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New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J V X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,130
Across
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Objective. : GOAL
5
Glided. : SLID
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Black fly. : GNAT
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___ Arundel, Annapolis' county. : ANNE
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Slacks off. : EASES
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Mellow. : RICH
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Accommodate one's self to a regular way of life. : SETTLEDOWN
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Site of the Pearl Mosque. : AGRA
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Venture. : PRESUME
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Distance important to spies. : EARSHOT
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A certain. : ONE
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Girl in a pool. : TYPIST
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Not quite a quake. : SHUDDER
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Type of license. : POETIC
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Full of substance. : MEATY
32
Magnitude. : SIZE
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Parlor: Span. : SALA
35
Tree. : ELM
36
Galveston or Charleston. : SEAPORT
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Fragment. : BIT
40
Innocent. : LAMB
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___ over (cogitate): Colloq. : MULL
43
Man with a burden. : ATLAS
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Girl's name. : THELMA
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Covered up seeds. : EARTHED
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Dilapidated. : RUINED
51
Supped. : ATE
52
Flowers. : NOSEGAY
54
Relating to the eyelashes. : CILIARY
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___ Alonzo Stagg. : AMOS
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Having great size and power. : TITANESQUE
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___ Centre, model for town in "Main Street." : SAUK
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January, in Spain. : ENERO
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Game fish. : TUNA
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Bohemian. : ARTY
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Certain operatives. : GMEN
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Sinks. : SAGS
Down
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Sound of surprise. : GASP
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Nonpareil: Slang. : ONER
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Stake. : ANTE
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Is dismissed, as school. : LETSOUT
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Appeared. : SEEMED
6
Bail. : LADE
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Alike: Comb. form. : ISO
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___ decimal system. : DEWEY
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Fescue and quitch. : GRASSES
10
Place for an alarm clock. : NIGHTTABLE
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Topmost: Comb. form. : ACRO
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In ___ (because). : THAT
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Fish used for soup. : SNAPPER
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___ Lane, near Niagara Falls, site of 1812 battle. : LUNDYS
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River, in Brazil. : RIO
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Stretched a double. : TRIPLED
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Biblical word of uncertain meaning. : SELAH
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Develops through repeated effort. : HAMMERSOUT
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Jacob's twin. : ESAU
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Poem in 24 books. : ILIAD
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Type of cradle. : CATS
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Blend. : MELT
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He wrote "J'accuse." : ZOLA
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Issue. : EMANATE
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Tell all. : TATTLE
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___ law, to protect investors. : BLUESKY
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Believers in one God. : THEISTS
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Marble. : MIG
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"And sendeth ___ the just and on the unjust." : RAINON
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Watching. : EYING
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Astronautics group. : NASA
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Eastern name. : OMAR
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Close attention. : CARE
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Water. : AQUA
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Crossbar. : RUNG
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Certain votes. : YEAS
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Pro ___. : TEM

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

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