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New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,142
Across
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Thirteenth largest city in U. S. : BOSTON
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Gave assent. : ACCEDED
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Olympian goddess. : ARTEMIS
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Notch in a rafter. : MORTISE
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Three-dimensional scene. : DIORAMA
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Resemble. : IMITATE
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Sticky stuff. : GOO
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Shore: Ital. : RIVA
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Rang out. : PEALED
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Purposes. : ENDS
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Apathy. : TORPOR
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Catalyzing substances. : ENZYMES
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Ils ___ (They are): Fr. : SONT
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Quickly. : APACE
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Less alert. : SLEEPIER
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Fifth largest city of U. S. : DETROIT
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Submarine of the 7-mile dive. : TRIESTE
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Pressed flowers, ticket stubs, etc. : MEMENTOS
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Former Dodger star. : REESE
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Locate. : SPOT
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Made possible. : ENABLED
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Describing some party dresses. : FRILLY
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Of this or that kind. : SUCH
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A fish, the shark sucker. : REMORA
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Cut made by a saw. : KERF
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Big leaguer. : PRO
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Hard black rubber. : EBONITE
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Steak. : SIRLOIN
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Stirs up. : AROUSES
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"Nothing but perception," according to Plato. : SCIENCE
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Gain control over. : POSSESS
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Cook-out treats. : STEAKS
Down
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Symbol of authority. : BADGE
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Constellation on the equator. : ORION
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Made resistance. : STOOD
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Region: Abbr. : TER
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Caliph's name. : OMAR
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"Five-star" Navy man. : NIMITZ
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Practicer of one of the arts. : COMPOSER
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Newsman of colonial days. : CRIER
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Name akin to Hetty. : ETTA
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Television appurtenance. : DIAL
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Italian town. : ESTE
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Act. : DEED
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Famous theatre in the Strand. : SAVOY
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Rifles. : ARMS
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Untold knowledge. : SECRET
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Furrier's concern. : PELT
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Type of light. : NEON
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Exceeds the limit. : SPEEDS
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River of Picardy. : OISE
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"___ to Catch the Wind." : NETS
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Symbol of Christmas. : TREE
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6 Down and others: Abbr. : ADMS
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Bird sound. : PEEP
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Vapor: Comb. form. : ATMO
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Leprechaun country. : EIRE
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Repeats. : ITERATES
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : TONI
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Great name in medicine. : SALK
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Hallow. : BLESS
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Verse and chorus. : LYRICS
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Upholstery fabric. : FRISE
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"Once ___ time . . . " : UPONA
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Pain in the neck. : CRICK
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Sharpens. : HONES
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Harvest. : REAP
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Tortosa's river. : EBRO
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Bovine sounds. : MOOS
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Burden. : ONUS
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Mixture from which glass is made. : FRIT
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Letter. : ESS
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Grant's counterpart. : LEE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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