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New York Times, Tuesday, July 12, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,015
Across
1. Dossier. : FILE
5. Noisy place. : BABEL
10. Sheik's associate. : EMIR
14. Small wild ox. : ANOA
15. German-American society of Iowa. : AMANA
16. Thames estuary. : NORE
17. Place of decision, figuratively speaking. : CROSSROADS
19. Electrify. : STUN
20. Oil driller's project. : TESTWELL
21. Melodious. : ARIOSO
23. Chemical suffix. : ANE
24. Type of ad. : PLUG
25. Circumflex. : ACCENT
29. Scales. : BALANCES
33. Gala high school affair. : PROM
34. Leaner. : SPARER
36. Cheer. : RAH
37. Oriental civet cat. : RASSE
39. Fuel. : OIL
40. High card in euchre. : KNAVE
42. Baseball great. : OTT
43. Whirlpool. : VORTEX
46. Unfolded: Poet. : OPED
47. Savings bank accounts. : NESTEGGS
49. Nun. : ABBESS
51. Sole. : ONLY
52. Collection of sayings. : ANA
53. Celebration in old Monterrey. : FIESTA
56. Reverses. : PUTBACKS
61. Evils. : ILLS
62. Infamous name from World War II. : LORDHAWHAW
64. Color in the French flag. : BLEU
65. Farewell. : ADIEU
66. Mischief-maker of Norse myth. : LOKI
67. Hominy. : SAMP
68. Broadway specialties. : SIGNS
69. Part of our continent: Abbr. : SPAM
Down
1. Piece of information. : FACT
2. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
3. American writer of humor. : LOOS
4. From which Eurus blows. : EAST
5. Sea of the Arctic. : BARENTS
6. Soap plant. : AMOLE
7. Phoenician sungod. : BAAL
8. Omega. : END
9. Famous Chicago street. : LASALLE
10. Annapolis graduate. : ENSIGN
11. Fictional sleuth. : MOTO
12. Beggar in Homeric legend. : IRUS
13. City on the Truckee. : RENO
18. Constellation Cygnus. : SWAN
22. American journalist novelist. : RUARK
24. Ici on ___ français. : PARLE
25. Pinafore. : APRON
26. Container. : CRATE
27. Charges. : COSTS
28. German spa. : EMS
29. Lures. : BAITS
30. Kind of cloth. : CRAPE
31. Roof extension. : EAVES
32. Outbuildings. : SHEDS
35. Gershwin operatic hero. : PORGY
38. Item on a sports program. : EVENT
41. One of San Francisco's hills. : NOB
44. Crazy Horse's people, of a Sioux tribe. : OGLALAS
45. Achilles' talking horse. : XANTHUS
48. An even chance. : TOSSUP
50. Turkish title, meaning father. : BABA
52. Anglo-American poet. : AUDEN
53. Lies. : FIBS
54. "Dies irae, dies ___ . . . " : ILLA
55. Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
56. Stuffy person. : PRIG
57. Sharp tools. : AWLS
58. Cut of meat. : CHOP
59. New Zealand parrot. : KAKA
60. Do the trudgen. : SWIM
63. I hate: Lat. : ODI

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

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