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New York Times, Friday, June 3, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,976

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Across
1
Repair leaky seams. : CALK
5
Legally binding. : VALID
10
Barbed spear. : GAFF
14
Wood wind with melancholy tone. : OBOE
15
Accustom. : INURE
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Away from windward. : ALEE
17
Margaret ___. : ROSE
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Poe. : EDGARALLAN
20
Skill. : ADEPTNESS
22
Attenders of affairs. : GOERS
23
Units of instruction. : LESSONS
24
Refuse to let go. : CLING
26
High Moslem officer. : AGA
27
Coin of Iraq. : RIAL
28
Loki's daughter. : HEL
31
Misses. : LACKS
34
Dinner companion. : TABLEMATE
36
Shaking fit. : AGUE
37
Phone call. : HELLO
38
Hep. : ONTO
39
Second largest city of France. : MARSEILLE
41
Dean of a group. : DOYEN
42
Long white clerical garment. : ALB
43
The hunted and the caught. : PREY
44
Footlike part. : PES
45
The only thing people like that's good for them: E. M. Howe. : SLEEP
47
Tourists' companions. : CAMERAS
51
Free, as from restraint. : UNTIE
53
Weather Bureau concern. : HURRICANE
55
Translucent gems. : MOONSTONES
57
Mine passage. : ADIT
58
Glass. : PANE
59
Federate. : UNITE
60
Gay song. : LILT
61
Cast off. : SHED
62
Gave by measure. : METED
63
Aims to deceive. : LIES
Down
1
Shade of pink. : CORAL
2
Dwelling. : ABODE
3
Misplaces. : LOSES
4
Memory book items. : KEEPSAKES
5
Once gay capital. : VIENNA
6
Feature of Chile. : ANDES
7
Carries with effort. : LUGS
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Easily angered. : IRASCIBLE
9
German article. : DER
10
Braid or lace: Fr. : GALON
11
Appalachian range: Var. : ALLEGHANY
12
Cape of North Carolina. : FEAR
13
Marshes. : FENS
19
Quick and limber. : AGILE
21
Duds. : TOGS
25
Composer of "Symphonie Espagnole." : LALO
27
Exchange on the tennis court. : RALLY
29
Feminine suffix. : ETTE
30
City in Mexico. : LEON
31
Asian monk. : LAMA
32
Arab's headkerchief cord. : AGAL
33
Part of the street scene. : CURBSTONE
34
Conversation piece. : TELEPHONE
35
Loud noise in the Maine woods. : MOOSECALL
37
Take a cab, for instance. : HIRE
40
Fencing blades. : EPEES
41
Half: Prefix. : DEMI
44
Gave the syntax of. : PARSED
46
Describing some paper. : LINED
47
Where Mt. Ida is. : CRETE
48
Half diameters. : RADII
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Like an old woman. : ANILE
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Paving blocks. : SETTS
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Catchers' shadows. : UMPS
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He sent forth a dove. : NOAH
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Single group. : UNIT
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Humming syllable. : TUM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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