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New York Times, Saturday, December 17, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,173
Across
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Means of getting home for Christmas. : JETS
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Ingenious. : SLICK
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Stern's opposite. : STEM
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Shawm. : OBOE
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Indonesian island. : TIMOR
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A Gardner. : ERLE
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Data. : SOURCEMATERIALS
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Board the Chief. : ENTRAIN
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"___ anyone?" : TENNIS
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Massachusetts cape. : ANN
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Colanders. : SIEVES
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Certain Egyptians. : COPTS
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Marsh. : FEN
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Spring up. : ARISE
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Italian silver. : LIRE
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Not often. : SELDOM
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Overturn. : TIP
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Eastern name. : ALI
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"Sing me ___ . . . " : TOSLEEP
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Indian. : OTO
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In ___ (again the thing): Lat. : REM
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Destine. : INTEND
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Trampled. : TROD
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Paper for wrapping. : KRAFT
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Craft. : ART
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He wrote "Home, Sweet Home." : PAYNE
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Threshes. : FLAILS
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Plans: Abbr. : ARR
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Begone!, in Shakespeare's day. : AVAUNT
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Mock. : IMITATE
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Data. : FACTSANDFIGURES
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French man's name. : ELIE
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Inclines. : LEANS
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Authorization. : FIAT
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Do a gardening job. : WEED
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Certain Hindus. : YOGIS
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Prophet of Nehemiah's time. : EZRA
Down
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Character in "Carmen." : JOSE
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Raven. : EBON
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Praise highly: Colloq. : TOUT
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Notched. : SERRATE
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Mug. : STEIN
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Delineate. : LIMN
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"___ lone cowhand . . . " : IMA
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Bed. : COT
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Where Khania is. : KRETE
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Fisherman. : SEINER
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Passing. : TRANSITORY
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Figure in Norse myth, symbolizing old age. : ELLI
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Navy dinner. : MESS
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Preserves. : CANS
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Renovate. : REVAMP
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Best ___. : SELLERS
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Start a new paragraph. : INDENT
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Supreme Court justice. : CLARK
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Tanker. : OILER
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A type of evidence. : PRIMAFACIE
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Gay. : FESTAL
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Repress: Colloq. : SITON
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Lyric. : EPODE
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Familiar form of address. : SON
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Great dictionary: Abbr. : OED
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Giants. : TITANS
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A hypocrite, from Molière's satire. : TARTUFE
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Grooved, as a column. : FLUTED
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Smug one. : PRIG
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Member of NATO. : ITALY
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Wrong. : AMISS
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Quite ___ ( a good many). : AFEW
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Latin farewell. : VALE
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African enclave, Spanish colony. : IFNI
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State: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Saline drop. : TEAR
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This: Span. : ESTA
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Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
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U. N. name. : DAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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