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New York Times, Tuesday, February 9, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,861

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Family man. : GRANDPA
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Merchant. : TRADER
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Member of a British party. : LIBERAL
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Akin. : RELATED
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Dined too well. : OVERATE
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City on island in San Francisco Bay. : ALAMEDA
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Caesar’s seasoning. : SAL
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___ War, 1846-48. : MEXICAN
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Oneself: Fr. : SOI
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Flap. : SLAT
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Hazardous. : RISKY
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Name of many Popes. : PIUS
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Slipped. : ERRED
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Miss ___, space monkey. : SAM
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Irving’s Ichabod. : CRANE
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Capital of New South Wales. : SYDNEY
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Springs back. : REBOUNDS
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Bench. : SEAT
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Answered in the negative. : NOED
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Tried to make ends meet. : SCRIMPED
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Experts. : ADEPTS
46
Men of letters. : POETS
47
Members of the board: Abbr. : TRS
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Harsh noise. : SNORE
50
Vallee. : RUDY
51
Light carriages. : TRAPS
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Old freight rebate. : TRET
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Man’s nickname. : ALF
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Devilfishes. : SEABATS
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Grimalkin. : CAT
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One of the most ancient arts. : WEAVING
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Pithy. : CONCISE
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Racketeer, deported 1946. : LUCIANO
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Mrs. Belmont. : ELEANOR
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Indians. : REDMEN
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Becomes intense. : DEEPENS
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Polishes. : GLOSSES
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Competition. : RIVALRY
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French philosopher of 12th cen. : ABELARD
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Father of Abner. : NER
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Unit of weight. : DRAM
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Father: Lat. : PATER
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Anna Karenina’s husband. : ALEXIS
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Milers. : TRACKMEN
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Fresh horses, runners, etc. : RELAY
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Sen. Bible of Nevada. : ALAN
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Part of a water-supply system. : DAM
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Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
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Flow back as a consequence. : REDOUND
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Platforms. : DAISES
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River in the Tyrol. : ISAR
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State of stress. : TENSITY
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Highly sensible. : PRUDENT
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Thinks. : DEEMS
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Campus girls. : COEDS
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One of the Carolines. : YAP
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Neckpiece. : BOA
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Quadrangle. : TETRAGON
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Stretch out ungracefully. : SPRAWL
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Bleu, for example. : COULEUR
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Badge of the bashful. : REDFACE
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Lacking brightness. : DRAB
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Greedy. : PORCINE
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“Gunpowder ___ and plot.” : TREASON
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Bird dogs. : SETTERS
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Placed at intervals. : SPACED
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Brown color. : TENNE
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Neckpiece. : STOLE
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Scene of “The King and I.” : SIAM
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Snicker’s partner. : SNEE
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Refer to: Lat. abbr. : VID
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___ and bells. : CAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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