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New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,879

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Across
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Unusual. : NOVEL
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___ State (Vatican City). : PAPAL
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Sauce ___ (Espagnole sauce). : ROBERT
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Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
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Leveled. : EVENED
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Lightly sarcastic. : IRONICAL
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Where Callao is. : PERU
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Squeezed. : WRUNG
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___ loss. : ATA
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Name meaning "man." : ENOS
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Trill, in music. : SHAKE
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Dart along. : FLIT
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Type of election result. : LANDSLIDE
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In existence. : ALIVE
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French school. : ECOLE
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Impudent. : BRAZEN
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Shaped like a hand. : PALMATE
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Most intimate. : CLOSEST
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Keeps away from. : AVOIDS
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Forward: Colloq. : BRASH
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Social visits. : CALLS
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Arm ornaments. : BRACELETS
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One thousand: Prefix. : KILO
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Straightforward. : FRANK
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Greatly loved person. : IDOL
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Samuel's teacher. : ELI
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Bring up. : RAISE
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___ Lollabrigida. : GINA
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A singer's upper limits. : TOPNOTES
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Residue receptacle. : ASHBIN
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Nonsensical performance. : FOOLERY
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Slice of meat. : CUTLET
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Upright closet for clothes. : PRESS
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Genus of geese. : ANSER
Down
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Nine days' devotion. : NOVENA
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Titania's husband. : OBERON
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Famous Louvre statue. : VENUSDEMILO
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Type of train. : LTD
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Wig. : PERUKE
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Separate. : ALONE
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Sudden twinge. : PANG
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Fix in one place. : LOCALIZE
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Drive back. : REPEL
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Long invective speech. : TIRADE
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Not summer people. : NATIVES
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In abeyance. : LATENT
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During the time that. : WHILE
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Where the money goes. : SLOTS
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Hand torches. : FLASHLIGHTS
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Large quantity: Slang. : SCADS
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Came up. : AROSE
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Missouri-Arkansas river, flowing into White River. : BLACK
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Small parcel. : PACKET
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Make use of (used reflexively). : AVAILOF
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Candy favorite. : LOLLIPOP
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Weight lifter. : CRANE
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Loud; blaring. : BRASSY
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Pipes. : BRIERS
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Esculent. : EDIBLE
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Classier. : TONIER
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Oblique line. : SLANT
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Trio of goddesses. : FATES
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A part assumed. : ROLE
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Likewise not. : NOR
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Here: Span. : ACA
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Star nearest the earth. : SUN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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