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New York Times, Friday, September 30, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,095

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Type of bean. : LIMA
5. Not so much. : LESS
9. ___ ease (quiet). : SETAT
14. Med school subject: Abbr. : ANAT
15. Wight is one. : ISLE
16. Form of dentine. : IVORY
17. Ellington or Wellington. : DUKE
18. Team's topnotcher. : STARPLAYER
20. "We are such stuff as ___ are made on . . . " : DREAMS
22. Big blow. : GALE
23. Portuguese saint. : SAO
24. Jam ___. : SESSION
26. Engine puff. : PANT
28. Marcel's relative. : PERMANENTWAVE
33. Balmoral Castle's river. : DEE
35. Fly a plane. : AERO
36. Ancient Chinese. : SERES
37. Money in Marseilles. : FRANC
39. Hullabaloo. : DIN
41. Pertaining to whales. : CETIC
42. Siamese coin unit. : TICAL
43. Parch: dry up. : SEAR
45. ___ de France. : ILE
46. Adepts at the art of upstaging. : SCENESTEALERS
50. Unoriginal person. : APER
51. Folded. : PLEATED
54. Wiley Post's "Winnie ___." : MAE
57. Introduction to a news story. : LEAD
59. Undiminished. : ENTIRE
60. Delightful. : ENTRANCING
63. Sacred picture. : ICON
64. Harass. : ANNOY
65. Joint. : KNEE
66. Political cartoonist. : NAST
67. Amphibians. : TOADS
68. Scantling. : STUD
69. Unaccompanied song. : GLEE
Down
1. Alan and Sue of Hollywood. : LADDS
2. Toughen; habituate. : INURE
3. Ends hostilities. : MAKESPEACE
4. Free from pain, trouble, etc. : ATEASE
5. Limber or supple. : LISSOME
6. Superlative ending. : EST
7. Dross of metal. : SLAG
8. Senor's shawl. : SERAPE
9. Pre-1925 entertainment. : SILENTSCREEN
10. Uncle Tom's favorite. : EVA
11. Christmas display. : TOYS
12. Sector. : AREA
13. Neophyte. : TYRO
19. Draft. : PLAN
21. Medieval entertainment. : MIRACLEPLAYS
25. Ointment. : NARD
27. Thin, piping note. : TWEE
29. Librarian's anathema. : NOISE
30. Showing taste or skill. : ARTISTICAL
31. Millinery item. : VEIL
32. Verb suffix meaning "beginning to." : ESCE
33. Opposites of plaintiffs: Abbr. : DFTS
34. Actor Portman. : ERIC
38. Novel of 1880. : NANA
40. ___ tide. : NEAP
44. Stated without proof. : ALLEGED
47. Witnessed. : SEEN
48. Follows the spoor. : TRACKS
49. Hooper or Trendex item. : RATING
52. Worn away. : EROSE
53. Tooth: Ital. : DENTE
54. The kernel. : MEAT
55. Part of A.D. : ANNO
56. Relative of Vesuvius. : ETNA
58. Force or power. : DINT
61. Curtain support. : ROD
62. Recent: Ger. : NEU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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