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New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,134
Across
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The winner in 1828. : JACKSON
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Of radiant energy: Comb. form. : SPECTRO
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Magnetite. : IRONORE
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Type of newspaper. : TABLOID
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Italian composer (1675–1743). : VIVALDI
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Economic sanction. : EMBARGO
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French schoolboy. : ELEVE
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Tide in the first and third quarter. : NEAP
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Cousin of tear. : WEAR
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Superlative ending. : EST
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Holiday season. : XMAS
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Exclamations of annoyance. : TUTS
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Nissen or quonset. : HUT
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Petty tyrant. : SATRAP
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Presidential nickname. : IKE
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Item in commuter's budget. : FARES
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Small egg. : OVULE
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VIP of an election year. : CAMPAIGNMANAGER
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Meat jelly. : ASPIC
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Verona's river. : ADIGE
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Conjunction. : BUT
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Nobel peace prize winner Pearson. : LESTER
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Noun suffix denoting explosive. : ITE
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Legendary matter. : MYTH
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Horse. : ROAN
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___ Paolo. : SAO
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Wharf or paved bank. : QUAY
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Sound of relief. : SIGH
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Canine sound. : GROWL
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Straight. : UNBOWED
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Country on East African coast. : ERITREA
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Musical. : MELODIC
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Heroes of the arenas. : TOREROS
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Features of nature. : SCENERY
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Swing music: Slang. : JIVE
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Inlet. : COVE
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Playing cards. : KNAVES
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Shoe parts. : SOLES
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Army branch: Abbr. : ORD
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German negative. : NEIN
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Water above 212 deg. F. : STEAM
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South American plains. : PAMPAS
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Decline. : EBB
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Lobster's chela. : CLAW
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Moved with great haste: Colloq. : TORE
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Latvian seaport. : RIGA
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Scent. : ODOR
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Increasing in scope, area, etc. : EXTENDING
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Language of Southeast Asia. : THAI
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Tributary of the Rhone. : SAONE
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Money in Bangkok. : TICAL
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Official decree. : UKASE
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Le ___, famous French newspaper. : TEMPS
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Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
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Source of power: Abbr. : TVA
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Sport. : RUGBY
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Inhabitant of Attu. : ALEUT
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___ Amboy. : PERTH
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Severe check or defeat: Colloq. : FACER
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Struck a heavy blow. : SMIT
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Theatre section. : PIT
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"A man for the ___." : AGES
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Faced, as a challenge. : ROSETO
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Harrison's running mate, 1888. : MORTON
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Staff members. : AIDES
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Mentally quick. : AGILE
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Discontinue. : QUIT
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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But: Ger. : ABER
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Days of ___. : YORE
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Sews. : HEMS
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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Small dam. : WEIR
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Adjective for a trimmed garment. : LACY
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Cabinent post now part of Defense. : WAR
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Purchaser's slip: Abbr. : REC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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