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New York Times, Friday, April 8, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,920
Across
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Morsel. : CRUMB
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Shoo! : SCAT
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Part of a habitación. : SALA
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Ethiopian city. : HARAR
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State: Abbr. : COLO
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Cord holding down headkerchief, in Near East. : AGAL
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Tibet's neighbor. : INDIA
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Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
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Get better. : MEND
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Amazingly pretty girls: Colloq. : STUNNERS
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Wall bracket for candles. : SCONCE
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Greeting for Elvis. : SCREAM
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Not now. : LATER
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A Wodehouse aunt. : AGATHA
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Fowl for roasting. : CAPON
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Log-rolling contests. : ROLEOS
33
City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
34
United. : WED
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A packed trolly car. : TRAMFUL
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Side to with a sailboat tilts. : LEEWARD
41
"What is it?" : YES
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Away. : FROM
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German skoal. : PROSIT
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Seven, in Spain. : SIETE
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Slips away. : ELOPES
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Early empire of Mexico. : AZTEC
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Holy. : SACRED
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Red. : CLARET
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Out of commission. : DISABLED
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Pop flavor. : COLA
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Come ___ (meet by accident). : UPON
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Stringed instrument. : VIOLA
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Resting on. : ATOP
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The pride of Suburbia. : LAWN
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Witch of ___. : ENDOR
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Unit of force. : DYNE
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Gottfried's sister. : ELSA
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River of the Left Bank. : SEINE
Down
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Greek letters. : CHIS
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Harangue. : RANT
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Hindustani. : URDU
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Broadway. : MAINSTEM
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Unit of a business. : BRANCHOFFICE
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Copy of a musical composition. : SCORE
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Red rider. : COSSACK
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Pitch. : TOSS
10
South Sea islander. : SAMOAN
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Insurance man. : AGENT
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Relative of a pikestaff. : LANCE
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Tree of birch family. : ALDER
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Eradication. : ERASURE
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Modern highway intersections. : CLOVERLEAVES
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Post. : MAIL
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Rococo. : ARTY
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Pierce. : GORE
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Regretful cry. : ALAS
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Froglets in Spring. : PEEPERS
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Vespid. : WASP
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Folk-song canal. : ERIE
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Insect repellents. : DDTS
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Great numbers: Colloq. : LOTS
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Virginia creeper. : WOODBINE
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Pleasant fields. : MEADOWS
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Mexican garment. : SERAPE
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Northern Babylon. : ACCAD
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Polish coin. : ZLOTY
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Claw. : TALON
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Conspirator against Caesar. : CINNA
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California bulrush. : TULE
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California wine city. : LODI
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Judge of Israel, in Judges 12, 11. : ELON
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Colonial Virginia. : DARE
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Friend. : PAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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