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New York Times, Friday, April 15, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J W }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,927
Across
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Put on a show. : STAGED
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Role in "Ten Commandments." : MOSES
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Wriggled. : SQUIRMED
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Dissonant. : ATONAL
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Throw off restraint. : CUTLOOSE
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Where Mona Lisa is. : LOUVRE
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Slum pest. : RAT
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Island in B. W. I. : STKITTS
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Girl's name. : EDA
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Calla lily. : ARUM
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Dissertation. : ESSAY
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Radar signal. : BLIP
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Costume: Colloq. : GETUP
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
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Historic trailblazer. : BOONE
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Annoy. : FRET
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Performed on the road. : TROUPED
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Subjoin. : AFFIX
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Reproved. : SCOLDED
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American journalist. : REID
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Martinique volcano. : PELEE
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River between Brazil and Paraguay. : APA
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Restrains. : CURBS
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Automotive pioneer. : OLDS
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Long for. : CRAVE
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Recover one's spirits (with "up"). : PERK
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Type of lyric. : ODE
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Designating certain wines. : RHENISH
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Merry: Fr. : GAI
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Bairn. : LADDIE
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Combine into a sum. : TOTALIZE
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Blur. : SMUDGE
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Europeans. : SLOVENES
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Vertical: Naut. : APEAK
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O'Neill character. : ICEMAN
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Open area used as a park. : SQUARE
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Mild objection. : TUTTUT
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Be indisposed. : AIL
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Thick silk fabric, from the French. : GROS
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Theatricalize. : EMOTE
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Office equipment. : DESKSET
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Like ale. : MALTY
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Indians. : OTOS
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5-centime piece. : SOU
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Wrapper. : ENVELOPE
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Smorgasbord fare. : SARDINES
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Rawboned animal. : SCRAG
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Believer in a certain doctrine. : DEIST
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Vaulted. : LEAPED
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Savoir-faire. : TACT
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Deadens sound. : MUFFLES
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___ in (devoted to). : BOUNDUP
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Word in Austen title. : PRIDE
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Type of acid. : BORIC
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Stream of Somerset and Devonshire. : EXE
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Small, graceful deer. : ROE
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Field where Judas died. : ACELDAMA
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Went out of business. : FOLDEDUP
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Bobbins. : SPOOLS
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Venture. : DARE
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Italian dish. : RAVIOLI
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Something to wear. : PANTS
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Canadian city, HQ of the Mounties. : REGINA
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Brassy. : BRAZEN
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To the ___ (without reserve). : SKIES
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Facial feature. : CHEEK
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Renaissance sword. : ESTOC
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City on the Dvina. : RIGA
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Retain. : HAVE
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Initials of C. I. C. : DDE
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Nickname for Gulliver. : LEM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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