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New York Times, Wednesday, October 5, 1960

Author:
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Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Book holder. : SHELF
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Away from work. : OFF
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Wild goose. : BRANT
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Political strength. : POWER
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Early in the 11th century. : MII
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Nocturnal mammal. : LEMUR
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Losing Presidential candidate in 1888. : CLEVELAND
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Stage player's remark. : ASIDE
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One of the Stevensons. : AES
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Name on Irish stamps. : EIRE
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Liturgical headwear. : MITRES
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Feeling of wonder. : AWE
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Scrutinizes. : SCANS
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Scottish pudding. : HAGGIS
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Fruit of the blackthorn. : SLOE
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Conditions. : IFS
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Bikini. : ATOLL
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Get news. : HEAR
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Art school subject: Abbr. : ANAT
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Losing Presidential candidate in 1872. : GREELEY
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Losing Presidential candidate in 1940. : WILLKIE
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Light-hearted. : AIRY
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Agents: Abbr. : DEPS
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Representative. : AGENT
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Motor speed: Abbr. : RPS
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Byway. : LANE
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Hurts. : SMARTS
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Truman's Missouri birthplace. : LAMAR
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Darwinian protagonist. : APE
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Eurasian juniper tree. : SAVINS
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Ukrainian waterway. : STYR
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To: Scot. : TAE
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Demon. : FIEND
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Losing Presidential candidate in 1912. : ROOSEVELT
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Spanish friend. : AMIGO
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Connective. : AND
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W. W. II meeting place. : YALTA
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Rare gas. : XENON
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Plug. : WAD
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Basic industry. : STEEL
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Society chartered in 1886 in N. Y. : SPCA
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Tee, fairway, green, etc. : HOLE
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Members of the flock. : EWES
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Coin in Sophia. : LEV
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Principle of unhampered choice. : FREEWILL
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Common bridge procedure. : FINESSE
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Nautical bar. : FID
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Losing Presidential candidate in 1884. : BLAINE
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"The defense ___." : RESTS
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Prince of Afghanistan. : AMIR
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Artist's subject. : NUDE
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___ bien. : TRES
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Is situated. : LIES
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Polynesian native. : MAORI
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Askew: Scot. : AGLEY
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Sharp nails. : CLAWS
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Mother of Ishmael. : HAGAR
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Raised off the bottom, as an anchor. : ATRIP
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Travelers. : GOERS
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Roller used in printing. : INKER
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Weak. : FAINT
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Printers' directives. : STETS
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Wolflike animal. : HYENA
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Seaweeds. : ALGAE
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Cheeses. : EDAMS
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Eellike water animals. : LAMPREYS
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___ non grata. : PERSONA
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Losing Presidential candidate in 1936. : LANDON
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Declares. : SAYS
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Language of a sort. : LINGO
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Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
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Bien ___. : AIME
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Streak, as in marble. : VEIN
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Late showman. : TODD
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Far: Prefix. : TELE
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Adenauer's epithet (with "Der"). : ALTE
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And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
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Rude. : RAW
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Container. : VAT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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