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New York Times, Thursday, December 22, 1960

22-Across : Anchorages for ships.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,178
Across
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Parlor piece. : SOFA
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Quibble. : CAVIL
10
Zodiac sign. : CRAB
14
Jot. : ATOM
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Native of Arabia. : OMANI
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___ duck. : LAME
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Rail bird. : SORA
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Describing those 1943 pennies. : ZINCCOATED
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Indifferent. : HEEDLESS
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Anchorages for ships. : HAVENS
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Favors granted. : BOONS
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Happen. : BETIDE
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Garment. : BLOUSE
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Touch or taste. : SENSE
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Resembling: Suffix. : OID
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Official orders. : EDICTS
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Horseplay. : ROMP
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Small barracudas. : SPETS
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Filbert. : NUT
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With reference to. : ASFOR
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Body of laws. : CODE
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Loathe. : DETEST
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Long scarf. : BOA
43
Copycats. : APERS
45
___ public. : NOTARY
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Slightest. : MEREST
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Spy in the land of Canaan. : CALEB
50
Texas metropolis. : DALLAS
51
Made a certain kind of bet. : PARLAYED
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Of long standing. : INVETERATE
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Treasure hunt hint. : CLUE
57
Rivals. : VIES
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Received in radiotelephony. : ROGER
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Hour, in Spain. : HORA
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Nubbins. : EARS
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Stadium rows. : TIERS
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Erelong. : ANON
Down
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Ornamental band. : SASH
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American Indian. : OTOE
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Presaged. : FOREBODED
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Touchwood used as punk. : AMADOU
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Defrauded in a paltry way. : COZENED
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Wrongly. : AMISS
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Large closed trucks. : VANS
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Business abbreviation. : INC
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Mosses. : LICHENS
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Keyboards of pianos, organs, etc. : CLAVIERS
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Deserved: Colloq. : RATED
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Pleasing. : AMENE
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Garden plots. : BEDS
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Provender. : OATS
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Lets slip. : LOSES
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Actress Davis. : BETTE
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Russet pear. : BOSC
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Chinese poet of 1,200 years ago. : LIPO
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Tails of the fox, deer, etc. : SCUTS
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Slow. : INERT
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Hanging Gardens ___. : OFBABYLON
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Wasteland. : MOOR
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Entreat. : PRAY
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Dry-eyed. : TEARLESS
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A speck of Oceania. : ATOLL
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Plum pudding. : DESSERT
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Trappers. : SNARERS
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Product of ancient bogs. : PEAT
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___ dog to bark (give superfluous advice). : TEACHA
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Obsession. : MANIA
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Young eel. : ELVER
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Supply with food. : CATER
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Swan, for example. : DIVE
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Boy in uniform. : PAGE
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A continent: Comb. form. : EURO
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___ Rusk. : DEAN
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Reine's mate. : ROI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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