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New York Times, Wednesday, June 8, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,981
Across Down
1. Invisible author. : GHOST
6. Neither knight nor freeman. : SERF
10. Something extra. : PLUS
14. The Magic Island. : HAITI
15. Beauty of Irish legend. : EMER
16. Tabula ___ (a slate wiped clean). : RASA
17. Province of India. : ASSAM
18. Japanese aborigine. : AINU
19. Musical work. : OPUS
20. Ruined city on the Nile. : THEBES
22. Prepared. : GOT
23. Split ___. : PEAS
24. In a sanctified manner. : SPIRITUALLY
27. Enthusiastic. : WARM
31. Being in excess. : OVERING
32. Girl in the wild blue yonder. : AVIATRESS
34. Social distinction. : CASTE
38. Calendar of court cases. : DOCKET
39. Dealer in sharp steel. : CUTLER
40. Win all events. : SWEEP
41. Deliberate wreckers. : SABOTEURS
44. Phone cut-in. : WIRETAP
46. Mark that mars. : DENT
47. American bill. : FIVEDOLLARS
51. Et ___ (and others). : ALII
52. Miss Lillie. : BEA
53. Receive willingly. : ACCEPT
58. Chime. : RING
59. ___ time (very quickly). : INNO
61. Quatrain by Omar. : RUBAI
62. A great deal. : MUCH
63. Little Juana. : NITA
64. Better than. : ABOVE
65. Hit. : SMIT
66. Word to chase a cat. : SCAT
67. Transparent sheets. : PANES
1. Ganges landing site. : GHAT
2. Reminiscent finish. : HASH
3. River into the Seine. : OISE
4. Sudden twinge. : STAB
5. Seasons. : TIMES
6. Triton's element. : SEA
7. Departers from homelands. : EMIGRES
8. French paintings. : RENOIRS
9. Tutti-___. : FRUTTI
10. Multiplied. : PROPAGATED
11. Folded part of a coat. : LAPEL
12. Ordinary. : USUAL
13. Fresh to a degree. : SASSY
21. Squash, for example. : SPORT
25. Common verbal contraction. : IVE
26. Full length. : UNCUT
27. Tamps or stuffs in. : WADS
28. Confess. : AVOW
29. Half the world's diet. : RICE
30. Something thrown in to avoid a shortage. : MAKEWEIGHT
33. Not enthusiastic at all. : TEPID
35. Skid. : SLUE
36. Sea bird. : TERN
37. Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
39. Dried coconut meat. : COPRA
41. Lunar. : SELENIC
42. City in GWTW. : ATLANTA
43. Noise at shearing time. : BAA
45. Large thrushes. : ROBINS
47. Productive land holdings. : FARMS
48. Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
49. Leonardo da ___. : VINCI
50. Junk. : SCRAP
54. The restless island. : CUBA
55. Jet. : EBON
56. Make smooth roads. : PAVE
57. Shoes. : TIES
60. Cereal grass. : OAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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