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New York Times, Wednesday, August 10, 1960

37-Down : Author of "The Conquest of Peru."

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,044
Across
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Greatest amount. : MOST
5
Wander over. : ROAM
9
Children. : SONS
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Tributary of the Mississippi. : OHIO
14
Sawfish's saw. : SERRA
15
Think, old style. : TROW
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Rather good: Colloq. : NOTHALFBAD
18
Eastern queen. : RANI
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Harvest bundles. : SHEAVES
20
Daughters of Eve. : FEMALES
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Principles. : TENETS
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Dismisses (a person) without delay. : SENDSPACKING
30
Stowe heroine. : EVA
31
Not guilty. : BLAMELESS
35
Gavel sounds. : RAPS
37
Ordinary language. : PROSE
38
Kind of officer: Abbr. : EXEC
39
Jewish international fraternity. : BNAIBRITH
41
___ Sankey, Moody's partner. : IRA
42
Ballyhooed. : PRESSAGENTED
46
Greek letters. : ALPHAS
49
Edible Japanese herb. : UDO
50
Hot, oppressive wind. : SIROCCO
52
Basic part. : ELEMENT
56
Old-time wagon. : WAIN
57
The Devil. : OLDSCRATCH
59
Noun suffix. : ANCE
60
Partner of go. : TOUCH
61
Indeed: Anglo-Ir. : AROO
62
Exigency. : NEED
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Eucalyptus. : TREE
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Jumble. : MESS
Down
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Belgian city founded by Julius Caesar. : MONS
2
Double exclamation. : OHOH
3
Locale. : SITE
4
Accessible. : TOHAND
5
Sports officials: Abbr. : REFS
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Sphere. : ORB
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Al ___, wall between heaven and hell, in the Koran. : ARAF
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Proceeded apace. : MADETIME
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Repress. : STRANGLE
10
Papal cape. : ORALE
11
Composition for nine instruments. : NONET
12
Kind of cheese. : SWISS
14
Lullaby word. : SLEEP
17
Rara ___. : AVIS
21
Aramaic word, written on the wall. : MENE
24
Balkan language. : SERB
25
Welsh man's name. : EVAN
26
Wine center in California. : NAPA
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Dugouts: Fr. : ABRIS
28
Blobs, as of cream. : CLOTS
29
Russian porridge. : KASHA
32
Theatre sign. : EXIT
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Withered. : SERE
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Saurel. : SCAD
36
Drew off, as liquids. : SIPHONED
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Author of "The Conquest of Peru." : PRESCOTT
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Bric-a-___. : BRAC
43
Feature of Western topography. : GULCH
44
River into the Fulda. : EDER
45
Phrase of polite denial. : NOMAAM
46
City on the Nile. : ASWAN
47
Tropical plant. : LIANE
48
Charge. : PRICE
51
Swan genus. : OLOR
52
Verb suffix. : ESCE
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Existence: Fr. : ETRE
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Drillmasters: Abbr. : NCOS
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Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
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Proper. : DUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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