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New York Times, Wednesday, October 19, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,114
Across
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Associate with. : HOBNOB
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Speaks imperfectly. : LISPS
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Eat away. : CORRODE
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Entertainment place. : CABARET
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Manages a jet. : AVIATES
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City near Fort Worth. : ABILENE
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Country on the Indian Ocean. : KENYA
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Electrically charged atom. : ION
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Greek island. : SAMOS
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Athenian deity. : EROS
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Celebrations. : FETES
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___ farmer. : DIRT
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Dry, as wine. : SEC
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Country on the Mediterranean. : ALGERIA
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Authority. : SAY
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Popular pets. : DOGGIES
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Farm animals. : MULES
33
Takes repose. : NAPS
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Tendril. : BINE
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What the candidates do. : STUMP
37
Mexican Indians. : TOLTECS
40
Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
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Roman officials. : AEDILES
43
Took. : HAD
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Word of regret. : ALAS
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Trim. : DRESS
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Where Pueblo is: Abbr. : COLO
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Of ocean currents. : TIDAL
51
Scrap. : ORT
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Memorable piece by Schumann. : WARUM
53
Men of Mannheim. : TEUTONS
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Come forth. : EMANATE
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Thespians' delight. : ENCORES
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Was a match for. : RIVALED
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Opinion maintained. : TENET
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Paris products. : STYLES
Down
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Stayed at hand. : HOVERED
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South American river. : ORINOCO
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Animal sounds. : BRAYS
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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Literary form. : ODE
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Crowds together. : BESIEGES
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Campus building. : LAB
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Menu item. : SALAD
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Statement in logic. : PREMISE
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Caballeros' ladies. : SENORAS
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Birthday symbols. : CAKES
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Chair maker. : CANER
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Irritable. : TESTY
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Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
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Did a somersault. : FLIPPED
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Figures of speech. : SIMILES
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Lizard. : AGAMA
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Relatives. : AUNTS
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African animal. : GNU
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Great general. : LEE
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Supports. : BOLSTERS
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Principal. : SALIENT
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Defame. : TRADUCE
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One of a series of rows. : TIER
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Piece of church music. : CHORALE
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Greets. : SALUTES
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Dull surface. : MATTE
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Rubbish. : DROSS
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Having a rotunda. : DOMED
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Squelched. : SATON
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Waterway. : CANAL
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Having undulations. : WAVY
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Profit. : NET
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With: Ger. : MIT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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