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New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Coastal region of S W India. : MALABAR
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Pick ___ (find flaws). : HOLESIN
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Usual. : AVERAGE
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Knight Wilfred. : IVANHOE
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Classic recording. : SONATAS
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Jewelry item. : PENDANT
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Deuce. : TWO
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Nobelman: Abbr. : VIS
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Main Street illumination. : NEONS
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Encroach. : TRESPASS
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Store. : CACHE
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Reckoning: Colloq. : TAB
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Remarkable: Colloq. : SOME
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Kaiser's foes. : ALLIES
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Baseball tally: Colloq. : RBI
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Javanese tree. : UPAS
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Cardinal's relatives. : SCARLETTANAGERS
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Credit ___. : CARD
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Cry of triumph. : AHA
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Rarely seen. : SCARCE
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Take ___ ease. : ONES
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Member of a meld. : ACE
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Cafeteria equipment. : TRAYS
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Funnel-shaped flowers. : PETUNIAS
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Tropical animal. : TAPIR
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Cho-Cho-___. : SAN
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Part of a car engine: Abbr. : IGN
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Latin-American hero. : BOLIVAR
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Dutch colony of West Indies. : CURACAO
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Fatty. : ADIPOSE
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Circus gear. : TRAPEZE
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What peanuts often are. : ROASTED
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La Paz ladies. : SENORAS
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Before the ___ (as a common sailor). : MAST
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Confess. : AVOW
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Soft, light fabric. : LENO
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Constellation. : ARA
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Cave-dwelling animal. : BAT
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Amaryllis plant. : AGAVE
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Withstand. : RESIST
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Haunch. : HIP
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Kitchen appliances. : OVENS
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Alleys between buildings. : LANES
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Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
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Native of Burma. : SHAN
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Noun-forming suffixes. : IONS
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Gain. : NET
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Kirk Douglas role. : SPARTACUS
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Fractions. : THIRDS
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Dance. : REEL
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Rhyme scheme used in sonnet. : ABBA
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Maine bay. : CASCO
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Highway 97. : ALCAN
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County N of Limerick. : CLARE
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Dietary substances. : SUGARS
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Cultural institution in Paris. : OPERA
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Adirondack peak. : MARCY
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Letters. : ESSES
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Vast expanse. : SEA
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Persons in power. : INS
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Relative pronoun. : THAT
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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Represents, as in a play. : ENACTS
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Central point. : PIVOT
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Come into use. : INURE
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Have ___ with. : TODO
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Orange seeds. : PIPS
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Wine bucket. : ICER
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City in Palestine. : GAZA
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Negatives. : NOES
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___ Harbor. : BAR
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Spectrum band. : RED
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Flowed. : RAN
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Abbreviation on Army mail. : APO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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