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New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 1960

11-Down : Fabulous aerial spirit.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,113
Across
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Everglade. : SWAMP
6
"___ Constantin," Halévy novel. : LABBE
11
Globe-shaped. : SPHERAL
13
Aggregate. : AMOUNT
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Measurement, as on the gridiron. : YARDAGE
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Yellowstone Park phenomena. : GEYSERS
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Year in Nero's reign. : LVI
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Cause. : REASON
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Carriage on springs. : TRAP
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Buttresses. : PIERS
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Oxfords. : SHOES
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___ Blas, Le Sage's merry rogue. : GIL
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Relative of the codfish. : HAKE
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National Park in Utah. : ZION
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Country of Windward passage. : HAITI
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Illustrious. : GRAND
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Sculptor Borglum. : GUTZON
34
Provident. : SPARING
37
"Kilroy ___." : WASHERE
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Attractive. : COMELY
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Willow twig. : WITHE
40
Winged. : ALATE
41
Example or instance. : CASE
42
___ tide. : NEAP
46
Youth. : LAD
47
Large wave. : SURGE
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Chairman's instrument. : GAVEL
50
Historical periods. : ERAS
52
Kind of transaction. : RESALE
54
Miss Claire of "Bleak House." : ADA
55
Branch off. : DIVERGE
57
Shade of green. : CELADON
59
Old Testament prophet. : SAMUEL
60
Garb. : RAIMENT
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Watches over. : TENDS
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Done. : ENDED
Down
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Outcry. : SHRIEK
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Unite. : WED
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Sandarac trees. : ARARS
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Magician. : MAGE
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Agreeable. : PLEASING
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Lake in atoll. : LAGOON
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Agreeable. : AMENE
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Youth. : BOY
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Piece of sculpture. : BUST
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Make active. : ENERGIZE
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Fabulous aerial spirit. : SYLPH
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City in Lombardy. : PAVIA
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Turncoat. : TRAITOR
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Thin wood strip. : SPLINE
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Wearing bluchers. : SHOD
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Decline politely. : REGRET
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Quiet! : SHUSH
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Comic of a sort. : ZANY
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Greek goddess of wisdom. : ATHENA
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Angers: Dial. : RILES
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Hell ___, narrow part of East River. : GATE
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Clambered up. : SCALED
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Missile launched from ocean floor. : POLARIS
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Small bird of India, both singer and fighter. : AMADAVAT
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Know-it-all. : WISEACRE
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Punsters and others. : WAGS
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Osier baskets. : CREELS
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Got around. : EVADED
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Amphion's sister. : AEDON
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Gift from the florist. : PLANT
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Exhorted. : URGED
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Icy cold. : GELID
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Dotted with stars, in heraldry. : SEME
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Spare. : LEAN
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Course. : RUN
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Soul: Fr. : AME

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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