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New York Times, Thursday, October 6, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,101

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Boniface. : HOST
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Standoff. : DRAW
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Team of non-regulars. : SCRUB
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Spotted fish of the Atlantic. : OPAH
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Spine-chilling. : EERY
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Subject to a testing process. : PROVE
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Part of a full house. : PAIR
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Pintal duck. : SMEE
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Composer of "Ma Mere L'Oye" suite. : RAVEL
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Omission of words, in grammar. : ELLIPSIS
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Hereditary. : LINEAL
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Worry. : FRET
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Champion of civil rights, circa 1680. : PENN
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Taker of prisoners. : CAPTOR
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Cater-cornered. : DIAGONAL
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Adam's ___ (water). : ALE
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Paul I's capital. : ATHENS
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Festive show. : GALA
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Beardlike growths. : BARBS
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Rainbow. : ARC
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On the go. : ASTIR
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Relative of a caliph. : EMIR
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Morocco's new currency unit. : DIRHAM
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Part of a street sign. : AVE
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Favorite pudding of British children. : ROLYPOLY
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Turn the ___. : TABLES
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Where the shoebill flies. : NILE
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Brussels event, 1958. : FAIR
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Scented powder. : SACHET
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Symbol in Joyce's last novel. : FINNEGAN
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Pertaining to Ilium. : TROIC
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Sleigh drawn by one horse. : PUNG
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Learner. : TYRO
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Lively. : AGILE
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Shallow sea of Asia. : ARAL
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Elliptic. : OVAL
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Natives of central India. : GONDS
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Young lady's title. : MLLE
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Biblical mountain. : NEBO
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Rhode Island's motto. : HOPE
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Gem like the cat's-eye. : OPAL
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Cruise. : SAIL
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One of Benjamin Franklin's virtues. : THRIFT
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Parfait, for example. : DESSERT
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Decrease. : REMIT
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Mythical warrior. : ARES
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River into the Severn. : WYE
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Lilactide. : SPRING
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Ancient lake dwellings of Ireland or Scotland. : CRANNOGS
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Go places. : ROVE
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Part of the eye. : UVEA
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Town crier's signal. : BELL
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Far East canoes. : PROAS
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Meadows. : LEAS
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Small amount. : PINCH
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Pole hurled in Gaelic games. : CABER
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Site of heroic stand, 1836. : ALAMO
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Risk. : PERIL
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Meaningless refrain word in old songs. : DERRY
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Seaport in Brazil. : NATAL
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Vital. : ALIVE
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Companion of Penates. : LARES
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___ Selassie. : HAILE
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Valkyrie who disobeyed Wotan. : BRYNHILD
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Vigorously: Poet. : AMAIN
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Featherbrain. : DOLT
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All snarled up. : ATANGLE
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Single things. : PIECES
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Native of France. : BRETON
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Concluding. : FINAL
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For men only. : STAG
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Ship of adventurous journey. : ARGO
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Shilling or schilling. : COIN
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Roll up, as a sail. : FURL
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Shackle. : GYVE
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Yemeni. : ARAB
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Jack of clubs. : PAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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