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New York Times, Thursday, April 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Across
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Glasses, for short. : SPECS
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Ornamental flaps. : TABS
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"The youth replies, '___'." : ICAN
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Apportion. : ALLOT
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Smile ___ (regard with favor). : UPON
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___ me tangere. : NOLI
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Tom Sawyer's aunt. : POLLY
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Mountain near Lake of Lucerne. : RIGI
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Eight: Fr. : HUIT
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Misting over. : STEAMINGUP
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Whenever. : ONCE
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Common contraction. : IVE
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Automatic bowling machine. : SPOTTER
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Impetuous people. : HOTHEADS
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Veer unsteadily, as a boat. : YAW
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Japanese girdle box. : INRO
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First emergency craft captain. : NOAH
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Parts of clover-leaf intersections. : RAMPS
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Old Colony or Old Dominion. : STATE
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___, dos, tres. : UNO
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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"Uncle Tom" role. : TOPSY
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Fictional lawyer. : TUTT
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Poetic "enough." : ENOW
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International literary group. : PEN
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Equestrian gear. : STIRRUPS
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Dented. : SCARRED
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Commotion. : ADO
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City transport. : TAXI
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Rehashed. : WARMEDOVER
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Rack's companion. : RUIN
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Athena ___, moon goddess. : ALEA
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Leave out a syllable. : ELIDE
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___'s age. : ADOG
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Corn crake. : RAIL
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Nuzzles. : NOSES
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Vegetables. : YAMS
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The lowing herd. : KINE
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English river. : TRENT
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Exhausts. : SAPS
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Connive. : PLOT
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Soda flavor. : COLA
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Blocked golf shot. : STYMIE
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Proved (to be). : TURNEDOUT
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___ in a poke. : APIG
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Spurious. : BOGUS
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Putting on airs: Colloq. : SNIPPY
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Beset by trouble. : INHOTWATER
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Have importance. : COUNT
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One of Princess Anne's names. : ALICE
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Crystalline salt. : NITER
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Novelist Turgenev. : IVAN
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Things to be rested on. : OARS
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"Be quiet!" : HIST
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Light, two-wheeled carriage. : TRAP
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National Park in Arkansas. : HOTSPRINGS
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Healthy: Lat. : SANUS
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Peppery dish. : HOTTAMALE
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Lunch-hour reading. : MENU
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Support. : PROP
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Overcasts. : SEWS
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Watcher. : EYER
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Current. : TIDE
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City on the Passaic. : NEWARK
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Rabbit. : RODENT
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Occasional. : STRAY
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Tail: Lat. : CAUDA
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Pithy saying. : AXIOM
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___ Lama. : DALAI
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Strap passed through a terret. : REIN
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Swan genus. : OLOR
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Clamp. : VISE
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Earthly paradise. : EDEN
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Support for a billiard cue. : REST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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