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New York Times, Tuesday, August 2, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,036
Across
1. Get out of. : EVADE
6. Pond fish. : CARP
10. Sponsorship. : EGIS
14. Secondary. : MINOR
15. Athena ___ of Arcadia. : ALEA
16. Loosen. : UNDO
17. Smelting product. : MATTE
18. Old Roman road. : ITER
19. Large body of water. : GULF
20. Cousin of Mahomet. : ALI
21. Old ___, phenomenon of Sinbad's 5th voyage. : MANOFTHESEA
24. Interval of a fifth, in music. : QUINT
26. Scottish name. : IAN
27. Areas for certain games. : COURTS
29. Old. : ANCIENT
33. Tributary of the Missouri. : OSAGE
34. Woven fabric. : TWILL
35. Food fragment. : ORT
37. Degree of speed. : RATE
38. Type of rock. : SHALE
39. Tom, Dick and Harry. : TRIO
40. Also: Archaic. : EKE
41. Cubic meter. : STERE
42. Trivial. : PETTY
43. Venerated. : ADMIRED
45. Pisces. : FISHES
46. Girl's name meaning noble. : ADA
47. Candies. : MINTS
48. Nursery rhyme character. : OLDKINGCOLE
53. ___ Mahal. : TAJ
56. Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
57. Aim or end. : GOAL
58. Part of the crown jewels. : TIARA
60. Son of Isaac and Rebecca. : ESAU
61. Peer. : LORD
62. In motion. : ASTIR
63. Dickens character. : GAMP
64. Whirlpool. : EDDY
65. South American birds. : RHEAS
Down
1. Jane Austen novel, 1816. : EMMA
2. Glass container. : VIAL
3. Old. : ANTIQUATED
4. Telegrapher's symbol. : DOT
5. Hermit. : EREMITE
6. "I ___ Say No," "Oklahoma" song. : CAINT
7. Voice part. : ALTO
8. Shorten sail. : REEF
9. Minute portion. : PARTICLE
10. Oregon city. : EUGENE
11. Wildebeests. : GNUS
12. Vain. : IDLE
13. Divan. : SOFA
22. Response: Abbr. : ANS
23. Welcome. : HAIL
25. Impulse. : URGE
27. Pith of a matter. : CORE
28. Commercial center in Japan. : OSAKA
29. Bestow. : AWARD
30. Shade of green. : NILE
31. Old ___, home of Tarheels. : NORTHSTATE
32. Commonplace. : TRITE
34. Archaic pronoun. : THEE
36. Baubles. : TOYS
38. Suppress. : STRANGLE
39. Examine. : TEST
41. African title. : SIDI
42. Ingredient of old cold remedy. : PINETAR
44. Cosmetics. : MAKEUP
45. Thread: Fr. : FIL
47. Stale, as from age. : MOLDY
48. Washington's neighbor: Abbr. : OREG
49. Mona ___. : LISA
50. Sixty grains. : DRAM
51. Satisfactory in quality. : GOOD
52. Evidence of membership. : CARD
54. Melody. : ARIA
55. Containers. : JARS
59. Suffix akin to -like. : ISH

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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