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New York Times, Tuesday, March 1, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,882

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Football stadium. : BOWL
5
___ heart (was kind). : HADA
9
Songwriters' guild: Abbr. : ASCAP
14
Opinion. : IDEA
15
Won a point, in tennis. : ACED
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Dr. Salk's conquest. : POLIO
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Touched gently: Poet. : KIST
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Anatole France, for example. : NOMDEPLUME
20
Grafted: Her. : ENTE
21
Solid carbon dioxide. : DRYICE
22
Curtain fabric. : NET
23
Catch sight of. : ESPY
25
Mandarins. : ORANGES
27
Character in "King Henry IV." : MORTIMER
31
Army monogram. : USA
32
Public house. : INN
33
Santa ___. : MARIA
35
Vestment of anc. Jewish priests. : EPHOD
39
Sault ___ Marie. : STE
40
What "a rag man" is. : ANAGRAM
42
Elected: Fr. : ELU
43
Welsh dog. : CORGI
45
Longest river in France. : LOIRE
46
One's worldly assets. : ALL
47
Having the pages not numbered: Abbr. : UNP
49
Time of need. : RAINYDAY
51
Loot. : PLUNDER
55
And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
56
Poetic contraction. : EEN
57
Luzon tribesman. : IGOROT
60
Small notch. : NICK
63
Place for a banquet. : RESTAURANT
65
Joint. : KNEE
66
Flight of wild fowl. : SKEIN
67
Alms box. : ARCA
68
Weird. : EERY
69
Resort park in the Rockies. : ESTES
70
Eminent family of Virginia. : LEES
71
Mythical marksman. : EROS
Down
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Two-wheeler. : BIKE
2
King of Valhalla. : ODIN
3
Man from the Panhandle. : WESTERNER
4
Most recent. : LATEST
5
Jack-of-all-trades. : HANDYMAN
6
Acidity, medically speaking. : ACOR
7
Size of writing paper. : DEMY
8
Farewell, in Italy. : ADDIO
9
Short-sighted type of government policy. : APPEASEMENT
10
The sun personified. : SOL
11
Held fast. : CLUNG
12
French girl's name. : AIMEE
13
Mr. and Mrs. Browning. : POETS
19
Suntan shade. : ECRU
24
Arizona reservation dwellers. : PIMAINDIANS
26
Forty winks. : NAP
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Of various kinds: Abbr. : MISC
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Aware of: Colloq. : ONTO
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Of an age. : ERAL
30
Austerity. : RIGOR
34
Cantata melody. : ARIA
36
Name on the marquee. : HEADLINER
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Mexican stew. : OLLA
38
Fittingly. : DULY
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Short vocal airs. : ARIETTAS
44
Weapon. : GUN
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Division of Burma where Rangoon is. : PEGU
50
American soldier abroad. : YANKEE
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By itself, Lat. : PERSE
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Onions' cousins. : LEEKS
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Describing certain gems. : UNSET
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Dewy: Rare. : RORAL
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Exceptional. : RARE
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In former times. : ONCE
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Large food fish. : CERO
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___ of the city. : KEYS
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Connection. : TIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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