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New York Times, Friday, February 5, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,857
Across
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Atomic device. : REACTOR
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Figuratively, something donned at meals. : FEEDBAG
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Where Bloomington is. : INDIANA
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Entangle in affairs. : INVOLVE
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Wheedles. : CAJOLES
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Getting-off place. : STATION
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In harmony. : ATUNE
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Washes down, as a car. : HOSES
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Couple. : TWO
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Disburdens. : RIDS
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Offer objections. : DEMUR
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Cry of delight. : WHEE
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Retriever. : DOG
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Drilling tool. : BORER
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___ of the realm. : PEERS
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Directional street. : ONEWAY
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Practice. : REHEARSE
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Cooler. : ICER
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French-German area. : SAAR
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Innkeepers, in Italy. : PADRONES
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Laundry machines. : DRYERS
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Foreign. : ALIEN
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Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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Arrive at. : GET
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Mark. : SCAR
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Areas of knowledge. : LORES
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Golf target. : HOLE
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The sun. : SOL
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Poetic. : LYRIC
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Misanthrope. : HATER
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Home of Home Rule. : IRELAND
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Blooded horse. : ARABIAN
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Laboratory preparation. : VACCINE
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Long cloak. : PELISSE
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Tempter. : ENTICER
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Lookout. : SPOTTER
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Actor Montalban. : RICARDO
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Kinship on mother's side. : ENATION
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Decide by law. : ADJUDGE
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Shoots for grafting. : CIONS
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Story. : TALE
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No particular person. : ONE
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Slice of bacon. : RASHER
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Crevices. : FISSURES
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Start upon. : ENTER
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Roles in "Uncle Tom" shows. : EVAS
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Speck. : DOT
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Gayer. : BLITHER
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Declarers. : AVOWERS
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Natives of Columbus' birthplace. : GENOESE
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Hebrew dry measure. : OMER
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Dean of a profession. : DOYEN
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Ready for rest. : WEARY
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Cured and smoked meat. : BACON
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Lively: Dial. : PEART
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Electrical worker. : WIRER
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Mythical underworld. : HADES
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Early form of flute. : RECORDER
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Taking no part. : PASSIVE
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Moslem Bible. : ALCORAN
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Local form of language. : DIALECT
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Garment worn in India. : SARI
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Self-flatterer. : EGOTIST
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Deliverance. : RELEASE
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Less lenient. : STERNER
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Brief resumés: Colloq. : RECAPS
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"East ___," 1861 mellerdrama. : LYNNE
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Ingrained action. : HABIT
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Of the laymen. : LAIC
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Symbolic disk of light. : HALO
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Landing craft, infantry. : LCI
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Fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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