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New York Times, Wednesday, August 31, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,065
Across Down
1. Sidewalk rendezvous. : CAFE
5. Spanish friend. : AMIGO
10. Place for tools. : SHED
14. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
15. Ship. : LINER
16. ___ sure. : TOBE
17. Popular vacation land. : NEWENGLAND
19. Atmosphere. : AURA
20. Designating certain polo players. : TENGOAL
21. Testator. : DEVISOR
23. Frosting. : ICE
24. Home of Proteus and Valentine. : VERONA
25. Go ___ for. : TOBAT
28. Shoal. : BAR
29. Western mountain range. : TETON
32. With: Fr. : AVEC
33. Witticism. : PUN
34. Hat. : FEDORA
35. Myself: Ger. : MIR
36. Austrian country dance. : LANDLER
38. Industry group: Abbr. : NAM
39. Sock. : ANKLET
41. Deviate from course. : YAW
42. Ceremony. : RITE
43. Fix the clock. : RESET
44. Firmament. : SKY
45. Met squarely. : FACED
46. European crested bird. : HOOPOE
48. Algonquian. : SAC
49. Fishing lure. : SPINNER
51. Purposed. : AIMEDTO
55. Fairy. : PERI
56. Festival site in 27 Down. : TANGLEWOOD
58. Arabian region. : ADEN
59. Staggering. : AREEL
60. Fabulous ship. : ARGO
61. Hill. : RISE
62. Suspicious: Colloq. : LEERY
63. Leap ___. : YEAR
1. Copper. : CENT
2. Pulitzer Prize novelist. : AGEE
3. Forest baby. : FAWN
4. Plaintive. : ELEGIAC
5. Pond life. : ALGAE
6. Factory. : MILL
7. Dog ___ manger. : INA
8. Masc., fem., neut. : GENDER
9. Direction. : ORDER
10. Describing some glass. : STAINED
11. River of 17 Across. : HOUSATONIC
12. Spanish river. : EBRO
13. Beloved. : DEAR
18. Night: Comb. form. : NOCT
22. November VIP. : VOTER
24. Beard. : VANDYKE
25. Absalom's sister. : TAMAR
26. Like a lamb. : OVINE
27. Mountains of 17 Across. : BERKSHIRES
28. Roll. : BUN
30. Declaim. : ORATE
31. Nominated. : NAMED
33. Timely. : PAT
34. Not many. : FEW
36. Pretend: Colloq. : LETON
37. Minstrel's song. : LAY
40. Noble. : LEONINE
42. Track. : RACEWAY
44. "And what is ___ as a day in June?" : SORARE
45. Celebrity. : FAME
47. Leaf. : PETAL
48. Absurd. : SILLY
49. Mast. : SPAR
50. Foot: Comb. form. : PEDI
51. Field: Lat. : AGER
52. Famous illustrator. : DORE
53. Roman garment. : TOGA
54. Scent. : ODOR
57. Born: Fr. : NEE

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

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