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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
Across
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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
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Acheson. : DEAN
20
Plasterer's accessory. : MORTARBOARD
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Diaskeuasts: Abbr. : EDS
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"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
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Butterine. : OLEO
68
Breakage: Fr. : CASSE
69
Gainsay. : DENY
70
Kiln. : OAST
71
Among: Comb. form. : INTER
Down
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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
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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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