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New York Times, Friday, June 17, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,990
Across
1. Item for emergency river wall. : SANDBAG
8. Native of old Gold Coast. : ASHANTI
15. Type of Arab principality. : EMIRATE
16. Noisy and brawling. : RIOTOUS
17. Famous French pen name. : COLETTE
18. A Jerome Kern girl. : ADELINE
19. In a deadlock. : TIED
20. Custom. : USAGE
22. Besides. : ELSE
23. Person without a chance. : GONER
25. Expert with figures. : CPA
27. Cling. : ADHERE
30. Securely tied. : TRUSSED
34. Coronet. : TIARA
35. Perfume atomizers. : ODORATORS
37. "I'll bet my money on de bobtail ___ . . . " : NAG
38. Winner ___. : TAKEALL
40. Relative of a farthing. : SOU
41. About 50c, currently. : ONEDOLLAR
43. Cord. : TWINE
45. Different from most. : ANORMAL
46. Tilted. : LEANED
47. Army monogram. : USA
48. Polishing abrasive. : EMERY
50. Native of Belgrade. : SERB
53. Water wheel. : NORIA
55. ___ speak. : SOTO
59. Native of Port-au-Prince. : HAITIAN
61. Bypasser. : AVOIDER
63. Intrinsic nature. : ESSENCE
64. Pinochle term. : MELDING
65. Crystal gazer. : SEERESS
66. Sets in margins. : INDENTS
Down
1. Religious offshoot. : SECT
2. Help!: Fr. : AMOI
3. Crocodile locale. : NILE
4. Excavating device. : DREDGER
5. Go to ___ for (back up). : BAT
6. Adjust for pitch. : ATTUNE
7. Migratory birds. : GEESE
8. First of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
9. Relative of a lovelock. : SIDECURL
10. Garden tool. : HOE
11. In any event. : ATLEAST
12. Waste fiber of silk or wool. : NOIL
13. Large wine casks. : TUNS
14. So that's it! : ISEE
21. Duveen. : ARTDEALER
24. Speakers with eloquence. : ORATORS
26. Lectern book. : PSALTER
27. What 50 is to tin: Abbr. : ATNO
28. Divinity of Ephesus temple. : DIANA
29. Great name in golf. : HAGEN
31. Train sound. : ROAR
32. Dye for red ink. : EOSIN
33. Airplane sound. : DRONE
35. Neighbor of Kansas: Abbr. : OKLA
36. Appealed to. : SUED
39. Information books. : ALMANACS
42. Unconvinced person. : DOUBTER
44. Along the road. : WAYSIDE
46. Piece of fermenting dough. : LEAVEN
49. City on Biscayne Bay. : MIAMI
50. Females. : SHES
51. Simplicity. : EASE
52. Upslope. : RISE
54. Individuals. : ONES
56. One-eyed god. : ODIN
57. Marquee. : TENT
58. Clubs: Abbr. : ORGS
60. Halogen suffix. : INE
62. Antique. : OLD

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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