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New York Times, Thursday, February 18, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,870
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1. Sound in the Morse code. : DASH
5. Knack. : HANG
9. Long tales. : SAGAS
14. Conversational phrase. : ISEE
15. Potpourri. : OLIO
16. Impede. : CHECK
17. 32 to 43 inches, in Latin America. : VARA
18. Liquid measure. : GILL
19. Swiftness. : HASTE
20. Admission. : ENTRANCEFEE
23. Shoe part. : TOE
24. Exact. : TRUE
25. Softly radiant. : LAMBENT
27. Hunting dog. : BASSET
30. Meander, for one. : RIVER
31. The first. : ALPHA
32. Sucrose. : CANESUGAR
36. Term of reproach, in the Bible. : RACA
37. Cistercians. : MONKS
38. Distressed. : SORE
39. Adornments. : TRAPPINGS
41. 81st member of U. N. : GHANA
42. Gladden. : ELATE
43. Sent a message. : CABLED
44. Hag. : BELDAME
47. Rough pronunciation. : BURR
48. Like: Suffix. : ODE
49. Danger spots, figuratively. : TINDERBOXES
54. ___ the elbows (shabby). : OUTAT
56. Follow: Slang. : TAIL
57. Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
58. Tea cake. : SCONE
59. Rim. : EDGE
60. Family member. : MAMA
61. General meaning. : TENOR
62. Live wire. : DOER
63. Order: Abbr. : SYST
1. Swan, for one. : DIVE
2. Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
3. Spanish muralist. : SERT
4. Cordate. : HEARTSHAPED
5. Fruit of a species of hickory. : HOGNUT
6. ___ blue. : ALICE
7. African river. : NILE
8. Playground of a kind. : GOLFLINKS
9. Plans. : SCHEMES
10. So! : AHA
11. Adventure. : GESTE
12. Perform in accord with. : ACTON
13. Trapshooting. : SKEET
21. District. : AREA
22. Roof edges. : EAVES
26. Sweeping implements. : BRUSHBROOMS
27. English order of honor: Abbr. : BART
28. Winged. : ALAR
29. Humane group: Abbr. : SPCA
30. Room for action. : RANGE
32. Easy in mind. : CONTENTED
33. Object one strives to attain. : GOAL
34. 18th century composer. : ARNE
35. Peruse. : READ
37. Popular winter resort. : MIAMI
40. Serving dish. : PLATTER
41. Dress. : GARB
43. Player of a game on ice. : CURLER
44. Help forward: Colloq. : BOOST
45. Infer from data. : EDUCE
46. Betray knowledge of: Colloq. : LETON
47. Sandy color. : BEIGE
50. Wall decoration. : DADO
51. Relative of ultraviolet. : XRAY
52. Street trees. : ELMS
53. Settle. : SEAT
55. Year: Span. : ANO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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