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New York Times, Saturday, December 10, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,166
Across
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Plant of the buckwheat family. : DOCK
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King of Troy. : PRIAM
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Gorge. : SATE
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Seaport of Samoa. : APIA
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Donizetti heroine. : LINDA
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Ripple. : PURL
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Political vilifier. : MUDSLINGER
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Concept. : IDEA
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In the manner of: Suffix. : ESE
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Comfort. : EASE
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Sea west of Greece. : IONIAN
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River in and out of Lake Geneva. : RHONE
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Swamp. : FEN
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Left over. : ODD
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Bewail. : LAMENT
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Short surplice. : COTTA
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Seed coverings. : ARILS
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Any scroll-shaped ornament. : CARTOUCHE
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Where a statue of Venus was found. : MILO
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Great artery. : AORTA
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Council, as formerly in Transvaal. : RAAD
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Where Johns Hopkins is. : BALTIMORE
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French gateway. : PORTE
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Glossy, dark fur. : SABLE
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Substance found in wheat flour. : GLUTEN
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Official book for pharmacists: Abbr. : USP
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Man's nickname. : GUS
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Seemingly (often used as a prefix). : QUASI
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Large group of fish. : SCHOOL
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Eject. : OUST
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Tennis term. : LOB
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Croquet wicket. : HOOP
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Haile Selassie's capital. : ADDISABABA
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Bête ___. : NOIRE
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Companions of ids. : EGOS
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Lively dance. : REEL
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Doctrine. : TENET
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Relatives of yards. : FEET
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Feminine title. : DAME
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Work. : OPUS
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End of the line for many apples. : CIDERMILL
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Souls, in ancient Egypt. : KAS
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Supple. : PLIANT
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See 10 Down. : RINSE
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Contemporary playwright. : INGE
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Product of: Suffix. : ADE
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Victor Herbert girl. : MARIETTA
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Washing machine cycle. : SPIN
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TV term. : AUDIO
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Surface of a stair. : TREAD
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African antelope. : ELAND
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M. Jouhaux and others. : LEONS
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Aware of: Colloq. : ONTO
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Slaves. : HELOTS
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Strong point. : FORTE
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Innocent person. : LAMB
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Melody. : ARIA
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Vieux ___, French quarter of New Orleans. : CARRE
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Containing gold. : AUROUS
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Chills. : COOLS
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Gristle. : CARTILAGE
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Misanthrope's specialty. : HATE
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Garden spot. : EDEN
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Walking. : AMBULANT
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Troublemaker for "the Moor." : IAGO
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Rio de la ___. : PLATA
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Triangular shaped piece in a garment. : GUSSET
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Theatre employe. : USHER
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Tea cake. : SCONE
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Call. : PHONE
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24 or 25 sheets of paper. : QUIRE
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Relative of a moonstone. : OPAL
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Valhalla host. : ODIN
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Hautboy. : OBOE
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Fiber for ropes, mats, etc. : BAST
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Common fictitious name. : DOE
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British army: Abbr. : BEF

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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