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New York Times, Monday, October 17, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,112

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Across
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Radiance symbolizing virtue. : HALO
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Basket used in pelota. : CESTA
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Burnoose wearer. : ARAB
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Tel ___. : AVIV
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Type of window. : ORIEL
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Plea in court. : NOLO
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Dwelling. : HOME
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Bucephalus or Pegasus. : HORSE
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Recent visitor to U. N. : TITO
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Gave. : AWARDED
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Black gum trees. : TUPELOS
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Zodiac sign. : ARIES
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Big Cassino. : TEN
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Large sea duck. : SCOTER
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Geometrical figure. : TRIANGLE
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Contemporary of Isaiah. : HOSEA
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Outrigger canoe. : PROA
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
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Proposals made in assembly. : MOTIONS
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Type of voter: Abbr. : IND
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Singles. : ONES
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Absorbed. : RAPT
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Kind of pie. : MINCE
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Unexpected pleasure. : SURPRISE
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Badinage. : BANTER
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Ship's journal. : LOG
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Navigates. : SAILS
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TV character. : PALADIN
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Slanders. : MALIGNS
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Seaport of China. : AMOY
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Knots. : NODES
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Formal assembly. : DIET
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Staple food. : RICE
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Derivative of ammonia. : AMINE
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In addition. : ELSE
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Walked. : TROD
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Sticks of graphite. : LEADS
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Abrade. : RASP
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Sound of laughter. : HAHA
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Acknowledge. : AVOW
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Capital of Peru. : LIMA
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Gorged. : OVERATE
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Joint inheritor. : COHEIR
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Title. : SIR
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Assay. : TEST
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___ Islands. : ALEUTIAN
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Wire on a radio. : ANTENNA
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Stir up. : ROIL
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Singing voice. : ALTO
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Voices displeasure. : BOOS
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Build air castles. : DREAM
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Legume. : PEA
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Symbol of the 13 colonies. : STRIPES
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Chases away. : SHOOS
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Something shaped like a horn. : CORNU
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Willow. : OSIER
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Companion of branch. : ROOT
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Flash of light. : GLINT
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Weapon. : LANCE
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Relative of 27 Across. : EIDER
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School groups. : PTAS
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Novel. : ORIGINAL
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Trivial. : SMALL
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Spread out. : SPLAYED
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One "in the know." : INSIDER
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Wand. : ROD
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Causes prejudice. : BIASES
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Modify. : AMEND
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Companion of parcel. : PART
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Eastern title. : AMIR
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Crazy: Colloq. : LOCO
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Seaport in Alaska. : NOME
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Monster lizard. : GILA
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Loch where the sea serpent wasn't. : NESS
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Degree. : STEP
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Hoy ___ (nowadays): Span. : DIA

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

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