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New York Times, Wednesday, March 16, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,897
Across
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Sound of laughter. : HAHA
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Artist's cap. : BERET
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Movie take. : SHOT
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Arab's head cord. : AGAL
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"Out by ___." : AMILE
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Of ___ (formerly). : YORE
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Old Italian title. : MONA
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Little Crow, for one. : SIOUX
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Soft drink. : SODA
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Farthest. : ENDMOST
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Rag. : TATTER
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Plays, in chess. : MOVES
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Actor. : MIME
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Byword in business. : CREDIT
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Noted navigator. : COLUMBUS
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Junior officers. : AIDES
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Rustic cottage: Poet. : BOWER
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___ shoestring. : ONA
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Group popular with G.I.'s : USO
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Tickets or tokens. : FARES
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Musical syllables. : TIS
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Stitch up. : SEW
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Fervent. : EAGER
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Famous name in hymnology. : WATTS
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Dignified. : ENNOBLED
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Parti-colored. : MOTLEY
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Trendex canvass. : POLL
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Spanish card game. : MONTE
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What "Primavera" means. : SPRING
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Locomotives. : ENGINES
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Persia. : IRAN
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Overturned. : UPSET
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Word in the writing on the wall. : MENE
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Weathercock. : VANE
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Time of one's life. : YOUTH
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Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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In the middle. : AMID
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Native of Lucerne. : SWISS
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Beehive made of straw. : SKEP
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Harness piece. : HAME
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Athletic contest in anc. Greece. : AGON
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Garment of a sort. : HANDMEDOWN
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Pie ___. : ALAMODE
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Lop-eared dog. : BASSET
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Sends forth. : EMITS
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Relative of an arroyo. : RIO
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Elected: Fr. : ELU
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Fabrics. : TEXTILES
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Method of operation. : SYSTEM
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Cry of a bird. : HOOT
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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Saline drop. : TEAR
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Genus of sheep. : OVIS
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River of NE Asia. : AMUR
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Grass cutter. : MOWER
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Motive. : CAUSE
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Ascended. : RISEN
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Prepared, as apples. : CORED
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Any hindrance to progress. : BOTTLENECK
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Coalesce. : UNITE
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West African tree. : SASSY
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Kind of hard roll. : BAGEL
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Modern-type scapegoats. : FALLGUYS
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Inky. : EBON
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Common Chinese name. : WONG
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Occasionally. : ATTIMES
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Deemed. : OPINED
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August and others. : MONTHS
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Athletic events. : MEETS
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Hindu deity. : SIVA
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Baby buggy. : PRAM
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Hindu queen. : RANI
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Sound of heavy impact. : POW
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___ generis. : SUI

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

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