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New York Times, Friday, March 4, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,885
Across
1. Vessel. : CRAFT
6. Breakfast food. : TOAST
11. Succeed. : PREVAIL
13. Felines. : TABBIES
15. Decision maker. : REFEREE
16. Small spaces, as between veins of leaves. : AREOLAE
17. "What a good boy ___!" : AMI
18. Fine muslin. : ORGANDY
20. Verb suffix. : ISE
21. Negative prefixes. : NONS
23. Rise and fall. : SURGE
24. Maple tree genus. : ACER
25. Bell sound. : KNELL
27. Italian pronoun. : MIO
28. Police problem. : RIOTS
29. Kindles. : AROUSES
31. Veteran comedian. : BURNS
32. Indoor sport. : WRESTLING
34. Ranch animal. : STEER
36. Yield, as of a crop. : OUTTURN
39. Favor. : BLESS
40. Money: Abbr. : CTS
41. Show scorn. : SNEER
43. Housekeeping problem. : LINT
44. Yearlings. : COLTS
46. Starchy foodstuff. : SAGO
47. High points. : UPS
48. Tourists' equipment. : CAMERAS
50. Small quantity. : DAB
51. Summary. : EPITOME
53. Dark-green rock, in mineralogy. : URALITE
55. Repairs, as garments. : RELINES
56. Fine, silk net fabrics. : MALINES
57. Right-hand page. : RECTO
58. Depends (on). : HANGS
Down
1. Find fiddle. : CREMONA
2. Worker with oil. : REFINER
3. Prayer. : AVE
4. Gambling game. : FARO
5. Rows. : TIERS
6. Afternoon: Span. : TARDE
7. Take orders. : OBEY
8. Cameroons tribe. : ABO
9. Nonmetallic element. : SILICON
10. Dish collections. : TEASETS
11. Practical joke. : PRANK
12. Certain plants. : LEGUMES
13. Dance. : TANGO
14. Prophets. : SEERS
19. Great Greek. : ARISTOTLE
22. Most wearisome. : SLOWEST
24. Weapons. : AIRGUNS
26. Inveigles. : LURES
28. Undersized animals. : RUNTS
30. Kind of speech: Abbr. : SER
31. See 50 Across. : BIT
33. Period of five years. : LUSTRUM
34. Shoe. : SLIPPER
35. Ductile. : TENSILE
37. Pennsylvania city. : READING
38. Denies. : NEGATES
39. More melancholy. : BLUER
40. ___ about (happens). : COMES
42. Apparel in general. : ROBES
44. Piece of jewelry. : CAMEO
45. Abraham's wife. : SARAH
48. Land area: Abbr. : CONT
49. Parlor in a casa. : SALA
52. Twitch. : TIC
54. Author Yutang. : LIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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