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New York Times, Tuesday, April 5, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q U Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,917
Across
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Oppositionist. : ANTI
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Profound. : DEEP
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Fields. : ACRES
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Senior member. : DEAN
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Flat plinth, in architecture. : ORLO
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Restaurant compartment. : BOOTH
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Type of candidate. : DARKHORSE
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Wrathful. : IRATE
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More trite. : STALER
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Accompanied. : ATTENDED
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Girl's name. : IRMA
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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Ruthless plunderers. : VANDALS
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Immobile. : ATREST
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Foreman's group. : GANG
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Disrupt. : TEAR
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Species of willow. : OSIER
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Kind: Colloq. : ILK
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Royalist of a sort. : TSARIST
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511. : DXI
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Tooth. : MOLAR
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Small coin of India. : PICE
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Refuse approval to. : VETO
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Before Pearl Harbor. : PREWAR
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Young'uns. : SHAVERS
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Imitated. : APED
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Water pitcher. : EWER
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Gadded about: Colloq. : TRAIPSED
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Ezra, in the Apocrypha. : ESDRAS
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Republic of Hispaniola. : HAITI
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One of the three kingdoms. : VEGETABLE
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Vicuña's habitat. : ANDES
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Writer of the first century. : OVID
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El Giza's river. : NILE
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Without power to move. : INERT
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Relatives of backseat drivers. : NAGS
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Emperor. : TSAR
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Says further. : ADDS
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Tasteful. : NEAT
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Ancient town of Ireland. : TARA
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Hint. : INKLING
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Figuratively, people who get stepped on. : DOORMATS
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Slip. : ERR
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"Wedding March" bride. : ELSA
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Lowel and others. : POETS
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See you soon: Fr. : ABIENTOT
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Grover's ___, "Our Town." : CORNERS
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Byway. : ROAD
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Diminutive ending. : ETTE
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Cast off. : SHED
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Drove of cattle. : HERD
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Aunt: Span. : TIA
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___ in the dark. : ALEAP
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Prowess. : VALOR
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Joint. : ANKLE
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Oriental garments. : SARIS
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Sea bird. : EIDER
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Certain canonical hours. : SEXTS
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Piece of music. : TRIO
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Ribbonlike trimming. : GIMP
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Nouveau ___. : RICHE
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Cistercian monk. : TRAPPIST
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Sargasso vegetation. : SEAWEEDS
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Attendant. : AWAITER
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Unsophisticated. : VERDANT
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Home: Abbr. : RES
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Tattersall garment. : VEST
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Where Plymouth is. : DEVON
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Indo-Chinese language. : THAI
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___ of Cutch, vast salt marsh of India. : RANN
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Part of A.D.C. : AIDE
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Good spirit, in Hindu myth. : DEVA
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Batsman's forte: Abbr. : RBIS
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In the manner of: Ital. : ALLA
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Crystal-gazer. : SEER
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Ship's boat. : GIG

Answer summary: 3 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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