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New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,826

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Across
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Unfrequented. : LONE
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Geometric figure. : SOLID
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Bridewell, for example. : JAIL
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Copycat. : APER
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Site of New England college. : ORONO
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Cat's-paw. : PAWN
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Reporter of a special report. : NEWSCASTER
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One strand of yarn. : PLY
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Take-home pay. : WAGE
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Butterfly's gown. : KIMONO
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Forum speakers. : ORATORS
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Having a certain flavor. : MINTY
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Wagon train. : CARAVAN
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Macmillan's predecessor. : EDEN
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Small and uncomfortable. : POKEY
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Campus crowd. : STUDENTS
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Undivided. : ONE
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Blindfolded god. : CUPID
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Before. : ERE
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Police officer. : SERGEANT
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Texas hero. : BOWIE
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Sunder. : REND
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Sea food delicacy. : SCALLOP
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Goldsmith's Dr. Primrose. : VICAR
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Gold embroidery on a priest's vestment. : ORPHREY
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Handsome young man. : ADONIS
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Australian court star. : HOAD
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Languid. : WAN
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Group in politics. : NEWDEALERS
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I forbid: Lat. : VETO
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___ Bowl. : YALE
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Viands. : MEATS
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The same. : IDEM
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Hartbeest. : ASSE
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Deputized band. : POSSE
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Phrase of comprehension. : ISEE
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Nomad of northern Europe. : LAPP
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Gem of rainbow hues. : OPAL
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Gothamite. : NEWYORKER
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Osprey's relative. : ERN
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Type of recording. : SONATA
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Home of the Nez Percé. : OREGON
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Pullman berth. : LOWER
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Office holders. : INS
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Wharf. : DOCK
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Shrub with fragrant flowers. : JASMINE
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Dvorák. : ANTON
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___ sale. : ICENT
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Man's name, "the king." : LEROY
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Endeavored (to do something). : AIMED
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Marcelled. : WAVY
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Initials of 29 Across. : RAE
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Son of Ramses I. : SETI
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Noncommissioned naval officers: Abbr. : CPOS
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Top-notch. : AONE
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Failure: Slang. : DUD
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Harbor city: Abbr. : SPT
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Happy couple. : NEWLYWEDS
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Leak through. : SEEP
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Know how to. : CAN
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Loosen. : UNDO
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Castilian duke. : GRANDEE
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Hair-raising. : EERIE
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Singer to the music of a harp. : BARD
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Cheer for the matador. : OLE
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Field day activities. : SPORTS
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Gliding step. : CHASSE
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"Uncle" in Chekhov play. : VANYA
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Inspirations. : IDEAS
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Headgear. : COWLS
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Largest of So. American birds. : RHEAS
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Coarse hominy. : SAMP
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To ___ (precisely). : ATEE
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Alaskan port. : NOME
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Northern constellation. : LEO
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Haakon ___, former king of Norway. : VII

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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