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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,039
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1. Certain payments. : DUES
5. Type of headdress. : COWL
9. ___ cotta. : TERRA
14. Capri, for one. : ISLE
15. Longing. : ACHE
16. City SE of Buffalo. : OLEAN
17. Head. : CHIEFTAIN
19. Bright: Rare. : NITID
20. Chinaware item. : TEAPOT
21. Man's affair. : STAG
23. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
24. ___ longa, vita brevis. : ARS
25. Chance. : RISK
27. Result of too much sun. : BURN
29. Phase. : STEP
30. ___ foot (able to run swiftly). : FLEETOF
33. Assume a pose. : POSTURIZE
37. String. : TWINE
38. Original name of northern highway. : ALCAN
39. Manufacturer's group. : NAM
40. The ladies. : WIVES
41. Matchless. : ALONE
42. Auditors. : EXAMINERS
44. Pawl. : RATCHET
46. Maiden. : LASS
47. Engine sound. : CHUG
48. Strip of shoe leather. : WELT
49. Mountain. : ALP
52. Hardwood. : ASH
54. One of the Websters. : NOAH
56. Confederacy. : LEAGUE
58. Heavenly phenomenon. : COMET
60. Reader's purchase. : PAPERBACK
62. Soothing word, when repeated. : THERE
63. Bar of wood. : SLAT
64. To be: Fr. : ETRE
65. Detection device. : SONAR
66. Fish. : EELS
67. Links places. : TEES
1. Sayings. : DICTA
2. Theatre employe. : USHER
3. Inventor Howe. : ELIAS
4. Ooze. : SEEP
5. More spiteful. : CATTIER
6. Wood sorrel. : OCA
7. Small broom. : WHISK
8. Church season. : LENT
9. "Truly rural," for example. : TONGUETWISTER
10. Inventor Whitney. : ELI
11. Having a good memory. : RETENTIVE
12. Weather prediction. : RAIN
13. Connectives. : ANDS
18. Suitor of a sort. : FORTUNEHUNTER
22. Case in grammar: Abbr. : ABL
26. Musical instrument. : SPINET
28. Takes a second prize. : REWINS
29. Steadfast. : STANCH
30. Daughter of Eve. : FEMALE
31. Unusual person: Slang. : ONER
32. Band on an escutcheon. : FESS
33. Nightowl's TV choice. : PAAR
34. Spanish jar. : OLLA
35. Members of the famous Black Watch. : SCOTCHMEN
36. Tool for trimming roofing tiles. : ZAX
43. Long-handled hammers. : MALLETS
45. Companion of the id. : EGO
48. Finback. : WHALE
49. Type size. : AGATE
50. Ill-gotten profit. : LUCRE
51. Small dogs. : PEKES
52. Laws. : ACTS
53. London's restaurant district. : SOHO
55. Part of a basilica. : APSE
57. Aid. : ABET
59. Time span. : ERA
61. Chum. : PAL

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

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