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New York Times, Monday, March 7, 1960

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 Down
1. 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
17. Plains Indian. : UTE
18. The Great ___ in the Appalachians. : SMOKIES
20. Sooner than. : ERE
21. Feline. : PUSS
23. Pittsburgh product. : STEEL
24. ___ 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
58. Make lower. : DEBASE
59. Knocks. : RAPS
1. Apple. : WINESAP
2. Experienced. : OLD
3. Garlands. : LEIS
4. Weight units. : DRAMS
5. More comfortable. : HOMIER
6. Arabian gazelle. : ARIEL
7. Achieves. : WINS
8. A. Stevenson. : AES
9. 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
19. New Zealand parrots. : KEAS
22. Whiskers. : STUBBLE
24. Spats. : GAITERS
26. Grocery items. : OLEOS
28. 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
37. "___ Indigo," by Duke Ellington. : MOOD
38. Announcements. : NOTICES
39. Inferred from data. : EDUCED
40. Bridge term. : REBID
42. La ___, Wisconsin. : CROSSE
45. Animal shelters. : COTES
46. Monterrey man. : SENOR
49. Singer. : DIVA
50. Plato's portico. : STOA
53. Stubby equine. : COB
55. Brat. : IMP

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