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New York Times, Friday, October 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,116

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Across
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Small fragment. : CRUMB
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Former. : ONCE
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Governor at Juneau. : EGAN
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Bucolic. : RURAL
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Street where Scarlett O'Hara walked. : PEACHTREE
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Famous violin maker. : AMATI
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Upset the ___. : APPLECART
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Country in Europe. : POLAND
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Antares or Aldebaran. : STAR
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Mail depositories: Abbr. : POS
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Sounds of doubt. : ERS
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Former territory of the U. S.: Abbr. : DAK
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Sound quality. : TONE
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Dexterous. : ADROIT
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Genus of sheep. : OVIS
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Phil Silvers hit. : TOPBANANA
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Slight sharp sound. : CLINK
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Writer of lyric poems. : ODIST
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Fold. : LAP
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Matisse. : HENRI
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Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
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Sobriquet of John Chapman. : APPLESEED
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Sen. Long of Hawaii. : OREN
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Manages. : STEERS
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At the crest. : ATOP
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Seafarer. : TAR
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Mineral spring. : SPA
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Trim. : LOP
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A science: Abbr. : BIOL
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Serpent of Greek mythology. : PYTHON
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Charged with a crime. : IMPEACHED
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Judge in the Apple of Discord affair. : PARIS
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The papaya. : MELONTREE
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Being employed. : INUSE
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Tres ___. : BIEN
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Bondman. : SERF
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Kind of moth. : EGGER
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___ myrtle, ornamental shrub. : CRAPE
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Popular report. : RUMOR
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Boundary between Europe and Asia. : URALS
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___ Hari. : MATA
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Appointment of a sort. : BLINDDATE
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Bureau of the 1940's. : OPA
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Clusters of wool fibers. : NEPS
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Army officer: Abbr. : CAPT
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Brilliancy of achievement. : ECLAT
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And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
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Report without foundation. : GRAPEVINE
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Prefix in flight words. : AERO
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Trawler's gear. : NETS
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One of distinguished valor. : HERO
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Mend. : DARN
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Animals of Australia. : KOALAS
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Not fewer (than). : NOLESS
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Nonattendant. : ABSENT
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Not suitable. : INAPT
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Lever moved by a cam. : TAPPET
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Concerning. : INRE
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Sideslip. : SKID
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Commotion: Colloq. : TODO
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Scent. : ODOR
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Product of the Fiftieth State. : PINEAPPLE
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Popular dessert. : CHERRYPIE
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Spring. : LEAP
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Port of Scotland. : OBAN
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People of early Britain. : PICTS
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Gesture via the shoulders. : SHRUG
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Balance. : POISE
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Genus of geese. : ANSER
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Out on a ___. : LIMB
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High peak in China. : OMEI
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German name for Eger River. : OHRE
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Sly look. : LEER
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Pungent odor. : TANG
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Time out of mind. : EON
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Crossword item: Abbr. : DEF

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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