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New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,833
Across
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___ on (weighs heavily on). : PREYS
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Meal. : REPAST
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Army commission. : BREVET
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Off the track. : DERAILED
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Entertain. : REGALE
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Joking. : RAILLERY
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800-mi. Asian river. : ILI
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Displays. : PARADES
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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Dickens character. : GAMP
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Jesters. : MIMES
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Affirm. : AVER
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Place. : STEAD
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Standard amount. : PAR
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Scoffs. : JEERS
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Decoys. : ENTICES
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Ben ___. : HUR
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Inherited tendency. : STRAIN
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Weight units. : CARATS
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Spanish gold. : ORO
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Indonesian island. : SUMATRA
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Brownish yellow. : TAWNY
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___ Harbor. : BAR
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Scorches. : SEARS
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Pub favorites. : ALES
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Alamo hero. : BOWIE
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Trick: Colloq. : DIDO
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Dessert. : PIE
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American city. : NEWYORK
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Ad ___. : LIB
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Lure. : INVEIGLE
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Capital of Saskatchewan. : REGINA
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Arctic animals. : REINDEER
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Supposed. : OPINED
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Showers in form of icy rain. : SLEETS
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Athletic arenas. : RINGS
Down
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High clerics. : PRELATES
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Colonel's command. : REGIMENT
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Little ___. : EVA
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Kennel noise. : YELP
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Variety of heat. : STEAM
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Schoolbook. : READER
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Algonquian Indians. : ERIES
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Cronies. : PALS
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Be under par. : AIL
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Tangle of silk thread. : SLEAVE
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More succinct. : TERSER
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Two-masted ships. : BRIGS
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Olivier's forte. : DRAMAS
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Textile workers. : DYERS
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Mature. : RIPEN
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Benefactors. : PATRONS
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Effervescent. : AERATED
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Record. : DIARY
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French mountains. : JURAS
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Labor group. : CIO
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Meat. : HAM
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Odd object. : CURIO
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___ arbutus, the Mayflower. : TRAILING
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Fishes. : SARDINES
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Twain hero. : SAWYER
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Tropical animal. : TAPIR
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Corrects positionally. : ALINES
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Insect. : WEEVIL
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Connecticut's Chester. : BOWLES
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Not ___. : SOBAD
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Cause to be. : BEGET
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Slip. : ERROR
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Pheasant brood. : NIDE
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Military cap. : KEPI
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Compass point. : ENE
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Partner of bitters. : GIN

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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