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New York Times, Monday, March 7, 1960

37-Across : Author of 5 Across.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,888
Across
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High, rolling plain. : WOLD
5
Current best seller. : HAWAII
11
Office workers. : FILERS
13
Province of Cuba. : ORIENTE
15
Time teller. : SUNDIAL
16
Cathedral. : MINSTER
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Plains Indian. : UTE
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The Great ___ in the Appalachians. : SMOKIES
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Feline. : PUSS
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Pittsburgh product. : STEEL
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___ bag. : GRAB
25
Dweller on Helicon. : ERATO
27
Salt. : TAR
28
Matabele. : BANTU
29
Drives back. : REPULSES
31
Platforms in banquet rooms. : DAISES
32
Drop or bubble. : BEAD
33
Fictional lawyer. : TUTT
34
Large glass bottle. : CARBOY
37
Author of 5 Across. : MICHENER
41
Running tracks. : OVALS
42
Man in blue. : COP
43
Wear away. : ERODE
44
Arthurian aide. : PAGE
45
Riding ___. : CROPS
47
Counterfoil. : STUB
48
Abyss. : PIT
49
Scribblings. : DOODLES
51
Here: Fr. : ICI
52
Draws forth. : ELICITS
54
Inveigled. : ENTICED
56
Carries away. : REMOVES
57
Had lodgings. : ROOMED
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Make lower. : DEBASE
59
Knocks. : RAPS
Down
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Apple. : WINESAP
2
Experienced. : OLD
3
Garlands. : LEIS
4
Weight units. : DRAMS
5
More comfortable. : HOMIER
6
Arabian gazelle. : ARIEL
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Achieves. : WINS
8
A. Stevenson. : AES
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Detains (ships) in port. : INTERNS
10
Repeat. : ITERATE
11
What will happen. : FUTURE
12
Having a narrow opening. : SLOTTED
14
Mythological lower region. : EREBUS
15
Excellent: Slang. : SUPER
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New Zealand parrots. : KEAS
22
Whiskers. : STUBBLE
24
Spats. : GAITERS
26
Grocery items. : OLEOS
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Lave. : BATHE
30
Report. : SAY
31
French noble. : DUC
33
Bibber. : TIPPLER
34
Montana product. : COPPER
35
Was of help. : AVAILED
36
Berlin's forte. : RAGTIME
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"___ Indigo," by Duke Ellington. : MOOD
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Announcements. : NOTICES
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Inferred from data. : EDUCED
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Bridge term. : REBID
42
La ___, Wisconsin. : CROSSE
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Animal shelters. : COTES
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Monterrey man. : SENOR
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Singer. : DIVA
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Plato's portico. : STOA
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Stubby equine. : COB
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Brat. : IMP

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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