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New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,961
Across Down
1. Sibilant signal. : PSST
5. Man of Hebron. : CALEB
10. Spotted rodent of Central America. : PACA
14. Alas!: Lat. : EHEU
15. Lizard. : AGAMA
16. Desert steed. : ARAB
17. Cash. : READYMONEY
19. Saws (wood) along the grain. : RIPS
20. Lather. : SOAP
21. Sign of a hit. : SRO
22. Shelter for birds. : COTE
23. Beautify. : ADORN
25. Considers as part of a scheme or project. : FIGURESON
27. Weight. : TON
28. Norwegian coin. : KRONE
30. Signal. : ALERT
31. Asian country. : IRAQ
33. Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
34. Labor organization. : CIO
35. Defamation. : CALUMNY
37. Takes away. : DEDUCTS
41. Cereal grass. : OAT
42. A continent: Abbr. : AUS
43. Captured the fancy of. : TOOK
44. Violin-maker. : AMATI
47. Useful Latin phrase. : IDEST
49. Him or her: Fr. : LUI
50. One kind of income. : DIVIDENDS
52. Nautical term. : APORT
54. Robert ___. : ELEE
55. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
56. Arabian garments. : ABAS
57. Bobbin. : PIRN
58. Puzzled. : NONPLUSSED
62. Criterion. : TEST
63. Provide (with qualities). : ENDUE
64. Robust. : HALE
65. Appeals to. : SUES
66. Ottomans. : SEATS
67. Esparto grass. : ALFA
1. For every. : PER
2. Romance of 1887. : SHE
3. Appropriate to the time. : SEASONAL
4. Henry VIII, for example. : TUDOR
5. ___ David. : CAMP
6. Since. : AGO
7. Capital of Michigan. : LANSING
8. Become apparent. : EMERGE
9. Marshy inlet. : BAYOU
10. Apportion. : PARCELOUT
11. Songlike. : ARIOSE
12. Seizer. : CAPTOR
13. Not attentive. : ABSENT
18. Tug. : YANK
23. Adjectival ending. : ATIC
24. Relative of Theo. : DORA
25. Mossback. : FOGY
26. Foray. : RAID
29. Tear. : RENT
32. Answers to some math problems. : QUOTIENTS
34. Tax, old style. : CESS
36. Damsel. : MAID
37. Fees of a kind. : DUES
38. One of the Hollywood adjectives. : COLOSSAL
39. Circular journey. : TOUR
40. Humorous playlet. : SKIT
42. Appendices. : ADDENDA
44. Proficients. : ADEPTS
45. Environment. : MILIEU
46. Unwilling. : AVERSE
47. Chant. : INTONE
48. Ban. : TABU
51. Osprey's cousins. : ERNES
53. Oriental title placed after the name. : PASHA
56. Beverages. : ALES
59. Present for decision, as a question. : PUT
60. Gremlin. : ELF
61. Goddess: Lat. : DEA

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

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