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New York Times, Monday, October 3, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,098

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Across
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Current group of movie makers in France. : NEWWAVE
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Milieu of the cowboy. : OLDWEST
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Part of E. T. A. : ARRIVAL
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Kind of pie. : SHOOFLY
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Type of telephone hookup. : TIELINE
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Textile city in Massachusetts. : TAUNTON
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Enables to go. : SENDS
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Poetic times of day. : EVES
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Realize. : SEE
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Awkward. : INAPT
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Natural science: Abbr. : ASTR
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Join. : WELD
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Cut of meat. : ROAST
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Much used article. : THE
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Canvass. : POLL
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Coterie. : CIRCLE
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Certain believers in togetherness. : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
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Part of the Mediterranean. : AEGEAN
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Origin. : GERM
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Always: Poet. : EER
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Large, baglike net. : TRAWL
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Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
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See. : ESPY
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Smudge. : SMEAR
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Cagliari's island: Abbr. : SAR
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Branch of math. : ALG
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Busyness. : RUSH
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Very obtuse. : CRASS
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Chemical compound. : MONACID
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Strait between the Adriatic and Ionian seas. : OTRANTO
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Cupidity. : AVARICE
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Boat rope. : PAINTER
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Resolution time. : NEWYEAR
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Characteristic of days gone by. : OLDTIME
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The Senators. : NATS
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Jolliet's discovery, 1669. : ERIE
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Songbird. : WREN
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Contemporary playwright. : WILDER
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Dispatch boat. : AVISO
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Place of a scout. : VAN
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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North Sea port. : OSTEND
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Capital city, alt., 12,087 feet. : LHASA
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Dutch painter, pupil of Rembrandt. : DOU
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Conquered. : WON
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Lizards. : EFTS
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Hexham's river. : TYNE
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Countryfolk. : VILLAGERS
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Languish: Poet. : SWOON
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King of Troy. : PRIAM
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Civil wrong. : TORT
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Up, on the diamond. : ATBAT
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Skittish horse. : SHIER
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Backs, in zoology. : TERGA
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Pixie. : ELF
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Common symptoms. : ACHES
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Realm of Somnus. : SLEEP
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Rough cloth. : TERRY
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Hymn. : PSALM
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Demeter. : CERES
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Forms in droplets. : DEWS
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Marsh. : FEN
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Memorable Scottish songwriter. : LAUDER
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Itinerant. : ERRANT
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Genus of the heath plants. : ERICA
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Biting. : ACRID
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To ___ (every one). : AMAN
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Than which "no greater force exists." : LOVE
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Eat in a certain way. : GNAW
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___-my-thumb. : HOPO
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Stanch. : STEM
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Disgruntled: Colloq. : SORE
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Relating to: Suffix. : ARY
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Co., in France. : CIE
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New chess champion. : TAL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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