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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
1. Pleat. : CRIMP
6. Angel. : CHERUB
12. Unmannerly. : BOORISH
14. Hymn tune. : CHORALE
15. Asian country. : ARMENIA
16. Piece of jewelry. : EARRING
17. Laughing. : RIANT
18. Luminaries. : STARS
20. ___ Vegas. : LAS
21. Greenlander. : DANE
22. Lime, sand and water. : PLASTER
24. Paris police. : SURETE
26. Place again. : RESET
30. Perched. : SAT
33. Musical sound. : NOTE
34. 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
1. Layers of skin. : CORIA
2. 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
8. Sin. : ERR
9. 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
23. Part of the overhead. : RENT
25. Insufficiently praised. : UNEXTOLLED
27. Greek portico. : STOA
28. Wyatt of the Wild West. : EARP
29. 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
46. Favors. : BOONS
48. Choral composition. : MOTET
49. Reveals. : OPENS
50. Spanish painter. : SERT
51. Linen or cotton cloth. : DUCK
52. ___ my word! : UPON
53. 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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