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New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,835

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Students & seniors
Across
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Building materials. : BRICKS
7
Game. : CHESS
12
South African capital. : PRETORIA
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Contradicts. : REBUTS
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Be off with you: Colloq. : RUNALONG
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Meaning the contrary of what is expressed. : IRONIC
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___ shoestring. : ONA
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Name on Met roster (with “de Los”). : ANGELES
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Bad Ems. : SPA
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New Testament book. : ACTS
24
Agalloch wood. : ALOES
25
Partner of now. : THEN
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Frontier house. : SHACK
28
European newt. : EFT
29
Mock blow. : FEINT
30
Single part. : UNIT
32
Ropelike cables. : STRANDS
34
To the degree that. : UNTIL
36
Vexes: Colloq. : RILES
37
Entangled. : KNOTTED
39
Fired clay. : TILE
40
Egyptian dancing girls. : ALMES
41
Reveal, poetically. : OPE
43
Europeans. : LAPPS
47
Fly high. : SOAR
48
Goose. : BRANT
50
Dart along. : FLIT
51
Guzzler. : SOT
52
Composes. : DRAWSUP
54
Chemical suffix. : ENE
55
Peninsula of the north Adriatic. : ISTRIA
57
Disengage. : LIBERATE
59
“___ in St. Louis.” : MEETME
60
Deliberates overnight. : SLEEPSON
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___ parade. : DRESS
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Discerns. : ESPIES
Down
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Meal: Colloq. : BRUNCH
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Name on Met roster. : RENATA
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___ est (it is so): Lat. : ITA
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African nut tree. : COLA
5
Swedish coin. : KRONA
6
Undershirt or jersey. : SINGLET
7
Yoicks and tallyho. : CRIES
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Central American tree. : EBO
10
Figuratively, a cheerful soul. : SUNSHINE
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Paid allowances. : STIPENDS
12
Canoes with sails. : PROAS
13
“___ Reason.” : AGEOF
15
Limits in amount. : SCANTS
20
Hires out. : LETS
23
Run swiftly. : SCUTTER
25
Fortuneteller’s concern. : TEALEAF
27
Draws together. : KNITS
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Fancy border. : FRILL
31
French island. : ILE
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Every third: Comb. form. : TRI
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Set free. : UNLOOSED
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Regardless of. : NOMATTER
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Premier of Iraq. : KASSIM
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Dickens character. : DORA
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Stretchable. : TENSILE
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Ratchets. : PAWLS
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Gratify. : PLEASE
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Piebald ponies. : PINTOS
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Dutch painter. : STEEN
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Neighbors of banks. : BRAES
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Paste containers. : TUBES
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Befogs. : DIMS
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Utter the slightest sound. : PEEP
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Way: Abbr. : RTE
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College in Troy, N. Y.: Abbr. : RPI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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