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New York Times, Saturday, October 1, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,096
Across
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Where cranberries come from. : BOGS
5
Prussic, acetic, etc. : ACIDS
10
Super-prosperity. : BOOM
14
Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
15
C'est ___. : LAVIE
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Island near Corsica. : ELBA
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Situation with no future. : BLINDALLEY
20
Land east of Eden. : NOD
21
Type of floor. : TILE
22
Soothes. : ALLAYS
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Symbol of wanderlust. : OPENROAD
25
Dead heat. : TIE
26
Times of day. : NOONS
27
See 18 Across. : DEADEND
31
Constructed to be movable, like a theatre seat. : TIPUP
33
Paintings. : OILS
34
Amateur sports group. : AAU
35
Country of Arabia. : OMAN
36
Spumy. : FOAMY
38
Invasion craft. : LSTS
39
Said: Fr. : DIT
40
Sound of a well-tuned engine. : PURR
41
Palm off (on). : FOIST
42
Shakespearean role. : OTHELLO
44
Annoying one. : TEASE
46
Nothing. : NIL
47
See 18 Across. : CULDESAC
50
Contest lure. : PRIZES
53
Baseball figures. : RBIS
54
Company proverbially. : TWO
55
Life of luxury. : EASYSTREET
57
Musically famous lake. : SWAN
58
Stuff. : CRAM
59
Off-beat. : OUTRE
60
Fish. : HAKE
61
International comedian. : KAYE
62
Crowd or throng. : PRESS
63
Looks at. : EYES
Down
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Leading lady tennis player. : BUENO
2
In first place. : ONTOP
3
The way of the misled. : GARDENPATH
4
Bring action against. : SUE
5
England: Poet. : ALBION
6
Big name in opera. : CALLAS
7
Describing many a campus. : IVIED
8
Gunga ___. : DIN
9
With dignity. : SEDATELY
10
"___ the cat." : BELLED
11
Spanish stew. : OLLA
12
Follow orders. : OBEY
13
Mightiest Giant. : MAYS
19
Nom de guerre. : ALIAS
21
De ___ (in the way): Fr. : TROP
24
Common or proper ___. : NOUN
27
Not brilliant. : DIM
28
Belasco hit of fifty years ago (with "The"). : EASIESTWAY
29
The Washingtons. : NATS
30
One of the "bowls." : DUST
31
Bustle or fuss. : TODO
32
Not genuine: Abbr. : IMIT
33
Paddle. : OAR
36
Period. : FULLSTOP
37
Spanish gold. : ORO
38
Cease to have. : LOSE
40
Works at. : PLIES
41
Temporary pursuits or fashions. : FADS
43
Organic substance, a common catalyst. : ENZYME
44
Certain vegetables. : TUBERS
45
Typewriter types, 10-point. : ELITES
47
Where Canea is. : CRETE
48
Vigilant. : AWAKE
49
Missile tips. : CONES
50
Dry measure. : PECK
51
___ avis. : RARA
52
Conversational phrase. : ISAY
56
Play about robots. : RUR
57
Pronoun. : SHE

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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