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New York Times, Friday, January 1, 1960

18-Across : Orator at Gettysburg, 1863.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,822
Across
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Provided for. : COVERED
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Method of painting in dots. : STIPPLE
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Outdoor. : OPENAIR
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Extract. : TAKEOUT
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Saloon in the southwest. : CANTINA
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Orator at Gettysburg, 1863. : EVERETT
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Illinois city on the Mississippi. : ALTON
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Kind of club. : GLEE
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Pintail. : SMEE
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Science degree. : MSC
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Is wrong. : ERRS
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Con ___ (with spirit): Mus. : BRIO
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Viand. : HAM
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Delicious beverage. : NECTAR
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Measure of length. : ROD
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Farm structures. : SILOS
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Water wheel. : NORIA
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Library of Congress specialty. : AMERICANHISTORY
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Bremen's river. : WESER
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Draw out. : EDUCE
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Amerind. : OTO
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"But the end is ___."—Mark 13.7. : NOTYET
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE
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Come ___ (meet by accident). : UPON
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Pisgah's summit. : NEBO
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Spanish title. : DON
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A showering. : HAIL
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Dozes. : NAPS
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Scene of an event. : STAGE
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Defeated contestant. : ALSORAN
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Person using an entrance. : INCOMER
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___ go. : STOPAND
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Animal of the North Pacific. : SEALION
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Fairness. : HONESTY
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Bicycles built for two. : TANDEMS
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Drug-yielding shrub. : COCA
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October's gem. : OPAL
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Outlet. : VENT
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Insect: Comb. form. : ENTOMO
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Showers. : RAINS
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One: Ger. : EIN
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Hindrance. : DRAG
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Direct. : STEER
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See 17 Across. : TAVERN
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Headline nickname. : IKE
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Individual: Abbr. : PERS
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Triolet. : POEM
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Biblical instrument. : LUTE
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Candy. : LEMONDROP
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High style: Fr. : CHIC
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In a ___ (from one aspect). : SENSE
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Strength. : BRAWN
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Shakespearean role. : ROMEO
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Latin phrase, usually abbreviated. : IDEST
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Wings: Anat. : ALAE
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Small shelter. : COT
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Band. : TROOP
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___-air missile. : AIRTO
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Synthetic. : RAYON
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Charmer. : SIREN
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___ of (rid of): Colloq. : SHUT
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King, in Spain. : REY
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Frosted. : ICED
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Inhabitant. : TENANT
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Countless. : UNTOLD
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Give and take. : BANDY
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Ancient Italian. : OSCAN
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Hodgepodge. : HASH
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Singer. : ALTO
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Noun suffix. : ISON
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Gait. : LOPE
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Family member: Abbr. : SIST
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French friend. : AMIE
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School subject: Abbr. : GEOM
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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Headland, in geography. : RAS
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Education group. : NEA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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