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New York Times, Saturday, March 5, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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C
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,886
Across
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Early in the 10th century. : CMII
5
Aleutian island. : ATTU
9
Bel ___ cheese. : PAESE
14
Searches for until found. : HUNTSDOWN
16
Exhausted: Slang. : ALLIN
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Part of a union contract. : ESCALATORCLAUSE
19
Type of ship. : WHALER
20
Knickerbockers, for one. : TEAM
21
Shasta or Navaho. : DAM
22
Concealed. : HID
23
Wild animal. : BOAR
24
Slithering. : EELY
25
Far East canoe. : PROA
27
Willie Mays, for one. : FIELDER
29
Card game. : LOO
30
Intrepid. : BOLD
31
Stare angrily. : GLOWER
35
Future. : OUTLOOK
37
Starch used in making tapioca. : CASSAVA
38
Palm Springs environment. : DESERT
39
Reek. : FUME
40
Suffix meaning village. : TON
41
Notwithstanding (with "of"). : INSPITE
43
Hebdomad. : WEEK
44
Red planet. : MARS
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Compiègne's river. : OISE
48
Remote. : FAR
49
Same: Comb. form. : ISO
50
Principal. : ARCH
51
Very well! : RIGHTO
54
Conservative. : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
57
Dostoevski novel (with "The"). : IDIOT
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Type of test. : TRUEFALSE
59
Literary composition. : CENTO
60
Word in a Burns title. : SYNE
61
Table mountain. : MESA
Down
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Ruminate. : CHEW
2
Command to a dog team. : MUSH
3
Partners: Slang. : INCAHOOTS
4
Where 9 Across comes from. : ITALIA
5
Jewish month. : ADAR
6
Add (up). : TOT
7
Like a certain sloth. : TWOTOED
8
Imaginery. : UNREAL
9
Symbol of victory. : PALM
10
___ carte. : ALA
11
Slip away from. : ELUDE
12
Fiber for ropes. : SISAL
13
Adversary. : ENEMY
15
___ dog (husky). : SLED
18
Piquet, for one. : CARDGAME
23
Fleece. : BILK
24
Winged youth. : EROS
25
Trudge or drudge. : PLOD
26
Lothario. : ROUE
27
Dog-tired. : FOOTSORE
28
Additional. : ELSE
30
Hatched. : BORN
32
Desert spring. : WATERHOLE
33
Dionysiac cry. : EVOE
34
Station. : RANK
36
Garlands. : LEIS
37
Comely: Colloq. : CUTE
39
Relative of a clambake. : FISHFRY
42
Lace loops. : PICOTS
43
Where Napoleon defeated Austria, 1809. : WAGRAM
44
Mockingbird, for example. : MIMIC
45
Stage whisper. : ASIDE
46
He worked in marble. : RODIN
48
Feudal state. : FIEF
50
High: Span. : ALTO
51
Dr. Syngman ___. : RHEE
52
Cup: Scot. : TASS
53
Old Greek theatres. : ODEA
55
Speck. : DOT
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Wine cask. : TUN

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