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New York Times, Monday, June 20, 1960

20-Across : Blameless.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, 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. 3,993
Across
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Adjective for war. : COLD
5
Source of heat. : STEAM
10
Tug's tow. : SCOW
14
Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
15
Caterpillar. : LARVA
16
Forum garment. : TOGA
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Where Dr. Dooley works. : LAOS
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Noted world traveler. : EISENHOWER
20
Blameless. : INNOCENT
22
Famous Secretary of State. : DULLES
23
Term of endearment. : LOVE
24
Identical. : SAME
25
Part of the mouth. : PALATE
28
Light rain. : SPRINKLE
32
Choice part. : ELITE
33
Pattern for cloth. : PLAID
34
Object. : AIM
35
Dressing gown. : ROBE
36
Lassie. : BAIRN
37
Bluster. : RAVE
38
Article. : THE
39
Self-respect. : PRIDE
40
Side arm. : SABER
41
Cobbler's job. : HALFSOLE
43
Center of Christmas tableau. : STMARY
44
Greek letters. : RHOS
45
Groups interested in education. : PTAS
46
At large. : ABROAD
49
Lazy one. : SLUGGARD
53
One-time TV performer. : QUIZWINNER
55
State. : AVER
56
Wavy, in heraldry. : UNDE
57
Water nymph. : NAIAD
58
Diminutive of a girl's name. : TINA
59
Gulf on coast of Arabia. : ADEN
60
Leading role on Broadway. : GYPSY
61
Current. : EDDY
Down
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City in Colombia. : CALI
2
Seaside resort of Scotland. : OBAN
3
Animal in heraldry. : LION
4
Abandoned. : DESOLATE
5
Part of a cardigan. : SLEEVE
6
19th cen. French critic. : TAINE
7
Of yore. : ERST
8
Prayer. : AVE
9
Chinese dialect. : MANDARIN
10
Filched. : STOLEN
11
Hood. : COWL
12
Curved molding. : OGEE
13
Events in history. : WARS
19
Damp. : HUMID
21
Animal shelter. : COTE
24
Part with. : SPARE
25
Australian seaport. : PERTH
26
Word of greeting or farewell. : ALOHA
27
Slander. : LIBEL
28
Part of a trombone. : SLIDE
29
Shrine at Mecca. : KAABA
30
Popular dish with onions. : LIVER
31
Polishing agent. : EMERY
33
Seashore toys. : PAILS
36
Thinking anxiously upon. : BROODING
37
Resort city in England. : RAMSGATE
39
Expression of impatience. : PSHAW
40
Deer. : STAG
42
___ custard. : FROZEN
43
Robust. : STURDY
45
Entreaties. : PLEAS
46
Decorator's color. : AQUA
47
German league. : BUND
48
Be borne along. : RIDE
49
Clip. : SNIP
50
Greedy. : AVID
51
Split. : REND
52
Stoutly built cart. : DRAY
54
Refusal. : NAY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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