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New York Times, Wednesday, August 3, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,037
Across Down
1. Stringed instrument. : BANJO
6. Run slowly. : DOGTROT
13. In a circle. : AROUND
15. The moment of crisis. : ZEROHOUR
16. Worker on thatched roofs. : REEDER
17. Add to. : INCREASE
18. Glasswort plant. : KALI
19. Bristly fibers on oats. : AWNS
21. Recipient. : DONEE
22. Funny. : COMIC
24. Money unit: Abbr. : DOL
25. Bucket. : PAIL
27. Souvenir. : TOKEN
29. Military commission: Abbr. : BVT
32. Agave fibers. : SISALS
34. Bibelot. : GEM
35. User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
36. Outside the set course. : EXTRACURRICULAR
39. Light. : AIRY
40. Mouths: Lat. : ORA
41. Alarm. : TOCSIN
42. Zodiac sign. : LEO
43. German industrialist. : KRUPP
45. Twofold. : DUAL
46. Garden implement. : HOE
47. Mountain identified with Mt. Sinai. : HOREB
49. Arranged. : GOTUP
52. Prohibit. : VETO
53. Miss Dartle. : ROSA
57. Device for measuring distance traveled by a vehicle. : ODOMETER
59. Typewriter bar. : SPACER
61. Inheritances. : LEGACIES
62. Mother's helper. : SITTER
63. More direct. : FRANKER
64. Spring bloom. : PEONY
1. What cork is. : BARK
2. Region. : AREA
3. Christmas carol. : NOEL
4. Branch of government. : JUDICIARY
5. Anybody. : ONE
6. Burrows. : DENS
7. Grampus. : ORC
8. One of Byron's names. : GORDON
9. Divinity school subject: Abbr. : THEOL
10. Yellowish red. : ROAN
11. Yorkshire river. : OUSE
12. Sassafras. : TREE
14. Weight. : DRAM
15. Photoengravers. : ZINCOGRAPHERS
20. Mental alertness. : WIT
23. Variety of 44 Down. : OLLA
24. Resign. : DEMIT
25. Gremlin's cousin. : PIXIE
26. Of stars: Comb. form. : ASTRO
28. Onomatopoeic prefix. : KER
29. Light wood. : BALSA
30. Means of communication, W. W. II. : VMAIL
31. Relative of a loch. : TARN
32. Close. : SEAL
33. White Sox pitcher. : SCORE
35. Burn the midnight oil. : LUCUBRATE
37. S. A. republic: Abbr. : URU
38. System of rules. : CODE
43. Part of a ruble. : KOPECK
44. Cooking utensil. : POT
46. Characteristic of people. : HUMAN
48. Sea in Antarctica. : ROSS
49. Game. : GOLF
50. River to the Baltic Sea. : ODER
51. Forum garment. : TOGA
52. Shift. : VEER
54. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
55. Witnessed. : SEEN
56. 'Arriet's friend. : ARRY
58. Fasten. : TIE
60. Dickens' Philip Pirrip. : PIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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