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New York Times, Friday, March 11, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,892
Across
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Combining form used with East and West. : SIDER
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Feast of ___. : LOTS
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Take ___ (throw a fight): Slang. : ADIVE
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Slangy suffix. : EROO
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Epithet for Winnie. : POOH
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Concern of the physicists. : RELATIVITY
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Insignificant. : PUNY
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Most flourishing period. : GOLDENAGE
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Rhodes. : CECIL
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Spirit. : ELAN
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Poetic name for China. : CATHAY
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Gravy on a French menu. : JUS
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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Moslem teacher. : ALIM
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Cupid. : EROS
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Hero worshippers. : IDOLIZERS
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VIP in Alaska. : EGAN
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Overbearing persons. : SNOBS
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Enough: Arabic. : ENOW
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Characters in "The Front Page." : REPORTERS
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Monte ___, in Pennine Alps. : ROSA
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Old Greek halls. : ODEA
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Let it stand. : STET
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Poetic possessive. : THY
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Child's toy. : POPGUN
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Came down. : ALIT
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Wine coolers. : ICERS
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Movie sites. : LOCATIONS
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Dear: Ital. : CARA
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Wall Street term. : BULLMARKET
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Lackaday! : ALAS
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Wheel part. : AXLE
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Water-raising wheel. : NORIA
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Back talk. : SASS
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Social affairs. : TEAS
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Lingo. : SLANG
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Former marionette maker. : SARG
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Thought: Comb. form. : IDEO
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Aromatic flavoring. : DILL
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Baffle. : EVADE
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Count again. : RETELL
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Near Easterner. : LEVANTINE
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First of its kind: Abbr. : ORIG
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Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
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Useful bean. : SOY
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Apéritif. : APPETIZER
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Garden balsam. : TOUCHMENOT
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Cather heroine, for short. : TONIA
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Timidity. : SHYLY
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Suffix denoting subfamilies: Zool. : INAE
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City of Cambodia. : CALI
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Coolidge and others. : CALS
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Make a mock of. : JEER
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Egg (on). : URGE
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Type of entertainment. : SOAPOPERAS
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Subject of osmology. : ODORS
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Character in "Pickwick Papers." : SNODGRASS
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Impediments. : OBSTACLES
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___ Hashana. : ROSH
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Move to and fro. : SWAY
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Sportscaster Lomax. : STAN
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City in N E Spain. : REUS
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Where Susa was. : ELAM
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Giants. : TITANS
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Printer's measures. : PICAS
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Florida city near Lake George. : OCALA
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Innsbruck's locale. : TIROL
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Elegance. : LUXE
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Earthen jar. : OLLA
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Gumbo. : OKRA
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German's negative. : NEIN
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Forest animal. : STAG
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Western TV hero. : BAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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