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New York Times, Thursday, January 7, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,828

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Across
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Raced. : SPED
5
Early Fabian. : SHAW
9
Cheroot: Var. : SEGAR
14
City of ancient Latium. : ALBA
15
Whet. : HONE
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So: Fr. : ALORS
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Engages in. : CARRIESON
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Eastern mystics. : YOGIS
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County in Faulkner novels. : YOKNAPATAWPHA
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Engine turns: Abbr. : REVS
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Common symptom. : ACHE
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Rather than. : BEFORE
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Close companion. : ALTEREGO
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Assign. : ALLOT
32
Victorian faint. : SWOON
33
Real first name of 38 Down. : LEV
34
Thailand. : SIAM
35
"Drop of a Hat" performer. : SWANN
36
Way. : LANE
37
Met. : SAT
38
Leather strip. : THONG
39
Provide that which is needed. : CATER
40
Part of Lowell's question about June. : ISSORARE
42
Most wily. : SLYEST
43
Audacious. : BOLD
44
Overseas addresses: Abbr. : APOS
45
The spoils system, for example. : PARTYPOLITICS
50
"Quo ___?" : VADIS
51
Intrepid one. : LIONHEART
53
Golf club. : CLEEK
54
N. Carolina county. : ASHE
55
Cheerful look. : GRIN
56
Junior's nickname. : SONNY
57
Affirmative. : YEAS
58
Down ___. : EAST
Down
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Major air group, its HQ in Nebraska. : SAC
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Recreation. : PLAY
3
Spanish river. : EBRO
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Studio necessity. : DARKROOM
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Pulley wheel. : SHEAVE
6
Milieu of M.D.'s and R.N.'s: Abbr. : HOSPS
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Forest ox. : ANOA
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Continued. : WENTALONG
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Host's phrase. : SAYWHEN
10
Member of a wedding. : ELOPER
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Vincent van ___. : GOGH
12
Warren specialty. : ARIA
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Right sides: Abbr. : RSS
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Slow. : INERT
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Perform in accord with. : ACTON
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Singers. : BASSI
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Howe. : ELIAS
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Apartments. : FLATS
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Ebbing. : AWANE
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Make happy. : ELATE
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Inherited factors. : GENES
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Public. : OVERT
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Parry and thrust. : SWORDPLAY
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Like a certain rock. : SHALY
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___ to (surround with an army). : LAYSIEGE
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Early Marxist revolutionary. : TROTSKY
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Fabric. : CLOTH
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Pat or Margaret. : OBRIEN
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Quills. : SPINES
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Love, in Hawaii. : ALOHA
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___ Alto. : PALO
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Red Sea port. : ADEN
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French river. : OISE
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Dear: Ital. : CARA
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Eastern titles. : SRIS
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Military decorations. : VCS
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Explosive. : TNT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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