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New York Times, Monday, July 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,021
Across
1. Project ___ (Missile Defense Alarm System). : MIDAS
6. Unbiased. : FAIR
10. Minded the baby. : SAT
13. Manifest. : OVERT
14. 18th cen. composer. : ARNE
15. ___ stick. : POGO
16. Given to conversation. : TALKY
17. Symbolic imaginary vehicle. : BANDWAGON
19. Draft status. : ONEA
20. White vestment. : ALB
21. World ___. : WARONE
22. Elf. : GNOME
24. Certain political symbols. : DONKEYS
25. Showy. : FLASHY
27. As ___ gold. : GOODAS
28. Small quantities. : IOTAS
29. Fashions. : MOLDS
30. Choicest part. : TOP
33. Enemies. : FOES
34. Refrigerates. : COOLS
35. Name on the Convention roll call. : OHIO
36. Greek letter. : ETA
37. Girl's nickname. : MANDY
38. Pronounce holy. : BLESS
39. Beset with obstacles. : THORNY
41. Dickens hero. : SIDNEY
42. Where Peachtree Street is. : ATLANTA
44. Kind of dance. : CONGA
45. Shed with one-slope roof. : LEANTO
46. Old cloth measure. : ELL
47. Another on the roll call. : UTAH
50. One type of candidate. : DARKHORSE
52. Signer of the Declaration. : PAINE
53. Units of energy. : ERGS
54. "___ creature was stirring . . . " : NOTA
55. Satire. : IRONY
56. Cereal grass. : RYE
57. Aquatic bird. : SWAN
58. Miss Ferber and others. : EDNAS
Down
1. John Marquand character. : MOTO
2. Karamazov brother. : IVAN
3. Convention member. : DELEGATEATLARGE
4. Another on the roll call. : ARKANSAS
5. Pen. : STY
6. Legend. : FABLE
7. Native of Kuwait. : ARAB
8. Hostelry. : INN
9. Sequoias. : REDWOODS
10. Part of a political adage. : SOGOESTHENATION
11. Torment. : AGONY
12. Sounds. : TONES
15. Apparel in Anchorage. : PARKA
18. Diviners' rods. : WANDS
20. Louisa Alcott character. : AMY
23. Exclamations. : OHS
24. First name of a first lady. : DOLLY
25. Musical instrument. : FIFE
26. Plunder. : LOOT
27. Exclamation of pleasure. : GOODY
29. ___ Vanna, Maeterlinck heroine. : MONNA
31. River of Picardy. : OISE
32. Flower. : POSY
34. Pictorial forms of political commentary. : CARTOONS
35. Conservative element of a group. : OLDGUARD
37. November. : MONTH
38. Storage place. : BIN
40. Nancy ___. : HANKS
41. Musical syllable. : SOL
42. Tree with woody cones. : ALDER
43. Sad. : TEARY
44. Describing a hound's tooth. : CLEAN
46. Spanish form of "to be." : ESTA
48. Coin of India. : ANNA
49. Exclamations of surprise. : HEYS
51. Line of seats. : ROW
52. Article of food. : PIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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