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New York Times, Thursday, March 10, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,891
Across
1. Shred. : WISP
5. Cummerbund. : SASH
9. Depth: Comb. form. : BATHD
14. Tributary of the Fulda. : EDER
15. In the preceding month: Abbr. : ULTO
16. Besides. : AGAIN
17. Derived from aldehyde: Comb. form. : ALDO
18. Tree: Ger. : BAUM
19. Roman general and dictator. : SULLA
20. Barkley's title. : VEEP
21. Cuts across. : INTERSECTS
23. Wayward. : ERRANT
25. Memorable actor. : TREE
26. Web-footed bird. : GOOSE
28. Greek goddess. : ATHENA
33. Ermine. : STOAT
36. City on the Oka. : OREL
38. E pluribus ___. : UNUM
39. Parachute straps. : HARNESS
41. Way to ride horseback. : ASTRIDE
43. Copied. : APED
44. Type of newspaper man: Abbr. : CORR
46. Common viper. : ADDER
47. Blood: Comb. form. : HEMATO
49. Inimical person. : ENEMY
51. House furnishings. : RUGS
53. Envoy. : LEGATE
57. Patronizing. : HOITYTOITY
62. European mountain system. : URAL
63. Those opposed. : ANTIS
64. Laureate's works. : ODES
65. Liquor akin to arrack. : RAKI
66. Cut down. : SCANT
67. Unadulterated. : PURE
68. Novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1856. : DRED
69. Furrier's concern. : PELTS
70. Dotted, as with stars, in heraldry. : SEME
71. Brisk: Dial. : YARE
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1. Move from side to side. : WEAVE
2. Sluggard. : IDLER
3. Hebrew ritual. : SEDER
4. Publicity of a sort. : PROPAGANDA
5. Quickly, in music. : SUBITO
6. Actor Bunce. : ALAN
7. Speak in a certain way. : STUTTER
8. Great name in literature. : HOMER
9. Hunting dog. : BASSET
10. Fit of shivering. : AGUE
11. Ingredient in powder. : TALC
12. Handle. : HILT
13. Fuegian Indians. : DNAS
22. Pieces of eight. : REALS
24. Bird call. : NOTE
27. Just passably. : SOSO
29. Lutelike instrument. : HURDYGURDY
30. Wife of Geraint. : ENID
31. Type of painting. : NUDE
32. Native of U. S.: Abbr. : AMER
33. Grand Vizier's master. : SHAH
34. Finish line. : TAPE
35. Town in Utah, N of Provo. : OREM
37. Make money. : EARN
40. Member of B.S.A. : SCOUT
42. Unexciting. : TAME
45. Rest. : RESIDUE
48. Rendezvous. : TRYSTS
50. President's residence in Paris. : ELYSEE
52. Unmannerly beings, à la Gelett Burgess. : GOOPS
54. Macaw. : ARARA
55. Buyer. : TAKER
56. Slur over, in pronunciation. : ELIDE
57. Door fastening. : HASP
58. Former. : ONCE
59. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
60. Color. : TINT
61. Duration. : TERM

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

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