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New York Times, Saturday, February 20, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,872
Across
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Name on a dollar bill. : PRIEST
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Fringe. : BORDER
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Food delicacy. : SHADROE
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Unfolded. : EVOLVED
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Resort in Massachusetts. : CAPEANN
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There she is: Fr. : LAVOILA
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Dexterity. : ART
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Larval amphibian. : TADPOLE
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___ Tag. : DER
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Extol. : LAUD
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Kin of martingales. : REINS
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Durable cotton cloth. : JEAN
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Simplest Greek architectural order. : DORIC
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Bokhara or Sarouk. : RUG
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Sound thinking. : SENSE
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Auditioned. : HEARD
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Part of an academic year. : SEMESTER
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Zany: Slang. : GOOF
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Fees. : DUES
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Owner or manager of a mine, factory, etc. : OPERATOR
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Meaning. : DRIFT
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Pearler's unit. : CARAT
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Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
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Twenty. : SCORE
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Mine car. : TRAM
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Chayefsky's "The ___ Man." : TENTH
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Common suffixes. : ERS
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Lassitude. : LANGUOR
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By: Ger. : BEI
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American in Paris. : TOURIST
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Avow. : PROFESS
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Marked with fine lines. : STRIATE
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Place alone. : ISOLATE
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Scorched. : SEARED
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Affectedly modest. : DEMURE
Down
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Cheops was one. : PHARAOH
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Ecstasy. : RAPTURE
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Food fish. : IDE
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It was: Lat. : ERAT
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Sub sounding device. : SONAR
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Offer. : TENDER
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Was related (to). : BELONGED
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Running tracks. : OVALS
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Wander. : ROVE
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Where dead letters go: Abbr. : DLO
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Plain. : EVIDENT
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Let go. : RELEASE
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Cook food slightly. : SCALD
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Implement for mending. : DARNER
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Pope John's predecessor. : PIUS
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Part of a crossword. : DIAGRAM
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Shylock's daughter. : JESSICA
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Serb's neighbor. : CROAT
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Clairvoyants. : SEERS
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Period. : DOT
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Ooze. : MUD
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Stirred up. : FOMENTED
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Groups of eight. : OCTETS
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Lories and lorikeets. : PARROTS
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Wedding symbol. : RING
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Be patient. : FORBEAR
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Name of Navy's Bathyscaph, maker of 7-mile dive. : TRIESTE
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See 34 Across. : STUPID
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French form of girl's name. : ELISE
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Sample. : TASTE
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Bay or roan. : HORSE
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Ananias. : LIAR
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Companion of board. : ROOM
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Inlet: Span. : RIA
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Current ailment. : FLU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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