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New York Times, Friday, March 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J M W X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,899

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Entomologist's collection. : BUGS
5
Stumpy tail of a rabbit, deer, etc. : SCUT
9
Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
13
Rounded shape. : OVAL
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Olympian goddess. : HERA
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Bole of a tree. : TRUNK
17
Possible meter reading. : ZERO
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Closes. : ENDS
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Friendly Islands. : TONGA
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Like Caesar's wife. : ABOVESUSPICION
23
Andean country. : PERU
24
Jobs for a footboy. : ERRANDS
25
Antiquated. : PASSE
28
Banked (on). : RELIED
30
21 plus. : AGE
31
Word in a lawsuit. : PLEA
33
Where Bonneville Dam is. : OREGON
37
Is sorry for. : RUES
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One of Degas' names. : EDGAR
41
Star performer. : DIVA
42
___ back seat (gives way). : TAKESA
44
Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
46
Year in Claudius' time. : LIV
47
Leap about. : CAVORT
49
Rough's partner. : READY
51
Hails with a salvo. : SALUTES
54
Slavic name. : IVAN
56
Eisenhower slept here, December 1959. : QUIRINALPALACE
60
Aptitude. : FLAIR
61
He "spills his broth on the tablecloth." : GOOP
62
Novel. : BOOK
64
Color: Span. : TINTE
65
Taro root. : EDDO
66
Solo. : LONE
67
"Simon ___." : SAYS
68
Seventh son. : SEER
69
Schiaparelli. : ELSA
Down
1
Charles Dickens. : BOZ
2
Part of the eye. : UVEA
3
Costume. : GARB
4
Vessels. : SLOOPS
5
Diaphanous. : SHEER
6
Expressed disapproval of. : CENSURED
7
Far East language. : URDU
8
Part of a mortarboard. : TASSEL
9
Dresser. : ATTIRER
10
Embellished with needlework. : BROCADED
11
Arrest: Slang. : RUNIN
12
"___ We Trust." : INGOD
16
Jayhawker State: Abbr. : KANS
21
Washington official: Colloq. : VEEP
22
Monastic house. : PRIORY
25
Division. : PART
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Contents of an olla jar. : AGUA
27
Resort to. : SEEK
29
Unhesitating. : EAGER
32
Baking soda, for example. : LEAVEN
34
River across the desert plains. : GILA
35
Author of the "Heroides." : OVID
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Shade of blue. : NAVY
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Social ___. : SECURITY
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Exact opposite. : ANTIPODE
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Certain literary works. : SATIRES
45
Using words. : ORAL
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Siouan Indians. : OSAGES
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Empower. : ENABLE
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Common measure: Abbr. : SQFT
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Port of ancient Greece. : AULIS
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Tropical vine. : LIANA
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Steam. : VAPOR
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Deposit of ore. : LODE
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Not excited. : COOL
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Long periods of time. : EONS
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New Zealand parrot. : KEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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