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New York Times, Monday, July 25, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
David Steinberg notes:

Original clue for 37-Across had two "on"s; deleted one of them.

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,028
Across
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One of the Seven Dwarfs. : HAPPY
6
Great river. : AMAZON
12
Brilliant technique, in musical performance. : BRAVURA
14
Matter-of-fact. : LITERAL
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A hare in its first year. : LEVERET
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Establish validity of a will. : PROBATE
18
Mohammedan pilgrim's inn. : IMARET
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Per ___. : DIEM
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Aunt, in Toledo. : TIA
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Flavoring agent. : MINT
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Revise. : EMEND
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Honorable. : GOOD
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Group in education. : PTA
26
Box. : CRATE
27
Swiss canton. : BERNE
28
Arrange in rows. : ALINE
29
Everlasting. : EONIAN
30
Important use of radio waves. : REMOTECONTROL
33
Give up a claim to, in law. : REMISE
34
Little bit. : TRACE
35
Away. : ASIDE
36
___ cow. : MILCH
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Afterthought on a letter. : PPS
40
Honeysuckle. : VINE
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Catlike animal. : CIVET
42
Actors' and artists' union: Slang. : AAAA
43
"Fables in Slang" author. : ADE
44
Part of TV. : TELE
45
Swallow. : MARTIN
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Prevalent. : GENERAL
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Hanging ornament. : PENDANT
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Surround. : ENCLOSE
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Covenant. : ENTENTE
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Frame of mind. : TEMPER
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Remain unchanged. : STAND
Down
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Province of Cuba. : HAVANA
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Turn aside. : AVERT
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Unalloyed. : PURE
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Expressing past time. : PRETERITE
5
Sun ___ Sen. : YAT
6
Very high. : ALPINE
7
Bogged down. : MIRED
8
Jot. : ATOM
9
Nickname of General Pike. : ZEB
10
Musical composition. : ORATORIO
11
Citizen of a country. : NATIONAL
12
Small airship: Colloq. : BLIMP
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Forgive. : REMIT
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Dull gray, as thunder clouds. : LEADEN
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Dupin or Lupin. : DETECTIVE
23
Horse hair. : MANE
24
Style, as in painting. : GENRE
26
Compact. : CLOSE
27
Bungle. : BOTCH
28
Ammonia derivative. : AMIDE
29
Law. : ENACTMENT
30
Neither visitor nor transient. : RESIDENT
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Distinction. : EMINENCE
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Heraldic band. : ORLE
33
Devastate. : RAVAGE
36
Noted playwright. : MILLER
37
___ Mike, of Erin. : PATAND
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Make-up. : PAINT
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Health: Fr. : SANTE
41
Quit. : CEASE
42
Forest of N. Warwickshire. : ARDEN
44
De ___ (in the way): Fr. : TROP
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Theatrical group. : ANTA
48
Deciduous tree. : ELM
49
Foot: Lat. : PES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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