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New York Times, Wednesday, June 22, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q V W }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,995
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1. Buffoon. : ZANY
5. Bureau of Reclamation projects. : DAMS
9. Picture borders. : MATS
13. Fencing foil. : EPEE
14. Popular hero. : IDOL
15. Type of shoe. : SABOT
16. Greek letter. : BETA
17. Fear of foreigners. : XENOPHOBIA
19. Hammer and sickle monogram. : USSR
20. Shoe part. : INSOLE
21. Samuel's teacher. : ELI
22. Golden ___. : AGE
24. Wartime agency: Abbr. : OPA
25. Court hearing. : OYER
26. Stand out. : SHINE
29. An even chance. : TOSSUP
31. Transmitted. : HANDEDON
33. Ditch. : TRENCH
37. Castle in Seville. : ALCAZAR
38. Italian lady. : SIGNORA
39. Dull. : DEADEN
40. Winter month. : DECEMBER
41. Part of the globe. : ARCTIC
43. Pried into. : NOSED
44. Whirlpool. : EDDY
47. Osprey's cousin. : ERN
48. 0.252 calories: Abbr. : BTU
49. Link. : TIE
50. Creator of Sir Roger de Coverly. : STEELE
52. Pillow covering. : TICK
56. Feature of Mt. McKinley rescue. : HELICOPTER
58. Fix: Colloq. : HOLE
59. Flirtatious looks. : OGLES
60. Particle. : ATOM
61. And others: Latin abbr. : ETAL
62. Go up. : SOAR
63. Knows: Scot. : KENS
64. Rainy. : DAMP
1. Humped bovine of India, China, etc. : ZEBU
2. Imitates. : APES
3. Cape Cod décor. : NETS
4. Legal time limitation. : YEARANDADAY
5. D.D. Emmett's song. : DIXIE
6. Seaport in SW Arabia. : ADEN
7. Periodic wind. : MONSOON
8. Fishing boats. : SLOOPS
9. Chinese name. : MAO
10. Monastery. : ABBEY
11. Sheer linen. : TOILE
12. Step. : STAIR
15. Novel about Ayesha. : SHE
18. Molded material. : PLASTIC
23. Old codger. : GEEZER
25. Showing astonishment. : OPENMOUTHED
26. Food fish. : SHAD
27. Healthy. : HALE
28. Quechuan. : INCA
29. Rocky peak. : TOR
30. Pressing. : URGENT
32. (___) the tune of. : DANCETO
34. Heads: Slang. : NOBS
35. Algonquin Indian. : CREE
36. ___ sauce. : HARD
38. Business official: Abbr. : SEC
40. Apartment alcove. : DINETTE
42. Russian dance. : TREPAK
44. Universal element in art. : ETHOS
45. San ___. : DIEGO
46. ___ Street. : DELLA
48. Shoulders of paved roads. : BERMS
50. Certain finger exercises: Abbr. : SCS
51. Relative of Lionel. : LEON
53. Tittle. : IOTA
54. Shellfish. : CLAM
55. Seaweed. : KELP
57. Noun suffix. : IER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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