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New York Times, Friday, March 4, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,885
Across
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Vessel. : CRAFT
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Breakfast food. : TOAST
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Succeed. : PREVAIL
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Felines. : TABBIES
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Decision maker. : REFEREE
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Small spaces, as between veins of leaves. : AREOLAE
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"What a good boy ___!" : AMI
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Fine muslin. : ORGANDY
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Verb suffix. : ISE
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Negative prefixes. : NONS
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Rise and fall. : SURGE
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Maple tree genus. : ACER
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Bell sound. : KNELL
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Italian pronoun. : MIO
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Police problem. : RIOTS
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Kindles. : AROUSES
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Veteran comedian. : BURNS
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Indoor sport. : WRESTLING
34
Ranch animal. : STEER
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Yield, as of a crop. : OUTTURN
39
Favor. : BLESS
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Money: Abbr. : CTS
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Show scorn. : SNEER
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Housekeeping problem. : LINT
44
Yearlings. : COLTS
46
Starchy foodstuff. : SAGO
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High points. : UPS
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Tourists' equipment. : CAMERAS
50
Small quantity. : DAB
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Summary. : EPITOME
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Dark-green rock, in mineralogy. : URALITE
55
Repairs, as garments. : RELINES
56
Fine, silk net fabrics. : MALINES
57
Right-hand page. : RECTO
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Depends (on). : HANGS
Down
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Find fiddle. : CREMONA
2
Worker with oil. : REFINER
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Prayer. : AVE
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Gambling game. : FARO
5
Rows. : TIERS
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Afternoon: Span. : TARDE
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Take orders. : OBEY
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Cameroons tribe. : ABO
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Nonmetallic element. : SILICON
10
Dish collections. : TEASETS
11
Practical joke. : PRANK
12
Certain plants. : LEGUMES
13
Dance. : TANGO
14
Prophets. : SEERS
19
Great Greek. : ARISTOTLE
22
Most wearisome. : SLOWEST
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Weapons. : AIRGUNS
26
Inveigles. : LURES
28
Undersized animals. : RUNTS
30
Kind of speech: Abbr. : SER
31
See 50 Across. : BIT
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Period of five years. : LUSTRUM
34
Shoe. : SLIPPER
35
Ductile. : TENSILE
37
Pennsylvania city. : READING
38
Denies. : NEGATES
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More melancholy. : BLUER
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___ about (happens). : COMES
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Apparel in general. : ROBES
44
Piece of jewelry. : CAMEO
45
Abraham's wife. : SARAH
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Land area: Abbr. : CONT
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Parlor in a casa. : SALA
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Twitch. : TIC
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Author Yutang. : LIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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