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New York Times, Friday, June 10, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Cooling device. : ICER
5. Where Nassau is. : BAHAMAS
12. Capitol group. : SENATE
14. First slight beginning. : RUDIMENT
15. Diverted. : AMUSED
16. Troublemaker of a sort. : AGITATOR
17. Candy. : MINT
18. Poles of a sort. : STILTS
20. Crete's mountains. : IDA
21. ___ China. : INDO
22. Treats. : USES
23. Period of time. : WEEK
24. Saline drop. : TEAR
25. Arouse. : STIR
26. By itself: Lat. : PERSE
27. Noun suffix. : ENT
28. Laborer. : PEON
29. Being at a distance: Poet. : YON
30. Chief. : STELLAR
32. Backdrop. : CURTAIN
36. Scottish name. : IAN
37. Small talk. : CHAT
38. Female rabbit. : DOE
39. "___ as a jaybird." : SASSY
42. Foreign negative. : NEIN
43. Moon goddess. : LUNA
44. Two-wheeled carriage. : TRAP
45. Stay: Archaic. : BIDE
46. Descended. : ALIT
47. There: Lat. : IBI
48. Island of Malaya. : PENANG
50. Utterly destroy. : RAZE
51. Firearm. : REPEATER
53. Relatives of hogbacks. : ARETES
55. Owners of estates in the South. : PLANTERS
56. Not extreme. : MODEST
57. Footwear. : SANDALS
58. Biblical book. : AMOS
Down
1. Overwhelm. : INUNDATE
2. Bright star in Gemini. : CASTOR
3. Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
4. Sunrise hues. : REDS
5. Man with a horn. : BUGLER
6. Mine tunnels. : ADITS
7. Profitable plays. : HITS
8. Doctors' group. : AMA
9. Profession. : METIER
10. Electric terminals. : ANODES
11. Line of planking on a ship's hull. : STRAKE
12. Rich fabrics of Middle Ages. : SAMITES
13. Renowned. : EMINENT
14. "A ___ in the Sun." : RAISIN
19. Socrates was one. : TUTOR
23. Departed. : WENT
25. Relative of 36 Across. : SEAN
26. Wine. : PORT
28. Rialto speciality. : PLAY
29. Former monetary unit of China. : YUAN
31. Speak imperfectly. : LISP
32. French poodle, for example. : CHIEN
33. Flatters. : ADULATES
34. Reduces to minute parts. : IONIZES
35. Most adroit. : NEATEST
37. ___ of Lebanon. : CEDARS
39. Family. : STIRPS
40. Scene of victory for Alexander the Great, 331 B. C. : ARBELA
41. One of the Marianas. : SAIPAN
42. Forty-___. : NINERS
43. Texas city. : LAREDO
45. Nut palm of Far East. : BETEL
48. ___-cake. : PATA
49. Vasco da ___. : GAMA
52. Finis. : END
54. Gypsy. : ROM

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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