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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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College of the Bruins. : UCLA
5
French Revolutionary leader. : MARAT
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Ask very earnestly. : PRAY
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Rake. : ROUE
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Take for ___ (deceive): Slang. : ARIDE
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Infuriation. : RAGE
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Type of popular entertainment. : SONGANDDANCEMAN
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Was present at. : ATTENDED
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Opposite of zenith. : NADIR
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___ end. : ATAN
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Actor Lugosi. : BELA
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Springlike. : VERNAL
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Heirs. : HERITORS
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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___ cropper (fall headlong). : COMEA
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Square dance call. : SWINGYOURCORNER
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Lamprey fisher. : EELER
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Edge of a loch. : BRAE
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Levantine country: Abbr. : ISR
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Six-line stanzas, used by Dante. : SESTINAS
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Rent payer. : LESSEE
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Joyous. : GLAD
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"___ Goriot." : PERE
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Business affairs. : DEALS
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Trait of Shakespeare's Ariel. : AIRINESS
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Big event in comic realm. : SADIEHAWKINSDAY
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Host in Valhalla. : ODIN
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Relative of an atoll. : ISLET
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Seasonal symbols. : EGGS
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Permits. : LETS
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Term of address to a little girl. : MISSY
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Ottoman. : SEAT
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___ Major. : URSA
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Ducklike bird. : COOT
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Famous stage name. : LUNT
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Sea of the Cyclades. : AEGEAN
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City "somewheres east of Suez." : MANDALAY
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Tennyson hero. : ARDEN
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Blackmore hero. : RIDD
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Oklahoma city. : ADA
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Piece of folding money. : TENNER
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One who plunders. : PREDATOR
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Branches: Bot. : RAMI
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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Oriental currency. : YEN
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Pier, in architecture. : ANTA
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Name for a piebald pony. : CALICO
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Yogi. : BERRA
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Decorative containers. : VASES
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Box for small articles: Var. : ETWEE
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Wading birds. : RAILS
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Second word of "My Rosary." : HOURS
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All: Lat. : OMNIS
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Baseball great. : REESE
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River into the Moselle: Fr. sp. : SARRE
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Not ___ (pretty good). : SOBAD
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Bookkeeping entries. : NETGAINS
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Ticket office window. : GRILLE
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Speed. : CELERITY
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Section of the Talmud on Women. : NASHIM
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Mavourneen's home. : ERIN
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Significations. : SENSES
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Main highways. : PIKES
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Florida resort county. : DADE
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Do publishing work. : EDIT
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Craft shop implements. : AWLS
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Sharpen. : EDGE
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Story of the Forsytes. : SAGA
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Method of classification: Abbr. : SYST
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Colloidal suspension, in chemistry. : SOL
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"___ 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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