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New York Times, Thursday, September 1, 1960

25-Down : Crisscross fabric.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,066
Across
1
Locality. : SPOT
5
Talented. : ABLE
9
Ill-mannered fellows. : CADS
13
City in Turkey. : URFA
14
Indians, for example. : TEAM
15
Coalesce. : UNITE
17
Degree. : DOCTORATE
19
"Sound of Music" star. : BIKEL
20
Love: Lat. : AMO
21
Multiform. : DIVERSE
23
Opposite of Rep. : DEM
24
Subjects of sentences. : NOUNS
26
Scandinavian name. : ERIC
27
Kind of floor. : TILE
28
Raison d'___. : ETRE
29
Role of Interstate Commerce Commission. : RATEMAKER
31
Type of stanza. : SESTET
34
See 42 Down. : LUNAR
35
Fictional Utopia. : EREWHON
37
Capable of being cut. : SECTILE
41
Room or hall in ancient Rome. : OECUS
43
Crew. : SEAMEN
44
Coated. : INCRUSTED
48
Key ___. : RING
49
Stool pigeon, in Britain. : NARK
50
Emerald ___. : ISLE
51
Up. : ASTIR
52
For shame! : FIE
53
Belonged, as an attribute. : INHERED
55
___ standstill. : ATA
56
Swedish island. : OLAND
58
Inexplicable. : ENIGMATIC
60
Bind again. : RETIE
61
Resort near Venice. : LIDO
62
Small bay. : COVE
63
Candidate of sixty years ago. : DEBS
64
Uhlans' weapons: Abbr. : LCES
65
Uno, dos, ___. : TRES
Down
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Africans. : SUDANESE
2
Business man. : PROMOTER
3
Naturally. : OFCOURSE
4
Gunny cloth. : TAT
5
Town in Italy. : ATRI
6
Symbol of Oregon. : BEAVER
7
Gridiron pass. : LATERAL
8
Retired from active duty. : EMERITUS
9
Third power. : CUBE
10
Cuckoo. : ANI
11
Small African antelope. : DIKDIK
12
British dramatist (1672-1829). : STEELE
16
Burt Lancaster role. : ELMER
18
Army togs: Colloq. : ODS
22
Pictures. : SCENES
25
Crisscross fabric. : NETWORK
27
Formidable opponents. : TARTARS
30
Aromatic spice. : MACE
32
Alas: Lat. : EHEU
33
Alarm bell. : TOCSIN
36
In a ___ (in a few words). : NUTSHELL
38
One who renders sincerest flattery. : IMITATOR
39
Soothing. : LENITIVE
40
Lends charm to. : ENGRACES
42
Of the moon. : SELENIC
44
Have it ___ (hold a grudge against). : INFOR
45
Fastened firmly. : NAILED
46
Fashion. : CREATE
47
Mock. : DERIDE
51
Navy title: Abbr. : ADM
53
Fateful day for Caesar. : IDES
54
Self-centered traits. : EGOS
57
Pen point. : NIB
59
Simulate. : ACT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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