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New York Times, Friday, March 11, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,892
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1. Combining form used with East and West. : SIDER
6. Feast of ___. : LOTS
10. Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
14. Take ___ (throw a fight): Slang. : ADIVE
15. Slangy suffix. : EROO
16. Epithet for Winnie. : POOH
17. Concern of the physicists. : RELATIVITY
19. Insignificant. : PUNY
20. Most flourishing period. : GOLDENAGE
21. Rhodes. : CECIL
22. Spirit. : ELAN
23. Poetic name for China. : CATHAY
24. Gravy on a French menu. : JUS
27. Mother of Apollo. : LETO
29. Moslem teacher. : ALIM
30. Cupid. : EROS
32. Hero worshippers. : IDOLIZERS
36. VIP in Alaska. : EGAN
37. Overbearing persons. : SNOBS
38. Enough: Arabic. : ENOW
39. Characters in "The Front Page." : REPORTERS
41. Monte ___, in Pennine Alps. : ROSA
42. Old Greek halls. : ODEA
43. Let it stand. : STET
46. Poetic possessive. : THY
47. Child's toy. : POPGUN
49. Came down. : ALIT
51. Wine coolers. : ICERS
52. Movie sites. : LOCATIONS
57. Dear: Ital. : CARA
58. Wall Street term. : BULLMARKET
59. Lackaday! : ALAS
60. Wheel part. : AXLE
61. Water-raising wheel. : NORIA
62. Back talk. : SASS
63. Social affairs. : TEAS
64. Lingo. : SLANG
1. Former marionette maker. : SARG
2. Thought: Comb. form. : IDEO
3. Aromatic flavoring. : DILL
4. Baffle. : EVADE
5. Count again. : RETELL
6. Near Easterner. : LEVANTINE
7. First of its kind: Abbr. : ORIG
8. Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
9. Useful bean. : SOY
10. Apéritif. : APPETIZER
11. Garden balsam. : TOUCHMENOT
12. Cather heroine, for short. : TONIA
13. Timidity. : SHYLY
18. Suffix denoting subfamilies: Zool. : INAE
21. City of Cambodia. : CALI
23. Coolidge and others. : CALS
24. Make a mock of. : JEER
25. Egg (on). : URGE
26. Type of entertainment. : SOAPOPERAS
28. Subject of osmology. : ODORS
31. Character in "Pickwick Papers." : SNODGRASS
33. Impediments. : OBSTACLES
34. ___ Hashana. : ROSH
35. Move to and fro. : SWAY
37. Sportscaster Lomax. : STAN
40. City in N E Spain. : REUS
44. Where Susa was. : ELAM
45. Giants. : TITANS
47. Printer's measures. : PICAS
48. Florida city near Lake George. : OCALA
50. Innsbruck's locale. : TIROL
52. Elegance. : LUXE
53. Earthen jar. : OLLA
54. Gumbo. : OKRA
55. German's negative. : NEIN
56. Forest animal. : STAG
58. Western TV hero. : BAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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