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New York Times, Thursday, June 16, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,989
Across Down
1. Gender: Abbr. : MASC
5. Saurel. : SCAD
9. Symbols of virtue. : HALOS
14. Oriental nursemaid. : AMAH
15. Cries of triumph. : AHAS
16. January, south of the border. : ENERO
17. River of Arizona. : GILA
18. Awkward. : LEFTHANDED
20. Common symptom of spring fever. : INERTIA
22. Perfect. : IDEAL
23. Recent development in European trade. : COMMONMARKET
26. Little ___. : EVA
27. Important age. : THIRTEEN
31. Lean. : SPARE
34. Travel route: Abbr. : ITIN
35. On ___ (impatient). : EDGE
36. Triumphed. : WON
37. Outlandish. : STRANGE
40. Hades, in Roman myth. : DIS
41. Top-notch. : AONE
43. Houston Institute. : RICE
44. Boy meets girl. : TRYST
46. Cajole. : BLANDISH
48. Pronoun. : SHE
49. English to Englishmen. : MOTHERTONGUE
54. Part of a Hersey title. : ADANO
56. Part of London. : EASTEND
57. Current. : PRESENTDAY
60. Goddess with cow's horns. : ISIS
61. Cooking ingredient. : YEAST
62. Helper. : AIDE
63. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
64. Type of nest. : MARES
65. Doing. : DEED
66. Quantity of wire. : REEL
1. Wizardry. : MAGIC
2. Acid group. : AMINO
3. City N. E. of Boston, settled in 1626. : SALEM
4. Fascinating female. : CHARMER
5. City in Kansas. : SALINA
6. Prince Charles' school. : CHEAM
7. Fliers' group. : AAF
8. Summer time: Abbr. : DST
9. Double ___. : HEADER
10. Disney discovery. : ANNETTE
11. Castor's mother. : LEDA
12. City on the Oka. : OREL
13. Cover with turf. : SOD
19. Dr. Barbara Moore's advocacy. : HIKING
21. Jabberwocky word. : TOVES
24. Diplomat. : ATTACHE
25. Basel's river. : RHINE
28. Whirl. : EDDY
29. Auspices. : EGIS
30. "A ___ of robins in her hair . . . " : NEST
31. Clean the deck. : SWAB
32. Combine. : POOL
33. O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
34. Dubliners (with "the"). : IRISH
38. Submarine in recent headlines. : TRITON
39. Attitudes, habits, etc., of a group. : ETHOS
42. Altogether. : ENMASSE
45. One with a fixed income: Fr. : RENTIER
47. 675-mi. river into the Don. : DONETS
48. Delayed. : STAYED
50. English novelist. : READE
51. "Beau ___." : GESTE
52. Knit. : UNITE
53. A Ford. : EDSEL
54. Vicinity. : AREA
55. Part of a salutation. : DEAR
57. English Puritan name. : PYM
58. Child. : TAD
59. Cube. : DIE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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