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New York Times, Monday, September 12, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,077
Across
1
City square. : BLOCK
6
1944 date. : DDAY
10
Boodle. : SWAG
14
Made a start. : BEGAN
15
White frost. : RIME
16
Lofty. : TALL
17
Shakespeare. : BARDOFAVON
19
Von Bismarck. : OTTO
20
Type of road: Var. : SPEEDAWAY
21
Facial grimace. : SNEER
22
Greenbacks. : TENS
23
Bright red. : CHERRY
24
Wham! : BAM
27
Little Helena. : LENA
29
Circuits. : LAPS
30
Cries of triumph. : AHAS
32
Coffee shop, in France. : ESTAMINET
36
Star of the past, ___ Bayes. : NORA
37
Exhibition of paintings, Paris. : SALON
38
Travel after landing, in aviation. : TAXI
39
Atom smasher. : CYCLOTRON
41
Leap lightly. : SKIP
42
Active volcano. : ETNA
43
Nuisance. : PEST
46
French connectives. : ETS
47
"___ are born good."—Confucius. : ALLMEN
49
Potato: Colloq. : SPUD
51
Nobel prize author. : LEWIS
52
Softens. : MODULATES
57
Treasury Department employe. : TMAN
58
"Humpty Dumpty ___." : SATONAWALL
59
Acquire. : HAVE
60
"And columbines all in ___." : AROW
61
River to Pamlico Bay. : NEUSE
62
Court cry. : OYES
63
Imagine, old style. : WEEN
64
Attempt. : ESSAY
Down
1
Sizes of certain shots. : BBBS
2
Vault. : LEAP
3
Fairy-tale character. : OGRE
4
Student at West Point. : CADET
5
Dumpling: Ger. : KNODEL
6
Approaches. : DRAWSNEAR
7
Prima donna. : DIVA
8
Chinese port. : AMOY
9
Currency on the Ginza. : YEN
10
Quarries. : STONEPITS
11
Kind of reptile. : WATERSNAKE
12
Transform. : ALTER
13
Radiance. : GLORY
18
Temple: Poet. : FANE
21
Humbug. : SHAM
23
Large family group. : CLAN
24
Judge's bench. : BANC
25
Waterman's call. : AHOY
26
Kind of hair-do. : MARCELWAVE
28
Full and running over. : ASLOP
31
Figuratively, working places for slave labor. : SALTMINES
33
See 52 Across. : TONESDOWN
34
Departure. : EXIT
35
Overturns. : TIPS
37
Baseball's Mr. Musial. : STAN
40
Individuals. : ONES
44
Fabricated. : SPUN
45
Where Newcomb College is. : TULANE
47
Supposing that. : ALTHO
48
Air Force general. : LEMAY
50
Vice President with Coolidge. : DAWES
52
Shanks' ___. : MARE
53
County in Nebraska. : OTOE
54
Greek letters. : TAUS
55
Opera heroine. : ELSA
56
Weaver's reed. : SLEY
58
Maxim. : SAW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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