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New York Times, Friday, September 23, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,088
Across
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Pleat. : CRIMP
6
Angel. : CHERUB
12
Unmannerly. : BOORISH
14
Hymn tune. : CHORALE
15
Asian country. : ARMENIA
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Piece of jewelry. : EARRING
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Luminaries. : STARS
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___ Vegas. : LAS
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Greenlander. : DANE
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Lime, sand and water. : PLASTER
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Paris police. : SURETE
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Place again. : RESET
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Perched. : SAT
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Musical sound. : NOTE
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Piers, in architecture. : ANTAE
35
Pastries. : PIELETS
37
Bullies. : HECTORS
39
Blend with something. : ADMIX
40
Co-operative for sending packages abroad. : CARE
41
Likely. : APT
42
Intended. : MEANT
43
Greek tense. : AORIST
45
Mythical creatures. : GOBLINS
47
Radio-TV name. : AMOS
51
Suitable. : DUE
54
Longest river of France. : LOIRE
55
Extent. : SCOPE
56
Greek letter. : UPSILON
58
Disperse. : SCATTER
60
Assemble. : CONVENE
61
Prominent. : SALIENT
62
Mixes by hand. : KNEADS
63
Agreements. : PACTS
Down
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Layers of skin. : CORIA
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Brutus, for one. : ROMAN
3
Namesakes of Miss Dunne. : IRENES
4
Candy flavoring. : MINT
5
Greek letter. : PSI
6
Wheelhouse map. : CHART
7
Derbies. : HORSERACES
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Sin. : ERR
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Wading bird. : RAIL
10
Arm bone. : ULNA
11
Pleads. : BEGS
12
Poet. : BARD
13
Edible viscera. : HASLETS
14
Desist. : CEASE
19
Art gallery in London. : TATE
22
Anglican, for example: Abbr. : PROT
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Part of the overhead. : RENT
25
Insufficiently praised. : UNEXTOLLED
27
Greek portico. : STOA
28
Wyatt of the Wild West. : EARP
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Trial. : TEST
30
Spanish America: Abbr. : SPAM
31
Right-hand man. : AIDE
32
Musical theme: Ital. : TEMA
36
Fish of the cod family. : LING
37
Gear or equipment. : HARNESS
38
Greek goddess. : ERIS
40
Fiber from coconuts. : COIR
43
Get ___ on. : ALINE
44
Skillful method to gain an end. : TACTIC
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Favors. : BOONS
48
Choral composition. : MOTET
49
Reveals. : OPENS
50
Spanish painter. : SERT
51
Linen or cotton cloth. : DUCK
52
___ my word! : UPON
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Anglo Saxon slave. : ESNE
55
Room in Rome. : SALA
57
Herb of ragweed family. : IVA
59
Surpass. : CAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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