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New York Times, Tuesday, March 22, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,903
Across
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Augment. : ADDTO
6
Be merry. : JOKE
10
Bridged ditch. : MOAT
14
Ottoman sultan. : MURAD
15
Red Sea port. : ADEN
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Profitable enterprise: Colloq. : AGOODTHING
19
Movement. : STIR
20
Carmelitess. : NUN
21
Bewail. : MOAN
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Thoroughly. : RICHLY
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Of or like a cave. : SPELEAN
26
Kayak. : CANOE
27
Finish. : END
28
Sound of time going by. : TICKTOCK
31
Gridiron maneuver. : SHIFT
34
Stringed instruments. : LUTES
35
Noun suffix. : URE
36
Covert allusion. : HINT
37
Pondered (over). : PORED
38
Degree. : STEP
39
Noun suffixes. : ALS
40
Malodorous. : FETID
41
Hem in. : BESET
42
Scolded severely: Colloq. : HOPPEDON
44
Neckwear. : BOA
45
Greek letters. : IOTAS
46
"Such sweet sorrow," according to Juliet. : PARTING
50
Grow fat. : BATTEN
52
Character in "Pride and Prejudice." : JANE
53
Modern: Comb. form. : NEO
54
Great Barrier Reef of New Zealand. : OTEA
55
Know a ___ (be well informed): Colloq. : THINGORTWO
58
Ornamental fastening on a coat. : FROG
59
Ingenue, for one. : ROLE
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Traveled: Poet. : FARED
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Wind instrument. : FIFE
62
Cry out. : YELL
63
Expects with misgivings. : FEARS
Down
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"___ a man for a' that." : AMANS
2
Unearthed. : DUGUP
3
Male bee. : DRONE
4
Truth, in Chinese philosophy. : TAO
5
Leftover. : ODDMENT
6
Builder of the Taj Mahal. : JAHAN
7
Valhalla host. : ODIN
8
Range of knowledge. : KEN
9
Lent charm to. : ENGRACED
10
Army's mule, for example. : MASCOT
11
At odds. : ONTHEOUTS
12
Indigo. : ANIL
13
Right-winger. : TORY
18
Natterjack. : TOAD
23
Colors in a certain way. : INKS
25
Port side. : LEFT
26
Quoted. : CITED
28
City on the Po. : TURIN
29
Indian. : CREE
30
Preserved. : KEPT
31
See 6 Down. : SHAH
32
Hawaiian city. : HILO
33
Notwithstanding. : INSPITEOF
34
Tropical water lily. : LOTOS
37
Didacticism. : PEDANTRY
38
Bench. : SEAT
40
Garden party. : FETE
41
Gained, as a prize. : BOREOFF
43
French soup. : POTAGE
44
Whack. : BANG
46
Wall compartment. : PANEL
47
Within: Prefix. : INTRA
48
Of later vintage. : NEWER
49
Merchandise. : GOODS
50
Box office, in stage lingo. : BOFF
51
Town in Longfellow poem. : ATRI
52
Nursery rhyme character. : JILL
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Garden tool. : HOE
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Girl's name. : RAE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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