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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,867

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Rapid pace: Colloq. : CLIP
5
Musical character. : CLEF
9
Cries of joy. : HAHS
13
Scene of Bonaparte victory, 1796. : LODI
14
___ avis. : RARA
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Summit. : APEX
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Homeric work. : EPIC
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Stranger. : ODDER
20
Postprandial drink. : DEMITASSE
22
Modulations of the voice. : TONES
23
Maracaibo, for one. : LAKE
24
Lewis Carroll word. : CHORTLE
26
Suggestive of a grating sound. : SCRAPY
29
Bird's crop. : CRAW
30
Terre ___. : HAUTE
31
Con man's activity. : SHELLGAME
36
Cleveland's waterfront. : ERIE
37
Sandbank. : SHOAL
38
Fetid. : OLID
39
Desert hazard. : SANDSTORM
41
Verdun's river. : MEUSE
42
Part of an apiary. : HIVE
43
Relatives of timeservers. : YESMEN
44
Height. : STATURE
48
Charge. : COST
49
Fainthearted. : TIMID
50
Unexpected nominee. : DARKHORSE
55
Tilt skyward. : UPEND
56
Hautboy. : OBOE
57
Haydn's nickname. : PAPA
58
Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
59
Hens. : FOWL
60
Burden. : ONUS
61
North Carolina cape. : FEAR
62
Ado. : FUSS
63
Pielet. : TART
Down
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Dressed. : CLAD
2
Easy gait. : LOPE
3
The same. : IDEM
4
Daffy. : PIXILATED
5
Making a grating sound. : CREAKY
6
Slip. : LAPSE
7
Goddess whose name means "strife." : ERIS
8
Cosmetic. : FACECREAM
9
Bird of prey. : HOOTOWL
10
Enthusiasm. : ARDOR
11
Didn't have. : HADNT
12
Crucible product. : STEEL
16
Gaelic. : ERSE
21
Red ___. : TAPE
25
College building. : HALL
26
The distaff side. : SHES
27
Face: Span. : CARA
28
Rack and ___. : RUIN
29
Task. : CHORE
31
Departed: Colloq. : SHOVEDOFF
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Disintegrates: Colloq. : GOESTOPOT
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Astringent. : ALUM
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___ en scène (setting). : MISE
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Man's first environment. : EDEN
37
Budge. : STIR
40
Quake. : SHUDDER
41
Network. : MESH
43
Bumpkins. : YOKELS
44
Ornamental knob. : STUD
45
On the ___ one's tongue. : TIPOF
46
Agreeable; pleasing. : AMENE
47
Genus of clothes moths. : TINEA
48
Corvine birds. : CROWS
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Leigh Hunt's hero. : ABOU
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Hindu prince. : RANA
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Short branch track. : SPUR
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Whence trade winds blow. : EAST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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