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New York Times, Thursday, June 2, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across Down
1. Mountaineer's mecca. : TIROL
6. Oil well drilling equipment. : RIGS
10. Converse. : CHAT
14. Superior to. : ABOVE
15. Tortosa's river. : EBRO
16. Excellent: Colloq. : AONE
17. South American. : PATAGONIAN
19. Grand ___. : PRIX
20. Poetic verb. : ART
21. Girl's name. : RAE
22. Queen in Shakespeare. : MAB
24. Former economic agency. : ESA
25. Come out. : EMERGE
28. Social divisions. : TRIBES
30. Harmonize. : AGREE
32. Cause. : ENTAIL
34. Annual music festivals in Scotland. : MODS
35. Savory. : LUSCIOUS
39. Leek-green quartz. : PRASE
41. Islet. : AIT
42. Greek letter. : KAPPA
43. Study courses. : SEMINARS
45. Agreement: Colloq. : DEAL
46. Fiats. : EDICTS
48. Leading. : FIRST
49. Middle East metropolis. : BEIRUT
52. Roman philosopher, tutor of Nero. : SENECA
54. Experienced. : OLD
55. He debated with Luther, 1519. : ECK
57. Beings. : MEN
58. Sibilant signal. : TST
61. Girl's name meaning "wild cow." : LEAH
63. Track for chariot races. : HIPPODROME
66. Afflicted with the misery. : ACHY
67. French pronoun. : ELLE
68. Southeast wind. : EURUS
69. Sojourn. : STOP
70. Bad-tempered. : SOUR
71. Supports. : RESTS
1. Pacific island cloth. : TAPA
2. Building beam. : IBAR
3. European metropolis. : ROTTERDAM
4. Eggs: Lat. : OVA
5. Famous Stowe character. : LEGREE
6. Back out of an agreement: Colloq. : RENEGE
7. There: Lat. : IBI
8. 1/28 of an ounce. : GRAM
9. Musical works. : SONATAS
10. Glengarry. : CAP
11. Biblical mountain. : HOREB
12. Flowering plant of carrot family. : ANISE
13. Where the Brazos flows. : TEXAS
18. Paddle. : OAR
23. Fine fellow. : BRICK
26. More untidy. : MESSIER
27. Follows the flag. : ENLISTS
29. Of an ancient poem. : ILIADIC
30. Electrical units, for short. : AMPS
31. Tennessee senator. : GORE
33. Theban monarch, for short. : TUT
36. Managers of mines, factories, etc. : OPERATORS
37. Tree of Java. : UPAS
38. Tar. : SALT
40. Provide with some quality. : ENDUE
41. Spark stream. : ARC
44. Letters. : AITCHES
47. "___ Fidelis," Sousa march. : SEMPER
48. Sedan part. : FENDER
49. Missile weapons of So. America. : BOLAS
50. Chosen. : ELECT
51. ___ potato. : IDAHO
53. New: Comb. form. : NEO
56. Metric unit of weight for short. : KILO
59. Plant disease. : SMUT
60. Hardy girl. : TESS
62. Under: Prefix. : HYP
64. Grammatical number: Abbr. : PLU
65. Herb of grace. : RUE

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

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