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New York Times, Thursday, March 10, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Shred. : WISP
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Cummerbund. : SASH
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Depth: Comb. form. : BATHO
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Tributary of the Fulda. : EDER
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In the preceding month: Abbr. : ULTO
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Besides. : AGAIN
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Derived from aldehyde: Comb. form. : ALDO
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Tree: Ger. : BAUM
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Roman general and dictator. : SULLA
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Barkley's title. : VEEP
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Cuts across. : INTERSECTS
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Wayward. : ERRANT
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Memorable actor. : TREE
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Web-footed bird. : GOOSE
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Greek goddess. : ATHENA
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Ermine. : STOAT
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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E pluribus ___. : UNUM
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Parachute straps. : HARNESS
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Way to ride horseback. : ASTRIDE
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Copied. : APED
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Type of newspaper man: Abbr. : CORR
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Common viper. : ADDER
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Blood: Comb. form. : HEMATO
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Inimical person. : ENEMY
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House furnishings. : RUGS
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Envoy. : LEGATE
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Patronizing. : HOITYTOITY
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European mountain system. : URAL
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Those opposed. : ANTIS
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Laureate's works. : ODES
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Liquor akin to arrack. : RAKI
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Cut down. : SCANT
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Unadulterated. : PURE
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Novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1856. : DRED
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Furrier's concern. : PELTS
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Dotted, as with stars, in heraldry. : SEME
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Brisk: Dial. : YARE
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Move from side to side. : WEAVE
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Sluggard. : IDLER
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Hebrew ritual. : SEDER
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Publicity of a sort. : PROPAGANDA
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Quickly, in music. : SUBITO
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Actor Bunce. : ALAN
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Speak in a certain way. : STUTTER
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Great name in literature. : HOMER
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Hunting dog. : BASSET
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Fit of shivering. : AGUE
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Ingredient in powder. : TALC
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Handle. : HILT
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Fuegian Indians. : ONAS
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Pieces of eight. : REALS
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Bird call. : NOTE
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Just passably. : SOSO
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Lutelike instrument. : HURDYGURDY
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Wife of Geraint. : ENID
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Type of painting. : NUDE
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Native of U. S.: Abbr. : AMER
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Grand Vizier's master. : SHAH
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Finish line. : TAPE
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Town in Utah, N of Provo. : OREM
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Make money. : EARN
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Member of B.S.A. : SCOUT
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Rest. : RESIDUE
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Rendezvous. : TRYSTS
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President's residence in Paris. : ELYSEE
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Unmannerly beings, à la Gelett Burgess. : GOOPS
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Macaw. : ARARA
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Buyer. : TAKER
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Slur over, in pronunciation. : ELIDE
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Door fastening. : HASP
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Former. : ONCE
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Color. : TINT
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Duration. : TERM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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