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New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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1. Coastal region of S W India. : MALABAR
8. Pick ___ (find flaws). : HOLESIN
15. Usual. : AVERAGE
16. Knight Wilfred. : IVANHOE
17. Classic recording. : SONATAS
18. Jewelry item. : PENDANT
19. Deuce. : TWO
20. Nobelman: Abbr. : VIS
22. Main Street illumination. : NEONS
23. Encroach. : TRESPASS
26. Store. : CACHE
29. Reckoning: Colloq. : TAB
30. Remarkable: Colloq. : SOME
34. Kaiser's foes. : ALLIES
36. Baseball tally: Colloq. : RBI
38. Javanese tree. : UPAS
39. Cardinal's relatives. : SCARLETTANAGERS
42. Credit ___. : CARD
43. Cry of triumph. : AHA
44. Rarely seen. : SCARCE
45. Take ___ ease. : ONES
46. Member of a meld. : ACE
48. Cafeteria equipment. : TRAYS
49. Funnel-shaped flowers. : PETUNIAS
52. Tropical animal. : TAPIR
55. Cho-Cho-___. : SAN
56. Part of a car engine: Abbr. : IGN
59. Latin-American hero. : BOLIVAR
61. Dutch colony of West Indies. : CURACAO
64. Fatty. : ADIPOSE
65. Circus gear. : TRAPEZE
66. What peanuts often are. : ROASTED
67. La Paz ladies. : SENORAS
1. Before the ___ (as a common sailor). : MAST
2. Confess. : AVOW
3. Soft, light fabric. : LENO
4. Constellation. : ARA
5. Cave-dwelling animal. : BAT
6. Amaryllis plant. : AGAVE
7. Withstand. : RESIST
8. Haunch. : HIP
9. Kitchen appliances. : OVENS
10. Alleys between buildings. : LANES
11. Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
12. Native of Burma. : SHAN
13. Noun-forming suffixes. : IONS
14. Gain. : NET
21. Kirk Douglas role. : SPARTACUS
23. Fractions. : THIRDS
24. Dance. : REEL
25. Rhyme scheme used in sonnet. : ABBA
26. Maine bay. : CASCO
27. Highway 97. : ALCAN
28. County N of Limerick. : CLARE
30. Dietary substances. : SUGARS
31. Cultural institution in Paris. : OPERA
32. Adirondack peak. : MARCY
33. Letters. : ESSES
35. Vast expanse. : SEA
37. Persons in power. : INS
40. Relative pronoun. : THAT
41. Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
47. Represents, as in a play. : ENACTS
49. Central point. : PIVOT
50. Obliterate. : ERASE
51. Come into use. : INURE
52. Have ___ with. : TODO
53. Inter ___. : ALIA
54. Orange seeds. : PIPS
56. Wine bucket. : ICER
57. City in Palestine. : GAZA
58. Negatives. : NOES
59. ___ Harbor. : BAR
60. Spectrum band. : RED
62. Flowed. : RAN
63. Abbreviation on Army mail. : APO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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