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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
1. Bullying magistrate in "Oliver Twist." : FANG
5. Kind of school: Colloq. : PREP
9. One of the Philippines. : CEBU
13. Monetary unit. : RIAL
14. Greek dialect: Var. : EOLIC
16. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
17. Habitat of the penguin. : ANTARCTICA
19. One of the Louvre's treasures. : NIKE
20. Certain workrooms. : STUDIOS
21. Makers of mystic pronouncements. : ORACLES
23. Insurgents, for short. : REBS
24. Ancient pillar. : STELE
25. Destroys. : SLAYS
27. Scatter. : DISSIPATE
31. Animal's burrow. : HOLE
32. Presidential nickname. : CAL
33. Rocket with 8 engines, in experiment for space travel. : SATURN
34. Tackle. : RIG
35. Hair beautifiers. : POMADES
37. Large container. : TUN
38. Pencil addendum. : ERASER
40. Hebrew prophet, David's seer. : GAD
41. Famous name in opera. : BORI
42. Sloped downward. : DESCENDED
44. Executive's notes. : MEMOS
45. Migrant workers: Colloq. : OKIES
46. Assembly hall of a university. : AULA
47. Levies. : IMPOSES
50. Qualify (one) for. : ENTITLE
53. Public disturbance. : RIOT
54. Personal discipline. : SELFDENIAL
56. Seaport held by Crusaders. : ACRE
57. Commonplace. : TRITE
58. Campus building, for short. : DORM
59. Poetic contraction. : NEER
60. Heroine of 1891. : TESS
61. Nickname for the new prince. : ANDY
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1. Brothers. : FRAS
2. Common solecism. : AINT
3. Fuel. : NATURALGAS
4. Flirtatious glance: Slang. : GLADEYE
5. River into the Rio Grande. : PECOS
6. Spoils. : ROTS
7. Biblical judge. : ELI
8. Border loops on ribbon, lace, etc. : PICOTS
9. Idea. : CONCEPT
10. Misfortune. : EVIL
11. Wheel. : BIKE
12. Behaves towards. : USES
15. Touched gently. : CARESSED
18. Curved pieces in an arch. : RIBS
22. Another name. : ALIAS
24. Quantities of fodder. : SILAGES
25. Particle. : SHRED
26. Tours' river. : LOIRE
27. Grand Coulee. : DAM
28. Use of electronic devices. : AUTOMATION
29. Resort town on Cape Cod. : TRURO
30. City near Dallas. : ENNIS
32. Superlative of 57 Across: Slang. : CORNIEST
35. Glances. : PEEKS
36. Pop. : DAD
39. Motor vehicle of a sort. : SCOOTER
41. Heroine of "The Rape of the Lock." : BELINDA
43. Painted ___ in Arizona. : DESERT
44. Device used by a cornetist. : MUTE
46. Mountain system. : ANDES
47. Where to spend 13 Across. : IRAN
48. Nibblers. : MICE
49. Orifice. : PORE
50. Newts. : EFTS
51. Shortening. : LARD
52. Abounding in certain trees. : ELMY
55. White ___. : LIE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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