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New York Times, Wednesday, October 26, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,121
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Mowgli's friend, the wolf. : AKELA
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Adventure: Poet. : GEST
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Napoleon's brother-in-law. : MURAT
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
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Conte. : TALE
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One of the Sitwells. : EDITH
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Marched. : TROD
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Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
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Gads. : RUNSAROUND
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Holiday song. : NOEL
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Negative suffix. : NON
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Bafflers. : ELUDERS
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Take it easy. : SLOWDOWN
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Sounds of hesitation. : ERS
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Vehicle. : TAXI
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Order. : FIAT
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Large genus of grasses. : STIPA
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Balances. : EVENS
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Federal project since 1933. : TVA
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Military staff members. : AIDES
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Cause of stampedes. : PANIC
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Whiting. : HAKE
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Title role in French movie. : LILI
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Correlative. : NOR
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Smooth out. : LEVELOFF
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Fortification. : PARAPET
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Title of respect. : SIR
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In a line. : AROW
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Ramshackle. : TUMBLEDOWN
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Sonata finale. : CODA
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Greek theatres. : ODEA
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Gem for an old-fashioned girl. : CAMEO
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Man's name. : EMIL
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Military group. : ROTC
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English river. : TRENT
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Moist. : DANK
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Migrate. : TREK
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Maiden who saved The Flying Dutchman. : SENTA
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Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
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Striped African antelope. : KUDU
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Name for a colleen. : ERIN
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Pillars in Buddhist temples. : LATS
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Close by. : ATHAND
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Was compatible in the company of. : GOTONWITH
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Color. : ECRU
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Beamed. : SHONE
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Walk unsteadily. : TODDLE
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Stop. : STANDSTILL
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Dugout. : CANOE
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Writer of boys' books. : ALGER
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Spins. : REELS
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Place for a garden. : ROOF
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___ Major. : URSA
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Short distance. : STEP
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Scoria. : LAVA
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Domesticated animals. : OXEN
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Achieve one's end easily: Colloq. : WININAWALK
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Marine. : NAVAL
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Recants. : TAKESBACK
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One's own: Comb. form. : IDIO
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Mere money. : PELF
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As though. : ASIF
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Old English bard. : SCOP
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Malign. : EVIL
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Answer (an argument) in kind. : RETORT
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Constructs. : ERECTS
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Walked. : PACED
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Bouquet. : AROMA
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Sculptor of "Adam and Eve." : RODIN
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Style of architecture. : TUDOR
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Distribute (with "out"). : METE
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Challenge. : DARE
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Sign. : OMEN
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Worked. : WENT
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___ bene. : NOTA

Answer summary: 2 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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