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New York Times, Thursday, August 4, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,038
Across
1. Female of the red deer. : HIND
5. Run ___. : SCARED
11. Diet need. : PROTEIN
14. Describing some ice skates. : TUBULAR
16. Anita Loos heroine. : LORELEI
17. Legendary king of Britain. : ELIDURE
18. Peak in the Presidential Range. : ADAMS
19. In honor of. : FOR
21. Attack from all sides. : BESET
22. Trawls. : NETS
23. Position. : STAND
25. Slope up. : RISE
26. Oneself: Fr. : SOI
27. Young farm animals. : HEIFERS
29. Vehicle. : VAN
30. Comforts. : SOLACES
32. Cyclops feature. : ONEEYE
34. Surprised exclamations. : AHAS
35. Mast. : SPAR
36. Oriental vessel. : SAMPAN
39. Many-seeded red or green fruits. : PEPPERS
42. Numerical prefix. : UNI
43. Endeavors. : STRIVES
45. Lunch. : EAT
47. Care. : MIND
49. More responsible. : SANER
50. Recent. : LATE
51. Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
53. Basketball player: Abbr. : CTR
54. Diminutive of a girl's name. : SUSIE
55. Revel. : CAROUSE
57. Mythical animal. : UNICORN
59. Not buxom. : SLENDER
60. Salt springs. : SALINES
61. Heights. : STEEPS
62. Seed vessels. : PODS
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1. Captain Hornblower. : HORATIO
2. News briefs. : ITEMS
3. A Rockefeller name. : NELS
4. Tool. : DIE
5. English novelist. : STERNE
6. ___ de sac. : CUL
7. Early name for Nisan. : ABIB
8. More impolite. : RUDER
9. Baffling. : ELUSIVE
10. Venture to affirm. : DARESAY
11. Architect's project. : PLANS
12. Horse shows of a sort. : RODEOS
13. Clever remarks: Slang. : NIFTIES
15. Pine tar derivative. : RETENE
20. Zanies. : OAFS
23. Lines in trigonometry. : SECANTS
24. Useful glass tube. : DROPPER
27. Sounds of laughter. : HAHAS
28. Cookies. : SNAPS
31. Circuit. : LAP
33. Sooner than. : ERE
35. Roman emperor, 306–7. : SEVERUS
36. Scarlet shrubs. : SUMACS
37. Member of a certain kingdom. : ANIMALS
38. Mosque tower. : MINARET
39. Liquid measure. : PINT
40. Whys and wherefores. : REASONS
41. Literary form. : SATIRE
44. Track men. : RACERS
46. Time of life. : TEENS
48. Mother of Aphrodite. : DIONE
50. Clear. : LUCID
52. Artist's subject. : NUDE
54. Farm structure. : SILO
56. Month: Abbr. : SEP
58. Part of a baby's routine. : NAP

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