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New York Times, Wednesday, January 20, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,841
Across
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Boom. : SPAR
5
“___ To My Lou,” Judy Garland song. : SKIP
9
Sibilant signal. : PSST
13
Carte. : MENU
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Typist: Colloq. : STENO
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Look ___ (admire). : UPTO
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Greek god. : EROS
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Members of the peerage. : EARLS
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Suppose: Archaic. : TROW
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“___ For President.” : WINTERGREEN
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Anger. : IRE
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Wash. : LAVE
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VIP in sports. : TRAINER
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Donation. : OFFERING
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Problem in L. A. : SMOG
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Where Selma is: Abbr. : ALA
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La ___, Milan’s opera house. : SCALA
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Jugs. : EWERS
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Charge for service. : TOLL
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Correct. : EMEND
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Smell ___ (suspect a trick). : ARAT
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Sun: Comb. form. : HELIO
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Insect: Comb. form. : ENTOM
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Position of the ball, in golf. : LIE
47
“Thin Man” performer. : ASTA
49
Objective of “How to” books. : SELFHELP
51
Easily molded. : DUCTILE
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Essence. : CORE
55
Bulldog. : ELI
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Trampoline stunt. : SUMMERSAULT
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Traffic sign. : STOP
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Vacuum tube. : DIODE
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True: Fr. : VRAI
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See 64 Across. : TRUE
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Diminutive suffixes. : ETTES
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Deserve. : EARN
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Direction. : EAST
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Certain landing craft. : LSTS
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Kill. : SLAY
Down
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Merganser. : SMEW
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Iolanthe. : PERI
3
Presently. : ANON
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Sound of wind in the trees. : RUSTLE
5
Fred Astaire, for example. : STAGENAME
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Sophie or Jean. : KERR
7
Creek. : INLET
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Puzzles. : POSERS
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Express. : PUT
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Christmas cooky. : SPRINGERLE
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Haberdashery. : STORE
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Architectural feature. : TOWER
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Military duty. : SERVICE
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Nubbins. : EARS
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Noted person. : NAME
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State. : IOWA
26
Solemn promise. : OATH
27
Part of an ice field. : FLOE
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Deceptive. : FALLACIOUS
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Secluded valleys. : GLENS
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Comes before. : ANTECEDES
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Part of a fence. : RAIL
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Footfall. : STEP
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Catalogue. : LIST
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Spanish girl’s name. : DOLORES
43
“Miss ___ Regrets.” : OTIS
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Business men: Abbr. : MFRS
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Chemist’s pear-shaped vessel. : ALUDEL
50
Throws. : HEAVES
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Villa ___, in Tivoli. : DESTE
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Extreme. : ULTRA
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Sends forth. : EMITS
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Champion of woman’s rights, 1848. : MOTT
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Mountain range of Eurasia. : URAL
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Dr. Zhivago’s beloved. : LARA
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Minute. : TINY
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Ewe lamb. : PET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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