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New York Times, Wednesday, September 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,086
Across
1. Haberdashery. : SHOP
5. Substances in cookery. : FATS
9. Facial expression. : GRIN
13. African nut tree. : COLA
14. Saturated. : ASOP
15. Fruits. : LIMES
17. Birds of prey. : OWLS
18. In ___ parentis. : LOCO
19. Boy in Menotti Christmas opera. : AMAHL
20. Equivocal talk: Slang. : WEASELWORDS
23. Sweetheart: Anglo-Irish. : GRA
24. Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
25. Fling away. : TOSSOUT
27. Get money for. : CASHIN
30. ___ on it. : STEP
31. Author of "Anthony Adverse." : ALLEN
32. Acquires by legacy. : COMESINTO
37. Splotch. : BLOB
38. City of southern France. : ARLES
39. Stir up. : ROIL
40. Of a planet. : SATURNIAN
42. Pere's daughter. : FILLE
43. Goal, in hockey. : CAGE
44. Moral obligations. : DUTIES
45. Apparel accessories: Colloq. : HANKIES
48. Pronoun. : HERS
49. Turku, in Swedish.. : ABO
50. Pilotless aircraft. : DRONEPLANES
55. Partner of fast. : LOOSE
57. Meadow mouse. : VOLE
58. Of great extent. : WIDE
59. Part of a radio. : TUNER
60. Smooth. : EVEN
61. Shortly. : ANON
62. Private eyes. : TECS
63. Gold-mining district in So. Africa. : RAND
64. Vegetables. : YAMS
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1. Freight boat. : SCOW
2. Julia Ward ___. : HOWE
3. Highly spiced stew. : OLLA
4. Evade responsibility: Colloq. : PASSTHEBUCK
5. Army command. : FALLIN
6. "You can't make a silk purse of ___ ear." : ASOWS
7. South American toucan. : TOCO
8. Hunters and anglers. : SPORTSMEN
9. Stemware. : GLASSES
10. Outer circular part. : RIM
11. Adult insect. : IMAGO
12. Asian statesman. : NEHRU
16. Piece of wood. : SLAT
21. Mavoureen's home. : ERIN
22. Is very fond of (with "on"). : DOTES
26. Carries off secretly. : SPIRITSAWAY
27. Things to hail. : CABS
28. According to: Ital. : ALLA
29. Keyway. : SLOT
32. ___ spilt milk. : CRIESOVER
33. Wave: Span. : OLA
34. ___ me tangere. : NOLI
35. Piece in mah-jongg. : TILE
36. Castilian rahs. : OLES
38. Dudgeon. : ANGER
41. Gen. Morgan's men. : RAIDERS
42. Roll up. : FURL
44. Be conditional. : DEPEND
45. Army command. : HALT
46. Half of an army command. : ABOUT
47. Nary a soul. : NOONE
48. Legendary beauty. : HELEN
51. Temporary star. : NOVA
52. Ship of 1492. : NINA
53. Biblical kingdom. : EDOM
54. Kennedy and Johnson: Abbr. : SENS
56. Agency over Wall St. : SEC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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