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New York Times, Wednesday, July 6, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,009
Across
1. Make quiet. : BECALM
7. Campus building. : CHAPEL
13. Sun rooms. : SOLARIA
14. Body of troops. : BRIGADE
15. Record. : PLATTER
16. Business of middleman. : RESALES
17. Hotel charges. : RATES
18. Mastery. : GRASP
20. Measures: Abbr. : INS
21. River into the North Sea. : YSER
22. Awns on barley. : ARISTAE
24. Fastens in a certain way. : STRAPS
26. Native ruler in India. : NABOB
30. Throw. : SHY
33. Split. : RIVE
34. Turkish decree. : IRADE
35. Pastry shell filled with meat, fish, etc. : TIMBALE
37. Inhabitants of the earth. : PEOPLES
39. Outlander. : ALIEN
40. Clay deposit. : MARL
41. Indian pony. : TAT
42. Triangular cloth insets. : GORES
43. Altar hanging. : DORSAL
45. "The rest is ___." : SILENCE
47. 1/10 of an ephah. : OMER
51. Neat ___ pin. : ASA
54. Awareness. : SENSE
55. Positive pole. : ANODE
56. Piano solos. : SONATAS
58. Apathetic. : LANGUID
60. Declare passé. : OUTMODE
61. Magnitudes. : EXTENTS
62. "Les ___ du Mal," Baudelaire's poems. : FLEURS
63. Scarcity. : DEARTH
Down
1. Cattle-catching weapons of the pampas. : BOLAS
2. Gladden. : ELATE
3. Provides a banquet. : CATERS
4. Fine ___. : ARTS
5. Norwegian statesman. : LIE
6. Hereditary German title. : MARGRAVE
7. Top. : CREST
8. Haiti and the Dominican Republic. : HISPANIOLA
9. Eastern title. : AGA
10. Language of Buddhism. : PALI
11. Early home of man. : EDEN
12. Without: Suffix. : LESS
13. Nimble. : SPRY
14. Orchestra section. : BRASS
19. Mellow. : RIPE
22. Seed covering. : ARIL
23. Western figure. : EARP
25. Part of a pocket radio. : TRANSISTOR
27. European. : BALT
28. Music halls of ancient times. : ODEA
29. Largest. : BEST
30. For men only. : STAG
31. Seaport in Hawaii. : HILO
32. Giant of Norse myth. : YMIR
36. Symbols of industry. : BEES
37. Distributed. : PARCELED
38. Language. : ERSE
40. City in Belgium. : MONS
43. Compact. : DENSE
44. Of greater duration. : LONGER
46. Stationery store purchase. : LEADS
48. Riding horse. : MOUNT
49. One of the Sitwells. : EDITH
50. Cardinal and carmine. : REDS
51. "O Lord, renew our days ___ old." : ASOF
52. A person. : SOUL
53. Wager. : ANTE
55. Architectural pier. : ANTA
57. ___ Darya, 1,500-mi. river into Lake Aral. : AMU
59. Chopper. : AXE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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