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New York Times, Saturday, January 2, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,823
Across
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Esparto grass. : ALFA
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Campus scrimmage. : RUSH
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Authoritative book. : BIBLE
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Whirring sound. : BURR
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Famed Berlin hotel. : ADLON
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Deliverer from evil spirits. : EXORCISER
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Be affected by some influence. : REACT
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A kind of trickery. : LEGERDEMAIN
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A status symbol. : CAR
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Crystal gazers. : SEERS
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"As through a glass ___." : DARKLY
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Fort ___. : SUMTER
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___ tenens: a substitute. : LOCUM
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Parts of overseas addresses. : APOS
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Another kind of trickery. : SHELLGAME
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Typographers union: Abbr. : ITU
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P. R. handout. : RELEASE
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___ Blas. : GIL
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Practicers of 20 Across. : CONJURERS
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Garden flower. : PINK
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At the present time. : TODAY
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Smart ___. : ALECKS
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Rival of Athens. : THEBES
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Composer of 11 Down. : ARLEN
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Insurrectionist, for short. : REB
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Practicer of 11 Down. : NECROMANCER
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Having wings. : ALATE
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Mystical source of rabbits. : OUTOFAHAT
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___ fatuus (will-o'-the-wisp). : IGNIS
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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___ Nostrum. : MARE
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Great ___. : LAKES
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Persist. : LAST
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Biblical shepherd. : ABEL
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De ___. : LUXE
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Name for Mowgli. : FROG
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Apprehends. : ARRESTS
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Marauder. : RAIDER
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Ours: Ger. : UNSER
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Parts of goblets. : STEMS
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Goddess. : HERA
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Person hard to get rid of. : BARNACLE
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Chemical suffix. : IDE
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Mystic art in tune of '40s. : BLACKMAGIC
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Union chapter. : LOCAL
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Vestibule. : ENTRY
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Indian. : CREE
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False gods. : IDOLS
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Oriental. : RUG
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Ketch of the Levant. : SAIC
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Doing: Colloq. : UPTO
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Tricky pitchman. : MOUNTEBANK
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Meadows. : LEAS
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Weaver's reed. : SLEY
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Pronoun. : HER
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Female success symbol. : MINK
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Members of order founded 1868. : ELKS
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Lack of polish. : RUDENESS
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Wipe out. : ERASE
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MacLeish subject. : JOB
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Boz, for example. : PENNAME
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Practically. : ALMOST
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Petal. : LEAF
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Path. : TRAIL
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Girl's name meaning "holy." : HELGA
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Island off Venezuela. : ARUBA
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Rosters. : ROTAS
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Lignite. : COAL
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Biggers' detective. : CHAN
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Make money. : EARN
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Road map items: Abbr. : RTES
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Ascot. : TIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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