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New York Times, Friday, May 27, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,969
Across
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Lovelorn Greek nymph. : ECHO
5
Coolidge's V. P. : DAWES
10
Parisienne's style. : CHIC
14
Man of the Transvaal. : BOER
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"South Pacific" hero. : EMILE
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Baked dish. : HASH
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Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
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Design on the back of a nickel. : MONTICELLO
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Famous hatter. : STETSON
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Ballroom dance. : ONESTEP
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Island off coast of Sumatra. : NIAS
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E. C. Bentley's detective. : TRENT
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Rabbi's robe. : EPHOD
27
Murmur endearments. : COO
28
Certain lines. : SEAMS
32
Horse. : ROAN
33
Metal container on the green. : CUP
34
Hindu system of secluding women. : PURDAH
35
Like a brew. : ALY
36
Prom gowns. : FORMALS
38
Year in the 11th cen. : MII
39
Playground favorite. : SEESAW
41
Some. : ANY
42
Time for work. : NINE
43
German steel city. : ESSEN
44
Adjective suffix. : EST
45
Charges. : RATES
46
Tax. : STENT
48
Delivery wagon. : CART
49
Figure in "The Gleaners." : PEASANT
52
Night prowlers. : TOMCATS
55
Important area on shipboard. : ENGINEROOM
57
Religious inscription: Abbr. : INRI
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Highest: Comb. form. : ACRO
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Consolidate. : MERGE
60
Robert the Bruce. : SCOT
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Lacking in profit. : LEAN
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Baker's necessity. : YEAST
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Man of old Persia. : MEDE
Down
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Declines. : EBBS
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Marsh hen. : COOT
3
First name in theatre. : HELENHAYES
4
Address. : ORATION
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The populace. : DEMOS
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King of Egyptian gods. : AMON
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Prevail. : WIN
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Ferdinand, for one. : ELTORO
9
Rouen's river. : SEINE
10
Dillon's deputy. : CHESTER
11
Sentry's challenge. : HALT
12
Atoll. : ISLE
13
Cutlet. : CHOP
19
1960 event. : CENSUS
21
Deplorable: Colloq. : SAD
24
Place for the lookout. : TOPMAST
25
Wipe out. : ERASE
26
Natives of Tannenberg. : POLES
27
Type of canine. : CUR
29
No ___. : ADMITTANCE
30
New Brunswick's neighbor. : MAINE
31
Moves suddenly as if startled. : SHIES
33
Performer in "Green Willow." : COW
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Twisted strand of yarn. : PLY
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Card game. : FANTAN
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Crawler. : ANT
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Assembly. : SESSION
42
Inordinate vanity. : NARCISM
44
Pièce de résistance. : ENTREE
45
Zodiac sign. : RAM
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Hostile forces. : ENEMY
48
Heavenly phenomenon. : COMET
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Carillon. : PEAL
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Akbar's capital. : AGRA
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Finery: Colloq. : TOGS
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Trampled. : TROD
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Scene. : SITE
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Old English coin. : ORA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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