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New York Times, Thursday, November 10, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,136
Across
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Tool. : CATSPAW
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Chessman. : BISHOPS
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"Peace in ___." : OURTIME
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Stirring to action. : AROUSAL
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Remain in place: Colloq. : STAYPUT
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Color. : SKYBLUE
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Cyclades isle. : IOS
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___ like (et cetera). : ANDTHE
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Auctioneer's dictum. : SOLD
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California, often so called. : ELDORADO
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___ test. : ACID
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Swear: Dial. : SWOW
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Seven: Comb. form. : HEPTA
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Leisurely. : SLOW
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Extremities. : ENDS
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"Bombs bursting ___." : INAIR
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East Indian fig tree. : BANYAN
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License of a sort. : DOGTAG
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"Of Thee ___." : ISING
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Anything made to sell. : WARE
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Highest: Comb. form. : ACRO
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Nkrumah's country. : GHANA
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Aits, in France. : ILES
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Mountain pass, in India. : GHAT
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Handsome shade tree. : REDMAPLE
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Faulty part. : FLAW
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Star of the past, ___ Howard. : LESLIE
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London communication group. : BBC
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Ventilates. : AERATES
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Star of the past, ___Duncan. : ISADORA
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"What's ___?" : INANAME
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Women's apartments, in India and Persia. : ZENANAS
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Cheese dish. : RAREBIT
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Road: Span. : ESTRADA
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"___ Fan Tutte." : COSI
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Vehicle, for short. : AUTO
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Refrain syllables. : TRAS
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Pen. : STY
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Another fig tree of India. : PIPAL
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First at the South Pole, 1911. : AMUNDSEN
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Sprinkle with water. : WETDOWN
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Self-important officials. : BASHAWS
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Bored. : IRKED
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Oriental sauce. : SOY
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Centers of activity. : HUBS
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Where Frogner Park is. : OSLO
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Sen. Douglas. : PAUL
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Double-ripper. : SLED
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Tramped. : TROD
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Veteran of the stage. : EDWYNN
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Paducah's river. : OHIO
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Equal to, in size. : ASBIG
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Disagree. : CLASH
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Ancient district of Asia Minor. : IONIA
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Occupy. : ENGAGE
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Small plot of ground. : PATCH
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Crownlet. : TIARA
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Specialized vocabulary. : ARGOT
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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Scorns. : DESPISES
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Well apart, as eyes. : WIDESET
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Baksheesh. : ALMS
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Understand. : REALIZE
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Fragrant oleoresin. : ELEMI
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Relied (on). : LEANT
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Weather prediction. : FAIR
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Yakutsk's river. : LENA
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Decrease. : WANE
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___ fide. : BONA
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Nail. : BRAD
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___ Rosada, Government HQ in Buenos Aires. : CASA
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Reckoning: Colloq. : TAB
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Patriotic order, U. S. : DAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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