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New York Times, Saturday, October 29, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,124
Across
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Mote. : SPECK
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Early king of Hungary. : BELA
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Curved piece in heavy-draught harness. : HAME
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Musical instrument. : CELLO
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Son of Adhem. : ABOU
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Grapelike : UVAL
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Expanses. : AREAS
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Passing musical phase. : ROCKNROLL
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Draw. : LIMN
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Early inhabitant of Japan. : AINU
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An avifauna. : ORNIS
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Come down. : ALIGHT
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Quite a few. : MANY
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Guild: Lat. : CULPA
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Grandma's upholstery fabric. : MOHAIR
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In the least. : ATALL
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In the year: Lat. : ANNO
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Ensign's alma mater. : USNA
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Elegiac poem of 1842. : BREAKBREAKBREAK
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Silo's neighbor. : BARN
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Two famous Latin words. : ETTU
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Tap. : SPIGOT
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Type of seal, with ears. : OTARY
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Stuff. : CRAM
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Location of new oil fields. : SAHARA
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City of central Spain. : AVILA
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Crooked. : ALOP
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Single. : UNAL
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Quarrelsome. : CATANDDOG
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I believe: Lat. : CREDO
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One of triplets. : TRIN
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Dwelling, in the Stone Age. : CAVE
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Main part of the nervous system. : BRAIN
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Extolled, as in song. : SANG
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Common expression of understanding. : ISEE
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Former French mandate in Asia: Fr. sp. : SYRIE
Down
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Teatro alla ___. : SCALA
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Risk. : PERIL
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Varnish ingredient. : ELEMI
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Sound effect in "Trolley Song." : CLANGCLANGCLANG
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Ring decisions. : KOS
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Adriatic seaport. : BARI
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Black. : EBON
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___ tenens (deputy). : LOCUM
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Sea bird. : AUK
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Barker's pitch. : HURRYHURRYHURRY
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English river. : AVON
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___ Federation in Africa. : MALI
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Building wings. : ELLS
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Emphatic refusal. : NONO
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Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Old abandoned ship. : HULK
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In frenzied state. : AMOK
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Section. : PART
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Peak in the Pyrenees. : ANETO
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On the blue. : ASEA
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___ the finish. : INAT
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Slant, as a ship's masts. : RAKE
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Yarns for the warp. : ABBS
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Golf hazard. : TRAP
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Aviation prefix. : AERI
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Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
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Second in a series. : BETA
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Cold wind of the Adriatic. : BORA
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Algerian city. : ORAN
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Reptile. : ASP
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___ a wet hen. : MADAS
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Keep ___ to the ground. : ANEAR
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Spokes. : RADII
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Isolated. : ALONE
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Book of the Bible. : ACTS
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Latin-American measure. : VARA
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Plan of a journey: Abbr. : ITIN
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Affection. : LOVE
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Molding. : OGEE
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Early in the 7th century. : DCI
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Initials in TV. : CBS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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