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New York Times, Tuesday, September 13, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,078

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Sour. : ACID
5
Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
9
Wearing apparel in Near East. : VEIL
13
Solitary. : ALONE
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"It's all the same ___." : TOME
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East Indian: Comb. form. : INDO
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Lariat. : RIATA
17
Marine animals, as sea squirts. : TUNICATES
19
Become visible. : MATERIALIZE
21
Who "ate the malt" in nursery rhyme? : RAT
22
Arabian principality. : ASIR
23
Get ___ of. : RID
24
Other. : ELSE
26
Showered. : RAINED
29
Rate of speed. : TEMPO
32
Boredoms. : ENNUIS
35
Infra ___. : DIG
37
Require. : NEED
38
Paired. : COUPLED
40
Crisp, breakable candy. : BRITTLE
42
Distress. : HURT
43
Member of a political party: Abbr. : SOC
45
Awn. : ARISTA
46
Attack. : ONSET
48
One behind the other. : TANDEM
50
Redact. : EDIT
52
Charge. : FEE
53
Part of E by S. : EAST
57
Direct. : AIM
59
Distinguishing property or mark, in logic. : DIFFERENTIA
62
Curtained. : DRAPERIED
64
Meteorologist's concern. : STORM
65
Mohammedan noble. : AMIR
66
Villain's doing. : EVIL
67
Transfers of ownership. : SALES
68
Assured of success. : MADE
69
Sandy tract by the sea: Brit. : DENE
70
Extensions at right angles. : ELLS
Down
1
Otherwise. : ALIAS
2
Tropical American mammal. : COATI
3
Stopped temporarily. : INTERRUPTED
4
Epistolary salutation. : DEAR
5
Achieve. : ATTAIN
6
Shaped. : MOULDED
7
Everywhere: Comb. form. : OMNI
8
Grasp. : SEIZE
9
By way of. : VIA
10
Side dish. : ENTREMETS
11
Percept. : IDEA
12
Missing. : LOST
13
First word of Virgil's Aeneid. : ARMA
18
Primitive chisel. : CELT
20
Perennial plants. : IRISES
25
Describing Laurence Sterne's "Journey." : SENTIMENTAL
27
Trouble. : AIL
28
Bob the bait. : DIB
30
Hide. : PELT
31
Theatres. : ODEA
32
Ten-story satellite. : ECHO
33
Part of speech. : NOUN
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Denizen of the playground. : NURSEMAID
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Pupil, as a fifth ___. : GRADER
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Dowry. : DOT
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Anger. : IRE
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Stimulant alkaloid. : CAFFEIN
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Help along (with "over"). : TIDE
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Compass pointer. : NEEDLE
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Weary. : TIRED
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Coral island. : ATOLL
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Forefathers: Poet. : SIRES
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Headwear. : TAMS
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Style of English furniture. : ADAM
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"___ La Douce." : IRMA
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Basketball team. : FIVE
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
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Grand ___, Evangeline's home. : PRE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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