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New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 1960

51-Down : Heroine of "Wuthering Heights."

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,103
Across
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Mercury, Venus, et al. : PLANETS
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TV descendant of the "spectacular." : SPECIAL
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Figure in the Congo crisis. : LUMUMBA
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Scene of U. N. action. : KATANGA
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Any son of U. A. R. : ARABIAN
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To put it briefly. : INAWORD
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Pince ___. : NEZ
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Child of a very special birth. : TRIPLET
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Marshal at Waterloo. : NEY
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Old-time city transportation. : ELS
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Describing basketball players. : TALL
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Makes petition. : SUES
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Scenic lake of Italy. : COMO
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Sound golf. : PAR
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Texas campus. : SMU
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Grandpas' cars. : ELECTRICS
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Capital of 1957 republic. : ACCRA
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Less substantial: Slang. : DINKIER
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Mexican-type raincoats. : PONCHOS
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Come in. : ENTER
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Mistaken. : ERRONEOUS
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Tie fabric. : REP
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Kind of hair-do. : BUN
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Bird-feeder food. : SUET
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Women in uniform. : WACS
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Not of the clergy. : LAIC
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Compass point. : SSE
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Arab garment. : ABA
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King of Jordan. : HUSSEIN
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Skaters' group: Abbr. : NSA
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Sea depths. : FATHOMS
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Little globule. : DROPLET
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Another figure in the Congo. : TSHOMBE
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Resentment. : UMBRAGE
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Child's reserve. : SHYNESS
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Deep feeling. : PASSION
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Program. : PLAN
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Fish's downfall. : LURE
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Overwhelming wonder. : AMAZEMENT
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Knob or knot. : NUB
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Gives off. : EMITS
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Letter-shaped metal piece. : TBAR
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Cordon ___. : SANITAIRE
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Expertness. : SKILL
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Discussion groups. : PANELS
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Bird sound. : CAW
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Turkish president to 1950. : INONU
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Come to terms. : AGREE
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___ maid. : LADYS
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Where "les enfants" play. : PARC
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Gym adjuncts. : LOCKERS
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Satisfactory outcome. : SUCCESS
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Yield. : CEDE
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Sen. Johnson of South Carolina. : OLIN
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Prefix's prefix. : PRE
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Nobel prize author. : MANN
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Pneumatic. : TIRE
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Neatened. : SPRUCEDUP
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Chinese Red. : CHOUENLAI
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Playboy. : ROUE
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Suffix with diminutive force. : OON
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Items in baseball statistics. : RBIS
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Ascertains the depth of. : PLUMBS
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Floats. : WAFTS
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Embarrass. : ABASH
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Heroine of "Wuthering Heights." : CATHY
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___' bridge, proposition from Euclid. : ASSES
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The better-than-thou set. : SNOBS
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One's native land. : HOME
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"___, La Douce." : IRMA
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Utah's lily. : SEGO
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Egyptian sun disk. : ATEN
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Abbreviated title of respect. : HON
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Couples: Abbr. : PRS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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