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New York Times, Saturday, January 30, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
1. Prince Charles’ school. : CHEAM
6. Native of Barcelona. : CATALAN
13. Girl graduate. : ALUMNA
14. Vespucci’s namesakes. : AMERIGOS
16. Servile. : MENIAL
17. Cynosure in the Louvre. : MONALISA
18. Body of troops: Abbr. : BATT
19. Words of agreement. : AMENS
21. Thrice: Comb. form. : TER
22. Mrs. Symington. : EVE
23. Ladies of Madrid: Abbr. : SRAS
24. A stake: Span. : ESTACA
27. Feature of Elizabeth I. : REDHAIR
29. South African author. : PATON
30. Town SE of Naples. : EBOLI
32. Phenomenon during a solar eclipse. : CORONA
33. French artist. : TOULOUSELAUTREC
37. Sea gulls of northern England. : ANNETS
38. “Kinda.” : SORTA
39. Belonging to me: Ger. : MEINE
40. One at the Windward Islands. : GRENADA
44. Oaxaca or Sonora. : ESTADO
46. Eldest son. : HEIR
47. Bone. : RIB
48. About: Abbr. : CIR
49. Moon cycle. : PHASE
51. Baby’s favorite. : MAMA
52. Flatterer. : ADULATOR
55. Vivacity, courage, etc. : SPIRIT
57. Show on a screen. : TELEVISE
58. Gingerbready. : ORNATE
59. Finds out. : DETECTS
60. Made of mesh. : NETTY
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1. Cling (to). : CLEAVE
2. Followed the hounds. : HUNTED
3. Give out. : EMIT
4. Santa ___. : ANA
5. Pertaining to a miasma. : MALARIOUS
6. Lead bars in stained glass windows. : CAMES
7. Egyptian sun god. : AMON
8. Taut. : TENSE
9. Constellation. : ARA
10. Small: Dial. : LIL
11. Troublemaker. : AGITATOR
12. Missile age salvage item. : NOSECONE
13. Fossil resin. : AMBER
15. New York lake. : SARANAC
20. Crumbly soils. : MARLS
23. Wearing wooden shoes. : SABOTED
25. Old Faithful, for example. : SPOUTER
26. Scot’s distinction. : TARTAN
28. Western capital. : HELENA
31. Diminutive suffixes. : IES
32. Continues. : CARRIESON
33. Docile one. : TAMECAT
34. Unilateral. : ONESIDED
35. In conventions, a method of voting. : UNITRULE
36. Theatre seatings. : LOGES
41. Historic mountain. : ARARAT
42. Cotton cloth. : DIMITY
43. Lessen. : ABATE
45. Of the eye. : OPTIC
46. Rodents. : HARES
50. Entertainer. : HOST
51. Candy flavor. : MINT
53. Permit. : LET
54. Abbreviation on a street sign. : AVE
56. Before: Prefix. : PRE

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

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