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New York Times, Wednesday, November 2, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
David Steinberg notes:

Note that the "p" in "Nobel prize" (17-Across) was lowercase in the actual puzzle.

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,128
Across
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Moslem ruler. : HAKIM
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Rebuked. : CHID
10
Appear to be. : SEEM
14
White poplar. : ABELE
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Portion of an army. : REAR
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A king of the Huns. : ATLI
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Nobel prize author. : LEWIS
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Public vehicles. : OMNIBUSES
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Cartographer's concern. : MAP
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Capital of ancient Elam. : SUSA
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City built on 118 islets. : VENICE
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Soluble principles of starch. : AMIDINS
26
A city of Benjamin: Bib. : GEBA
27
Birds. : ERNES
28
Perch atop. : ROOSTON
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Platform. : PODIA
34
Traffic snarl. : TIEUP
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Lyric. : ODE
37
College in North Carolina. : ELON
38
Kind of cat. : CIVET
39
Inspires. : AWES
40
Anguilla. : EEL
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Great enemy of man. : SATAN
42
Hebrew measures. : OMERS
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Argumentative. : POLEMIC
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___ roll. : HONOR
47
Fasten with rope. : LASH
48
___ above (in addition to). : OVERAND
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Old stagers. : ACTORS
54
Relative of "nacht." : NUIT
55
Neckwear. : BOA
56
Musical notes. : SEMITONES
58
Twenty: Comb. form. : ICOSI
60
Desserts. : ICES
61
Part of a church. : NAVE
62
Man in the van. : MOVER
63
___ die. : SINE
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Arafura and others. : SEAS
65
Corundum. : EMERY
Down
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Long jump, first exercise in the Pentathlon. : HALMA
2
Nautical term. : ABEAM
3
Typical carnival prize. : KEWPIEDOLL
4
River into Lake Balkhash. : ILI
5
Strait between Italy and Sicily. : MESSINA
6
Certain needlework. : CROSSSTITCH
7
Blood: Comb. form. : HEMA
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Gaelic name. : IAN
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Expel. : DRIVEOUT
10
Finnish steam baths. : SAUNAS
11
Although: Lat. : ETSI
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Certain current: Abbr. : ELEC
13
___ en scène. : MISE
19
Kind of syncopated music. : BEBOP
22
French article. : UNE
25
Largest river of Albania. : DRIN
26
Relatives of nurseries. : GREENHOUSES
29
Rise high. : TOWERABOVE
30
Stettin's river. : ODER
31
Cape, in place names. : NESS
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___ of dawn (daybreak). : PEEP
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Common substitute food. : OLEO
35
Yellow bugle. : IVA
38
Chests for holding ammunition. : CAISSONS
39
___ patriae. : AMOR
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Brisk. : SMART
42
At some past date. : ONETIME
44
Juvenile heroine. : ELOISE
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Egg: Comb form. : OVI
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A wind in one's face: Slang. : NOSER
50
Kind of farm. : DAIRY
51
Business term. : ASIS
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This: Fr. : CECI
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Government workers. : TMEN
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Scot's negative. : NAE
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With: Prefix. : COM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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