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New York Times, Saturday, December 31, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J W Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,187
Across
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Rowboat. : SKIFF
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Secular. : LAIC
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Weather phenomena. : FOGS
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Jeopardy. : PERIL
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Baker's companion. : ABLE
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Once ___ time . . . : UPONA
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Wiener schnitzel. : VEAL
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Type of light. : NEON
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Historic time. : NINETEENSIXTYAD
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Time when a beginning is made. : START
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Characters in fables. : BEASTS
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Hound. : BASSET
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Enthusiasts. : FANS
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Relatively far removed. : OUTER
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Short skirt. : KILT
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Large ruminants. : YAKS
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___ et labora. : ORA
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Americans. : YANKEES
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Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
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Famous baseball player. : MAYS
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Collegian. : COED
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Following. : AFTER
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Finesse. : TACT
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Out-and-out. : ARRANT
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Take on. : ASSUME
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Cerro de ___, mining center in Peru. : PASCO
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Possible New Year's resolution. : MINDONESPSANDQS
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Describing Father Time. : AGED
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Type of metal piece. : TBAR
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Courageous. : STOUT
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Captain Hook's henchman. : SMEE
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Gardner. : ERLE
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Washington name. : MAMIE
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Carnelian. : SARD
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Portuguese titles. : DOMS
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Napped. : SLEPT
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Prolonged. : SPUN
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Visored cap. : KEPI
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Golf club. : IRON
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Skill. : FINESSE
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Washington cape, S. of Vancouver Island. : FLATTERY
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Admirer. : LOVER
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As regards. : ANENT
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Greek hero, slayer of Castor. : IDAS
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Single. : CELIBATE
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Illusion. : FANTASY
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Is guided by. : OBEYS
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Enjoy another's discomfiture. : GLOAT
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Forwards. : SENDS
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Dine. : EAT
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Stranger: Comb. form. : XEN
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Flourish vigorously, as business. : BOOM
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Invisible atmosphere. : AURA
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Prop up. : STAY
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Escaped. : FLED
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Half hitch. : KNOT
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Dwight. : IKE
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Broadway group. : ANTA
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Acute. : KEEN
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Kind. : SORT
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Underlined. : ACCENTED
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Ironies. : SARCASMS
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Set thickly on. : STUDDED
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Bone of the forehead. : FRONTAL
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"___, amas, I love a lass . . . " : AMO
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Talking beast of the Bible. : ASS
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Pile up. : AMASS
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Greek letter. : SIGMA
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Smiling grimace. : SNEER
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Song of Asaph. : PSALM
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After: Fr. : APRES
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Tortosa's river. : EBRO
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Mansion: Port. : DOME
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Sally. : QUIP
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Printer's term. : STET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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