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New York Times, Saturday, April 9, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q V W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,921
Across
1. Answer to a knock. : COMEIN
7. Small drums. : TABORS
13. Disable by strangling: Var. : GAROTTE
14. Precious stone. : EMERALD
16. Incitement, usually to wrongdoing. : ABETTAL
17. Relative of the dugong. : MANATEE
18. Horse and carriage. : RIG
19. Orbit of a satellite. : ELLIPSE
21. Wise to. : HEP
22. Genus of ducks. : ANAS
24. Playing cards. : SIXES
25. Buddhist shrine. : TOPE
26. People, in Italy. : GENTE
28. Ice: Ger. : EIS
29. Caribbean seaport. : COLON
30. Place de l'___ in Paris. : ETOILE
32. ___ of one's rope. : ATTHEEND
34. Impatient exclamation. : PISH
36. Named before. : SAID
37. Moved away gradually. : EDGEDOUT
41. Shingler. : ROOFER
45. Historic French river. : MARNE
46. Edge. : RIM
48. The Finnish people. : SUOMI
49. Raised. : BRED
50. Farewell, in Italy. : ADDIO
52. Excursion. : TRIP
53. Greek letter. : ETA
54. Accumulates. : PILESUP
56. Chemical suffix. : ANE
57. Meat ball fried in deep fat. : RISSOLE
59. Foils, in stage slang. : STOOGES
61. Shoe. : SNEAKER
62. Caustic. : ERODENT
63. Acquisitive desires. : GREEDS
64. Go home. : DEPART
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1. Federal group. : CABINET
2. Herb for spaghetti sauce. : OREGANO
3. Bon ___. : MOT
4. Feminine ending. : ETTE
5. Certain types: Abbr. : ITALS
6. Guest at Aunt Dinah's quilting party. : NELLIE
7. Rough weather. : TEMPESTS
8. Collect and save. : AMASS
9. Nota ___. : BENE
10. Mouths: Lat. : ORA
11. Home of a sort. : RATHOLE
12. ___ it (think it over). : SLEEPON
13. Addendum to suburban house. : GARAGE
15. Be contingent (on). : DEPEND
20. Corn lily. : IXIA
23. Pay. : STIPEND
25. Stood with feet in a certain position. : TOEDOUT
27. Leave out. : ELIDE
29. Scenic island of the Aegean. : CHIOS
31. Within: Comb. form. : ESO
33. Road surfacing. : TAR
35. Participants in a track meet. : HURDLERS
37. Coals. : EMBERS
38. Moving suddenly and fast. : DARTING
39. Automobile mechanic. : GREASER
40. Current. : TIDE
42. Searcher for food. : FORAGER
43. Noted. : EMINENT
44. Extremely mature. : RIPEST
47. Noticed the absence of. : MISSED
50. Troubled. : AILED
51. Exaggerated. : OUTRE
54. Old-fashioned bonnet. : POKE
55. Deck feature of a galleon. : POOP
58. Engineering group: Abbr. : SAE
60. Part of a seraglio. : ODA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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