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New York Times, Monday, April 25, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,937
Across
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Slightly balmy. : DAFT
5
Narrow runway. : STRIP
10
Diving duck. : SMEW
14
Iroquoian. : ERIE
15
Clan chief in early Scotland. : THANE
16
___ sure. : TOBE
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European perennial mint. : PENNYROYAL
19
Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
20
Unit. : ONE
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Paintings. : OILS
22
Ancient unit of weight or money. : TALENT
24
Play by Molière. : TARTUFE
26
In reality. : TRULY
27
Danish coin. : ORE
28
Capable of being devised. : COINABLE
31
Flower of Schumann song. : LOTUS
34
Tacoma's Sound. : PUGET
35
Cause trouble to. : AIL
36
Urge on. : ABET
37
Strands, as of pearls. : ROPES
38
Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
39
Electrified particle. : ION
40
Lapwing. : PEWIT
41
Picture window view. : VISTA
42
Drew back. : RECOILED
44
___ knight. : SIR
45
Arabian ruler. : EMEER
46
Hastily done. : CURSORY
50
Diva Tebaldi. : RENATA
52
Excellent: Colloq. : AONE
53
Meadow. : LEA
54
Loyalty ___. : OATH
55
Sea urchin. : SANDDOLLAR
58
Mountain of Greek myth. : OSSA
59
Diner. : EATER
60
Get as deserved. : EARN
61
Afternoon collations. : TEAS
62
Henry James heroine. : DAISY
63
Doctrines. : ISMS
Down
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Base. : DEPOT
2
Cockpit. : ARENA
3
"Nothing could be ___ . . . " : FINER
4
Forenoon hour. : TEN
5
Quarrel. : STRIFE
6
Wooden pin. : THOLE
7
Beams. : RAYS
8
Once ___ blue moon. : INA
9
Furrier's stock. : PELTRIES
10
Diva Antonietta : STELLA
11
Owner of blue chips. : MONEYBAGS
12
Dark. : EBON
13
Zephyr's source. : WEST
18
Letter sign-off, with 26 Across. : YOURS
23
Polly or Dinah. : AUNT
25
Praise highly: Colloq. : TOUT
26
Play hard ___. : TOGET
28
Figure in Roman myth. : CUPID
29
Ravelings. : LINT
30
Director Kazan. : ELIA
31
Resting place. : LAIR
32
Wood-wind instrument. : OBOE
33
"___ Dance," Rodgers-Hart song. : TENCENTSA
34
Nation with influence. : POWER
37
Set free. : RELEASED
38
Tunes. : AIRS
40
Bird of the crow family. : PIET
41
Olive-green songbird. : VIREO
43
Indians of Nebraska. : OMAHAS
44
Miscellaneous. : SUNDRY
46
Signals for sending messages. : CODES
47
Jars. : OLLAS
48
Furnish with new weapons. : REARM
49
Adventure stories. : YARNS
50
Source. : ROOT
51
Repose. : EASE
52
Opposite: Prefix. : ANTI
56
Motorist's group: Abbr. : AAA
57
Wreath. : LEI

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