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New York Times, Monday, September 19, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
David Steinberg notes:

Original clue for 30-Across had "Rimsky Korsakov"; corrected this to "Rimsky-Korsakov."

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,084
Across
1. Section of Great Britain. : WALES
6. Boot. : SHOE
10. Offspring. : SONS
14. Priestly garment. : AMICE
15. In shreds. : TORN
16. Supporter of: Comb. form. : CRAT
17. Manila hemp. : ABACA
18. City statute. : ORDINANCE
20. Give previous notice. : FOREWARN
22. In abundance. : GALORE
23. Biblical vessel. : ARK
24. Instrument for measuring electric current. : AMMETER
25. Of long standing. : AGEOLD
29. Fail to keep a secret. : BLAB
30. Subject of popular Rimsky-Korsakov piece. : BUMBLEBEE
32. Meeting place of 1945. : YALTA
37. ___ mater. : ALMA
38. Small donkey. : BURRO
40. Feature of Kansas in August. : CORN
41. Sections of bridges. : SPANS
43. "Singin' ___." : INTHERAIN
45. Shield border. : ORLE
47. Exact satisfaction for. : AVENGE
48. Newspaper. : TABLOID
52. Smeltery material. : ORE
53. Distributes. : ALLOTS
54. Inventor of a stove. : FRANKLIN
59. Irving Berlin song. : BLUESKIES
61. Three ___. : INONE
62. Francis Lightfoot and Light-Horse Harry. : LEES
63. Diminutive of a girl's name. : ELLA
64. Tyrants. : NEROS
65. Conclusions. : ENDS
66. TV newsman and M. C. : DALY
67. Namesakes of Actress Verdon. : GWENS
Down
1. Woman in British Air Force. : WAAF
2. Pulpit in early churches. : AMBO
3. Specialist in double-talk. : LIAR
4. Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
5. Levee. : SEAWALL
6. Nursery bird. : STORK
7. Brass wind instrument. : HORN
8. Civil War general. : ORD
9. Puzzle. : ENIGMA
10. Sequence of tones. : SCALE
11. Whether ___. : ORNOT
12. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
13. Range animal. : STEER
19. ___-pamby. : NAMBY
21. Egyptian measure, varying from 4 qts. to 8 bu. : ARDEB
24. Ready for action. : ALERT
25. Arabs' sleeveless garments. : ABAS
26. Swallow greedily. : GULP
27. Jane Austen novel. : EMMA
28. Scottish seaside resort. : OBAN
29. Swiss canton. : BERNE
31. Establish. : BUILD
33. City of Palestine. : ACRE
34. Permission to use. : LOAN
35. Shipshape. : TRIG
36. Prince Andrew's sister. : ANNE
39. Kim's last name. : OHARA
42. Covers with carbon. : SOOTS
44. Time of Hesperus. : EVENING
46. Took chances. : RISKED
48. Food served. : TABLE
49. One of the Dulleses. : ALLEN
50. Turned indigo. : BLUED
51. Fertile soil. : LOESS
52. Quai d'___, Paris landmark. : ORSAY
54. Cut down. : FELL
55. Was aware of. : KNEW
56. Knowledge. : LORE
57. Look ___ (pay a short visit to). : INON
58. State of: Suffix. : NESS
60. Longshoreman's union. : ILA

Answer summary: 8 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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