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New York Times, Tuesday, September 6, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,071
Across Down
1. Famous statuette. : OSCAR
6. Pearl of the Antilles. : CUBA
10. Horizontal bar. : RAIL
14. Corsican patriot of 1755. : PAOLI
15. With ___ grace (ungraciously). : ABAD
16. Quechuan. : INCA
17. Tapestry. : ARRAS
18. Be a chip off the old block. : TAKEAFTER
20. Light cavalryman. : LANCER
22. Be off with you: Colloq. : RUNALONG
23. Taker of risks. : DARER
25. Annual income: Fr. : RENTE
26. Out of harmony. : AJAR
28. Physicians: Colloq. : MEDICOS
32. Baseball play. : BUNT
33. Beaver State. : OREGON
34. Plant juice. : SAP
37. Formerly. : ONCE
38. Comedian Kaye. : DANNY
39. Game. : POLO
40. Very small. : WEE
41. Basis of fruit jellies. : PECTIN
42. Shade trees. : ELMS
43. "___ Aida." : CELESTE
44. Contemporary poet. : NASH
45. French landscapist. : COROT
48. Organic compound. : ESTER
50. Catch up with. : OVERTAKE
54. Comfort. : SOLACE
57. Music room equipment. : PIANOLAMP
59. Describing a toaster's action. : POPUP
60. In front of: Prefix. : ANTE
61. See 43 Across. : ARIA
62. The "op." in op. cit. : OPERE
63. Cordelia's father. : LEAR
64. Orange-red stone. : SARO
65. Subject of a sermon: Fr. : TEXTE
1. Precious stone. : OPAL
2. Poetess Teasdale. : SARA
3. Indian harvest ceremony. : CORNDANCE
4. Dinner service. : ALACARTE
5. Part of a stair step. : RISER
6. Small sailboat. : CAT
7. Rod shaped for strength. : UBAR
8. Oil center on the Caspian Sea. : BAKU
9. Gulf of Arabia. : ADEN
10. Firearms. : RIFLES
11. Composer Rubinstein. : ANTON
12. Designating a type of bargain sale. : ICENT
13. Opposite of 40 Across. : LARGE
19. Composer Copland. : AARON
21. Shape anew. : REMODEL
24. Run the course again. : RERACE
26. Take ___ (acknowledge applause). : ABOW
27. Spring time. : JUNE
29. Depressions. : DENTS
30. Kindle. : IGNITE
31. Feigned bashfulness. : COYNESS
34. Point toward which our sun is moving. : SOLARAPEX
35. Charity. : ALMS
36. Swell: Brit. slang. : POSH
39. Wife of Odysseus. : PENELOPE
41. In ___ (secretly): Ital. : PETTO
43. Out-of-the-way place. : CORNER
45. Lacquer ingredient. : COPAL
46. Sheeplike. : OVINE
47. Vaquero's rope. : REATA
49. Go ___ (deteriorate). : TOPOT
51. Woe is me! : ALAS
52. Sea, arm of the Arctic Ocean. : KARA
53. Turkish title. : EMIR
55. Rudely brief. : CURT
56. Fencer's blade. : EPEE
58. Floating leaf of a water lily. : PAO

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

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