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New York Times, Thursday, January 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,842

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Across
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Bona ___. : FIDE
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Burgoo. : STEW
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Exculpate. : CLEAR
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Russian city, Black Earth area. : OREL
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Pained exclamation. : OUCH
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In music, stately. : LARGO
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Hoarfrost. : RIME
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Bear Flag Republic, 1846. : CALIFORNIA
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Take up. : ADOPT
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Home-grown candidate. : NATIVESON
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Piece of gum. : CHEW
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Heads: Fr. : TETES
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Scraper. : ABRADER
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Airman's award: Abbr. : DFC
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Peak in Wyoming, 13,766 ft. : GRANDTETON
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Product in pomology. : PEAR
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Dilapidated: Slang. : RATTY
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City in SW France. : PAU
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Misrepresent. : BELIE
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Rara ___. : AVIS
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Retired folk. : PENSIONERS
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Dry: Fr. : SEC
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See 29 Across. : HER
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Interlocks. : ENGAGES
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The heart's trunk line. : AORTA
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Desert monster. : GILA
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Choices. : ELECTIONS
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Exterior: Anat. : ECTAL
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Party of the Mugwumps. : REPUBLICAN
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Deceitfully affable. : OILY
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Hogback's relative. : ARETE
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Stay or shroud. : ROPE
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Be overfond. : DOTE
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Race. : SPEED
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"Sufficient" in Old England. : ENOW
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Adam's grandson. : ENOS
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___ song (cheaply). : FORA
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Plant of iris family. : IRID
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Party of the Locofocos. : DEMOCRATIC
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G.O.P. attributes. : ELEPHANTS
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Party of Eugene Debs: Abbr. : SOC
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"Sir" in Malaysia. : TUAN
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Brilliancy of achievement. : ECLAT
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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. : WHITEHOUSE
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Dried flower buds in cookery. : CLOVES
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Tutelary Roman gods. : LARES
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Osprey's cousins. : ERNS
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Money-changer's premium. : AGIO
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Gray-speckled horse. : ROAN
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Agree with. : FITIN
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Candidate in 1900. : TEDDY
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Anti-prohibitionist. : WET
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Carpets of India. : AGRAS
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Indian. : BRAVE
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Actor's can-do list. : REPERTOIRE
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Convention unit. : DELEGATION
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Laissez ___ (noninterference). : FAIRE
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Salad green. : CRESS
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Leatherize. : TAN
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Perry Mason's specialty. : PENALCODE
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Hobgoblin. : BOGIE
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Jeopardy. : PERIL
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Noun suffix. : ING
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Environment of rapid growth. : HOTBED
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Keen. : ACUTE
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The elbow. : ANCON
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Geologic divisions. : ERAS
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Secretion on eucalyptus leaves. : LERP
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Fencer's blade. : EPEE
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Soap: Lat. : SAPO
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Singer. : ALTO
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Alkaline solutions. : LYES
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Unaccustomed. : NEW

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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