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New York Times, Monday, April 11, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,923
Across
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Bullying magistrate in "Oliver Twist." : FANG
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Kind of school: Colloq. : PREP
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One of the Philippines. : CEBU
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Monetary unit. : RIAL
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Greek dialect: Var. : EOLIC
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Genus of sheep. : OVIS
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Habitat of the penguin. : ANTARCTICA
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One of the Louvre's treasures. : NIKE
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Certain workrooms. : STUDIOS
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Makers of mystic pronouncements. : ORACLES
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Insurgents, for short. : REBS
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Ancient pillar. : STELE
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Destroys. : SLAYS
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Scatter. : DISSIPATE
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Animal's burrow. : HOLE
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Rocket with 8 engines, in experiment for space travel. : SATURN
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Tackle. : RIG
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Hair beautifiers. : POMADES
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Large container. : TUN
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Pencil addendum. : ERASER
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Hebrew prophet, David's seer. : GAD
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Famous name in opera. : BORI
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Sloped downward. : DESCENDED
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Executive's notes. : MEMOS
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Migrant workers: Colloq. : OKIES
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Assembly hall of a university. : AULA
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Levies. : IMPOSES
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Qualify (one) for. : ENTITLE
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Public disturbance. : RIOT
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Personal discipline. : SELFDENIAL
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Seaport held by Crusaders. : ACRE
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Commonplace. : TRITE
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Campus building, for short. : DORM
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Heroine of 1891. : TESS
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Nickname for the new prince. : ANDY
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Brothers. : FRAS
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Common solecism. : AINT
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Fuel. : NATURALGAS
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Flirtatious glance: Slang. : GLADEYE
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River into the Rio Grande. : PECOS
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Spoils. : ROTS
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Biblical judge. : ELI
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Border loops on ribbon, lace, etc. : PICOTS
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Idea. : CONCEPT
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Misfortune. : EVIL
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Wheel. : BIKE
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Behaves towards. : USES
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Touched gently. : CARESSED
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Curved pieces in an arch. : RIBS
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Another name. : ALIAS
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Quantities of fodder. : SILAGES
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Particle. : SHRED
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Tours' river. : LOIRE
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Grand Coulee. : DAM
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Use of electronic devices. : AUTOMATION
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Resort town on Cape Cod. : TRURO
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City near Dallas. : ENNIS
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Superlative of 57 Across: Slang. : CORNIEST
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Glances. : PEEKS
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Pop. : DAD
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Motor vehicle of a sort. : SCOOTER
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Heroine of "The Rape of the Lock." : BELINDA
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Painted ___ in Arizona. : DESERT
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Device used by a cornetist. : MUTE
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Mountain system. : ANDES
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Where to spend 13 Across. : IRAN
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Nibblers. : MICE
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Orifice. : PORE
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Newts. : EFTS
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Shortening. : LARD
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Abounding in certain trees. : ELMY
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White ___. : LIE

Answer summary: 5 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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