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New York Times, Wednesday, August 10, 1960

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
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1. Greatest amount. : MOST
5. Wander over. : ROAM
9. Children. : SONS
13. Tributary of the Mississippi. : OHIO
14. Sawfish's saw. : SERRA
15. Think, old style. : TROW
16. Rather good: Colloq. : NOTHALFBAD
18. Eastern queen. : RANI
19. Harvest bundles. : SHEAVES
20. Daughters of Eve. : FEMALES
22. Never: Ger. : NIE
23. Principles. : TENETS
24. 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
63. Eucalyptus. : TREE
64. Jumble. : MESS
1. Belgian city founded by Julius Caesar. : MONS
2. Double exclamation. : OHOH
3. Locale. : SITE
4. Accessible. : TOHAND
5. Sports officials: Abbr. : REFS
6. Sphere. : ORB
7. Al ___, wall between heaven and hell, in the Koran. : ARAF
8. Proceeded apace. : MADETIME
9. 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
27. Dugouts: Fr. : ABRIS
28. Blobs, as of cream. : CLOTS
29. Russian porridge. : KASHA
32. Theatre sign. : EXIT
33. Withered. : SERE
34. Saurel. : SCAD
36. Drew off, as liquids. : SIPHONED
37. Author of "The Conquest of Peru." : PRESCOTT
40. 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
53. Existence: Fr. : ETRE
54. Drillmasters: Abbr. : NCOS
55. Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
58. 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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