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New York Times, Thursday, May 12, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,954
Across Down
1. Songbirds. : LARKS
6. Gentle. : SOFT
10. Performance times: Abbr. : AFTS
14. Town on Guam. : AGANA
15. German school assembly hall. : AULA
16. Adriatic port of Italy. : BARI
17. Puppet. : MANOFSTRAW
19. Character in "Mourning Becomes Electra." : ORIN
20. Catalogue of values. : PRICELIST
21. Distinctive flavor. : SMACK
22. Tatar title of sovereignity. : KHAN
23. Flat, pliable pieces of wood or metal. : SPLINES
25. Refer to: Lat. abbr. : VID
28. American composer in modern idiom. : IVES
30. Terra firma. : LAND
31. Poet. : ODIST
33. Leaflet or handbill. : THROWAWAY
37. Wife of Jacob. : LEAH
38. Precipitous. : STEEP
39. Part of a tuning fork. : TINE
40. Guidance phrase in car parking. : COMEAHEAD
42. Ibsen character. : HEDDA
43. Girl in Kafka novel. : OLGA
44. Section of an ice field. : FLOE
46. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
47. Without beard, as some grains. : AWNLESS
50. Greek letters. : ETAS
52. Blue ribbon. : BADGE
53. Certain Sunday outings. : AUTORIDES
58. According to: Ital. : ALLA
59. Pursued and captured. : HUNTEDDOWN
60. Nickname for a thin man. : SLIM
61. Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
62. City in Illinois. : OLNEY
63. Hearty's companion. : HALE
64. Unfortunate. : POOR
65. Stands in awe of. : FEARS
1. Flashlight. : LAMP
2. Seaweed substance. : AGAR
3. Gypsy lady. : RANI
4. Engine sound. : KNOCK
5. One-bagger in baseball. : SAFEHIT
6. Frilled pigeon. : SATINETTE
7. Double possessive. : OURS
8. Tidal shallows. : FLATS
9. Marble. : TAW
10. Dislike thoroughly. : ABOMINATE
11. Everywhere. : FARANDWIDE
12. Moment. : TRICE
13. Goes under. : SINKS
18. One of a European people. : SLAV
21. Cabbage dish. : SLAW
24. Sound of something dropped into water. : PLOP
25. Type of mountain: Abbr. : VOLC
26. Idea: Comb. form. : IDEO
27. Frequently revived melodrama. : DIAMONDLIL
29. Bundle of grain. : SHEAF
32. Sleight-of-hand scheme. : SHELLGAME
34. Memorable, as a day. : REDLETTER
35. "You ___." : ANDI
36. Two semesters. : YEAR
38. Wild sheep of India. : SHAS
41. Pulitzer prize novelist. : AGEE
42. Was informed. : HEARDOF
45. County in Nebraska. : OTOE
47. Disconcert. : ABASH
48. Half of a city in Washington. : WALLA
49. Lizard: Comb. form. : SAURO
51. Move crabwise. : SIDLE
54. Annul. : UNDO
55. Charley's aunt, ___ Lucia. : DONA
56. Pitcher. : EWER
57. Curves in a ship's timbers. : SNYS
59. Jump over. : HOP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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