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New York Times, Tuesday, December 27, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J K W }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,183
Across
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Do rewrites. : EDIT
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Float. : RAFT
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"Iliad" god, favorer of the Trojans. : ARES
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Deep-toned saxhorn. : TUBA
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Statesman Root. : ELIHU
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Relative of cabbage. : COLE
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Zenith. : APEX
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Punctuation mark. : COLON
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Witty allusion. : QUIP
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Wordbook. : LEXICON
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What is asked for. : REQUEST
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Inverted V. : CARET
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On the ___ vive. : QUI
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Leave high and dry. : STRAND
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Unsanctioned settler. : SQUATTER
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Pawnees or Shawnees. : TRIBE
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Green-blue shade. : AQUA
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Pas seul. : SOLO
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16½ feet. : ROD
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Handbooks. : MANUALS
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Status ___. : QUO
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Followed exactly. : APED
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Postponement. : STAY
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Is contiguous. : ABUTS
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Runaway. : DESERTER
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Where the Curb used to be. : STREET
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Chinese name. : MAO
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Marner's little girl. : EPPIE
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Of service. : HELPFUL
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"Forward wall" member. : LINEMAN
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Biblical prophet. : AMOS
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Wanderer. : NOMAD
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Thermometer reading. : ZERO
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Court team. : FIVE
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Sound of airplane motors. : DRONE
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Give out. : EMIT
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Canasta card. : TREY
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Man of action. : DOER
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Food fish. : SOLE
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And others. : ETAL
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Bamboozle. : DUPE
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Denizen in the Alps. : IBEX
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Vehicle. : TAXICAB
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The best performance in competitive sport. : RECORD
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See 37 Across. : ALONE
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Thread: Fr. : FIL
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Wielder of a magic hammer. : THOR
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Conducts (oneself). : ACQUITS
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Gay blade. : ROUE
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Ivy League team. : ELIS
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Social unit. : SEPT
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Ill-matched. : UNEQUAL
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Cave ___ (beware of the dog). : CANEM
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Sine ___ non (necessity). : QUA
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Draftsman's ruler. : TSQUARE
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Valuable violin, for short. : STRAD
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Simile or metaphor. : TROPE
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Roller coaster and carousel. : RIDES
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Wharf. : QUAY
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Round, brimless hat. : TOQUE
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Wash out: Rare. : ELUTE
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Collection of hens. : ROOST
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___ bellum. : ANTE
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Dumfound. : ASTOUND
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Joined, as a card game. : SATIN
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The Manassa Mauler. : DEMPSEY
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Moves briskly or jauntily: Slang. : BREEZES
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Historic flying group. : RAF
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Eight-legged animal. : SPIDER
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Tree like a sycamore. : PLANE
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Sword handle. : HAFT
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Eastern official. : EMIR
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Delight in. : LOVE
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___ Mayor. : LORD
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Reminder. : MEMO
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Eminence. : NOTE
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Low. : MOO

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later.

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