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New York Times, Friday, July 1, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Contaminate. : TAINT
6. Captain of the Pequod. : AHAB
10. Candid. : OPEN
14. Dugouts: Fr. : ABRIS
15. Yakut river. : LENA
16. Branches, in biology. : RAMI
17. Bellini heroine. : NORMA
18. Poetic verb form. : TAEN
19. Dwarf in Wagner's "Ring." : MIME
20. "All the Things You ___." : ARE
21. Navy VIP. : REARADMIRAL
24. Winter month in French Revolutionary calendar. : NIVOSE
26. Pieces of music. : TRIOS
27. Hoary. : AGED
28. Barrister's degree. : LLB
30. Medical name for a cough. : TUSSIS
34. Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
35. Most certain. : SUREST
37. High explosive. : TNT
38. Slow. : INERT
40. One of the Ferrers. : MEL
41. Writer of Western tales. : HARTE
43. Italian city: Abbr. : VEN
44. Cause fear or dismay. : APPALL
47. Beheld. : SEEN
48. Country place. : ESTATE
50. New Zealand parrot. : KEA
51. Army man: Abbr. : SERG
52. Roast, as corn kernels. : PARCH
54. Steers. : CATTLE
56. Annie Oakley was a noted one. : TRAPSHOOTER
60. ___ soda. : SAL
61. Marathon. : RACE
62. River on Soviet-Manchuria boundary. : AMUR
63. Shade of blue. : ALICE
65. City SE of Delhi. : AGRA
66. Mexican dollar. : PESO
67. Presages. : BODES
68. Entry in Debrett. : PEER
69. Footfall. : STEP
70. Shoe leather. : SUEDE
Down
1. Capital of Madagascar. : TANANARIVE
2. Algonquins, for example. : ABORIGINES
3. Disrespectful. : IRREVERENT
4. Steal: Archaic. : NIM
5. Rulers. : TSARS
6. Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
7. Play from 1917. : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
8. Lend ___. : ANEAR
9. Highwaymen. : BANDITS
10. Hit ___. : ORMISS
11. Single unit of two corresponding parts. : PAIR
12. Austen novel. : EMMA
13. Maréchal ___, yellow rose. : NIEL
22. Fishes. : EELS
23. Part of a river. : MOUTH
25. Stettin's river. : ODER
29. Sluggish person: Colloq. : LUMP
31. Toward the highway. : STREETSIDE
32. Twined together. : INTERLACED
33. Casey's lingo. : STENGELESE
36. French pronoun. : ELLE
39. Familiar farewells. : TATAS
42. Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
45. By chance. : PERHAPS
46. Chantilly. : LACE
49. Become visible. : APPEAR
53. Heavenly phenomenon. : COMET
55. Tripolitans. : ARABS
56. Pitfall. : TRAP
57. Frenzy. : RAGE
58. Levantine port. : ACRE
59. De ___ (superfluous): Fr. : TROP
64. Girl's nickname : LOU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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