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New York Times, Monday, May 23, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,965
Across
1. Humane society: Abbr. : SPCC
5. Trick. : FLAM
9. Tributary of Lake Chad. : SHARI
14. Winnie's epithet. : POOH
15. Admirable. : RARE
16. Landlopers. : HOBOS
17. Tributary of the Po. : ADDA
18. Stadium in Miami. : ORANGEBOWL
20. Winner of TV awards. : RAYMONDBURR
22. Letter. : VEE
23. Debutantes, figuratively speaking. : BUDS
24. Sighters. : AIMERS
26. Flower buds for flavoring. : CAPERS
29. Chat: Colloq. : CONFAB
31. Aromas. : ODORS
32. Region. : PART
33. Kings: Fr. : ROIS
36. Shape of many flowers. : BELL
37. Coast Guard's concern. : BERGS
38. German philosopher. : KANT
39. First dynasty in China, c. 2000 B. C. : HSIA
40. Ginger bready. : ARTY
41. Sawfish's saw. : SERRA
42. Network. : TISSUE
44. Picnic provender. : HOTDOG
45. Brings into agreement. : ALINES
47. Clever stratagem. : COUP
48. Leather moccasin. : PAC
49. Popular movie of 1958. : PEYTONPLACE
55. Mike Hammer, for example. : PRIVATEEYE
57. Greedy. : AVID
58. Benefit. : AVAIL
59. Blank spaces. : GAPS
60. Sheep shelter. : COTE
61. Byways. : LANES
62. Situation when supply is greater than demand. : GLUT
63. Type of jug. : EWER
Down
1. Yard. : SPAR
2. Feet: Comb. form. : PODA
3. Town in Wyoming. : CODY
4. British Prime Minister, 1937. : CHAMBERLAIN
5. Palm leaves: Poet. : FRONDS
6. Stuffs with bacon. : LARDS
7. Saracen. : ARAB
8. See 29 Down. : MENU
9. Moslem dignitary. : SHERIF
10. Peg used in quoits. : HOB
11. On the up and up. : ABOVEBOARD
12. Boater. : ROWER
13. The Scillys or the Seychelles. : ISLES
19. White House residents, 1869. : GRANTS
21. Not theirs. : OURS
25. Proverbially, where no grass grows. : MARKETPLACE
26. Important port in Ireland. : COBH
27. Ending used with orange, lime, etc. : ADES
28. Administration man. : POLITICIAN
29. A la ___. : CARTE
30. Carousal. : ORGY
32. Where the Ucayali flows. : PERU
34. Japanese girdle box. : INRO
35. Hart or deer. : STAG
37. Short-legged dog. : BASSET
41. Subject of Mock Turtle's song. : SOUP
43. Leaves of the calyx. : SEPALS
44. Upright. : HONEST
45. Dismay. : APPAL
46. Grub. : LARVA
47. Rodent whose fur is nutria. : COYPU
50. Safecracker: Slang. : YEGG
51. Shade of blue. : TEAL
52. Acknowledge. : AVOW
53. Quote. : CITE
54. River in Germany, site of large dam. : EDER
56. Contend for superiority. : VIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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