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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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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,886
Across Down
1. Early in the 10th century. : CMII
5. Aleutian island. : ATTU
9. Bel ___ cheese. : PAESE
14. Searches for until found. : HUNTSDOWN
16. Exhausted: Slang. : ALLIN
17. 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
47. 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
58. Type of test. : TRUEFALSE
59. Literary composition. : CENTO
60. Word in a Burns title. : SYNE
61. Table mountain. : MESA
1. 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
56. 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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