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MISCELLANEA

New York Times, Sunday, March 27, 1960

Author:
Mary D. Weisser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 550 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,908
Across
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Oslo ___. : FJORD
6
Of a clan. : TRIBAL
12
Italian condiment. : TAMARA
18
Icarus, for example. : SOARER
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Author of "Phèdre." : RACINE
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French playwright. : ANOUILH
22
Shakespearean tragedy. : TIMONOFATHENS
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Its port is Mombasa. : NAIROBI
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Tad's father. : ABE
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Factotum. : DOALL
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Goneril's sister. : REGAN
29
Old Scratch. : SATAN
30
Otherwise. : ELSE
32
Full: Fr. : PLEIN
34
Parthenope, for one. : SIREN
36
Buzz. : SING
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___ pray. : LETUS
39
Ulyanov. : LENIN
41
Showed again, as a movie. : RERAN
43
Never: Ger. : NIE
44
Dish of fried food: Span. : FRITO
46
Does a plastering job. : CEILS
48
Ballroom dances. : CONGAS
50
Light, four-wheeled carriage. : PHAETON
52
Piles, as of hay. : COCKS
53
Grape juice, in pharmacy. : SAPA
54
Hurdled (a fence), on horseback. : LARKED
55
Noted French naturalist. : FABRE
56
Boxer: Slang. : SCRAPPER
60
Tapestry. : ARRAS
61
Portuguese port near Hong Kong. : MACAO
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Pledge. : SWEAR
63
One: Span. : UNO
64
St. Pierre or Miquelon, for instance. : ILE
65
Topic for the summit. : DISARMAMENT
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Peers: Abbr. : LDS
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Andrea ___ Sarto. : DEL
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Hundred: Ital. : CENTO
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Get ___ of (listen to): Slang. : ALOAD
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One of Caesar's names. : CAIUS
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Study course outline. : SYLLABUS
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Bar of metal. : INGOT
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Against. : CONTRA
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Baking pits, in Hawaii. : IMUS
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Silent, in music. : TACET
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Inhabitant. : DENIZEN
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Boats. : DORIES
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Collier. : MINER
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Coalesce. : UNITE
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Otto I's empire: Abbr. : HRE
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Turkic conqueror, 1239–1326. : OSMAN
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Ogre: Ger. : RIESE
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Drays. : CARTS
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Seaweed. : ALGA
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City of historic conference. : YALTA
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Sufficiently. : AMPLY
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Point of land. : SPIT
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Harvests. : REAPS
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Name. : STYLE
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Fisherman. : EELER
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Type of post office: Abbr. : RPO
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Glass tube for blowpipe tests. : MATRASS
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Type of international relations. : POWERPOLITICS
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Leeward island. : ANTIGUA
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Capacity of acting. : ENERGY
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Public squares. : PLAZAS
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Drawing rooms. : SALONS
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Fabrics. : SERGES
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Weather phenomenon. : SLEET
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A weak point. : FOIBLE
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Author of American trilogy. : JAMESTFARRELL
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Gold: Span. : ORO
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Pull apart. : REND
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Languish. : DROOP
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Couny Kerry seaport. : TRALEE
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Light, tarred rope. : RATLIN
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German pronoun. : ICH
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Coffin frame. : BIER
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Two of Henry VIII's wives. : ANNES
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Cole Porter film musical. : LESGIRLS
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Sixpence: Slang. : TANNER
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Up: Prefix. : ANA
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Month: Fr. : MOIS
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Emanations. : AURAS
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Disturbing the peace. : RIOTING
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Where Valona is. : ALBANIA
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Madame de ___. : STAEL
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Door parts. : HINGES
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Be the duty of. : FALLON
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Olympian god. : ARES
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Archimedes' exclamation. : EUREKA
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Bay of Bengal island group. : NICOBAR
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The color geranium lake : NACARAT
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Locations. : SITES
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Wizard. : NECROMANCER
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Without face value. : NOPAR
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Clump of ivy. : TOD
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Dwight. : IKE
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Pile. : NAP
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Tartans. : PLAIDS
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Famed London street. : HARLEY
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Source of chocolate. : CACAO
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Lift of a wave: Naut. : SCEND
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Lenten disciplines. : FASTS
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One of Churchill's quartet. : SWEAT
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Award originated in 1917. : PULITZERPRIZE
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Continue. : ENDURE
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Point in Donegal, Ireland. : ROSSAN
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Deprived of: Colloq. : MINUS
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Hawley's colleague. : SMOOT
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"La Mer" composer. : DEBUSSY
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Country in the headlines. : ALGERIA
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Opposite of itaglio. : CAMEO
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Shaped like 52 Across. : CONIC
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Loos and others. : ANITAS
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Year of Trajan's birth. : LII
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Gaelic name. : IAN
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Period of time: Abbr. : CEN
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Photos of a sort. : TINTYPES
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Code of single combat. : DUELLO
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Virtue in Buddhism. : DHARMA
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City on the Loire. : ORLEANS
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Boat race. : REGATTA
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Ale. : MALT
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"___ in de cold, cold ground." : MASSAS
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Come forth. : EMERGE
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Signature of 17th cen. writer. : SPEPYS
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Boys' game. : TIPCAT
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Glaciated side of a hill. : STOSS
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First word of "The Waste Land." : APRIL
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Matchless. : ALONE
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Barks. : YELPS
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Pudding starch. : SAGO
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Stream. : RILL
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Symbol of splendor. : SUN
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Unit of energy. : ERG
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Scot's verb. : TAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 20 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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