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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,867
Across Down
1. Rapid pace: Colloq. : CLIP
5. Musical character. : CLEF
9. Cries of joy. : HAHS
13. Scene of Bonaparte victory, 1796. : LODI
14. ___ avis. : RARA
15. Declaim. : ORATE
17. Summit. : APEX
18. Homeric work. : EPIC
19. Stranger. : ODDER
20. Postprandial drink. : DEMITASSE
22. Modulations of the voice. : TONES
23. Maracaibo, for one. : LAKE
24. Lewis Carroll word. : CHORTLE
26. Suggestive of a grating sound. : SCRAPY
29. Bird's crop. : CRAW
30. Terre ___. : HAUTE
31. Con man's activity. : SHELLGAME
36. Cleveland's waterfront. : ERIE
37. Sandbank. : SHOAL
38. Fetid. : OLID
39. Desert hazard. : SANDSTORM
41. Verdun's river. : MEUSE
42. Part of an apiary. : HIVE
43. Relatives of timeservers. : YESMEN
44. Height. : STATURE
48. Charge. : COST
49. Fainthearted. : TIMID
50. Unexpected nominee. : DARKHORSE
55. Tilt skyward. : UPEND
56. Hautboy. : OBOE
57. Haydn's nickname. : PAPA
58. Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
59. Hens. : FOWL
60. Burden. : ONUS
61. North Carolina cape. : FEAR
62. Ado. : FUSS
63. Pielet. : TART
1. Dressed. : CLAD
2. Easy gait. : LOPE
3. The same. : IDEM
4. Daffy. : PIXILATED
5. Making a grating sound. : CREAKY
6. Slip. : LAPSE
7. Goddess whose name means "strife." : ERIS
8. Cosmetic. : FACECREAM
9. Bird of prey. : HOOTOWL
10. Enthusiasm. : ARDOR
11. Didn't have. : HADNT
12. Crucible product. : STEEL
16. Gaelic. : ERSE
21. Red ___. : TAPE
25. College building. : HALL
26. The distaff side. : SHES
27. Face: Span. : CARA
28. Rack and ___. : RUIN
29. Task. : CHORE
31. Departed: Colloq. : SHOVEDOFF
32. Disintegrates: Colloq. : GOESTOPOT
33. Astringent. : ALUM
34. ___ en scène (setting). : MISE
35. Man's first environment. : EDEN
37. Budge. : STIR
40. Quake. : SHUDDER
41. Network. : MESH
43. Bumpkins. : YOKELS
44. Ornamental knob. : STUD
45. On the ___ one's tongue. : TIPOF
46. Agreeable; pleasing. : AMENE
47. Genus of clothes moths. : TINEA
48. Corvine birds. : CROWS
51. Leigh Hunt's hero. : ABOU
52. Hindu prince. : RANA
53. Short branch track. : SPUR
54. Whence trade winds blow. : EAST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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