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New York Times, Monday, January 4, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,825
Across
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Airship, for short. : ZEPP
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Type of missile. : HBOMB
10
The two. : BOTH
14
Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
15
District in Asia Minor. : IONIA
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Opera specialty. : ARIA
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Brooding place. : NEST
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Ambiguous utterances. : DOUBLETALK
20
Pleads. : ENTREATS
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British statesman. : ATTLEE
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Christmas symbol. : HOLLY
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Fur scarfs. : STOLES
25
German prison camp. : STALAG
27
First post-Revolution mayor of N.Y.C. : DUANE
28
Opposite of neg. : POS
29
Inventor of dynamite. : NOBEL
31
More secure. : SAFER
35
Cold ___. : CUTS
37
Hose. : SOCKS
39
Type of photograph. : XRAY
40
Frame for bobbins, in spinning. : CREEL
42
Part of R.A.F. : ROYAL
44
Compass point. : ESE
45
Small drum. : TABOR
47
Gentlemen's gentlemen. : VALETS
49
Grow fat. : BATTEN
51
Sheets of glass. : PANES
52
Took (a proof) on a hand press. : PULLED
53
Canary. : SONGSTER
56
Popular Swiss resort. : INTERLAKEN
58
Rail bird. : SORA
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Blemish. : SCAR
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
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___ d'oeuvres. : HORS
63
Relative of the starling. : MYNAH
64
Tranquillity. : REST
Down
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Frigid, temperate, or torrid. : ZONE
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Bacheler's"hired man." : EBEN
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Quickly. : POSTHASTE
4
Gasoline in Britain. : PETROL
5
Spanish noblemen. : HIDALGOS
6
Spoils of war. : BOOTY
7
Burden. : ONUS
8
Marble: Dial. : MIB
9
The bully tree. : BALATA
10
Gisarme. : BATTLEAX
11
Pope's veil. : ORALE
12
Flooring. : TILES
13
Codlike fish. : HAKE
19
English jackets. : ETONS
21
Spirit. : ELAN
24
Racing gig. : SULKY
25
Humane society: Abbr. : SPCC
26
___ de force. : TOUR
27
Artistry with furnishings. : DECOR
30
Chemical element. : BORON
32
Peach or plum. : FREESTONE
33
Middle ___. : EAST
34
Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
36
Pilgrim Fathers, for example. : SETTLERS
38
Augusta's river. : SAVANNAH
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After some time. : LATER
43
Auld ___ syne. : LANG
46
Term for a noisy party. : BEDLAM
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Smaller. : LESSER
49
Con game. : BUNCO
50
Chancel table. : ALTAR
51
Dante, for example: Ital. : POETA
52
Impatient exclamation. : PISH
53
Rind. : SKIN
54
Goddess of discord. : ERIS
55
Huck Finn's cruiser. : RAFT
57
Even one. : ANY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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