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New York Times, Saturday, April 23, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has supersymmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,935
Across
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"Bon voyage" celebration. : SENDOFF
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Kaput. : DONEFOR
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Table pitcher. : CREAMER
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Deceitful. : EVASIVE
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Unfriendly. : HOSTILE
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Long cloaks with hoods. : CAPOTES
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Superlative ending. : EST
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Type of fried pastry shell. : TIMBALE
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Rialto sign. : SRO
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Herb Elliot's distance. : MILE
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Revolving installations. : DOORS
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Hockey violation. : FOUL
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"Quits." : EVENS
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Helmsman's direction. : NBE
30
Washington group. : HOUSE
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Most flaming. : REDDEST
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Skedaddled. : SCOOTED
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Zodiacal constellation. : LEO
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Symbol of political aspiration. : HAT
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Do some housework. : SWEEPUP
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Excel. : SURPASS
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Aromatic plant. : TANSY
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Pleistocene scenery. : ICE
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Great name in literature. : DANTE
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Table scraps of olden days. : ORTS
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Fruit of a tree. : ACORN
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Missile. : DART
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Greek letter. : PHI
54
Cracker bonbon. : SNAPPER
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Cool cat's cry. : MAN
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Temporal. : SECULAR
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Bad-luck symbol. : EVILEYE
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Where the Foyle flows. : IRELAND
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Inflicters of tribulation. : NEMESES
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Something for the bridesmaid. : NOSEGAY
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Stock exchange members. : TRADERS
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Member of a cabal. : SCHEMER
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Wearing away. : EROSIVE
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Cuddled up. : NESTLED
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A case, in grammar: Abbr. : DAT
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Fail to mention. : OMIT
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Cat. : FELID
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Candidate in 1856. : FREMONT
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Metric units of surface measure. : DECARES
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Egghead shapes. : OVALS
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Neck area. : NAPE
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That: Span. : ESO
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Equips. : FITSOUT
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The trouble with clichés. : OVERUSE
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Repaired shoes. : RESOLED
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Float on a fishing line. : BOB
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Perpetual. : ENDLESS
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Highwayman. : FOOTPAD
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Poorly drained. : SEEPY
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Hidden supply. : HOARD
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Coin of small value. : SOU
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River of central Asia. : CHU
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Pays a call. : STOPSIN
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Colin Kelly, for one. : WARHERO
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Plays the siren. : ENTICES
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Region in N. France. : PICARDY
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Sea ___. : SERPENT
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People east of Thailand. : ANAMESE
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Lost sheep. : STRAYER
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Obstinacy. : SETNESS
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Jack Webb role. : COP
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Pineapple. : ANANA
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King Lear's five-times-repeated exclamation. : NEVER
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Dross of metal. : SLAG
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Terza ___ of 48 Across. : RIMA
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Was ahead. : LED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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