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New York Times, Monday, June 6, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Division of a country: Abbr. : PROV
5. Sound of gustatory pleasure. : YUM
8. Reined racer. : PACER
13. Gait. : LOPE
14. Signor's abode. : CASA
15. An assembly, in ancient Greece. : AGORA
16. Quell. : OVERPOWER
18. Old-time card. : TAROT
19. Small swallow-tailed flag. : PENNON
20. Separate. : SIFT
22. The act of: Suffix. : ADE
23. As soon as. : ONCE
25. Kentucky Derby winner, 1956. : NEEDLES
27. Member of a celebrated May wedding. : PRINCESSANNE
31. French river into the Rhone. : AIN
32. Part of the globe. : EAST
33. Relative of 8 Down. : SABOT
37. Light shoe, symbol of comedy. : SOCK
39. In the lowest degree. : LEAST
42. Split. : RIVE
43. Inexcitable. : STAID
45. "The light that ___ in woman's eyes . . . " : LIES
47. Retreat. : DEN
48. Lewis and Clark, for example. : TRAILBLAZERS
52. Shows. : REVEALS
55. Market for goods. : SALE
56. Crimson's foe. : ELI
57. Soft substance in stem plants. : PITH
59. Describing the drudge's work. : MENIAL
63. En ___. : MASSE
65. An argument about words. : LOGOMACHY
67. Unqualified. : UTTER
68. Of the dawn. : EOAN
69. Approximating. : NEAR
70. Dubious: Colloq. : SHADY
71. Rainbow's background. : SKY
72. S. African fox. : ASSE
Down
1. Sound of a flat dive. : PLOP
2. Meander. : ROVE
3. Direct. : OPEN
4. One of the Castles. : VERNON
5. Turn off course. : YAW
6. Functions : USES
7. Mooring place for pleasure craft. : MARINA
8. Wooden sandals on iron supports. : PATTENS
9. Eastern VIP. : AGA
10. Shade of red. : CORAL
11. Eat away. : ERODE
12. Deserves: Colloq. : RATES
14. Veil. : CONCEAL
17. ___ de Leon. : PONCE
21. Marsh. : FEN
24. Being: Lat. : ESSE
26. Esteemed. : DEAR
27. Undergo with success. : PASS
28. Mob action. : RIOT
29. Conquistator's victim. : INCA
30. Enclosed seat in a choir. : STALL
34. ___ one's time. : BIDE
35. More than. : OVER
36. Greenbacks. : TENS
38. Bird of prey. : KITE
40. Kinsmen. : SIBS
41. Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
44. Clothing represented in sculpture or painting. : DRAPERY
46. Capital of Beaver State. : SALEM
49. Mehemet ___. : ALI
50. Yucca fibers. : ISTLES
51. Women's quarters, in Persia and India. : ZENANA
52. Mythical twin. : REMUS
53. Israeli port. : ELATH
54. Perspective. : VISTA
58. Sandy ___, N. J. : HOOK
60. Frappés. : ICES
61. Exclamations. : AHAS
62. Orpheus' instrument. : LYRE
64. But: Lat. : SED
66. Sprightly. : GAY

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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