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New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,093
Across Down
1. Ornamental edging. : LACE
5. Official decree. : UKASE
10. Highlander. : GAEL
14. Symbol of hardness. : IRON
15. Part of Asia. : NEPAL
16. Philippine timber tree. : ACLE
17. Companion of lease. : LEND
18. Freebootery. : BRIGANDAGE
20. Of few words. : TACITURN
22. Majestic crowns. : TIARAS
23. ___ now and then. : EVERY
24. Distinct part of anything. : MEMBER
25. ___ eagle. : SPREAD
27. Buckaroo show. : RODEO
28. High in pitch. : ALT
29. Oppose any authority or control. : REBEL
31. Be in the dumps. : SULK
34. Crabgrass, for example. : WEED
36. Illustrious. : NOTED
38. Handy thing. : TOOL
40. Star in Draco constellation. : ADIB
42. Looms above. : RISES
44. Clamor. : CRY
45. Fishermen's net. : SEINE
47. Quenches. : SLAKES
49. Assert under oath. : DEPONE
51. Rouses. : STIRS
52. Begin: Colloq. : TEEOFF
53. Did take-offs. : IMITATED
56. "___ love and war." : ALLSFAIRIN
58. City of Seven Hills. : ROME
59. Mirth. : GLEE
60. Maritime county of Ireland. : CLARE
61. Highest point. : ACME
62. Carnelian. : SARD
63. Receptacles for water. : TANKS
64. Beehive made of straw. : SKEP
1. Rhythmic swing. : LILT
2. Tract. : AREA
3. Mutually planned. : CONCERTED
4. A kind of chicory. : ENDIVE
5. Relieve, as one's mind, by telling all. : UNBURDEN
6. County south of 60 Across. : KERRY
7. Neat as ___. : APIN
8. Droop. : SAG
9. In fine feather. : ELATED
10. Relative of a social butterfly. : GADABOUT
11. Have ___ (be on one's guard). : ACARE
12. English composer. : ELGAR
13. Settlings. : LEES
19. City near Pont du Gard. : NIMES
21. Saline drop. : TEAR
24. Burrowing mammals. : MOLES
25. Snout of a sharklike fish. : SAW
26. Defendant's answer in law. : PLEA
27. Knot again. : RETIE
30. Carried. : BORNE
32. ___ and barrel. : LOCKSTOCK
33. Daughter of Demeter. : KORE
35. Prone (to). : DISPOSED
37. Fixes unalterably. : DESTINES
39. Armentières' river. : LYS
41. Go away. : BEOFF
43. Cut. : SLIT
46. Actually. : INFACT
48. Macaws. : ARARAS
49. ___ Robbia. : DELLA
50. Elver catcher. : EELER
51. Grimace. : SMIRK
52. Labels. : TAGS
53. See 15 Across. : IRAN
54. Short river into the Aar. : EMME
55. Low in pitch. : DEEP
57. Bantu language. : ILA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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