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New York Times, Tuesday, January 26, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,847
Across
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Gives consent. : AGREES
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Take notice. : REMARK
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Neckerchiefs. : CRAVATS
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TV role. : PALADIN
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Bobbin lace. : HONITON
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Thankless one. : INGRATE
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Counterpart. : TWIN
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Take action. : MOVE
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Beloved: Fr. : AIMEE
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Zodiac sign: : CAPRICORN
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Important industry. : STEEL
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A date with Caesar. : IDES
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Word of regret. : ALAS
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Having its original purity. : PRISTINE
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Lacking. : ABSENT
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Make things easier. : AID
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Swallow up. : ENGORGE
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Group of educators: Abbr. : NEA
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Weapons. : SPEARS
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Subject for the baby books. : TEETHING
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Blackbird: Poet. : MERL
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Type of cheese. : EDAM
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Owner of "la plume." : TANTE
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Small islands SE of New Zealand. : ANTIPODES
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi's prey. : COBRA
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Infamous emperor. : NERO
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Bark cloth. : TAPA
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A religious in solitude. : EREMITE
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Gave comfort. : SOLACED
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Tubular fittings. : SLEEVES
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Gave out. : EMITTED
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Loving. : TENDER
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Planked dishes. : STEAKS
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Eight, in Berlin. : ACHT
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Spring up. : GROW
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Relative of a rajah. : RANI
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Indicates. : EVINCES
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Have a bite. : EAT
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Foot action in popular dance. : STOMP
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Operated. : RAN
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Composer of "Pomp and Circumstance." : ELGAR
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Yacht basins. : MARINAS
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Grandfather of Enos. : ADAM
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Ceremony. : RITE
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Part of the body. : KNEE
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In unquiet sleep. : SNORING
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Chessman. : PIECE
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One way to put on a TV program. : VIDEOTAPE
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Modify. : ALTER
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River into the Missouri. : OSAGE
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Sudden, violent activity, feeling, etc. : SPASM
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Anything worthless: Slang. : TRIPE
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Duck. : EIDER
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Bolshevik leader. : LENIN
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Concerning. : ANENT
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The boards. : STAGE
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Map maker's expedient. : INSET
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Actress Davis. : BETTE
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Compunction. : REMORSE
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Apprehensive. : ALARMED
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Shaped like a spearhead, as a leaf. : HASTATE
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Eats heartily. : DINES
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Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
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Sentences. : DOOMS
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___ la vie. : CEST
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Heraldic border. : ORLE
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Common verb form. : BEEN
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___ est fabula (the play is done): Lat. : ACTA
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Sneak preview. : PEEK
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Makes a total. : ADDS
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Region of a country: Abbr. : TER
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Kindled. : LIT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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