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AMERICANA

New York Times, Sunday, March 13, 1960

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,894
Across
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Hebrew prophet. : MICAH
6
Fruit. : MELON
11
Items served by bus boys. : ICEWATERS
20
Cupids, in art. : AMORS
21
Leave out. : ELIDE
22
Plotter of a course. : NAVIGATOR
23
Bride of Jan. 6, 1759. : MARTHADANDRIDGECUSTIS
26
Vedic god. : AGNI
27
Liturgy. : RITE
28
Wartime agency. : OWI
29
Parrots. : KAKAS
30
Affinities. : SOULMATES
32
Crucial. : ACUTE
35
Having round projections. : LOBAR
36
Virginia county, Washington's birthplace. : WESTMORELAND
43
Where Noah Webster lived. : AMHERST
46
Opposite of lv. : ARR
47
Business degree. : MBA
48
City on the Meuse. : NAMUR
49
Irish poet. : MOORE
50
Tahitans, for example. : ISLANDERS
53
Realm: Poet. : CLIME
54
Like teleost fish. : BONY
55
Projecting corner. : COIGN
56
Growing out. : ENATE
58
Lover of Galatea. : ACIS
59
Unity. : ONE
60
Farm animal. : NANNYGOAT
62
Jurist. : LEGIST
64
Siberian city. : TOMSK
65
Top. : LID
66
___ boite (can opener): Fr. : OUVRE
68
Famous French physicist. : AMPERE
71
Music man of early radio. : BENBERNIE
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Darling. : PET
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Lode. : VEIN
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Fishgig. : SPEAR
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"But the ___ not yet." : ENDIS
81
___ say. : SOTO
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Poet's inspiration. : ERATO
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Star athletes, coast to coast: Colloq. : ALLSTATES
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Famous commodore. : PERRY
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The Si, for one. : RIVER
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Electrical unit. : REL
89
Pronoun. : ITS
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Acid salts. : OLEATES
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3-D picture devices. : STEREOSCOPES
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What hunger does. : GNAWS
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___ be tied. : FITTO
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Certain VIP's. : BRASSHATS
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The whole. : BEALL
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Verbal suffix. : ING
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Poetic times of day. : EENS
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Discharge. : EMIT
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Where Phi Beta Kappa began. : WILLIAMANDMARYCOLLEGE
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Concurring. : ASSENTING
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Year: Fr. : ANNEE
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Original Veep. : ALBEN
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States for emphasis. : REASSERTS
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Requires. : NEEDS
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Potentates. : TSARS
Down
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Family members. : MAMAS
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Adult insect. : IMAGO
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Horn. : CORNU
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Military branch. : ARTILLERY
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Regal title: Abbr. : HSH
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Celebrated book by Marcus Aurelius. : MEDITATIONS
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Beetle. : ELATER
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Actor's concern. : LINES
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Singular. : ODD
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"Quo Vadis?" role. : NERO
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Charge. : INDICTMENT
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Insult: Dial. : CAG
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Gloaming time. : EVE
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Twig. : WICKER
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The rain in Spain. : AGUA
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Stint. : TASK
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Girl's name. : ETTA
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Dauphins' fathers. : ROIS
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Campus men: Abbr. : SRS
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Relatives of Berbers. : ARABS
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"When ___ a lad . . . " : IWAS
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Further. : MORE
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Shadow. : UMBRA
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Grace cup. : TOAST
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Cowboys. : WRANGLERS
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Bird. : ERN
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Reference book: Abbr. : ENC
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Courtesan in Horace's odes. : LALAGE
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Friends: Lat. : AMICI
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Study of coins: Abbr. : NUMIS
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Adorned. : DREST
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Pulpit. : AMBO
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"That orbed maiden." : MOON
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Oilstone. : HONE
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Man's nickname. : ALGY
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What Salton Sea is. : SINK
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Free loaders. : DEADBEATS
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Lead bars in casements. : CAMES
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Well-known ex-Army man. : ELVIS
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___'easter. : NOR
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Suffix in chemistry. : OIN
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Stretching frame for cloth. : TENTER
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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Harmonies in pitch. : UNISONANCES
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Affirms. : AVERS
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Excellence. : MERIT
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River of Venetia. : PIAVE
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Boundings of projectiles in gun bores. : BALLOTINGS
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Adjective suffixes. : ENTS
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Philadelphia, for one. : PORT
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Puppets. : TOYS
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Fire worshipper. : PARSI
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Chosen. : ELECT
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"She sells ___ . . . " : SEASHELLS
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Malachite. : ORE
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Sleeper. : TIE
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Benches. : PEWS
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Cow catcher. : LASSO
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Recently. : OFLATE
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Where lilies grow. : POND
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Grew hoary: Brit. sp. : GREYED
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Swiss canton. : BERNE
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Protozoan. : AMEBA
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Shere Khan. : TIGER
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British guns. : STENS
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Alpine wind. : BISE
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Opera role. : ELSA
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Milwaukee products. : ALES
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Shade trees. : LINS
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Special agent. : GMAN
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Former Cabinet post. : WAR
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Chief, in India. : MIR
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Formicid. : ANT
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One: Dial. : ANE
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Old language: Abbr. : LAT

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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