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New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,949
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1. British invention in World War II. : RADAR
6. Chilis. : AGUE
10. Great name in music. : BACH
14. Combining form for a European. : ITALO
15. Display. : POMP
16. Anglo-Irish expletive. : ARRA
17. Craze. : MANIA
18. Marian's sweetheart. : ROBINHOOD
20. Where Aconcagua is. : ANDES
21. Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
22. In the refrigerator. : ONICE
23. Inner: Anat. : ENTAL
25. Cheer. : RAH
27. Ship areas: Abbr. : DKS
28. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
30. Lenient. : SOFT
32. Pro's opposite. : CON
34. Put down. : LAID
36. Engine's potential rating. : HORSEPOWER
41. Greek market place. : AGORA
43. Forth from. : OUT
44. Side-step. : EVADE
45. Dancing girls in unison. : PONYBALLET
48. Comparative phrase. : ASIF
49. Sound of sorrow. : SOB
50. Affirmatives. : YEAS
52. Possessive. : ITS
53. Middle East title. : AGA
56. Raises: Colloq. : UPS
58. Greatest number allowed. : LIMIT
60. German spa. : BADEN
62. Verb ending. : ING
64. Pineapple. : ANANA
67. Machine used in road building. : BULLDOZER
69. Island group in Indian Ocean. : COCOS
70. Pindar's specialty. : ODES
71. Good spirit in Hindu myth. : DEVA
72. Particular skill. : KNACK
73. Ancient island city. : TYRE
74. Wagon. : DRAY
75. Stone paving blocks. : SETTS
1. "Green Mansions" girl. : RIMA
2. ___ end (over). : ATAN
3. Spring flower. : DANDELION
4. Strange. : ALIEN
5. Main courses. : ROASTS
6. Early Spring victim. : APRILFOOL
7. Dutiful. : GOOD
8. Brownish pigment. : UMBER
9. Finial. : EPI
10. German highway. : BAHN
11. Plant of the arum family. : AROID
12. Cooky jar. : CROCK
13. Nether regions. : HADES
19. "He has ___ who never had a fear." : NOHOPE
24. Irish society: Abbr. : AOH
26. Card. : ACE
28. Buffet. : SLAP
29. Desdemona's enemy. : IAGO
31. Verily. : TRULY
33. ___ Lisboa, capital of Angola. : NOVA
35. Members of the W. C. T. U. : DRYS
37. Color of a battleship. : STEELGRAY
38. "___ I saw?" (palindrome). : WASITACAT
39. Emend. : EDIT
40. Items in footnotes: Abbr. : REFS
42. Teem. : ABOUND
46. Churchman: Abbr. : ABP
47. Siamese. : TAI
51. Fishing vessels. : SMACKS
53. Historical novel by Scott, with "The." : ABBOT
54. Garish. : GAUDY
55. Late Austrian psychiatrist. : ADLER
57. Surfacing machine for timber. : SIZER
59. Hole ___. : INONE
61. Other. : ELSE
63. River into Gulf of Finland. : NEVA
65. Night: Comb. form. : NOCT
66. Invites. : ASKS
68. Singular. : ODD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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