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New York Times, Saturday, June 25, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q V W }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,998

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Students & seniors
Across
1. "Pinafore" character. : HEBE
5. Greek hero. : AJAX
9. Figure in TV documentary. : SACCO
14. Scandinavian man's name. : AXEL
15. Take it easy. : LAZE
16. Spiral. : HELIX
17. Mohammedan. : MUSSULMAN
19. Clio's sister. : ERATO
20. Revokes legally. : ADEEMS
21. Perennial piano piece. : NOLA
23. Brando film, "The ___." : MEN
24. Barry MacKay's milieu. : NET
25. Foot: Lat. : PES
27. Biblical name. : ETAM
29. Insignificant one. : LITTLESHRIMP
34. One of the Strauses. : OSCAR
37. Smorgasbord items. : EELS
38. Sea: Ger. : MEER
39. ___-cochere. : PORTE
40. Racket. : BAT
41. Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
42. Jai ___. : ALAI
43. City on the Truckee. : RENO
44. Diary page. : ENTRY
45. On a newspaper, the sunrise watch. : LOBSTERTRICK
48. Butter in India. : GHEE
49. Naval intelligence group. : ONI
50. Einstein's birthplace. : ULM
53. Jolt. : JAR
55. Fostering: Lat. : ALMA
58. Italian city (with "La"). : SPEZIA
60. End of term activities. : EXAMS
62. Where "Sagamore Hill" is. : OYSTERBAY
64. Miss Janis. : ELSIE
65. Indian. : CREE
66. Smooth consonant. : LENE
67. Annoying ones. : PESTS
68. Preserve. : KEEP
69. German name of Ohre river. : EGER
Down
1. Biblical plotter exposed by Esther. : HAMAN
2. Emit, as charm. : EXUDE
3. Plague. : BESET
4. Otherwise. : ELSE
5. Quite ready. : ALLSET
6. Tie-up. : JAM
7. Muezzin's call to prayer. : AZAN
8. Stranger: Prefix. : XENO
9. Kind of dress. : SHEATH
10. Combining form of atomosphere. : AER
11. Dankest. : CLAMMIEST
12. Quote. : CITE
13. Opposite number of a Cantab. : OXON
18. Man in blue. : UMPIRE
22. Indicating deduction. : LESS
26. Popular opera star. : STEBER
28. Village north of White Plains. : ARMONK
29. Not quite on time. : LATISH
30. Favored slightly. : LEANT
31. Escamillo's adversary. : ELTORO
32. Israel's U. N. lady. : MEIR
33. Victim. : PREY
34. October stone. : OPAL
35. One voice. : SOLO
36. Bane of gardeners. : CRABGRASS
41. Food ad item. : RECIPE
43. Dance. : REEL
46. Twits. : TEASES
47. Part of the foot. : INSTEP
50. Native of Turkestan. : UZBEG
51. Vine. : LIANE
52. Late movie mogul. : MAYER
53. Vehicle. : JEEP
54. Car part. : AXLE
56. Imitation. : MOCK
57. Point on the Isle of Man. : AYRE
59. A Gardner. : ERLE
61. Where Huxley will teach. : MIT
63. Poker term. : SEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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