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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
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1. Lovelorn Greek nymph. : ECHO
5. Coolidge's V. P. : DAWES
10. Parisienne's style. : CHIC
14. Man of the Transvaal. : BOER
15. "South Pacific" hero. : EMILE
16. Baked dish. : HASH
17. Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
18. Design on the back of a nickel. : MONTICELLO
20. Famous hatter. : STETSON
22. Ballroom dance. : ONESTEP
23. Island off coast of Sumatra. : NIAS
24. E. C. Bentley's detective. : TRENT
25. 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
58. Highest: Comb. form. : ACRO
59. Consolidate. : MERGE
60. Robert the Bruce. : SCOT
61. Lacking in profit. : LEAN
62. Baker's necessity. : YEAST
63. Man of old Persia. : MEDE
1. Declines. : EBBS
2. Marsh hen. : COOT
3. First name in theatre. : HELENHAYES
4. Address. : ORATION
5. The populace. : DEMOS
6. King of Egyptian gods. : AMON
7. Prevail. : WIN
8. 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
34. Twisted strand of yarn. : PLY
36. Card game. : FANTAN
37. Crawler. : ANT
40. Assembly. : SESSION
42. Inordinate vanity. : NARCISM
44. Pièce de résistance. : ENTREE
45. Zodiac sign. : RAM
47. Hostile forces. : ENEMY
48. Heavenly phenomenon. : COMET
49. Carillon. : PEAL
50. Noun suffix. : ENCE
51. Akbar's capital. : AGRA
52. Finery: Colloq. : TOGS
53. Trampled. : TROD
54. Scene. : SITE
56. 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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