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New York Times, Wednesday, June 29, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { B J K Q Y }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,002
Across Down
1. Peepers. : FROGS
6. Moslem officer: Var. : WAZIR
11. Littler by far. : TEENIER
13. Epic. : HOMERIC
15. Keep back. : RESERVE
16. Flow forth. : EMANATE
17. ___ Baba. : ALI
18. Asian capital. : TEHERAN
20. Not any, in legal phrases. : NUL
21. Plant parts. : PODS
23. Convention name. : NIXON
24. Dashboard item. : DIAL
25. Fats. : SUETS
27. Magenta. : RED
28. Part of the American plan. : MEALS
29. Generous one. : TREATER
31. Condemns as inferior. : DAMNS
32. Presence. : EXISTENCE
34. Fowl. : CAPON
36. Men in white. : INTERNS
39. Black and lustrous. : RAVEN
40. John ___ Passos. : DOS
41. Custer's foe. : SIOUX
43. Do household work. : IRON
44. Ice cream treats. : CONES
46. Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
47. Familiar term of address. : MAC
48. Feudal underlings. : VASSALS
50. ___ Jacinto. : SAN
51. Tricky. : EVASIVE
53. Island S W of Luzon. : MINDORO
55. Used logic. : DEDUCED
56. Astronomers: Colloq. : STARMEN
57. Goes at an easy gait. : LOPES
58. Caught sight of. : SPIED
1. Ascertain opinions by indirect approach. : FEELOUT
2. Inhabitant. : RESIDER
3. Number. : ONE
4. Surrounded. : GIRT
5. "Morning's at ___; The hillside's dew-pearled . . . " : SEVEN
6. A "sometime thing." : WOMAN
7. "___ for the ages." : AMAN
8. Form of Buddhism. : ZEN
9. Native of Abadan. : IRANIAN
10. Church services. : RITUALS
11. Part of an orchestra or band. : TRAPS
12. Employs again. : REHIRES
13. Palestine dynasty of the year one. : HEROD
14. Monks' quarters. : CELLS
19. Efforts. : EXERTIONS
22. Increase. : STEEPEN
24. Black mark. : DEMERIT
26. Early Englishman. : SAXON
28. Staffs of authority. : MACES
30. ___ foil. : TIN
31. Explosive. : DNT
33. Sews up. : ENSEAMS
34. Type of ship in Armada days. : CARAVEL
35. Tropical fruit. : AVOCADO
37. Injurious to health. : NOISOME
38. Candied. : SUGARED
39. Composed verse. : RIMED
40. Given medicine. : DOSED
42. Heavy, colorless gas. : XENON
44. Homes in the Stone Age. : CAVES
45. Openings. : SLITS
48. In the place of. : VICE
49. Fillip. : SNAP
52. Have a meal. : SUP
54. "___ and I," Bacheller novel. : DRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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