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New York Times, Saturday, August 6, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,040
Across Down
1. Looping caterpillar. : INCHWORM
9. ___ people (a crowd): Colloq. : LOTSOF
15. Escamillo. : TOREADOR
16. City in Syria. : ALEPPO
17. Becomes rough of voice. : HOARSENS
18. Model in a dress shop, for instance. : WEARER
19. ___ Arbor. : ANN
20. School affiliate: Abbr. : PTA
21. These: Fr. : CES
22. Single. : ONE
23. Copper. : CENT
25. ___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
27. Part of a sleeve. : CUFF
28. Up to now. : ASYET
30. German article. : DER
31. Man's nickname. : ARTIE
32. "O Sole ___." : MIO
34. Heavy curtain. : PORTIERE
36. Exclamations. : HAS
39. Handsome young men. : APOLLOS
41. Small military unit: Abbr. : DET
42. Bosom friend. : ALTEREGO
44. Honor card. : TEN
46. Blackmore character. : LORNA
47. Chief minister to David. : IRA
49. Nitric and sulphuric. : ACIDS
53. Reponses to voice votes. : YEAS
54. Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
56. Western Indian. : OTOE
57. Difficult, for a cockney. : ARD
58. Go: Scot. : GAE
59. No gentleman. : CAD
61. Distant neighbor of 56 Across. : UTE
62. Western exhibitions. : RODEOS
64. Diameters of gun bores: Var. : CALIBRES
66. Diminutive of a girl's name. : DOLLIE
67. Not fit to eat. : INEDIBLE
68. Tankards. : STEINS
69. Medicinal plant. : CAMOMILE
1. Far above Cayuga's waters. : ITHACA
2. Nobody's. : NOONES
3. Chink, as in a wall. : CRANNY
4. Pronoun. : HER
5. Insect. : WASP
6. "___ a Nightingale." : ODETO
7. Actor Colman. : RONALD
8. Feminine title. : MRS
9. Well-known warden. : LAWES
10. Spanish cheers. : OLES
11. Beverage. : TEA
12. Started to grow. : SPROUTED
13. Camper's delight. : OPENFIRE
14. Equine extremities. : FOREFEET
21. Heroine of "Main Street." : CAROL
24. Pro ___. : TEM
26. Be regretful about. : DEPLORE
27. Le dernier ___. : CRI
29. Royal adornment. : TIARA
31. Cruising. : ATSEA
33. Unclose: Poet. : OPE
35. Balderdash. : ROT
36. Sail ropes. : HALYARDS
37. Medicinal plant. : ALOEROOT
38. Appear to take both sides of (an issue). : STRADDLE
40. Gothic arch. : OGIVE
43. Navy rank: Abbr. : ENS
45. Sgt. or Cpl. : NCO
48. Secrets. : ARCANA
50. Concert pianist from Spain. : ITURBI
51. Well, well! : DOTELL
52. Sand partridge of India. : SEESEE
54. Desert stopovers. : OASES
55. Western capital. : SALEM
58. Enter. : GOIN
60. Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
63. Biblical judge. : ELI
64. Presidential title: Abbr. : CIC
65. Nickname for a native of Barbados. : BIM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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