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New York Times, Thursday, November 3, 1960

18-Across : Water heating device.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { B G J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
David Steinberg notes:

Original had clues for 53- and 55-Down in reverse order; corrected this.

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,129
Across
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Westen locales. : MESAS
6
Checkers. : DRAFTS
12
Kind of sausage. : SALAMI
13
Devises. : PREPARES
15
Mixes up. : ADDLES
16
Type of government. : HOMERULE
17
Zodiac sign. : LEO
18
Water heating device. : SAMOVAR
20
Letter. : CEE
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Affected manners. : AIRS
23
Fabric. : LINEN
24
Remain undecided. : PEND
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Gripping action. : DRAMA
27
French article. : LES
28
Harvard's president. : PUSEY
29
Pressing tools. : SADIRONS
31
Department of SE France. : VAR
32
Raid. : SORTIE
33
Church district. : PARISH
36
Young animal. : KID
37
Crystalline mineral. : FELDSPAR
39
Works busily. : PLIES
42
Fiddle's companion. : CAT
43
Poem part. : STAVE
44
Picked delicacy. : RIND
45
Silent. : TACIT
47
Procedure. : STEP
48
Those elected. : INS
49
Engaged in robbery. : PIRATIC
51
Numerical prefix. : UNI
52
Vigorous. : ANIMATED
54
First name in Hollywood. : MARLON
56
Apply a healing substance to. : MEDICATE
57
Soothing thing. : OPIATE
58
Johnson and Yarborough. : TEXANS
59
Approaches. : NEARS
Down
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Wines. : MADEIRAS
2
Any extraordinarily rich region. : ELDORADO
3
Chemical salt. : SAL
4
Where Iowa State is. : AMES
5
Agave fiber. : SISAL
6
Moving crowds of people. : DROVES
7
Staff again. : REMAN
8
Imitator. : APER
9
Wide's companion. : FAR
10
Respites. : TRUCES
11
Moon goddess. : SELENE
12
Dinner dishes. : SALADS
13
Calls. : PHONES
14
Threadbare. : SEEDY
19
English novelist and playwright. : MILNE
22
Smiled sillily. : SMIRKED
24
Careful speakers. : PURISTS
26
"___ long ... " : ARTIS
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Cowboy's cronies. : PARDS
30
Resembling: Suffix. : OID
31
Kind of lace, for short. : VAL
33
Small: Law. : PETIT
34
Spoon-shaped. : SPATULAR
35
People with relatively little wealth. : HAVENOTS
37
Front. : FACADE
38
Fret. : REPINE
39
Hecuba's husband. : PRIAM
40
European songbird. : LINNET
41
Secret or private. : INSIDE
42
Proofreading marks. : CARETS
45
Strong man. : TITAN
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Athenian in Shakespeare play. : TIMON
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Large rodent. : PACA
50
Apparel item. : CAPE
53
Kitchen quickie. : MIX
55
Inlet. : RIA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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