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New York Times, Thursday, June 30, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,003
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1. Foam of a sort. : SOAPSUDS
9. Buffet specialties. : SALADS
15. Dictator. : AUTOCRAT
16. Bitter, Sneering, Sarcastic. : IRONIC
17. Maker of a motion. : PROPOSER
18. Giggle. : TITTER
19. Goat god. : PAN
20. Mexican foodstuffs. : TAMALES
22. Ship's course: Abbr. : ESE
23. Ambler and others. : ERICS
25. Man and wife. : ONE
26. "Very Good ___," Kern musical. : EDDIE
28. Luxuriant. : RICH
29. Range of Aconcagua. : ANDES
31. Work for. : EARN
32. Middlemen: Abbr. : AGTS
34. Saintly women: Lat. : SANCTAE
36. Germs. : SPORES
39. Occupation. : CAREER
40. Famed editor and "Self-made Merchant." : LORIMER
42. Rough-haired terrier. : SKYE
43. Ship of myth. : ARGO
44. Staff officers. : AIDES
46. Peut ___ (perhaps): Fr. : ETRE
50. Kernels. : MEATS
52. Propeller. : FIN
53. Willow withe. : OSIER
54. ___ Marché, famous Paris department store. : BON
55. "'Tis ___ you should heed, Try, try again." : ALESSON
58. Arab robe. : ABA
59. Part of a zoo. : AVIARY
61. Stormy cape of N. C. : HATTERAS
63. Wise old man. : NESTOR
64. Blanch by deprivation of sunlight. : ETIOLATE
65. Machine shop necessity. : GREASE
66. Scorns. : DESPISES
1. Soldier who digs trenches. : SAPPER
2. Arrow poison of Brazil. : OURARI
3. Unaccented, as a syllable. : ATONIC
4. Beverage. : POP
5. Wallace's men. : SCOTS
6. Bear in the heavens. : URSA
7. Guardian spirits. : DAEMONS
8. London street. : STRAND
9. Position. : SITE
10. Issue. : ARISE
11. Chance. : LOT
12. Come before. : ANTEDATE
13. Famous medieval hymn. : DIESIRAE
14. Sifter. : SCREENER
21. Settlings. : LEES
24. Elijah's vehicle. : CHARIOT
27. Orders. : DECREES
29. Bewildered. : ATSEA
30. Loose coats. : SACKS
33. Something perfect of its kind. : GEM
35. Negative. : NAY
36. Roughly and noisily: Colloq. : SLAMBANG
37. Study. : POREOVER
38. Form into a system: Var. : ORGANISE
41. Plentiful. : RIFE
42. Felt in a certain way. : SENSATE
45. Served (up). : DISHED
47. Hair ornaments. : TIARAS
48. Deduction. : REBATE
49. Wipes off. : ERASES
51. Gulf of the Aegean. : SAROS
53. At the summit. : ONTOP
56. Ancient instrument. : LYRE
57. Actor Skinner. : OTIS
60. ___ loss. : ATA
62. Judge of Israel. : ELI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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