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New York Times, Saturday, January 16, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.79, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,837

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Across
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Breakfast dishes. : OMELETS
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Relishes. : PALATES
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Hors d'oeuvre. : CAVIARE
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Fastidious trencherman. : EPICURE
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Reproached. : TWITTED
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Ranges of colors from prisms. : SPECTRA
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European capital. : OSLO
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Vermicelli, for example. : PASTE
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Dispossess. : OUST
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Oolong expert. : TEATASTER
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Minute, hour or day, : TIMEUNIT
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Chicory's cousin. : ENDIVE
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Pièce de resistance. : ROAST
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Having a glossy surface. : VARNISHED
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Caravansary. : INN
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Ringbolt fittings. : EYENUTS
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Rail-splitter's tool. : AXE
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Plant exudate. : PINERESIN
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Animate: Colloq. : LIVEN
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Rogues. : SCAMPS
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Monotony. : SAMENESS
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Bast, Anubis, and similar deities. : BEASTGODS
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Carol. : NOEL
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Twangy. : NASAL
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Javanese tree. : UPAS
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Waits upon. : ATTENDS
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Arriving after the feast. : TOOLATE
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Medicine men. : SHAMANS
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French pastries. : ECLAIRS
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Author of "Anna Karenina," 1876. : TOLSTOY
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Restaurant of the Gay Nineties. : SHERRYS
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Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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Birds' crops. : MAWS
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Devilish. : EVIL
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Understatement to increase effect. : LITOTES
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Lunch. : EAT
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Cut a disk out of (sheet metal, etc.) : TREPAN
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Tranquilizers. : SEDATIVES
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Gadflies. : PESTS
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Pertaining to desire. : APPETENT
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Mendacity. : LIE
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Harmonies. : ACCORDS
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Ballet skirt. : TUTU
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Blunders. : ERRS
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Bench. : SEAT
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Devil's devotees. : SATANISTS
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Muse of music. : EUTERPE
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Marooned. : ENISLED
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Performs nimbly, as a dance. : TRIPS
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Order of Greek architecture. : IONIC
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Miracle food in Exodus. : MANNA
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"'Tis little—but 'tis all ___." : IHAVE
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Plagues. : VEXES
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Pleasure gardens. : EDENS
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Fugitives: Archaic. : RUNAGATES
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Game like Twenty Questions. : YESANDNO
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Symbols. : EMBLEMS
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Narrow-minded. : INSULAR
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Biblical fire-god. : MOLOCH
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Pert: Dial. : SASSY
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Well-known caricaturist. : NAST
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Holy Roman Emperor, 962–73. : OTHO
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And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Brace. : PAIR
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Lying head to the wind: Naut. : ATRY
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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One of the Leagues: Abbr. : NAT
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Mexican hurrah. : OLE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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