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New York Times, Tuesday, March 1, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,882
Across Down
1. Football stadium. : BOWL
5. ___ heart (was kind). : HADA
9. Songwriters' guild: Abbr. : ASCAP
14. Opinion. : IDEA
15. Won a point, in tennis. : ACED
16. Dr. Salk's conquest. : POLIO
17. Touched gently: Poet. : KIST
18. Anatole France, for example. : NOMDEPLUME
20. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
21. Solid carbon dioxide. : DRYICE
22. Curtain fabric. : NET
23. Catch sight of. : ESPY
25. Mandarins. : ORANGES
27. Character in "King Henry IV." : MORTIMER
31. Army monogram. : USA
32. Public house. : INN
33. Santa ___. : MARIA
35. Vestment of anc. Jewish priests. : EPHOD
39. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
40. What "a rag man" is. : ANAGRAM
42. Elected: Fr. : ELU
43. Welsh dog. : CORGI
45. Longest river in France. : LOIRE
46. One's worldly assets. : ALL
47. Having the pages not numbered: Abbr. : UNP
49. Time of need. : RAINYDAY
51. Loot. : PLUNDER
55. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
56. Poetic contraction. : EEN
57. Luzon tribesman. : IGOROT
60. Small notch. : NICK
63. Place for a banquet. : RESTAURANT
65. Joint. : KNEE
66. Flight of wild fowl. : SKEIN
67. Alms box. : ARCA
68. Weird. : EERY
69. Resort park in the Rockies. : ESTES
70. Eminent family of Virginia. : LEES
71. Mythical marksman. : EROS
1. Two-wheeler. : BIKE
2. King of Valhalla. : ODIN
3. Man from the Panhandle. : WESTERNER
4. Most recent. : LATEST
5. Jack-of-all-trades. : HANDYMAN
6. Acidity, medically speaking. : ACOR
7. Size of writing paper. : DEMY
8. Farewell, in Italy. : ADDIO
9. Short-sighted type of government policy. : APPEASEMENT
10. The sun personified. : SOL
11. Held fast. : CLUNG
12. French girl's name. : AIMEE
13. Mr. and Mrs. Browning. : POETS
19. Suntan shade. : ECRU
24. Arizona reservation dwellers. : PIMAINDIANS
26. Forty winks. : NAP
27. Of various kinds: Abbr. : MISC
28. Aware of: Colloq. : ONTO
29. Of an age. : ERAL
30. Austerity. : RIGOR
34. Cantata melody. : ARIA
36. Name on the marquee. : HEADLINER
37. Mexican stew. : OLLA
38. Fittingly. : DULY
41. Short vocal airs. : ARIETTAS
44. Weapon. : GUN
48. Division of Burma where Rangoon is. : PEGU
50. American soldier abroad. : YANKEE
51. By itself, Lat. : PERSE
52. Onions' cousins. : LEEKS
53. Describing certain gems. : UNSET
54. Dewy: Rare. : RORAL
58. Exceptional. : RARE
59. In former times. : ONCE
61. Large food fish. : CERO
62. ___ of the city. : KEYS
64. Connection. : TIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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