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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
Across
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Balance. : POISE
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Game fish. : SALMON
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Load. : BURDEN
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Gratified. : PLEASED
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Heat, as glass. : ANNEAL
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Olympic performers. : AMATEURS
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Prejudice. : BIAS
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New collegian: Slang. : FROSH
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Rembrandt van ___. : RYN
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About. : ASTO
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River in Ontario. : TRENT
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Cry of delight. : HOHO
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English manufacturing city. : SHEFFIELD
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Outboard ___. : MOTOR
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Currency. : MONEY
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In one's anecdotage. : SENILE
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Strollers. : GOCARTS
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Defrauded. : FLEECED
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Warning signals. : ALERTS
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Lumberjacks. : COATS
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Where the judge sits. : BENCH
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Rural home. : FARMSTEAD
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Elegant: Brit. slang. : POSH
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Branches of a business: Abbr. : DEPTS
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Concerning: Lat. : INRE
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Note of debt. : IOU
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Hoosier poet. : RILEY
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State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Oblivious to worldly cares, as in Buddhism. : NIRVANIC
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Disavow. : ABJURE
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___ stone unturned. : LEAVENO
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Namesakes of Petrarch's lady. : LAURAS
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Transferred, as property. : DEEDED
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Bowling alleys. : LANES
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Chastise. : PUNISH
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Adorned. : ORNATE
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Inauspicious day. : IDESOFMARCH
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Vast expanse. : SEA
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Blown up: Abbr. : ENL
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Leanly. : SPARELY
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Nut tree. : ALMOND
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Smallest. : LEAST
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School course: Colloq. : MATH
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Chemical suffix. : OSE
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Word for the worrier. : NEUROTIC
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Molded cakes. : BABAS
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Unprofitable oil well. : DRYHOLE
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Breathed noisily. : SNORED
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Loosens. : FREES
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Colors. : TINTS
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Truly: Humorous. : HONESTINJUN
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Edinburgh's Firth. : FORTH
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Confronts. : MEETS
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Shuts with a bang. : SLAMS
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Valve rod part, in machinery. : GABPIN
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Margarine ingredient. : OLEOOIL
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Criticized. : CENSURED
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Two score. : FORTY
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Historic peninsula. : CAPECOD
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Catlike. : FELINE
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Remain firm. : ENDURE
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Brazilian macaws. : ARARAS
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Certain fraternity men, for short. : DEKES
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Ate. : DINED
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Storm. : RAVE
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Woe!: Lat. : VAE
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Without exception. : ALL
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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