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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

ASTRONAUTICAL

New York Times, Sunday, November 20, 1960

17-Down : Treat as of the same value.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,146
Across
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___ Janeiro. : RIODE
6
Mine product. : SALT
10
Trip. : RIDE
14
Nimrod's city. : BABEL
19
Elizabethan figure. : ESSEX
20
There is: Fr. : ILYA
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The once indivisible. : ATOM
22
Man from Baghdad. : IRAQI
23
Meteoric particles. : COSMICDUST
25
Device to display certain orbiting. : COMETARIUM
27
There: Lat. : IBI
28
Restrained. : TIED
29
Noted backwoods candidate. : ABE
31
Ruffles considerably. : IRES
32
Verbum ___. : SAP
33
Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
35
Freezes over. : ICES
37
Muse of astronomy. : URANIA
39
Party. : FETE
40
Relatives of ospreys. : ERNES
42
Together with: Scot. : ALANG
44
French firm: Abbr. : CIE
45
Court decree in Canada. : ARRET
46
Damage. : SCAR
48
John ___. : DOE
49
Pamper. : CODDLE
51
Detests heartily. : ABHORS
54
Science-fiction weapon. : RAYGUN
56
Penitent thief at Golgotha. : DISMAS
60
Dye trees. : LOGWOODS
63
Learn. : HEAR
64
Phrase demanding attention. : SEEHERE
65
At the nadir. : LOW
66
Migrants of the 1930's : OKIES
68
Circumpolar constellation. : DRACO
70
Icelandic book. : EDDA
71
A concept suggested by Dutch physicist Lorentz. : THESPACETIMECONTINUUM
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Girl captured by Hercules. : IOLE
77
January in Mexico. : ENERO
78
Toys that seem to defy gravity. : YOYOS
79
Law: Fr. : LOI
80
Crumbles into decay. : MOLDERS
83
Rajah's lady. : RANI
85
Relative of the Skate. : NAUTILUS
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Lamb products. : ESSAYS
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Rumanian rhapsodist. : ENESCO
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From first ___. : TOLAST
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Shrine. : TEMPLE
93
Member of a well-known trio. : TOM
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Just before the final. : SEMI
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Absence excuse of sickness, in Eng. schools. : AEGER
98
Indian territory: Abbr. : RES
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Make into law. : ENACT
101
Trencherman. : EATER
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Spree. : TEAR
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Noblest of Trojan chiefs. : HECTOR
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Artless. : NAIF
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Accomplished. : DONE
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Building wing. : ELL
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Ship's upright. : MAST
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Space-minded nation. : USA
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Noncoms, for short. : NCOS
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School group: Abbr. : PTA
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Garments for astronauts. : SPACESUITS
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NASA concern. : ROCKETSHIP
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Poison. : TOXIN
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Ditch. : MOAT
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Navigator Tasman. : ABEL
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Rapidly. : APACE
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Popular contemporary composer. : STYNE
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Crusts, for example. : ENDS
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Money on the Corso. : LIRE
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Scolder. : RATER
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Enumerate. : RECITE
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Line on a weather map. : ISOBAR
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Legendary poet. : OSSIAN
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One of the parties: Abbr. : DEM
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Parkway sign. : EXIT
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Motorcycle accommodation. : SIDECAR
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Chemical apparatus. : ALUDEL
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Ghent's river. : LYS
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Casual farewell. : TATA
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Track driver. : RACER
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Early Zionist group: Abbr. : ITO
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Canada. : DOMINION
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Smoothed with abrasive. : EMERIED
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Influence. : BIAS
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R. R. abbreviation. : ARR
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Kiss: Fr. : BAISER
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Treat as of the same value. : EQUATE
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Shellfish. : LIMPET
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Year in Trajan's reign. : CII
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Japanese ceremony. : TEA
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Villains of primitive science-fiction. : BUGEYEDMONSTERS
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Plant again. : RESOW
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Star in Cygnus. : SADR
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Precision. : ACCURACY
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Give a new look. : FRESHEN
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Squeak and creak: Dial. : SCROOP
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Biblical patriarch. : NOAH
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"It's a sin to tell ___." : ALIE
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King of India, c. 250 B. C. : ASOKA
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Dwight. : DDE
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Permanent. : ALLTIME
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Nursery cries. : BOOHOOS
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"The Time Machine" author. : HGWELLS
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Paris station. : GARE
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Lowest part of the brain. : MEDULLA
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Strenuous. : ARDUOUS
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Weather phenomenon. : SEAMIST
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Checkers. : DICES
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Spotted in the telescope. : SEEN
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Ivan's girl. : SONYA
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Least lenient. : STERNEST
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Nocturnal animal. : COON
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More dignified. : SEDATER
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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All: Fr. : TOUTE
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"Helen, thy beauty ___ ... " : ISTOME
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Spectator. : EYER
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Sergeant major of the regiment: Abbr. : RSM
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Religious image. : ICON
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The Trojan story. : ILIAD
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Democratic choice. : ELECTION
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Arabian state. : OMAN
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Suppose. : PRESUME
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Be very scrupulous. : STICKLE
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Fallout producers. : ATESTS
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Certain fish trap. : EELPOT
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The Milky Way. : GALAXY
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The Crab between the Twins and the Lion. : CANCER
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Stovepipe. : TOPHAT
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Tempt. : ENTICE
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Farm machine. : REAPER
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Owns. : HAS
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Expels from office. : OUSTS
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Adversary. : FOE
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Significant wall handwriting. : MENE
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Fomalhaut, for one. : STAR
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___ C., title of 50 Down. : CIN
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Small child. : TAD
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Kimono sash. : OBI
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Belgian town. : SPA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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