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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Humid. : DAMP
5. Places where troops are stationed. : POSTS
10. Direction. : WEST
14. Melville novel. : OMOO
15. Creamy white. : IVORY
16. Always. : EVER
17. Lounge about. : LOLL
18. Coat part. : LAPEL
19. Relative of the franc. : LIRA
20. Flower mentioned in Song of Solomon. : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
23. Butter used in India. : GHEE
24. Time of day: Poet. : EVE
25. Contemporary of Cézanne. : RENOIR
28. Fatherly. : PATERNAL
33. Kind of acids in proteins. : AMINO
34. Jeans. : PANTS
35. Gold in Spain. : ORO
36. Wagers. : BETS
37. Get ___ on (find out about). : ALINE
38. Vegetable dish. : SLAW
39. Hymenopterous insect. : BEE
40. Silly. : INANE
41. Uttered: Poet. : SPAKE
42. Agent of annoyance. : IRRITANT
44. Showered. : RAINED
45. Short sleep. : NAP
46. Warning device. : HORN
47. Official flower of Hawaii. : SCARLETHIBISCUS
55. Florence's river. : ARNO
56. Very short time: Slang. : SHAKE
57. Shade. : TONE
58. Nurse shark of the Atlantic. : GATA
59. Former German coin. : TALER
60. Turnstile sign. : EXIT
61. Retired. : ABED
62. Sound of derision. : SNORT
63. Bandicoots. : RATS
Down
1. Pretty child. : DOLL
2. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
3. Heroine of 1721. : MOLL
4. Many-sided figures. : POLYGONS
5. Indulge in petty theft. : PILFER
6. Egg-shaped. : OVATE
7. Campus man. : SOPH
8. Shoe ___. : TREE
9. Heroine of Roland's "The Romancers." : SYLVETTE
10. Sam, in "Pickwick Papers." : WELLER
11. Wickedness. : EVIL
12. Dry. : SERE
13. Flat container. : TRAY
21. State. : OHIO
22. Prayers. : AVES
25. Religious leader. : RABBI
26. Arabian chieftain. : EMEER
27. Saltpeter. : NITER
28. Decorate. : PAINT
29. Queen ___'s lace. : ANNE
30. Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
31. Slanted, as a ship's funnels. : ARAKE
32. Mooed. : LOWED
34. Scheme. : PLAN
37. Feet, in prosody. : ANAPESTS
38. Bachelor girl. : SPINSTER
40. Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
41. Hindu garment. : SARI
43. Incursion. : INROAD
44. Author of manual on "Rules of Order." : ROBERT
46. Man on the road. : HIKER
47. One type of epic writing. : SAGA
48. Zodiac sign. : CRAB
49. Status quo ___. : ANTE
50. Common conjunction. : THAN
51. Circle of light. : HALO
52. The hip joint. : COXA
53. ___ rule, in convention voting. : UNIT
54. Theatrical scenes. : SETS

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

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