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New York Times, Friday, April 1, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,913
Across
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Exercises, as one's wits. : USES
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Know the ___ (be wise to). : ROPES
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Elephantine. : HUGE
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Biscuit for baby. : RUSK
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Jeune fille's place. : ECOLE
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Chopped. : AXED
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Good wish, on Unter den Linden. : GESUNDHEIT
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Legislature: Abbr. : CONG
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Rooms with skylights. : ATELIERS
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Dickens character. : SAIREY
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Bony part. : KNEE
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Baker's predecessor. : ABLE
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Cab with a man in it. : HANSOM
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Sad saying on the Ginza. : SAYONARA
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Pierrot, for one. : AMI
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Hemmer. : SEWER
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He lived in 7 Down. : EDGAR
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___ Kong. : HONG
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Famous friend. : DAMON
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Et ___. : ALII
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Russian guild. : ARTEL
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Dweller in a 10 down. : SENOR
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Suffix for Japan, Siam, etc. : ESE
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Source of Dutch courage. : SCHNAPPS
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Owners of "plumes." : TANTES
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Mother deer. : DOES
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Dazzle. : DAZE
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Just around the corner. : ATHAND
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Freedom, on the Prado. : LIBERTAD
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Dear: Fr. : CHER
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Until we meet again, in Rome. : ARIVEDERCI
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Damage. : HARM
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Opposite of a peach. : LEMON
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Poetic foot. : IAMB
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French form of 3 Down. : ETRE
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Member of a union. : STATE
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Henna and others. : DYES
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Mongol's capital, before 1924. : URGA
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Pudding ingredient, in England. : SUET
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Latin form of 65 Across. : ESSE
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Lies in wait. : SKULKS
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Saved. : REDEEMED
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Yellow pigment. : OCHRE
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___ Cottage, in Fordham. : POES
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Yale Bowler. : ELI
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Puts aside. : SETSBY
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Home on the ranch. : HACIENDA
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Caesar's wife. : UXOR
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One of the Kellys. : GENE
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Sharp. : EDGY
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Children, in Madrid. : NINOS
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Brave outfielder. : AARON
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Laughs. : HAHAS
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Rosicrucians: Abbr. : AMORC
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Last inning. : NINTH
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Sprinklings, in art. : SEMES
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Shoelace tip. : AGLET
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More pay. : RAISE
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Heavenly Ram. : ARIES
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Stinger. : WASPS
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Tourist's friend, on the Rue de Rivoli. : GENDARME
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Take notice, on the Via Appia. : NOTABENE
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French city. : LAON
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Leveled to the ground. : RAZED
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Rides a bicycle. : PEDALS
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Sea nymph. : NEREID
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Piece of a golf course. : DIVOT
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Head symptom. : ACHE
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Demonstrative. : THAT
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Head of the Haus. : HERR
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Kind of bean. : LIMA
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Cafeteria item. : TRAY
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The top. : ACME
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Drops bait. : DIBS
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Not active: Abbr. : RET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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