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New York Times, Wednesday, March 30, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,911
Across
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Anchor: Naut. : COMETO
7
Melancholy. : SOMBRE
13
Wooer of a sort. : CAVEMAN
14
Matching. : PAIRING
16
One ___. : ATATIME
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Where Peachtree Street is. : ATLANTA
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Rodent. : RAT
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In Italy, the Tevere. : TIBER
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Moth. : EGGER
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Men of Yale. : ELIS
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Ancient instruments. : LYRES
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Ils ___ (they are): Fr. : SONT
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Animal track. : SPOOR
29
Start. : ONSET
31
Indian. : UTE
32
Fertile valley in California. : SANTAANA
34
Pioneer in antisepsis. : LISTER
36
Retread. : TIRE
37
Hindu god of love. : KAMA
38
Branching. : RAMOSE
41
Possessor of an eye for beauty. : BEHOLDER
45
Spanish cheer. : OLE
46
Tidal bore. : EAGRE
48
Hubbub. : NOISE
49
Common anthem word. : ALMA
51
Napped. : SLEPT
53
___ soul (no one). : NOTA
54
Fragment: Var. : SHERD
56
"___ long, and Time is fleeting." : ARTIS
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Crown. : CAP
59
African site of international intrigue. : TANGIER
61
Member of A.A.U. : ATHLETE
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Place. : SITUATE
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Bully. : BRUISER
65
Setbacks. : LOSSES
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Five to a man. : SENSES
Down
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Colorful tree. : CATALPA
2
Ticker-tape parade, for example. : OVATION
3
Convened. : MET
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Radiate. : EMIT
5
Indian language. : TAMIL
6
In a single file. : ONEBYONE
7
Dispenses with. : SPARES
8
Cereal grass. : OAT
9
Eight furlongs. : MILE
10
Talks big. : BRAGS
11
"___ the old year." : RINGOUT
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Agreement. : ENTENTE
13
Touch gently. : CARESS
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Badge of highest British order. : GARTER
20
Fraulein's name. : ERNA
23
___ voce. : SOTTO
25
Word in the Psalms. : SELAH
28
Bring up. : RAISE
30
Shakespeare's Athenian. : TIMON
33
Locales. : AREAS
35
Drawing room. : SALON
37
___ on (check up one). : KEEPTABS
38
Cook-outs. : ROASTS
39
Old-time greeting. : ALLHAIL
40
Keepsake. : MEMENTO
41
Harris's "Rabbit." : BRER
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Church area. : DIOCESE
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Lands. : ESTATES
44
Farm machine. : REAPER
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Looks daggers. : GLARES
50
Watchman's model. : ARGUS
52
Term in chemistry. : TITRE
55
Days, in Spain. : DIAS
57
Eschew. : SHUN
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Summer, in France. : ETE
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Lily. : LIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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