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New York Times, Monday, May 2, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,944
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1. Soothing ointment. : BALM
5. Lie. : FIB
8. Telling argument. : POINT
13. On the deep. : ASEA
14. Old English money. : ORAS
16. What "panzer" means. : ARMOR
17. Sports enclosure. : RINK
18. Haul. : CART
19. Less presentable. : SEAMY
20. Ball players. : BASERUNNERS
23. Highway sign. : GAS
24. ___ boy. : BUS
25. Street sign abbreviation. : AVE
26. Indian lodge. : TENT
27. Fine stationery. : LINEN
30. Figuratively, life. : BREATH
32. Admired greatly. : IDOLIZED
34. Pendants on crystal chandeliers. : PRISMS
38. Fine woolens. : MERINOS
39. Cooking crock. : BEANPOT
40. Family of American poets. : BENETS
41. Flower. : MARIGOLD
42. Elect. : VOTEIN
44. Golf strokes. : PUTTS
45. Good promise. : HOPE
48. Inspected: Abbr. : EXD
49. Doctrine. : ISM
50. Shoemaker's tool. : AWL
51. Take aim at. : DRAWABEADON
56. Move sinuously. : SNAKE
58. Kilkenny fighters. : CATS
59. Lingo of swing. : JIVE
60. Enter a port. : PUTIN
61. Lively child: Colloq. : TYKE
62. Holly genus. : ILEX
63. Used up. : SPENT
64. ___ Luis Obispo. : SAN
65. Encircled. : GIRT
1. Sharp projection. : BARB
2. Where the Yana flows. : ASIA
3. Equipment on Tiros I. : LENS
4. Specialty of childhood. : MAKEBELIEVE
5. Concentrate on. : FOCUS
6. Queen Farah's country. : IRAN
7. College founded 1889. : BARNARD
8. Situation, often pretty. : PASS
9. Cuprite. : ORE
10. Copy. : IMAGE
11. Nobody. : NOMAN
12. Rendezvous. : TRYST
15. First name on TV. : STEVE
21. Meet by chance. : RUNINTO
22. Farm machine. : REAPER
26. Cousin of a gimmick. : THINGUMAJIG
27. Bough. : LIMB
28. Notion: Fr. : IDEE
29. Norse goddess of destiny. : NORN
30. Egyptian god of pleasure. : BES
31. Gadabout's walk. : TRAIPSE
33. Girdle of ancient Greek costume. : ZOSTER
35. Place. : SPOT
36. Cast off, as skin. : MOLT
37. Flags: Abbr. : STDS
39. Prohibit. : BAN
41. Fair concourses. : MIDWAYS
43. Precise. : EXACT
45. Metal clasps. : HASPS
46. Confess frankly: Colloq. : OWNUP
47. Photographer's item. : PLATE
49. Creator of Rebecca West. : IBSEN
51. Slight depression. : DENT
52. Aleutian island. : ATKA
53. Capital of Timor. : DILI
54. Across. : OVER
55. Nearest to. : NEXT
57. Family. : KIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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