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New York Times, Wednesday, February 10, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,862
Across
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Subway token. : FARE
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Gibbons. : APES
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Mockery. : FARCE
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Presently. : ANON
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Fruit. : DATE
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It begins: "Sing, Muse, the wrath of Achilles . . . " : ILIAD
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"___ Plenty of Nuttin.'" : IGOT
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Structure outside a castle. : DRAWBRIDGE
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Bounce back. : RESILE
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The bride's. : HERS
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Lair. : DEN
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Move back. : RECEDE
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A great deal: Colloq. : LOTS
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Popular type of entertainer. : VENTRILOQUIST
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____d'Yeu, place of Petain's exile. : ILE
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Entrance. : DOOR
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Masked merrymaker. : MUMMER
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Burst of cheers. : SALVO
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Much less than a quaff. : SIP
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Rome Beauty, : APPLE
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Profession of 36 Across. : ACTING
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Earl ___ Biggers. : DERR
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Aficionado's cry. : OLE
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Washington and others. : WESTERNSTATES
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Home of the tiger. : ASIA
51
Picturesque. : SCENIC
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Health resort. : SPA
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Containers. : CRATES
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Slight fault. : PECCADILLO
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Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
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On the move. : ASTIR
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Bread spread. : OLEO
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In ___ (wholly). : TOTO
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Amphibians. : TOADS
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Relative of krypton. : NEON
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Squaw Valley specialty. : SNOW
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N. Y. C. event for 1964. : FAIR
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Provoke. : ANGER
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Famous U. S. family. : ROOSEVELTS
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Play the siren. : ENTICE
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Augmented. : ADDEDTO
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___ value. : PAR
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Peary's base. : ETAH
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Black Beauty's creator. : SEWELL
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Phase of the moon. : FIRSTQUARTER
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Hero of "Lorna Doone." : RIDD
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Bird's home. : CAGE
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Author of memoirs, "Full Circle." : EDEN
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Sweep. : BROOM
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Hearken. : LENDONESEARS
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Psyche's beloved. : EROS
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Pit. : SUMP
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Gladioli. : IRIDS
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Unjust burden. : IMPOSITION
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Dispose of. : SELL
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Redwood. : TREE
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What "vidi" means. : ISAW
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Cluny. : LACE
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"Ars longa, ___ brevis." : VITA
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Favorites. : PETS
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Type of student: Colloq. : GRIND
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Flapper Age fur. : RACCOON
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State. : NATION
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Passes a bill. : ENACTS
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Patchwork poem. : CENTO
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Tiff. : SPAT
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Relative of a bolivar. : PESO
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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She: Fr. : ELLE
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Boat for freight. : SCOW
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Spanish immortal. : CID
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Constellation of Regulus. : LEO

Answer summary: 4 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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