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New York Times, Tuesday, March 8, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,889
Across
1. Shopping center. : MART
5. Thirty days: Abbr. : SEPT
9. Functioning: Abbr. : ACTG
13. Part of U.A.R. : SYRIA
14. Stick: Span. : PALO
15. Extremely young. : BABY
16. Indicate. : POINT
17. Reusable metal. : IRONSCRAP
19. In difficulty: Colloq. : UPAGAINSTIT
21. Ph.D.'s. : DRS
22. Be at ease. : REST
23. Nope. : NAH
24. Motormen's milieux. : CABS
26. Consecrate. : HALLOW
29. Creature in "Gulliver's Travels." : YAHOO
32. Stratagem. : SCHEME
35. ___ Aviv. : TEL
37. Girl in a comedy song. : KATY
38. Establish validty of (a will). : PROBATE
40. Tunisian seaport. : BIZERTE
42. Tiptop. : AONE
43. Crosscut. : SAW
45. Lethargy. : TORPOR
46. Resided. : DWELT
48. Interdictions. : TABOOS
50. Sound of impact. : SLAM
52. Rumanian coin. : LEU
53. Venture. : DARE
57. Facient: Abbr. : AGT
59. Cash. : POCKETMONEY
62. Laboratory procedure. : FLAMETEST
64. Fresh air: Colloq. : OZONE
65. Sousaphone. : TUBA
66. Old Greek coin. : OBOL
67. Gave up. : CEDED
68. Leak through. : SEEP
69. Magic symbol. : RUNE
70. Understood. : KNEW
Down
1. Near-sighted one. : MYOPE
2. Cantabile music. : ARIAS
3. Make a hit. : RINGTHEBELL
4. Casual farewell. : TATA
5. ___ column. : SPINAL
6. Hearing range. : EARSHOT
7. Cabal. : PLOT
8. Roborant. : TONIC
9. TV monogram. : ABC
10. Professional swindler. : CARDSHARP
11. Beam of a certain shape. : TBAR
12. Swindles: Slang. : GYPS
13. Rowel. : SPUR
18. Detain. : STAY
20. Creeks. : INLETS
25. Thirteen. : BAKERSDOZEN
27. "Oh, I ___ cook . . . " : AMA
28. Fabric just off the loom. : WEB
30. Von Bismarck. : OTTO
31. Court hearing. : OYER
32. W.W. I plane. : SPAD
33. Plains Indian. : CROW
34. Presidential epithet. : HONESTABE
36. Left hurriedly: Slang. : LITOUT
39. Emulate Jack Horner. : EAT
41. Menagerie. : ZOO
44. ___ air (is lighthearted). : WALKSON
47. Recording medium. : TAPE
49. Overhang. : BEETLE
51. Travel in a certain way. : MOTOR
54. Positive termianl : ANODE
55. Take up again. : RENEW
56. Oculate. : EYED
57. Matinee times: Abbr. : AFTS
58. Stickum. : GLUE
60. Philippine island. : CEBU
61. ___ turtle. : MOCK
63. Survey. : MAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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