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New York Times, Thursday, March 31, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,912

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Balance. : POISE
6. Game fish. : SALMON
12. Load. : BURDEN
13. Gratified. : PLEASED
15. Heat, as glass. : ANNEAL
16. Olympic performers. : AMATEURS
18. Prejudice. : BIAS
19. New collegian: Slang. : FROSH
20. Rembrandt van ___. : RYN
21. About. : ASTO
22. River in Ontario. : TRENT
23. Cry of delight. : HOHO
24. English manufacturing city. : SHEFFIELD
26. Outboard ___. : MOTOR
27. Currency. : MONEY
28. In one's anecdotage. : SENILE
29. Strollers. : GOCARTS
32. Defrauded. : FLEECED
33. Warning signals. : ALERTS
34. Lumberjacks. : COATS
35. Where the judge sits. : BENCH
36. Rural home. : FARMSTEAD
40. Elegant: Brit. slang. : POSH
41. Branches of a business: Abbr. : DEPTS
42. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
43. Note of debt. : IOU
44. Hoosier poet. : RILEY
45. State: Abbr. : NDAK
46. Oblivious to worldly cares, as in Buddhism. : NIRVANIC
48. Disavow. : ABJURE
50. ___ stone unturned. : LEAVENO
51. Namesakes of Petrarch's lady. : LAURAS
52. Transferred, as property. : DEEDED
53. Bowling alleys. : LANES
Down
1. Chastise. : PUNISH
2. Adorned. : ORNATE
3. Inauspicious day. : IDESOFMARCH
4. Vast expanse. : SEA
5. Blown up: Abbr. : ENL
6. Leanly. : SPARELY
7. Nut tree. : ALMOND
8. Smallest. : LEAST
9. School course: Colloq. : MATH
10. Chemical suffix. : OSE
11. Word for the worrier. : NEUROTIC
12. Molded cakes. : BABAS
14. Unprofitable oil well. : DRYHOLE
17. Breathed noisily. : SNORED
19. Loosens. : FREES
22. Colors. : TINTS
23. Truly: Humorous. : HONESTINJUN
25. Edinburgh's Firth. : FORTH
26. Confronts. : MEETS
28. Shuts with a bang. : SLAMS
29. Valve rod part, in machinery. : GABPIN
30. Margarine ingredient. : OLEOOIL
31. Criticized. : CENSURED
32. Two score. : FORTY
34. Historic peninsula. : CAPECOD
36. Catlike. : FELINE
37. Remain firm. : ENDURE
38. Brazilian macaws. : ARARAS
39. Certain fraternity men, for short. : DEKES
41. Ate. : DINED
44. Storm. : RAVE
47. Woe!: Lat. : VAE
48. Without exception. : ALL
49. Bleat. : BAA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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