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New York Times, Friday, December 2, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,158
Across
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Nine inches. : SPAN
5
Sculptured head or face. : MASK
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To ___ (to the extreme). : DEATH
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Speech: Comb. form. : LOGO
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King of Quechuan Indians. : INCA
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Upshot. : ISSUE
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Opposed, in a manner of speaking. : AGIN
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Halt. : STANDSTILL
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Generous. : GOODHEARTED
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___ gratias. : DEO
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Part of the head. : EAR
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Slightest. : BAREST
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Brings together. : AMASSES
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Song. : ARIA
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Mailbag. : POUCH
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Sizzling. : PIPINGHOT
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Assert. : AVER
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Bewilders. : DAZES
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Danish island. : AERO
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Outer boundary. : PERIMETER
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Facial expression. : SMILE
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Apple. : POME
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Cleansed. : SCOURED
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Nebraskan river into the Missouri. : PLATTE
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Sprite. : ELF
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Poetic contraction. : EEN
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Strict. : HARDANDFAST
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Handy. : CONVENIENT
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Badly. : ILLY
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Walking ___. : ONAIR
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Der ___. : ALTE
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Type of tide. : NEAP
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Business index. : SALES
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Sly look. : LEER
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Describing designs, in heraldry. : SEME
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Smelting product. : SLAG
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Cartoon animal. : POGO
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Term in money exchange. : AGIO
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Hard to classify. : NONDESCRIPT
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Unhappiness: Fr. : MISERE
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Pilaster. : ANTA
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Mark. : SCAR
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Philosopher of Königsberg. : KANT
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Contempt. : DISDAIN
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Superlative suffix. : EST
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Stage direction. : ASIDE
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Marsh plants. : TULES
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Slave. : HELOT
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Rubbish. : DEBRIS
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Baked meat dish. : HASH
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Mud larks' playmates. : RAGAMUFFINS
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Eleventh month of Egyptian calendar. : APAP
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Be sold, as goods. : MOVE
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Hungarian violinist. : AUER
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Flooded condition, as of a river. : SPATE
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Mimics. : APERS
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Make into: Suffix. : IZE
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Future owner. : HEIR
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Border of a shield. : ORLE
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___ the line. : TOED
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Abase. : DEMEAN
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Looks after. : MOTHERS
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Disposed of. : SOLD
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Pivot. : CENTER
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River in New Mexico and Texas. : PECOS
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Girl's name. : LEONA
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Record. : ANNAL
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Silver coin of Iran. : RIAL
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Proofreader's term. : DELE
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Heavy, noisy impact. : SLAM
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Kind. : TYPE
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Contend. : VIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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