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New York Times, Sunday, November 6, 1960

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,132
Across
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Ornamental tripod. : TEAPOY
7
Track. : RAIL
11
Manhattan: Abbr. : ISL
14
Greek mount. : OSSA
18
Sidewalk structure in Bologna. : ARCADE
19
Presidential cognomen. : HARRY
20
Southern ally of 22 Across. : SCALAWAG
22
Corrupt Northerner of 1865. : CARPETBAGGER
24
Member of the Equal Rights Party, 1835. : LOCOFOCO
25
Place in office. : SEAT
26
Where the Storting sits. : OSLO
27
Dwindles. : ABATES
29
___ y plata: Montana's motto. : ORO
30
Early political faction in S. C. : WOOLHATS
33
Asian prince. : AMIR
34
United. : ONED
35
Ship channels. : GATS
38
___ Bien Phu, Vietnam town. : DIEN
39
Middle: Abbr. : CTR
41
Sleep like ___. : ATOP
43
Numerical prefix. : UNI
44
Captain ___. : KIDD
45
What "mach" refers to. : SOUND
47
Hebrew letter. : ALEPH
50
Living in harmony. : ATPEACE
52
Doors and drawers are. : KNOBBED
54
Pointless discourse. : DROOL
56
Perfect. : RIPEN
57
Photo. : SNAP
58
Word on a cent. : UNUM
60
Florence's river. : ARNO
61
Deices. : MELTS
63
Habiliment. : TOGS
64
Bonheur. : ROSA
65
Part of a ship's keel. : SKEG
66
Group at Offutt A. F. Base. : SAC
67
Hats. : STRAWS
69
Inhumes. : INTERS
71
By the ___. : BYE
72
Gen. White's concern. : USAF
74
Delineate. : LIMN
75
Snick and ___. : SNEE
76
Bundle. : SHEAF
78
Roman goddess of fate. : NONA
79
Fat. : OLEO
80
"Character." : CARD
81
Composer Copland. : AARON
83
Difficulties. : KNOTS
85
Beguiles. : ENTRAPS
87
Show off. : SPLURGE
89
Arrangement. : SETUP
91
Lacking. : SHORT
92
Fan ___. : MAIL
93
St. Nick, for one. : ELF
94
Hebrew measure. : EPHA
96
Mrs. McKinley. : IDA
97
CCNY, for one. : COLL
98
___ de la Madeleine. : ILES
99
City on the Orne. : CAEN
102
Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
104
Political bribe takers. : BOODLERS
107
Harem room. : ODA
108
Conveys. : BRINGS
110
Martian: Comb. form. : AREO
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Morning land. : EAST
114
Behind-the-times politico. : MOSSBACK
116
Bamboozler, from 1825. : HORNSWOGGLER
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Anti-slave party, 1848–56. : FREESOIL
121
Unalaskan. : ALEUT
122
Middy. : BLOUSE
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Puppy squeal. : YELP
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Have: Scot. : HAE
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___ heart. : HADA
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Most rational. : SANEST
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Group at Langley A. F. Base. : TAC
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Times. : ERAS
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Piece of land. : ACRE
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Fruit. : PAPAWS
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"___ Joy." : ODETO
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Nevertheless. : YET
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Overcoat. : RAGLAN
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Cant. : ARGOT
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Choler. : IRE
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Constellation. : LYRA
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Eastern religion. : ISLAM
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Nova ___. : SCOTIA
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Large genus of lizards. : LACERTA
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Clumsy one. : OAF
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Languish. : SWOON
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"La __ du Printemps." : SACRE
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V. P. Marshall's "___ five-cent cigar." : AGOOD
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Chopped. : HASHED
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Exploding meteor. : BOLIDE
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Opponents of Hunkers, 1840–50. : BARNBURNERS
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Like Pindar's works. : ODIC
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News beats. : SCOOPS
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"Lakme" and "Manon." : OPERAS
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Forage plant from India. : GUAR
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Splinter party of 1831. : ANTIMASONS
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William Henry Harrison. : TIPPECANOE
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___ thumper. : TUB
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Experienced. : OLD
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___ "Critique of Pure Reason." : KANTS
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Obstacles. : SNAGS
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Signified. : DENOTED
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River and Harbor bill, for example. : PORKBARREL
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Use sweet talk to deceive. : HONEYFOGLE
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Conger. : EEL
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Secret party of the 1850's. : KNOWNOTHING
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Signora Checchi. : DUSE
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Theatre area. : LOGE
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Flower parts. : STAMENS
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Red planet. : MARS
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City in Normandy. : STLO
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Subsided. : SUNK
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Nettle. : RILE
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Unfitting. : INAPT
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Auxiliary verb. : SHALL
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Make richer. : FATTEN
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Sacred beetle. : SCARAB
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Aqua. : EAU
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Ornamental clocks. : NEFS
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Eat. : SUP
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Stick. : ROD
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Pale. : SALLOW
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Nap. : PILE
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Sheshonk or Necho. : PHARAOH
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Unassuming. : MODEST
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Markova. : ALICIA
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Horns. : CORNUA
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Equiangular figure: Rare. : ISAGON
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Snug: Colloq. : COMFY
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Worship. : ADORE
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Display frame. : EASEL
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Tarsus. : ANKLE
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Having paddles. : OARED
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Rule: Span. : REGLA
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Casks: Abbr. : BBS
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Persian chief. : SHAH
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Veer. : SLUE
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Hardy heroine. : TESS
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Month: Abbr. : SEP
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
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Out-of-date: Abbr. : OBS
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Emeritus: Abbr. : RET

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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