WORSE
48. Teacher: Colloq. : PROF
49. Deep-toned saxhorn. : TUBA
50. Pahlevi’s land. : IRAN
51. Quote. : CITE
52. Calls on. : SEES
55. Supped. : ATE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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