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New York Times, Monday, November 7, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 325 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,133
Across
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Tender. : OFFER
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King of the Hellenes. : PAUL
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Rooms for research. : LABS
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Divide by cutting. : CARVE
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"___ virumque cano . . . " : ARMA
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Part of the forest. : TREES
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Teen-age phenomenon. : PUPPYLOVE
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Portentous event. : OMEN
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School of whales. : GAM
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Piece of furniture. : DAYBED
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Asian capital. : SEOUL
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Asseveration. : VOW
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Site of famous English cathedral. : ELY
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Starry. : ASTRAL
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Special features of Broadway. : SIGNS
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Implied. : TACIT
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Austrian composer (1819–95). : SUPPE
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Girl in "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
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Port of French Morocco. : RABAT
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Knot in wool, yarn, etc. : BURL
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Make one's home. : DWELL
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Synthetic material. : NYLON
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Animal's milieu. : ZOO
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Type of picture. : MURAL
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Edgar Rice Burroughs character. : TARZAN
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Mammal with wings. : BAT
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Type of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
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Asian kingdom. : NEPAL
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Mt. McKinley's range. : ALASKA
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Purpose. : AIM
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Le Moko of the Casbah. : PEPE
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Idles. : KILLSTIME
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Little Crow's tribe. : SIOUX
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Indian carriage. : EKKA
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Mature. : ADULT
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Musical sign. : REST
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Since: Scot. : SYNE
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Communications. : NOTES
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Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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A certain tract of land. : FARM
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Peach. : FREESTONE
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Doubletree. : EVENER
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Home: Abbr. : RES
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Of the Vatican. : PAPAL
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The wake-robin plant. : ARUM
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Referee: Abbr. : UMP
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Pet of a sort. : LAPDOG
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Madonna ___. : LILY
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Dried brick. : ADOBE
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Carpenter's tool. : BEVEL
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Feeling poorly: Colloq. : SEEDY
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Opens wide. : YAWNS
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Of the throat. : GULAR
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Cereal grass. : OAT
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Full of life. : VITAL
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Uninteresting. : ARID
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Kind of business. : SHOW
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Prophetic woman. : SIBYL
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___ rosa. : SUB
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Place for locks. : CANAL
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Solve. : PUZZLEOUT
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Canoe. : PROA
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Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
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Shade tree. : ELM
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___ pole. : TOTEM
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Skulks. : LURKS
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Be off one's guard. : NAP
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Equipment for vaqueros. : REATAS
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Cassino's river. : RAPIDO
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Wilson's Secretary of War. : BAKER
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Equally. : ALIKE
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One purpose of summit meetings. : TALKS
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Relative. : NIECE
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Wooden strip. : SLAT
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Hymn's end. : AMEN
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Whimper. : PULE
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Telephones: Abbr. : EXTS
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One of the Leagues. : IVY
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___ Juan. : SAN

Answer summary: 4 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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