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New York Times, Wednesday, November 9, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,135
Across
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Huck and Jim's transport. : RAFT
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Situated in front. : FORE
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Council. : BOARD
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Wing: Fr. : AILE
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Acronym in the Army. : AWOL
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Chou ___. : ENLAI
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Feat on the diamond. : GRANDSLAM
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First scene in "La Bohème." : ATTIC
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Notable Donizetti ensemble. : SEXTET
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Tie at Aqueduct. : DEADHEAT
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Varsity replacements. : SUBS
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Prevail. : RULE
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Third king of Judah. : ASA
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Male sheep. : TUPS
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Part of a circle. : SECTOR
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Custom. : WONT
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Proofreader's abbreviation. : CAPS
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Urbane. : SUAVE
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Kirghiz mountain range. : ALAI
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Mix, as dough. : KNEAD
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Censure severely. : FLAY
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Declaims noisily. : RANTS
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Any contest of skill, courage, etc. : GAME
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Mardi Gras is one. : FETE
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Currents of air. : DRAFTS
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Wander. : ROAM
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His: Fr. : SES
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Lake Superior cargoes. : ORES
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Star in Draco. : ADIB
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Phenomena of modern life: Slang. : RATRACES
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Break through. : BREACH
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Violin maker. : AMATI
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Nickname of a famous flier. : LONEEAGLE
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Charlotte Corday's victim. : MARAT
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Kind of moth. : LUNA
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Saline drop. : TEAR
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Marksmen. : SHOTS
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Small barracuda. : SPET
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Tributary of the Po. : ADDA
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Name for a shaggy dog. : RAGS
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Yorkshire river into the Ouse. : AIRE
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Plant with blue flowers. : FLAX
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Nomads' dwellings. : TENTS
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Quick profit: Slang. : FASTBUCK
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Symbol of wisdom. : OWL
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Boston Post ___. : ROAD
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Gantry. : ELMER
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British university officials. : BEADLES
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With payment deferred: Slang. : ONTHECUFF
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Der ___. : ALTE
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Non-Moslem in Moslem country. : RAIA
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Reference book: Abbr. : DICT
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : DEUT
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Out of: Ger. : AUS
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Directly: Colloq. : SPANG
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Adjudge. : AWARD
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___ plexus. : SOLAR
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Pineapple. : ANANA
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Lance. : SPEAR
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"The ___ of Hoffmann." : TALES
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Kings: Span. : REYES
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Retaliation in kind. : TITFORTAT
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Last home of R. L. S. : SAMOA
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Down-and-outer. : DEADBEAT
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Mackinac and Magellan. : STRAITS
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Adjective for wine. : SEC
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Mud. : MIRE
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Vends. : SELLS
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Blessed: Lat. : BEATA
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Batters. : RAMS
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Maid, in Calicut. : AMAH
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Edible root of Hawaii. : TARO
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Potage. : SOUP
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Ready for geriatrics. : AGED
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Robed. : CLAD
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Consort of Zeus. : HERA
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Compass point. : NNE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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