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New York Times, Friday, February 26, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,878
Across
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City in Germany. : GOTHA
6
Cal ___. : TECH
10
David, for one. : CAMP
14
Elliptical. : OVOID
15
Its subtitle, "A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas." : OMOO
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Its capital is San'a. : YEMEN
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Broadway role. : SUZIEWONG
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___ poetica. : ARS
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Of Falstaffian girth. : OBESE
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"___ Irish Rose." : ABIES
24
Blue. : AZURE
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Tristan's love. : ISOLT
27
2,822,000 Americans. : IOWANS
29
Irritable. : TESTY
31
Part of the vote. : NAYS
32
Ball attender. : BELLE
33
Point on a mariner's compass. : SBE
36
New international symbol. : THEUGLYAMERICAN
40
Pronoun. : OUR
41
Yogi Berra. : LARRY
42
Marline. : CORD
43
Household container. : CADDY
44
Beautifies. : ADORNS
46
Room. : STUDY
48
Dunne of U. N. : IRENE
49
Fixed look. : STARE
50
Garment district job. : MODEL
52
The Confederacy: Abbr. : CSA
55
Cock-and-bull item. : TALLSTORY
57
Moreover. : AGAIN
59
Indian. : OTOE
60
Silica. : OPAL
61
Great quantity, as of good. : WORLD
62
Slight. : PUNY
63
Thoroughly. : WELL
64
Old fogies: Colloq. : DODOS
Down
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Duchess of Alba's portraitist. : GOYA
2
"___ There." : OVER
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Finn's ally. : TOMSAWYER
4
Hasten. : HIE
5
Part of speech. : ADNOUN
6
"But what went ye out for ___?" : TOSEE
7
Swift-running birds. : EMUS
8
Chat. : COZE
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___ polloi. : HOI
10
All-American hero. : COWBOY
11
Seething. : ABOIL
12
Plein-air artist. : MONET
13
Stakes. : PEGS
19
Holy day. : EASTER
22
Members of the family: Abbr. : BRS
25
First name of veteran actress. : ZASU
26
Guernsey or Jersey. : ISLE
27
Preposition indicating division. : INTO
28
Pacific island. : OAHU
29
Lachrymose. : TEARY
30
Ulmaceous. : ELMY
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Famous explorer. : BYRD
33
Relative of a playbill. : SCORECARD
34
Farm structure. : BARN
35
Tips. : ENDS
37
Parts of a forest. : GLADES
38
Eliza, for one. : LADY
39
Image or picture. : ICON
43
Late Boston notable. : CURLEY
44
Part of "to be." : ARE
45
Character in "The Green Pastures." : DELAWD
46
In ___ quo. : STATU
47
Claw of a bird of prey. : TALON
48
Poem. : IDYLL
49
Full ___. : STOP
50
Be dispirited. : MOPE
51
Of speech. : ORAL
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Neighbor of 34 Down. : SILO
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Conjunctions. : ANDS
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Type of rope or chain. : TOW
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Sticky stuff. : GOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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