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New York Times, Wednesday, September 7, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,072
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1. Morning beverage: Slang. : JAVA
5. Device for bracing or gripping something. : CLAMP
10. Breakfast dish. : BRAN
14. League formed in Cairo, 1945. : ARAB
15. Goddesses of the seasons. : HORAE
16. Flavoring agent. : LIME
17. Pineapple: Span. : PINA
18. Obscure. : OVERSHADOW
20. Newpaper article. : EDITORIAL
22. Moveless. : INERT
23. Constituents of LBJ. : TEXANS
24. Original house boat. : ARK
25. Pen. : STY
27. Math subject: Abbr. : ALG
28. Charity bazaar gimmick. : GRABBAG
32. Vital spark. : LIFE
34. Swaggering buffoon. : SCARAMOUCH
36. Tropical lizard. : AGAMA
38. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
39. Combining form meaning society. : SOCIO
40. Cause for excitement at a ball game. : TRIPLEPLAY
43. Understands: Scot. : KENS
44. Presses together, in ranks. : SERRIES
45. Hebrew letter. : TAV
47. Trap. : PIT
48. Naval rank: Abbr. : ENS
49. Scene of pact, 1938. : MUNICH
51. Comprehend. : SENSE
54. Status symbols. : MINKCOATS
57. Students' festivity. : CLASSDANCE
59. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
60. River into the Seine. : OISE
61. Deft and active. : AGILE
62. Large African antelope. : KUDU
63. Portions of butter. : PATS
64. Small change. : DIMES
65. River into the North Sea. : YSER
1. Play tricks. : JAPE
2. Barren. : ARID
3. A novel without a hero, 1847. : VANITYFAIR
4. Decrease. : ABATE
5. Hymn tunes. : CHORALS
6. Drinking vessels with two or more handles. : LOVINGCUPS
7. Open spaces. : AREAS
8. Lime, clay and sand. : MARL
9. Footlike organ. : PES
10. Schoolboy's purchase. : BLANKBOOK
11. Ridicule: Colloq. : RIDE
12. Love: Span. : AMOR
13. Small salamander. : NEWT
19. Namesakes of a King of Tyre. : HIRAMS
21. Oxygen: Comb. form. : OXA
24. The Altar. : ARA
25. Venetian blind parts. : SLATS
26. Region in Ethiopia. : TIGRE
28. Member of the family. : GREATUNCLE
29. Favorite steed of Alexander the Great. : BUCEPHALUS
30. Grapes: Bot. : ACINI
31. Character in "A Christmas Carol." : GHOST
33. Sovereigns. : EMPRESSES
35. ___ clear. : ALL
37. Arranges in rows. : ALINES
41. Suffixes with diminutive force. : EES
42. Chief Stengel's tribe. : YANKEES
46. Old ___. : VIC
49. Half note, in music. : MINIM
50. Lunch box item. : COOKY
51. Poet: Hist. : SCOP
52. Famous pen name. : ELIA
53. American cartoonist. : NAST
54. The wise men. : MAGI
55. Ebb or flood. : TIDE
56. Acidulous. : SOUR
58. Family member. : DAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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