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New York Times, Saturday, October 22, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,117

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Across
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19th Century composer. : BRAHMS
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Avoids. : ESCAPES
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Roman army units. : LEGIONS
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Appetite. : STOMACH
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Lobe ornament. : EARDROP
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Girl's name meaning "gazelle." : TABITHA
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Top of the deck. : ACE
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Cupid. : EROS
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Statements of principles. : CREDOS
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Muscle. : THEW
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Beethoven symphony. : EROICA
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Appendices. : ADDENDA
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Minor prophet. : JOEL
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Emerson. : WALDO
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"Ready! ___." : GETSETGO
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Boy with a lamp. : ALADDIN
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Musical compositions. : SONATAS
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Was regretful about. : DEPLORED
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Positive pole. : ANODE
45
Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
46
Put in order again. : REALIGN
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Neater. : TIDIER
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Bridge player. : EAST
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State forcefully. : ASSERT
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Shell's companion. : SHOT
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Shut off. : BAR
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Mendelssohn's "___ Symphony." : ITALIAN
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Comparison. : ANALOGY
65
Release air from. : DEFLATE
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Takes away. : REMOVES
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Hardened. : STEELED
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Abhor. : DETEST
Down
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Cote sound. : BLEAT
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Extend one's arm. : REACH
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Concur. : AGREE
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Secreted. : HID
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To a greater extent. : MORE
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Emitted night noises. : SNORED
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Founded: Abbr. : EST
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Musical direction. : STACCATO
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Snake. : COBRA
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French friend. : AMIE
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Protected by exclusive rights: Abbr. : PATD
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Balloon satellite. : ECHO
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Wild sheep of India. : SHAS
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Reproductive plant body. : SPORE
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Musical instrument. : SONG
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Describing a duck's walk. : WADDLY
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Roman date. : IDES
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Bird no longer extant. : DODO
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Girl's name. : JEANNE
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Eight, in Italy. : OTTO
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Old oath. : EGAD
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Miss. : LOSE
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Ravine, in North Africa. : WADI
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Beverages. : ALES
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Passes on the track. : LAPS
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Jagged projection. : SNAG
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Provoke. : IRRITATE
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Want. : NEED
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Podium : DAIS
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Composer Franz. : LEHAR
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Did a household chore. : IRONED
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Error's companion. : TRIAL
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Over and ___. : ABOVE
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Wise ones. : SAGES
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Appointment to meet. : TRYST
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Helps. : AIDS
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Printer's mark. : STET
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Steel box. : SAFE
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Domestic. : TAME
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Old uncle of song. : NED
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Nephew of Abraham. : LOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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