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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
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Shopping center. : MART
5
Thirty days: Abbr. : SEPT
9
Functioning: Abbr. : ACTG
13
Part of U.A.R. : SYRIA
14
Stick: Span. : PALO
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Extremely young. : BABY
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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
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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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