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New York Times, Tuesday, October 11, 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: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,106

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Across
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Fruit. : FIGS
5
Unit of pressure, not now in use. : BARAD
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Colorless. : DRAB
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Thought. : IDEA
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Public storehouse: Fr. : ETAPE
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Louisville's river. : OHIO
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Nancy Mitford's term for hoi polloi. : NONU
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Sheets, pillowcases, etc. : WHITEGOODS
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Kind of year 1960 is. : ELECTION
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Useful unit of measure, 19.2 trillion miles. : PARSEC
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Conceals. : VEILS
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Flowers' companions. : BEES
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Harnessed. : GEARED
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Overdoor window. : FANLIGHT
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Witch. : HAG
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Picture puzzle. : REBUS
34
Foxier. : SLIER
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Above. : ATOP
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Alphabetic characters. : RUNES
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Lake: Spain. : LAGO
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Recently. : NEWLY
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Legal relative. : INLAW
44
Where Black Rock Desert is: Abbr. : NEV
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Yearly. : ANNUALLY
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Not much. : LITTLE
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Go away!: Colloq. : SCAT
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Namesakes of a son of Adam. : SETHS
51
Gaudy. : FLASHY
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Vanish. : PASSAWAY
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Carnegie Hall. : AUDITORIUM
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Short letter. : LINE
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Seaworthy. : SNUG
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Actor Henry. : FONDA
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Ruler of South American empire. : INCA
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Suffix forming cardinal numbers. : TEEN
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Coincide with. : FITIN
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Twenty-one plus and others. : AGES
Down
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Of exceptional ability. : FINE
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Image. : IDOL
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Academic robe. : GENEVAGOWN
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Shallow dish. : SAUCER
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Confound. : BEWILDER
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Dumas character. : ATHOS
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Bestow abundantly. : RAIN
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Fitting. : APT
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Intensify. : DEEPEN
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Threshold. : DOORSILL
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Greek letters. : RHOS
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Military man. : AIDE
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Russet pear. : BOSC
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Clansmen. : GAELS
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Layer. : TIER
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Swiss city. : BASEL
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Neighbor of Togoland. : GHANA
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Out of the ordinary: Colloq. : FUNNY
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Gymnastic stunt. : GIANTSWING
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German philosopher. : HEGEL
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A thing found. : TROVE
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Constructed. : BUILT
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Arithmetical symbol. : PLUSSIGN
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Traveling ___. : SALESMAN
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Small ship. : YACHT
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Makes of epigrams. : WITS
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Cease: Suffix. : LAYOFF
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Muse of comedy. : THALIA
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___ Arabia. : SAUDI
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Devoted, as a friend. : FAST
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Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
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Together, in music. : ADUE
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A measure. : PINT
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Affirmatives. : YEAS
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King: Fr. : ROI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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