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New York Times, Friday, November 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,144

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Crustacean. : CRAB
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Elects. : OPTS
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Metallic yellow. : BRASS
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User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Moroccan seaport. : RABAT
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Greatly loved person. : IDOL
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Indigo source. : ANIL
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Greek letter. : OMEGA
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Obey. : MIND
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A butterfly. : LEPIDOPTER
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Golf term. : BOGEY
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Shaded. : TONED
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Mohammedan fasting period. : RAMADAN
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Basketball team. : FIVE
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Finery of a sort. : GLADRAGS
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Crippled. : MAIMED
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Takes back. : RECANTS
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Screening gunfire. : BARRAGE
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Ukrainian city. : ODESSA
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Boat worker. : BARGEMAN
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Bay of the North Sea (with "The"). : WASH
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Swallow at a draft. : DRINKUP
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Increase: Colloq. : BOOST
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Gunnery shot. : SALVO
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Sporting events. : HORSERACES
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East Indian tree. : TOON
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From pole to pole. : AXIAL
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Trustworthy. : SURE
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Prevail. : RULE
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Popular dance. : TANGO
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Opera house area. : TIER
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Vision: Comb. form. : OPTO
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Furnish with money. : ENDOW
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Ships: Abbr. : STRS
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Hinged section of a table top. : LEAF
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Go up. : CLIMB
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Electronics instrument. : RADIO
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In the group of. : AMONG
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Senseless jumble of words. : BALDERDASH
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Dried tree needles. : PINETAGS
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Camera stands. : TRIPODS
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Girl's name. : SELINA
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Covey. : BROOD
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Inclined walk. : RAMP
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Support. : ABET
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Wise and perceptive. : SAGE
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Castor or Pollux. : STAR
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Where to spend kroner. : DENMARK
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Tales. : YARNS
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Plaza de toros figure. : MATADOR
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Salvage corps. : FIREPATROL
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Yemen ruler. : IMAM
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Star in constellation Lyra. : VEGA
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Robert Anthony ___. : EDEN
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Mature. : GROW
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One of Zeus' conquests. : LEDA
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Relatives of kings. : ACES
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Giant with a hundred eyes. : ARGUS
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Dispenser of chaff and jest. : BANTERER
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Quick bread. : BISCUIT
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Meat dishes. : ROASTS
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Downstairs. : BELOW
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Jeweler's magnifying glass. : LOUPE
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A turn, in music. : VOLTA
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"Just ___ those things . . . " : ONEOF
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Abhor. : HATE
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Colorless gas, in chemistry. : OXAN
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Fruit peel. : RIND
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Starch for puddings. : SAGO
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Pulpit talks: Abbr. : SERS

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

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