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New York Times, Thursday, February 18, 1960

25-Across : Softly radiant.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,870
Across
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Sound in the Morse code. : DASH
5
Knack. : HANG
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Long tales. : SAGAS
14
Conversational phrase. : ISEE
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Potpourri. : OLIO
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Impede. : CHECK
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32 to 43 inches, in Latin America. : VARA
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Liquid measure. : GILL
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Swiftness. : HASTE
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Admission. : ENTRANCEFEE
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Shoe part. : TOE
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Exact. : TRUE
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Softly radiant. : LAMBENT
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Hunting dog. : BASSET
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Meander, for one. : RIVER
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The first. : ALPHA
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Sucrose. : CANESUGAR
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Term of reproach, in the Bible. : RACA
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Cistercians. : MONKS
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Distressed. : SORE
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Adornments. : TRAPPINGS
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81st member of U. N. : GHANA
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Gladden. : ELATE
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Sent a message. : CABLED
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Hag. : BELDAME
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Rough pronunciation. : BURR
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Like: Suffix. : ODE
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Danger spots, figuratively. : TINDERBOXES
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___ the elbows (shabby). : OUTAT
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Follow: Slang. : TAIL
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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Tea cake. : SCONE
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Rim. : EDGE
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Family member. : MAMA
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General meaning. : TENOR
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Live wire. : DOER
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Order: Abbr. : SYST
Down
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Swan, for one. : DIVE
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Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Cordate. : HEARTSHAPED
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Fruit of a species of hickory. : HOGNUT
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___ blue. : ALICE
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African river. : NILE
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Playground of a kind. : GOLFLINKS
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Plans. : SCHEMES
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So! : AHA
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Adventure. : GESTE
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Perform in accord with. : ACTON
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Trapshooting. : SKEET
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District. : AREA
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Roof edges. : EAVES
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Sweeping implements. : BRUSHBROOMS
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English order of honor: Abbr. : BART
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Winged. : ALAR
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Humane group: Abbr. : SPCA
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Room for action. : RANGE
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Easy in mind. : CONTENTED
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Object one strives to attain. : GOAL
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18th century composer. : ARNE
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Peruse. : READ
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Popular winter resort. : MIAMI
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Serving dish. : PLATTER
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Dress. : GARB
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Player of a game on ice. : CURLER
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Help forward: Colloq. : BOOST
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Infer from data. : EDUCE
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Betray knowledge of: Colloq. : LETON
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Sandy color. : BEIGE
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Wall decoration. : DADO
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Relative of ultraviolet. : XRAY
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Street trees. : ELMS
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Settle. : SEAT
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Year: Span. : ANO

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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