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New York Times, Saturday, March 12, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
PS notes: 45-Down clue, "Tip on a finial," had additional smudged print on original after "finial." Unable to decipher this, so left clue as "Tip on a finial."
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,893
Across Down
1. Exclamations. : HOHOS
6. Italian wine city. : ASTI
10. Turkestan mountain range. : ALAI
14. Seaport of N. Japan. : OTARU
15. Item for a TV panelist. : BLINDFOLD
17. Silk voile. : NINON
18. Resemble. : LOOKALIKE
19. Abbreviation used in arithmetic. : GCD
20. Great number: Colloq. : SLEW
22. Lemur. : LORIS
23. Biblical land, rich in gold. : OPHIR
25. Concocted. : BREWED
27. Breakfast food. : CEREAL
29. Antered animals. : MOOSE
30. Perpendicular. : ONEND
31. Rifles. : GUNS
32. Frees (of). : RIDS
36. Gelid. : ICY
37. Harmful power, in ancient superstition. : EVILEYE
40. Pecan. : NUT
41. Coral ridge. : REEF
43. House additions. : ELLS
44. Girl's name. : YETTA
46. Philippine hardwood trees. : IPILS
48. Breeze. : ZEPHYR
49. School tests. : FINALS
51. Calf. : DOGIE
52. Veins. : LODES
53. Prison. : GAOL
54. Apply gently. : DAB
57. Cosmetic. : EYESHADOW
60. Quickly. : APACE
62. Alternating in the lead. : SEESAWING
63. Crowd closely together. : SERRY
64. Celtic. : ERSE
65. Dregs. : LEES
66. "For both our ___." : SAKES
1. Warehouse, in China. : HONG
2. Of the ears. : OTIC
3. "What immortal ___ Could frame thy fearful symmetry?" : HANDOREYE
4. Spanish gold. : ORO
5. Awning for store fronts. : SUNSHADE
6. More adept. : ABLER
7. Lethargic. : SLOW
8. Uncle, in Spain. : TIO
9. Printer's concern. : INK
10. Blooming. : AFLOWER
11. River in France. : LOIRE
12. Combination of methane and metal: Chem. : ALKID
13. Roman date. : IDES
16. Valleys. : DALES
21. Small: Dial. : LIL
24. Ball point. : PEN
25. Skeleton. : BONES
26. Optimistic. : ROSY
27. Coconut husk fiber. : COIR
28. Noun suffix. : ENCE
29. Studies (over). : MULLS
31. Aquatic respiratory organs. : GILLS
33. Unaware. : INTHEDARK
34. Obligation. : DUTY
35. Be brilliant. : STAR
38. Conceal. : VEIL
39. Lens. : EYEGLASS
42. Adroitness. : FINESSE
45. Tip on a finial. : EPI
47. Ottoman title. : PASHA
48. Collection of animals. : ZOO
49. Hall. : FOYER
50. Thoughts: Fr. : IDEES
51. Hounds, Southern style. : DAWGS
52. ___ majesty. : LESE
53. Disappeared. : GONE
55. 160 square yards. : ACRE
56. Turkish titles. : BEYS
58. Tool for leather work. : AWL
59. Wither. : DIE
61. Vegetable. : PEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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