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New York Times, Tuesday, July 19, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
PS notes: Original 31-Across clue had "Unmelodius"; corrected this to "Unmelodious."
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,022
Across
1. Browned bread. : TOAST
6. Great name in Ireland: Colloq. : STPAT
11. Traditional Japanese theatre. : KABUKI
12. Repeated a passage from. : QUOTED
14. Frequenter. : HABITUE
15. Coats. : ULSTERS
17. Antidote for troubled waters. : OIL
18. Seasoned sailor. : OLDSALT
20. Very recently. : NOW
21. Employs. : USES
23. Riches of a sort. : LUCRE
24. Vasco da ___. : GAMA
25. Begin to work. : SETTO
27. 19th cent. poet. : POE
28. 19th cent. lexicographer. : ROGET
29. Substitute, usually of inferior quality. : ERSATZ
31. Unmelodious. : TUNELESS
33. Ruminate. : CHEW
35. Comforter. : PUFF
36. Paid (one's share): Slang. : KICKEDIN
40. Celestial structure. : NEBULA
44. Reddish-brown pigment. : OCHER
45. Part of a jagged line. : ZAG
47. Searched minutely with ("over"). : RAKED
48. Cane. : REED
49. Established principle. : CANON
51. College man. : GRAD
52. Formally give up: Abbr. : ABD
53. Eccentric. : ERRATIC
55. Mimic. : APE
56. Having small lumps. : NODULED
58. Indianian. : HOOSIER
60. St. Francis ___. : XAVIER
61. Teem. : ABOUND
62. Grating. : RASPY
63. Rhythmic pattern. : METRE
Down
1. Pads. : TABLETS
2. Japanese sash. : OBI
3. Self: Comb. form. : AUTO
4. Head. : SKULL
5. Unavailable because already committed. : TIEDUP
6. Settle accounts. : SQUAREUP
7. Fine net. : TULLE
8. Starting point of a horse race. : POST
9. Man of law: Abbr. : ATT
10. Designating the younger set. : TEENAGE
11. Former ruler. : KAISER
13. Racecourses: Suffix. : DROMES
14. Lodge. : HOUSE
16. Clobbers. : SWATS
19. Caledonian. : SCOT
22. Piled up. : STACKED
24. Caddie's concern. : GOLFBAG
26. Different one. : OTHER
28. Allude (to). : REFER
30. English letter. : ZED
32. Sister. : NUN
34. Magic. : WIZARDRY
36. Mohammedan scriptures. : KORAN
37. Ancestor of the deep freeze. : ICEBOX
38. Cheese. : CHEDDAR
39. Pram pusher. : NANA
41. Where Kiev is. : UKRAINE
42. Jumped. : LEAPED
43. Serpent. : ADDER
46. New York City. : GOTHAM
49. Move slowly. : CREEP
50. Amphion's wife. : NIOBE
53. Region of ancient Greece. : ELIS
54. Northern sea duck. : COOT
57. Grape, in botany. : UVA
59. Upon: Prefix. : SUR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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