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New York Times, Tuesday, October 25, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,120
Across
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Large package. : BALE
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Vexed: Colloq. : RILED
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Expression of doubt. : UMPH
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Neat as ___. : APIN
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Like a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Casa room. : SALA
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Square enclosure. : RING
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Musical get-together. : JAMSESSION
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White House occupants, 1809–17. : MADISONS
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Contents of a certain book. : SCRAPS
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Man's nickname. : ERNIE
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Black or Red. : SEA
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Sinew. : TENDON
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Keeps a ship steady. : BALLASTS
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Magician's item. : HAT
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Species of pepper. : BETEL
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Flow off gradually. : DRAIN
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Imaginary being. : OGRE
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Place to eat. : DINER
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Raw silk color. : ECRU
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Metal spools. : REELS
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Fictional uncle. : REMUS
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Defraud. : ROB
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Introductions. : PREFACES
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Parts of the calyx. : SEPALS
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Defective. : BAD
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Power: Colloq. : STEAM
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Tether. : FASTEN
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Most refreshing. : BALMIEST
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Weave. : INTERTWINE
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TV screen disturbance. : SNOW
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G. I.'s. : JOES
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Machinist's helper. : OILER
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Husband of Gudrun. : ATLI
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Dwellings of a kind. : INNS
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Seventh sons. : SEERS
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1200 hours. : NOON
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Yeast. : BARM
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Seaport on Upolu island. : APIA
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Basswood. : LINDENTREE
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Surround. : ENGIRD
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Came again into the company of. : REJOINED
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Empty. : INANE
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Flees from the law: Slang. : LAMS
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Units of measurement in printing. : EMS
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Internal-combustion engine. : DIESEL
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Initials in U. N. : USSR
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Loveliest of the Pleiades. : MAIA
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Sound of a flat dive. : PLOP
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Young Brinker. : HANS
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Heat short of the boiling point. : SCALD
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Uppity one. : SNOB
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Pacific coast state capital. : SALEM
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Small town: Archaic. : THORP
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Descriptive of beavers. : EAGER
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Czechoslovakian hero. : BENES
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Common verb. : ARE
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Pacific coast state capital. : SACRAMENTO
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Alpine region. : TIROL
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Treats disdainfully. : SNUBS
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Spent. : TIRED
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Eleven, in Germany. : ELF
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Cattleman's problem. : RUSTLERS
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Cavalryman's gear. : SABER
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Appear to be. : SEEM
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Parts of poems. : CANTOS
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Italian countryman. : PAISAN
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Of better judgment. : SANER
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South Pacific island group. : FIJI
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Straightaway. : ANON
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Type of gun. : STEN
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Hardy heroine. : TESS
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Ill temper. : BILE
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Performed alone. : SOLO
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Romulus to Remus. : TWIN
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How: Ger. : WIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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