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New York Times, Monday, November 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,147
Across
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Split, especially in a church. : SCHISM
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Dark blue. : COBALT
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Ghost-ridden. : HAUNTED
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Glass-enclosed porches, for example. : SOLARIA
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Ennoble. : ELEVATE
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Of the skull. : CRANIAL
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Shrub. : ALDER
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Cutting stroke. : CHOP
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Unpleasantly humid. : DANK
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Summer TV fare. : REPEAT
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Island of the Philippines. : PANAY
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Sediment. : SILT
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Lighthouse item. : LANTERN
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Constellation south of the Scorpion. : ARA
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Part of a fencer's gear. : MASK
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Tooth. : CANINE
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Destiny. : FORTUNE
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Vessel of Bombay and Ceylon. : PATAMAR
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Withstand. : ENDURE
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Lasted. : WORE
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Small dog with snub nose. : PUG
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Toothed wheel. : RATCHET
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Substance. : METAL
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Triangular sail. : LATEEN
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Ending of some hymns. : AMEN
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Approximately. : SOME
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Byelorussian capital. : MINSK
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Poetical form. : RONDEAU
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Incitements. : STIMULI
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___ attention. : STOODAT
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Foe of the Crusaders. : SALADIN
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Member of Eisenhower cabinet. : HERTER
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Cancel. : DELETE
Down
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African tree yielding a butter. : SHEA
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Short visit. : CALL
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Colored. : HUED
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Reverse the order of. : INVERT
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Be conspicuous. : STARE
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Convened. : MET
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Business organization: Abbr. : CORP
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Wave: Span. : OLA
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Handkerchief named from a method of dyeing. : BANDANNA
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Compound suffix forming adjectives and nouns. : ARIAN
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Tropical vine. : LIANA
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Verbose. : TALKY
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Die. : DECEASE
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General who was called "Old Fuss and Feathers." : SCOTT
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Length of coiled thread or yarn. : HANK
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Celestial body. : PLANET
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Babble. : PRATE
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Reliable. : SAFE
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Firm strength. : IRON
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Shortening. : LARD
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Card game. : ECARTE
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Type of painting. : MURAL
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Cousins of gremlins. : IMPS
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Of sailors: Abbr. : NAUT
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Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
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Puccini opera. : TURANDOT
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Type of woman writer. : POETESS
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Sound of hard impact. : WHAM
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Batsman's mighty hit. : CLOUT
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One of the kingdoms. : ANIMAL
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Bog. : MARSH
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Overdramatize: Colloq. : EMOTE
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General course. : TENOR
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Rousseau work. : EMILE
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River into the Moselle. : SAAR
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Type of figure, in painting, sculpture, etc. : NUDE
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Cut. : SLIT
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Cattle: Poet. : KINE
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Commune in the Netherlands. : EDE
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Small child. : TAD

Answer summary: 1 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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