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New York Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,051
Across
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Texas metropolis. : DALLAS
7
___ in on (profited). : CASHED
13
Italian dish. : RAVIOLI
14
Concurred. : ACCEDED
16
Gathered. : AMASSED
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Yellowish-pink flower. : TEAROSE
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Vehicles. : CARTS
19
Sounds of inquiry. : EHS
21
Most common printing type. : ROMAN
22
Shield. : EGIS
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Cleanse. : SCOUR
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Capital of Timor. : DILI
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Dry, as wine. : SEC
27
Tropical fish. : SNAPPER
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Parts of a circle. : SECTORS
32
Taunts. : GIBES
34
Boathouse gear. : OARS
35
Safeguard, in electrical circuits. : FUSE
36
Big bird. : STORK
38
Golden commodity. : SILENCE
41
Incorporated town: Abbr. : BOR
42
Asian capital. : TEHERAN
44
Us: Ger. : UNS
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Mixture. : OLIO
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Milwaukee product. : LAGER
49
Colette heroine. : GIGI
50
Stately. : NOBLE
52
"___ Wild Rose." : TOA
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Sink. : BASIN
54
Try to excel. : EMULATE
56
Having living quarters. : ROOMING
58
Type of muscle. : ROTATOR
59
Fine lace from Belgium. : MALINES
60
Headlands. : NESSES
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Building material. : STONES
Down
1
Compensation for injury. : DAMAGES
2
Miser's trait. : AVARICE
3
Tips. : LISTS
4
Business mishap. : LOSS
5
Relative of 48 Across. : ALE
6
Motorcycle extras. : SIDECARS
7
Condiment. : CATSUP
8
Card. : ACE
9
Blemish. : SCAR
10
Biblical king. : HEROD
11
Dweller, south of the Dead Sea. : EDOMITE
12
St. François ___. : DESALES
13
Sport attraction. : RACES
15
Much-worn fabric. : DENIM
20
Jumps over. : HOPS
23
Submarine device. : SNORKEL
24
Usual. : REGULAR
27
Go into action. : START
28
Come up. : RISEN
31
Bird call. : COO
33
Mountain peak: Scot. : BEN
35
Arsenal contents. : FIREARMS
36
Wise man of legend. : SOLOMON
37
Compliment. : TRIBUTE
38
Utah lily. : SEGO
39
The kitchen. : CUISINE
40
Diesels. : ENGINES
41
Foot-in-mouth event. : BONER
43
Misanthropes. : HATERS
45
Musical get-togethers. : SINGS
47
Earthen jars. : OLLAS
49
Waif. : GAMIN
51
Sups. : EATS
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Machete. : BOLO
55
___ dancer. : TOE
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Grain. : OAT

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