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New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,876

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Students & seniors
Across
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French seaport. : HAVRE
6
French town on English Channel. : STMALO
12
Short biography. : MEMOIR
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Water carnival. : AQUACADE
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Running out. : EBBING
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News flash. : BULLETIN
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Vehicle. : TRUCK
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Stability. : POISE
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Kindergartner. : TOT
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Vex: Colloq. : RILE
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Movie and song title. : LAURA
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Their: Fr. : LEUR
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Gilbert and Sullivan heroine. : IDA
24
Western Indian. : PIUTE
25
To the point. : TERSE
26
Principal. : CENTRAL
28
Dressmaker's strategy. : DART
30
Discolor. : STAIN
31
Zoologist's concern. : FAUNA
34
Molded mass of food. : LOAF
36
Pension, perhaps. : STIPEND
38
Spanish card game. : OMBER
41
Poplar. : ASPEN
43
Through. : PER
44
Caret-shaped marks. : VEES
45
Evident. : CLEAR
46
Lake in foothills of Alps. : COMO
47
Consumed. : ATE
48
Vocal composition for church use. : MOTET
49
South African novelist. : PATON
50
Very well educated. : LETTERED
52
Growing in high altitudes. : ALPINE
53
Secluded. : SOLITARY
54
Poetry. : VERSES
55
Causes aversion. : REPELS
56
Departures. : EXITS
Down
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Islands off Scotland. : HEBRIDES
2
Walking. : AMBULANT
3
Give expression to. : VOICE
4
Sports arena. : RINK
5
Unit of work. : ERG
6
Acted as an escort. : SQUIRED
7
Center of oil-producing region. : TULSA
8
Tom. : MALE
9
Expert. : ACE
10
Last mentioned, of two. : LATTER
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What comparisons are. : ODIOUS
12
Of a system of weights and measures. : METRIC
13
On every side. : ABOUT
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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John ___ Jones. : PAUL
21
Vine. : LIANA
22
Cessation. : LETUP
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Antonym of 29 Down. : PRIOR
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Feature of a wedding gown. : TRAIN
27
Legends. : TALES
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In pursuit of. : AFTER
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Employer of relatives. : NEPOTIST
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Windflowers. : ANEMONES
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Shows uncertainty. : FALTERS
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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Airplanes flown by remote control. : DRONES
38
Ellipses. : OVALS
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Shooting star. : METEOR
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Overhang. : BEETLE
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Threadbare. : SEEDY
45
Structure of an atoll. : CORAL
46
Island in Bay of Naples. : CAPRI
48
Apportion. : METE
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Fold: Comb. form. : PLEX
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Foul ___, in baseball. : TIP
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Latin greeting. : AVE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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