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New York Times, Friday, April 22, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,934
Across
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Sign on used goods. : ASIS
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Cowboy's attire. : CHAPS
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Saltwort. : KALI
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Denver building. : MINT
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Automaton. : ROBOT
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To ___ (everybody). : AMAN
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Groundwork. : BASE
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Carefree. : INSOUCIANT
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Deadlock. : IMPASSE
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Confuse. : FLUSTER
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Moved slowly or aimlessly. : IDLED
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Uno, due, ___. : TRE
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Flowers. : POSIES
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Exciting. : STIRRING
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Ancient chariot. : ESSED
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Canine sounds. : WOOFS
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European kingdom: Abbr. : NOR
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Fudge. : CANDY
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Great land mass. : ASIA
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Angora. : CAT
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Part of R. F. E. : RADIO
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Rapture. : BLISS
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Like a hermit. : EREMITIC
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Trailers of rustlers. : POSSES
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Gaze with malignant satisfaction. : GLOAT
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Very: Colloq. : GOODAND
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Section of London. : EASTEND
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Narrow-mindedness. : INSULARITY
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Cuzco Indian. : INCA
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Scandinavian name. : NILS
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Too much: Mus. : TANTO
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"Three acres and ___." : ACOW
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Covered walk in Athens. : STOA
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Keep an ___ (look after). : EYEON
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Condition: Suffix. : NESS
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Both: Comb. form. : AMBI
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Where Anna taught. : SIAM
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Thicken, as by evaporation. : INSPISSATE
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Stabilized. : STEADIED
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Turning points. : CRISES
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Sharpened. : HONED
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Degrees. : ABS
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Exclamation imitative of blowing away. : POOF
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Make worthless. : STULTIFY
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Ex-ruler. : KAISER
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Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
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Ocean route. : LANE
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Verb form: Abbr. : INTR
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Cooing sounds. : CURRS
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Sea ___, type of speedboat. : SLED
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Law and order. : PEACE
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Synonym for "Ben Hur." : OSCAR
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Pertaining to sound. : SONIC
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Uproar. : TODO
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The quality of being demanding. : INSISTENCE
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Hubbub. : NOISE
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Fescue. : GRASS
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African watercourse. : WADI
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Form into a chain. : CATENATE
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Variety of police dog. : ALSATIAN
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Match. : RIVAL
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Sounds from the bleachers. : BOOS
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One of the Gorgons. : MEDUSA
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"If music be the food of love, ___." : PLAYON
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Succeed in reaching. : GETTO
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Wins, in a card game. : GINS
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Step ___. : ONIT
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Fjord, arm of the Skagerrack. : OSLO
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Cart. : DRAY
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Army men. : NCOS
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Cousins of grackles. : DAWS
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Noun suffix. : INE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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