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New York Times, Saturday, March 19, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,900
Across
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Spanish man's name. : TOMAS
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Murky air. : SMOG
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Term of polite address. : MAAM
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Clumsy. : INEPT
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Rightful. : TRUE
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Band of Zulu warriors. : IMPI
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Heroine of "The Rivals." : LYDIA
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Project Mercury member. : ASTRONAUT
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Alive. : EXISTING
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French possessive. : VOTRE
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7½ minutes, in a polo match. : CHUKKAR
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Indians. : ERIES
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French pronoun. : MOI
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Nobiliary family of England. : SEYMOURS
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Heating vessels. : ETNAS
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Non ___ (we cannot), a plea of inability: Lat. : POSSUMUS
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Alpine homes. : CHALETS
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Glut. : SATIATE
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Shouted: Slang. : HOLLERED
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Dweller on an Aleutian island. : ATKAN
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Do a gymnastic exercise. : SKINACAT
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Querying syllables. : EHS
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Subtle emanations. : AURAE
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Crowns. : DIADEMS
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President's Guest House in Washington. : BLAIR
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Of the mouth. : STOMATIC
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"Joy of Music" author. : BERNSTEIN
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Poetic muse. : ERATO
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Claude ___, French writer. : ANET
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Suffix in zoological names. : ACEA
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McKinley's birthplace in Ohio. : NILES
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Ocean liners: Abbr. : STRS
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Pant. : GASP
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Sweet wine. : TOKAY
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Ceramic square. : TILE
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Cameo stone. : ONYX
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Healing. : MEDICINAL
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Simian. : APISH
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Social climbers of a sort. : STATUSSEEKERS
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Well-known manager in baseball. : STANKY
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Dickens character. : MRSGAMP
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Begone! : OUT
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Language: Abbr. : GER
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Clubs or diamonds. : MINORSUIT
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Violin maker. : AMATI
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Venezuelan river. : APURE
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Very small creatures. : MITES
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Hyperbole. : OVERSTATEMENT
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E.T.O. nickname. : IKE
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Marsupials, for short. : ROOS
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Type of engineer: Abbr. : MECH
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Emperor following Galba. : OTHO
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Patriotic monogram. : USA
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Church day. : ALLSAINTS
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Chats about trivia. : MAKESTALK
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Gov. Clyde's state. : UTAH
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Legislators: Abbr. : SENS
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Dispatch. : SEND
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Symbolic flowers. : DAISIES
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Doze. : CATNAP
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Stir. : ADO
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Bishops' titles, in the East. : ABBAS
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Full of: Suffix. : ULENT
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More precious. : RARER
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Opera role. : MARIO
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Virginia willow. : ITEA
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Pad on a teapot. : COSY
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Active game. : TAG
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Former gov't agency. : ECA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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