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New York Times, Friday, January 8, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,829
Across
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Escape. : MISS
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Is a landlord. : OWNS
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Fishes related to carp. : DACES
14
Alms box. : ARCA
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Divine: Prefix. : THEO
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Sidestep. : EVADE
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Acrobatic stunt. : CARTWHEEL
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Nickname for a 3-striper. : SARGE
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Poem. : ODE
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Famed Army surgeon. : REED
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Improved. : BETTER
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"___ in Town," ("Anna Christie" to music). : NEWGIRL
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Synagogue parchment scroll. : TORAH
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Filter. : MESH
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Souped-up jalopies. : HOTRODS
30
Reddish brown. : UMBER
33
Annealing chambers. : OVENS
35
Knock. : RAP
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Cause to suffer. : PAIN
37
Grease the palm of. : BRIBE
38
Concerning. : ASTO
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Participial ending. : ING
40
Proud African warrior. : MASAI
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Term of endearment. : SWEET
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Historic London prison. : NEWGATE
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___ press (be printed). : GOTO
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Hasenpfeffer makings. : HARES
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26,000 square miles of water. : ARALSEA
51
Taxes. : STENTS
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Gaiter. : SPAT
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Toque. : HAT
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Town in New Hampshire. : KEENE
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Upsettable item. : APPLECART
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A Dulles. : ALLEN
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Ponder (over): Colloq. : MULL
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Gulf of Greece. : ARTA
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Trial runs. : TESTS
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Victims. : PREY
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Name in the fashion world. : DIOR
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City in Georgia. : MACON
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Turkish decree. : IRADE
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Propeller. : SCREW
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Weekday: Abbr. : SAT
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Additional ones. : OTHERS
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Steady workers. : WHEELHORSES
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Basis for charity. : NEED
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Gold, in alchemy. : SOL
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Due reward or punishment. : DESERTS
10
Hindu incarnation. : AVATAR
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Hard-working animal. : CARTHORSE
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Slight lead. : EDGE
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Nostradamus. : SEER
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More twisted. : WRIER
22
He plays Paladin. : BOONE
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Special agents. : GMEN
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Dance of twenty years ago. : THEBIGAPPLE
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Boy meets girl. : DATE
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Detect: Colloq. : SPOT
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___ arms (ready to fight). : UPIN
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Scraggly hair. : MANE
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VIP's. : BIGWHEELS
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___ Appia. : VIA
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College in Lewiston, Maine. : BATES
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M. P.'s concern. : AWOL
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Furs for stoles. : MARTENS
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Commonwealth. : STATE
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Booby bird. : GANNET
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Viva voce. : ORALLY
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River into Lake Chad. : SHARI
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Keep one's ___ the ground. : EARTO
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Floral essence. : ATTAR
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Card game. : SKAT
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Distant: Prefix. : TELE
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Branch line. : SPUR
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Electrical abbreviation. : AMP
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Social liability. : CAD

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