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New York Times, Tuesday, October 4, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,099

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Across
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Trophies of a sort. : SCALPS
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Skilled workman. : MASTER
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Counting calories. : ONADIET
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Chanted. : INTONED
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Daub. : BESMEAR
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Alarm. : STARTLE
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"___ freedom ring." : LET
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Bureau with mirror. : DRESSER
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Was a candidate. : RAN
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State flower of Tennessee. : IRIS
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Arctic people. : LAPPS
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Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
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Biologic factor. : GENE
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Theologian's degree. : MRE
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High-strung. : TENSE
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Lumber plant machines. : EDGERS
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Originated. : INVENTED
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One kind of asset at income tax time. : DEPENDENT
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Beauty's prince. : THEBEAST
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Things of little value. : STRAWS
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Caught cattle. : ROPED
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But: Lat. : SED
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Century plant. : ALOE
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Dry as dust. : ARID
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Rebound. : CAROM
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Portray. : LIMN
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Business abbreviation. : INC
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Fifteenth anniversary gift. : CRYSTAL
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Refrain of the Whiffenpoof song. : BAA
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Quiet in tone. : NEUTRAL
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A rival. : EMULANT
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Having threadlike lines. : STRIATE
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Attractive. : LIKABLE
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Set of seven. : SEPTET
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Room for action. : LEEWAY
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Played the critic. : SNEERED
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Broadway activity. : CASTING
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Arleigh Burke: Abbr. : ADM
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Equivocated. : LIED
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Thirtieth anniversary gift. : PEARL
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Fly, as a flag in the breeze. : STREAM
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Squander. : MISSPEND
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Chips in. : ANTES
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Excel. : STAR
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Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
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New member. : ENTRANT
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Backslide. : RELAPSE
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Do a favor for. : OBLIGE
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Having small notches or hollows. : DENTED
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Track men. : SPRINTERS
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Hothouse area. : SEEDBED
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___ America. : CENTRAL
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Marquee. : TENT
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Grass. : REED
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Health resort. : SPA
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Water craft: Abbr. : VES
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Very brief literary composition. : ESSAYLET
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Expresses. : TRAINS
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Pugnacious insects. : HORNETS
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Gastronome. : EPICURE
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Famous foiler of forty. : ALIBABA
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No longer childish or girlish. : WOMANLY
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Washington group. : SENATE
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"You don't say so!" : DOTELL
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Box. : CRATE
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Successor to Bess. : MAMIE
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Partisan: Comb. form. : CRAT
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The Evangelist. : LUKE
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Hint. : TIP
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Blackstone's topic. : LAW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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