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New York Times, Wednesday, July 27, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,030
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1. Rustler's pursuers. : POSSE
6. Bog. : MORASS
12. Wholesale dealers in meats. : PACKERS
14. Biblical tongue. : ARAMAIC
16. Up ___ (opposing). : AGAINST
17. Type of building, hall or room. : ROTUNDA
18. Blackbird. : MERL
19. Part of a pile driver. : RAM
21. Zodiac sign. : ARIES
22. Beach toy. : PAIL
23. Song. : CAROL
25. Make lace edging. : TAT
26. New England cape. : ANN
27. What a farmer calls his cow. : CRITTER
29. Exist. : ARE
30. Hollywood actresses. : STARLETS
32. Narrow gorges. : CHASMS
34. Soup vegetable. : PEAS
35. ___ away (hide). : STOW
36. Make-up. : FORMAT
39. Candor. : OPENNESS
43. Physicians' group. : AMA
44. Breathe. : RESPIRE
46. Not active: Abbr. : RET
47. Twilled fabric. : REP
48. Reject. : SPURN
49. Moon goddess. : LUNA
50. Biblical prophet. : ELIAS
53. ___ rule. : ASA
54. The same: Lat. : IDEM
55. Marked down. : REDUCED
57. Type of window. : LATTICE
60. Decree. : STATUTE
61. Ancient Greek. : SPARTAN
62. Family in Faulkner books. : SNOPES
63. Popular poem. : TREES
1. Spectacular exhibition. : PAGEANT
2. Musical instrument. : OCARINA
3. Adroitness. : SKILL
4. Tokyo coin. : SEN
5. Parenthetical sounds. : ERS
6. Ground hog or woodchuck. : MARMOT
7. Spanish gold. : ORO
8. Pro ___. : RATA
9. Border river of Manchuria. : AMUR
10. Health: Lat. : SANITAS
11. Pitching style. : SIDEARM
12. Treeless plains of Argentina. : PAMPAS
13. Difficulties, often dire. : STRAITS
15. Social gradations. : CASTES
20. Bachelor of ___. : ARTS
23. Produces. : CREATES
24. Reading desk. : LECTERN
27. Weather forecast. : CLEAR
28. Arles' river. : RHONE
31. Engine measurement: Abbr. : RPM
33. Barley beard. : AWN
35. Helices. : SPIRALS
36. Travelers. : FARERS
37. Short order dishes. : OMELETS
38. Virginia river. : RAPIDAN
39. Musical work. : OPUS
40. Scholarly. : ERUDITE
41. Five Nations tribesmen. : SENECAS
42. Pollen-bearing organ of a flower. : STAMEN
45. Black suit. : SPADES
49. Capacity unit. : LITRE
51. Vehicle. : AUTO
52. Fish related to grunt and snapper. : SCUP
56. Soissons summer. : ETE
58. Dexterous. : APT
59. Salt. : TAR

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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