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READER'S GUIDE

New York Times, Sunday, October 23, 1960

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 506 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,118
Across
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Lady on horseback. : GODIVA
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Creator of Natty Bumppo. : COOPER
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Shares. : QUOTAS
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Chevalier d'Herblay. : ARAMIS
20
Sorceress in "Jerusalem Delivered." : ARMIDA
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Describing certain roasts. : UNBONED
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Dance. : MINUET
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Connecting brace. : TIEROD
25
Italian satirist (1492–1557). : ARETINO
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Druggets. : MATS
27
In search of. : AFTER
29
Contemporary playwright. : MILLER
31
Son of, in names. : MAC
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Compass point. : ENE
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Fluted border. : FRILL
34
Intentions. : AIMS
35
Spouse. : MATE
36
18th C. German. : RASPE
38
Sweets, in England. : DESSERTS
42
Seeker of patronage. : TOUTER
44
Eosins. : REDS
46
Marches on. : TROOPS
48
Form of writing. : PROSE
49
Editor of "The Tatler." : STEELE
52
George Eliot's weaver. : MARNER
54
Natterjack. : TOAD
56
Grimm character. : HANSEL
57
Store up. : AMASS
58
"___ and thundered." : VOLLEYED
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City in Belgium. : ANS
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Type of paperback. : REPRINT
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Mr. Pickwick is. : BALD
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Descartes. : RENE
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Buenos ___. : DIAS
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Having a portal. : GATED
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Adjust again. : RESET
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Grieved. : SORE
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Girl's name. : ETTA
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Namesakes of Miss March. : AMYS
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Edible root. : PARSNIP
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1004. : MIV
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Novel by Hall Caine (with "The"). : DEEMSTER
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Lord Jim's ship. : PATNA
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Epithet for Dennis. : MENACE
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"D'ye ken John ___ . . . " : PEEL
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O. Henry. : PORTER
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Wylie or Glyn. : ELINOR
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Billiard shot. : MASSE
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Becky Sharp's friend. : AMELIA
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Slatted bin. : CRIB
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Chant. : INTONE
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Aeschylus' dramatic trilogy. : ORESTEIA
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Poet Wilde. : OSCAR
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"Streetcar" hero. : STAN
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War craft. : LSTS
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"The Promised Land" author. : ANTIN
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Blackbird. : ANI
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Make lace. : TAT
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Swiftian brutes. : YAHOOS
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Crime by fire. : ARSON
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Early fighting plane. : SPAD
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Learned. : ERUDITE
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Coquette in "Barchester Towers." : NERONI
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Blue mineral. : IOLITE
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Recorded speed again. : RETIMED
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Trues. : ALINES
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Spellbinder. : ORATOR
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Cheroots: Var. : SEGARS
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Author Hubbard. : ELBERT
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The Waverley ___. : NOVELS
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"___ Gurton's Needle." : GAMMER
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Amadis' beloved. : ORIANA
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Count of Monte Cristo. : DANTES
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Hawaiian baking pits. : IMUS
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Contend. : VIE
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"___ is Born." : ASTAR
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Steers. : CATTLE
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Bay windows. : ORIELS
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Ancient bushel. : OMER
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Mohammedan saint. : PIR
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Esau. : EDOM
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Heating device. : RADIATOR
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Misgiving. : QUALM
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Disquiet. : UNREST
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Higher: Ger. : OBER
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Little one. : TOT
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In music, lively. : ANIMATO
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Legislatures. : SENATES
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To teach: Lat. : DOCERE
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Rope-splicing pins. : FIDS
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Speech sounds. : LISP
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Antenna. : FEELER
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Events in the Rue Morgue. : MURDERS
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Officer: Abbr. : PRES
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London street. : STRAND
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Author Hoffmann. : ERNST
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Sea food. : ROES
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Silica. : OPAL
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Deputy. : DELEGATE
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Purloined. : STOLEN
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Obscured. : SHADED
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Of an ancient Egyptian city. : TANITE
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Sword-shaped: Bot. : ENSATE
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O'Flaherty novel (with "The"). : MARTYR
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Friends: Fr. : AMIES
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Man of experience: Colloq. : OLDTIMER
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Poughkeepsie landmark. : VASSAR
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Character in "Canterbury Tales." : YEOMAN
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Caruso. : ENRICO
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Kipling character. : DEEVER
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"Virtue Rewarded." : PAMELA
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Jungfrau's canton. : BERNE
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Physician in "Hard Cash." : SAMPSON
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Sound of tapping. : RATTAT
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Romeo's rival. : PARIS
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Greek peak. : PELION
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Observed. : SEEN
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Barber's sign. : POLE
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His ___. : NIBS
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Cast of characters: Lat. : PERSONAE
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Roberts, for one. : MISTER
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Scorpion's Heart. : ANTARES
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Law. : STATUTE
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Marquand's sleuth. : MOTO
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Roman censor. : CATO
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Click beetle. : ELATER
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Breadwinner. : EARNER
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Demand strongly. : INSIST
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Of a tenant holding: Lat. : CAPITE
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Schnitzler drama. : ANATOL
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"___ to the Sea," by Synge. : RIDERS
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Hangars. : SHEDS
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Skull bump. : INION
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Hero of Persian myth. : YIMA
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Deal in. : SELL
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Top rating at Lloyds'. : AONE
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Tolstoi was one. : SLAV
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Spade. : DIG
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Bone. : RIB
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Gold: Span. : ORO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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