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New York Times, Thursday, February 11, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,863
Across
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Wall Street term. : SHORT
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Take hold. : GRIP
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Hoary. : AGED
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Home with a view. : AERIE
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Crafty expedient. : RUSE
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___ by (stick to). : BIDE
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See: Colloq. : CLAPEYESON
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Scandinavian name. : SVEN
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Family. : KIN
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On one's ___ (alert). : TOES
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Gay. : CHEERY
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TV comedienne. : SOTHERN
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"Double" features. : CHINS
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Big, awkward boat. : ARK
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Responsive singing. : CHANTING
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Principal constituent. : BASIS
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Treaty of ___, 1814. : GHENT
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Light collation. : TEA
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River between Poland and Germany. : ODER
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Pile of snow. : DRIFT
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Office copy, for short. : STAT
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Total: Abbr. : AMT
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Cleaving tools. : FROES
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Compartment, as in a restaurant. : BOOTH
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The rabble. : RIFFRAFF
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Crowbar. : PRY
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Storm: Fr. : ORAGE
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More extensive. : BROADER
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Courtship. : WOOING
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Tabby's sound. : MEOW
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Siderite. : ORE
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Before: Lat. : ANTE
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Seize. : LAYHANDSON
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Rouse. : STIR
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Historic volcano. : ETNA
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Useful Latin phrase. : IDEST
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Lily of France. : PONS
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Campus official. : DEAN
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Letters. : ESSES
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Bags. : SACKS
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Signaling device using sun's rays: Colloq. : HELIO
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Praying figure. : ORANT
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Saw (wood) along the grain. : RIP
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Wavers. : TEETERS
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Putting area. : GREEN
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Muscovite. : RUSS
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Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
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Strong liking. : PENCHANT
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Lacking. : ABSENT
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Attacks vigorously: Colloq. : GIVESITTO
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River into the Fulda. : EDER
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Gainsay. : DENY
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Pennsylvania city. : YORK
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Intimation. : HINT
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Threadlike growth. : HAIR
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Men in white. : CHEFS
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___ of Staff. : CHIEF
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Adroit. : NEAT
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Great city of the Philistines. : GATH
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Swine. : BOAR
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African gazelle. : ADMI
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Enter. : SETFOOTIN
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American composer. : GROFE
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Trailed on the ground. : DRAGGLED
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Asian legume. : SOYA
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Short for a girl's name. : FRAN
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Small chocolate cake. : BROWNIE
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Poultry farm products. : FRIERS
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Outrigger. : PROA
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Contemporary Irish playwright. : BEHAN
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Measured quantities. : DOSES
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Takes quarters. : RENTS
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Stinger. : WASP
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Against the surface of. : ONTO
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Talking bird. : MYNA
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Noun suffix. : ATE
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Orthodontist's degree. : DDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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