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New York Times, Tuesday, June 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
David Steinberg notes:

Original clue for 17-Across had "chemists'"; corrected this to "chemist's."

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,994

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Squalls. : MEWLS
6. Twaddle! : BOSH
10. About. : ASTO
14. Fuming. : AREEK
15. Poker stake. : ANTE
16. Arabian sailing vessel. : DHOW
17. Marks on a chemist's vessel. : GRADUATION
19. Acheson. : DEAN
20. Plasterer's accessory. : MORTARBOARD
22. Diaskeuasts: Abbr. : EDS
23. "They ___ serve . . . " : ALSO
24. Newscaster Cochran. : RON
25. Bark. : YELP
27. Spanish kings. : REYES
29. Eastern title. : PASHA
32. Coating. : ALPACA
36. Hebrew letter. : TAV
38. Gain a grade. : SKIP
39. Fabric similar to Oxford. : HARVARD
41. Epistle. : MISSIVE
43. See 29 Across. : EMIR
44. Western title. : SIR
46. Oklahoman. : SOONER
47. ___ the street (ordinary person). : MANIN
49. Glacial ice. : SERAC
51. Lobster's feature. : CLAW
53. Silver State: Abbr. : NEV
54. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
58. River of Wales and England. : WYE
60. Farewell address. : VALEDICTORY
63. Feed. : OATS
65. Advanced horsemanship. : HIGHSCHOOL
66. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
67. Butterine. : OLEO
68. Breakage: Fr. : CASSE
69. Gainsay. : DENY
70. Kiln. : OAST
71. Among: Comb. form. : INTER
Down
1. Molten rock. : MAGMA
2. Actor Flynn. : ERROL
3. Lasts. : WEARS
4. ___ the altar (married). : LEDTO
5. Northern sea bird. : SKUA
6. Baseball mascot. : BATBOY
7. Small pungent vegetable. : ONIONET
8. Zenonian school : STOA
9. Longfellow. : HENRY
10. Do arithmetic. : ADD
11. Coat lining. : SHEEPSKIN
12. Natterjack. : TOAD
13. Confesses (with "up"). : OWNS
18. Past-due items. : ARREARS
21. Agent: Abbr. : DEP
26. Rodeo equipment. : LASSO
27. Sarnoff's outfit. : RCA
28. Houston. : SAM
30. Apiary. : HIVE
31. Mime. : APER
32. Speaker's pause. : AHEM
33. Tibetan exile. : LAMA
34. Scene of Continental Congress, 1783. : PRINCETON
35. Mars, ___, Mai. : AVRIL
37. Opposite. : VISAVIS
40. Underworld god. : DIS
42. College course: Abbr. : SOC
45. Faux pas at bridge. : RENEGES
48. Sea force: Abbr. : NAV
50. Sizzling. : REDHOT
52. Burning bush. : WAHOO
54. Wharton's Frome. : ETHAN
55. Perch. : ROOST
56. "___ by any other name . . . " : AROSE
57. Name linked with Tippecanoe. : TYLER
58. Blue dye. : WOAD
59. ___ blue. : YALE
61. Girl's name. : LILA
62. 301. : CCCI
64. Member of G-2. : SPY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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