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TRIPLE FEATURE

New York Times, Sunday, February 7, 1960

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 4.93, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,859
Across
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Like two peas in ___. : APOD
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County in Penn. : TIOGA
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At pleasure: Abbr. : ADLIB
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Over age. : TOOOLD
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See 2 Down. : TODDDUNCAN
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Laissez ___. : FAIRE
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Phrase in "Song of Sixpence." : INAPIE
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Dendrologist. : TREEEXPERT
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Phenomenon in a democracy. : FREEELECTION
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Go-between: Abbr. : AGT
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Fasten a nautical rope. : BELAY
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Springes. : GINS
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Mariner's direction. : NNE
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Hindu farmer. : RYOT
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River in Virginia. : DAN
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Rackstraw and Deadeye. : TARS
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Where Natal is: Abbr. : SAFR
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See 2 Down. : BESS
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City of Fukien. : AMOY
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Congressional group: Abbr. : COMM
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Kind of file. : RATTAIL
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Comes about. : OCCURS
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Zola heroine. : NANA
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Captive maid of Hercules. : IOLE
49
___ averages. : LAWOF
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Dwells (on). : HARPS
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Three-minute timer. : EGGGLASS
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Tropical plant. : RATSBANE
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Agave. : ALOE
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Cleaving tool. : FROE
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Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
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Plead. : SUE
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Congou or gunpowder. : TEA
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Literary initials. : RLS
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Relative of Shawn. : SEAN
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Mend. : HEAL
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Car ride. : SPIN
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Very: Ger. : SEHR
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Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin. : ALSACE
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Popular. : WELLLIKED
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Champion golfer. : BOROS
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Department store appurtenance. : ESCALATOR
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Horsehides. : BASEBALLS
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"You used to come ___ o'clock . . . " : ATTEN
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Evening wear. : DRESSSUIT
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Faineant. : OTIOSE
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Hullabaloo. : STIR
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Is worthwhile. : PAYS
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Business records: Abbr. : TECS
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Fold up. : SHUT
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Monosaccharide. : OSE
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Whale: Comb. form. : CET
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Day: Hebrew. : YOM
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Plane surface. : AREA
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Exploit. : FEAT
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Arabian mascara. : KOHL
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Sirrah, for example. : ARCHAISM
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Capacity. : FULLLOAD
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Frogs: Lat. : RANAE
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Impatient exclamation. : PSHAW
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Product of Holland. : EDAM
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Millenia. : EONS
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Saint Stephen. : MARTYR
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Number. : INTEGER
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Full of excitement. : AGOG
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Moved away. : GONE
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Negotiation. : DEAL
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Underpinning. : PROP
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Canine sound. : GRR
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Hurricane ___. : LAMP
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Syria and Egypt: Abbr. : UAR
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"___ a man with seven wives." : IMET
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Empty. : VAIN
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Expansive. : BROAD
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Tolstoy. : LEO
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Method of treating iron. : KRUPPPROCESS
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Habiliment for hulas. : GRASSSKIRT
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Most favorably. : ATBEST
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European language. : NORSE
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Passage between Australia and Tasmania. : BASSSTRAIT
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Stockholdings. : SHARES
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Veers. : SWAYS
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Bengalese soldler. : SEPOY
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Flower essence. : ATTAR
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DuBose Heyward character. : PORGY
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Wordsworth's "___ Duty." : ODETO
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Presidential monogram. : DDE
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Evening wear. : TUXEDOS
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Fair, as in baseball. : INPLAY
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Habitat for plankton. : OCEAN
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Indiana city. : GARY
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Leaf cutter. : ANT
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Avouch. : AFFIRM
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Makes repairs. : DARNS
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Extends. : LIES
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Iracundity. : IRE
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Hirundine bird. : BEEEATER
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___ del Fuego. : TIERRA
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Whenever. : ONCE
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Avena sativa. : OAT
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Reckon. : OPINE
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Cybele's chariot pullers. : LIONS
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Sand hills in England. : DENES
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Society newcomer. : DEB
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Air: Ger. : LUFT
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Harding's middle name. : GAMALIEL
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Moleskin. : TAUPE
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Sinic society. : TONG
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___ soda. : SAL
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Telltale. : BLAB
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Feminine title. : MRS
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Hockey goal. : CAGE
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Antarctic sea. : ROSS
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Fraeulein's name. : ILSE
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Kipling's Kim. : OHARA
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WQXR, for example : CALLLETTERS
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Do needlework. : CROSSSTITCH
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Figure with x sides. : NGON
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That ___: radioman's sign-off. : ISALL
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Canadian town, pop. 9,025. : WATERLOOONT
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The deacon's masterpiece. : ONEHOSSSHAY
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Hopes' partner. : FEARS
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Time. : ERA
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Inland sea. : ARAL
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Notwithstanding. : ASIDE
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Wine cask. : TUN
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Believe. : FEEL
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Examine carefully. : SCAN
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Possessive. : HERS
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Card game. : SKAT
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Foot: Anat. : PES
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Certain performances. : SOLI
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The maples. : ACER
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Besetments. : WOES
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Sacred bird. : IBIS
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Army unit: Abbr. : BATT
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Peak in N. H. : ADAMS
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Effort. : TRY
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Contest. : BOUT
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Musicians' group. : ASCAP
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Old name for Salisbury, England. : STRUM
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Leg: Comb. form. : SEEL
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Neighbor whose house is on fire, from Trojan legend. : UCALEGON
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Fisherman. : EELER
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Food for 96 Down. : POI
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Triton's realm. : SEAS
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Caused to be. : HAD
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Open wide. : YAWN
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Distant. : AFAR
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Senator from Hawaii. : FONG
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Author Capek. : KAREL
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Weather phenomenon. : HAIL
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Measure for H-bombs. : MEGATONS
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Sharp bend. : LOOP
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Circulated. : RAN
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State: Abbr. : DEL
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Full of bogs. : MORASSY
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Is inviting to. : TEMPTS
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Affluent of the Elbe. : EGER
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Springs up. : ARISES
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Concerto ___. : GROSSO
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Composer of "Sorcerer's Apprentice." : DUKAS
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Between Mars and Venus. : EARTH
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Island off Venezuela. : ARUBA
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Part of Paris. : PASSY
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Clutch. : GRASP
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Otherwise called. : ALIAS
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___ badge. : MERIT
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Kinkajou. : POTTO
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He: Lat. : IPSE
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Zangwill heroine. : VERA
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Burnsian bill. : BRAE
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Summer time. : DST
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By. : PER
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___ Palace, San Francisco. : COW
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Literary initials. : GBS
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Asian isthmus. : KRA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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