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New York Times, Thursday, July 28, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,031
Across Down
1. Gingerbread. : CAKE
5. Highlander's shoulder piece. : PLAID
10. Member of the family. : POP
13. Innisfail. : ERIN
14. Sharp weapon. : LANCE
15. Maine symbol. : PINE
16. Court favor. : DANCEATTENDANCE
19. Table centerpieces. : EPERGNES
20. Cargo vessel. : TANKER
21. Court hearing. : OYER
22. Puccini heroine. : MIMI
23. Binds securely. : STRAPS
26. Military supply locality. : BASECAMP
30. Pamphlet. : TRACT
31. Apertures. : SLITS
32. Contend. : VIE
33. Solemn affirmation. : OATH
34. Companion of hopes. : FEARS
35. Soviet press agency. : TASS
36. Number on a clock dial. : VII
37. Thick. : DENSE
38. Dewy. : MOIST
39. Vividly expressive. : ELOQUENT
41. Derby hats: Slang. : KELLYS
42. Pacific coast university: Abbr. : UCLA
43. Knot, as on a redwood trunk. : BURL
44. Be attractive. : APPEAL
47. Do an exterminator's job. : FUMIGATE
51. Performer of a sort. : PRESTIDIGITATOR
53. Variety. : SORT
54. Prevents publication of. : KILLS
55. Thunder god. : THOR
56. ___ lamb. : EWE
57. Fencing swords. : EPEES
58. Right-angled structures. : ELLS
1. Give up. : CEDE
2. Not care ___. : ARAP
3. The "lowing herd." : KINE
4. Advance beyond proper limits. : ENCROACH
5. Jets. : PLANES
6. More recent. : LATER
7. Leaf cutters. : ANTS
8. Water cooler. : ICE
9. Professional men. : DENTISTS
10. Garden flower. : PINK
11. As soon as. : ONCE
12. Equal. : PEER
15. Cause of a stampede. : PANIC
17. African country. : EGYPT
18. Titled ladies. : DAMES
22. French official. : MAIRE
23. Heat generator. : STOVE
24. Follow. : TRAIL
25. Proportion. : RATIO
26. Sudden rush of air. : BLAST
27. Be of use. : AVAIL
28. Young girl. : MISSY
29. Nuisances. : PESTS
31. Cassia plant. : SENNA
34. Have an inclination for: Colloq. : FEELLIKE
35. Fee collecting station. : TOLLGATE
37. Former coin of Europe. : DUCAT
38. Excellence. : MERIT
40. Journey in search of adventure. : QUEST
41. Drink of fermented milk. : KUMISS
43. Glass bead. : BUGLE
44. Projecting building part. : APSE
45. Where the hawseholes are. : PROW
46. French priest. : PERE
47. Container for papers. : FILE
48. Active sports: Abbr. : ATHL
49. Hand instrument. : TOOL
50. Goes wrong. : ERRS
52. Downward slope. : DIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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