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New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,966

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Metrical foot. : TROCHEE
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Eritrea's capital. : ASMARA
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Men. : BROTHERS
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Island of Greece. : RHODES
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Gives back. : RESTORES
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Very rich men. : NABOBS
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A person indefinitely. : ONE
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"___ My Prince Will Come." : SOMEDAY
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Master of mysteries (1809-49). : POE
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"How weary, ___, flat ... " : STALE
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Name akin to Agnes. : INEZ
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Astound. : STUN
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"And ___ bed." : SOTO
27
Army men: Abbr. : PTES
28
City of Belgium. : GHENT
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Capacities for vigorous action. : ENERGIES
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Younger-generation special features. : BEARDS
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Balderdash! : RATS
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___ Fein. : SINN
34
Likeness. : EFFIGY
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Was present at. : ATTENDED
41
Men. : MALES
42
Concerning: Lat. : INRE
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Unusual: Scot. : ORRA
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Affirmative arguments. : PROS
45
Combining form for aldehyde. : ALDO
46
Twist. : GNARL
47
___ spot. : INA
48
Excellent, as a performance. : STELLAR
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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Liquefy again. : RETHAW
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Early Irving Berlin song. : ALLALONE
55
Beloved of Tristan. : ISEULT
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Shore dinner menu. : SEAFOODS
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Verily, in Shakespeare's day. : CERTES
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Attendants of the sea gods. : TRITONS
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City on the Delaware. : TRENTON
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Cheerful. : ROSEATE
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Baseball great. : OTT
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Picked. : CHOSE
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Beloved of Leander. : HERO
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Recluses. : EREMITES
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An order of men at the time of Christ. : ESSENES
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TV entrepreneur. : ARNAZ
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Light carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
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Rabble. : MOB
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Foster parent. : ADOPTER
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Spring back. : REBOUND
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Agrees. : ASSENTS
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Brush: Fr. : BROSSE
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___ Moines. : DES
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Vehicles in England. : LORRIES
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Large river of Eire. : SHANNON
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Cause for regret. : PITY
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One of the Kellys. : GENE
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Humor of some comedians. : GAGS
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Snack. : BITE
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Baby buggy. : STROLLER
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Based on practical experience. : EMPIRIC
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Historic palace in Rome. : FARNESE
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Transient laborer: Colloq. : FLOATER
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First ___ (altogether). : ANDLAST
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Browbeat. : DRAGOON
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Missions. : ERRANDS
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Rapids in narrow part of river. : DALLES
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___ de France. : ILE
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Laboratory measures: Abbr. : ATWTS
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Ill-gotten gains. : GRAFT
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Auction. : SALE
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Shanty. : HUT
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Card game. : LOO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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