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New York Times, Thursday, March 24, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,905
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1. Financial. : FISCAL
7. Enterprise of 1588. : ARMADA
13. Levy. : IMPOSE
14. Words of revenge from Caesar's spirit. : CRYHAVOC
16. Missing link. : APEMAN
17. Vibrant. : RESONANT
18. Wall and floor covering. : TILE
19. Part of a kite. : TAIL
21. Gives sparingly. : DOLES
22. Kitchen appliance, for example. : LABORSAVER
25. Compact list of details, contents, etc. : TABLE
27. Tiny arachnids. : MITES
28. U.S. time zone: Abbr. : MST
31. Darling, in Ireland. : AROON
32. Cruising. : ASEA
33. Office equipment. : FILE
34. Whitney, Rainier, Hood. : MOUNTS
36. Borrower's friend. : LOANER
38. Sharp sound. : PING
39. Serpents. : ASPS
43. Ocean greyhound. : LINER
44. Append. : ADD
45. Steeple. : SPIRE
46. First name in movies. : GRETA
47. Particles beamed from outer space. : COSMICRAYS
49. Moslem world. : ISLAM
52. Go ___ (take up as an occupation). : INTO
53. ___ sure. : TOBE
56. Story by Stephen Crane, 1898 (with "The"). : OPENBOAT
58. Rhetorician. : ORATOR
60. Portable lights. : LANTERNS
61. Where La Scala is. : MILANO
62. Separate into classes. : ASSORT
63. Uses up. : SPENDS
1. Decree. : FIAT
2. Armed Zulu group. : IMPI
3. Bewitched. : SPELLBOUND
4. Invitation to a party. : COMEALONG
5. Dry ___ bone. : ASA
6. In music, slow. : LENTO
7. Ones in favor of: Var. : AYS
8. Founder of a prized scholarship. : RHODES
9. Holding of a lord. : MANOR
10. Of grandparents. : AVAL
11. Word to seal a bargain. : DONE
12. Vaudeville turns. : ACTS
14. Turning point. : CRISIS
15. Recount. : RELATE
20. First word of the Aeneid. : ARMA
23. Crooked. : BENT
24. Schnitzel. : VEAL
25. Where Ybor City is. : TAMPA
26. Plant of the arum family. : AROID
28. Humphrey, for one. : MINNESOTAN
29. Wintry fall. : SLEET
30. ___ alba (gypsum). : TERRA
33. Fib: Colloq. : FAIRYTALE
35. Plant juices. : SAPS
37. Ivan's girl. : OLGA
40. Apelike. : SIMIAN
41. Dress fabrics. : PRINTS
42. Denomination. : SECT
45. Dark and dull. : SOMBER
47. Division of a poem. : CANTO
48. Studies. : ROOMS
49. City in Kansas. : IOLA
50. Watering places. : SPAS
51. Camera's eye. : LENS
54. Covenant. : BOND
55. Statue in Piccadilly Circus. : EROS
57. Unwanted scrap. : ORT
59. ___ cord. : RIP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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