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New York Times, Thursday, October 27, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,122

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Across
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Part of the Scottish landscape. : BRAES
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Trivial objections. : CAVILS
12
Movie actor. : BRANDO
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Archaic interdiction. : MALISON
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Branching out. : RADIAL
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Tropical fruits. : AVOCADOS
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There: Lat. : IBI
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Discontented ones. : MOANERS
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Political monogram. : GOP
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Football player. : BACK
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Stars and ___. : BARS
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Chinese poet of 750 A.D. : LIPO
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Speak at length. : ENLARGEON
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One kind of gold digger. : MINER
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Apartment dwellers. : TENANTS
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___ de Cristo Mountains. : SANGRE
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Hot Springs and others. : SPAS
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Skein of yarn. : HANK
33
Mend. : REPAIR
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Suspended. : HANGING
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Improve. : AMEND
40
Queen Elizabeth's subjects. : LONDONERS
42
Roman family. : GENS
43
Muffins. : GEMS
44
Turnkey's bailiwick. : GAOL
45
Sea bird. : ERN
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Talk. : COMMENT
49
Thine: Lat. : TUI
50
Writers' contribution to TV shows. : DIALOGUE
52
Check. : ARREST
54
Captivates. : ENAMORS
55
Respites. : PAUSES
56
Foot supports. : STOOLS
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Small barracudas. : SPETS
Down
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Former Belgian duchy. : BRABANT
2
Little root. : RADICLE
3
Blackbird. : ANI
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Cheese variety. : EDAM
5
Concert number. : SOLO
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Where to find stalactites. : CAVERN
7
Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Churchmen: Fr. : VICS
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : ISA
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Shelter. : LODGING
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Busybody. : SNOOPER
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Grease the palm of. : BRIBE
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Brazilian city. : MANAOS
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Fern seed. : SPORE
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Encourages. : ABETS
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The Eisenhowers, for example. : KANSANS
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Connecting. : LINKING
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Fleet. : RAPID
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Growl. : GNAR
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Tropical fruit. : MANGO
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Beach. : SAND
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Medieval guild of merchants. : HANSE
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Was furious. : RAGED
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Polishing materials. : EMERIES
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Pirates' flag. : PENNANT
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Men: Fr. : HOMMES
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Most cleverly done. : NEATEST
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Complains, à la Britishers. : GROUSES
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Madagascar monkeys. : LEMURS
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Openings. : SLITS
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Russian novelist, "father of realism." : GOGOL
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TV singer. : COMO
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Snoozes. : NAPS
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Catch. : TRAP
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___-tze. : LAO
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Flowering plant. : RUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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