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New York Times, Saturday, April 16, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,928
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1. College of the Bruins. : UCLA
5. French Revolutionary leader. : MARAT
10. Ask very earnestly. : PRAY
14. Rake. : ROUE
15. Take for ___ (deceive): Slang. : ARIDE
16. Infuriation. : RAGE
17. Type of popular entertainment. : SONGANDDANCEMAN
20. Was present at. : ATTENDED
21. Opposite of zenith. : NADIR
22. ___ end. : ATAN
23. Actor Lugosi. : BELA
24. Springlike. : VERNAL
27. Heirs. : HERITORS
31. One ___ time. : ATA
32. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
34. ___ cropper (fall headlong). : COMEA
35. Square dance call. : SWINGYOURCORNER
39. Lamprey fisher. : EELER
40. Edge of a loch. : BRAE
41. Levantine country: Abbr. : ISR
42. Six-line stanzas, used by Dante. : SESTINAS
44. Rent payer. : LESSEE
47. Joyous. : GLAD
48. "___ Goriot." : PERE
49. Business affairs. : DEALS
51. Trait of Shakespeare's Ariel. : AIRINESS
55. Big event in comic realm. : SADIEHAWKINSDAY
57. Host in Valhalla. : ODIN
58. Relative of an atoll. : ISLET
59. Seasonal symbols. : EGGS
60. Permits. : LETS
61. Term of address to a little girl. : MISSY
62. Ottoman. : SEAT
1. ___ Major. : URSA
2. Ducklike bird. : COOT
3. Famous stage name. : LUNT
4. Sea of the Cyclades. : AEGEAN
5. City "somewheres east of Suez." : MANDALAY
6. Tennyson hero. : ARDEN
7. Blackmore hero. : RIDD
8. Oklahoma city. : ADA
9. Piece of folding money. : TENNER
10. One who plunders. : PREDATOR
11. Branches: Bot. : RAMI
12. Culture medium. : AGAR
13. Oriental currency. : YEN
18. Pier, in architecture. : ANTA
19. Name for a piebald pony. : CALICO
23. Yogi. : BERRA
24. Decorative containers. : VASES
25. Box for small articles: Var. : ETWEE
26. Wading birds. : RAILS
27. Second word of "My Rosary." : HOURS
28. All: Lat. : OMNIS
29. Baseball great. : REESE
30. River into the Moselle: Fr. sp. : SARRE
33. Not ___ (pretty good). : SOBAD
36. Bookkeeping entries. : NETGAINS
37. Ticket office window. : GRILLE
38. Speed. : CELERITY
43. Section of the Talmud on Women. : NASHIM
45. Mavourneen's home. : ERIN
46. Significations. : SENSES
48. Main highways. : PIKES
49. Florida resort county. : DADE
50. Do publishing work. : EDIT
51. Craft shop implements. : AWLS
52. Sharpen. : EDGE
53. Story of the Forsytes. : SAGA
54. Method of classification: Abbr. : SYST
55. Colloidal suspension, in chemistry. : SOL
56. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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