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DRESS PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, April 3, 1960

60-Down : Horned fishes.

Author:
Tom Mixon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 677 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,915
Across
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Part of a car. : HUBCAP
7
The station, in Paris. : LAGARE
13
Figurehead's place. : PROW
17
Porgy. : SCUP
21
Melodious. : ARIOSE
22
Planet. : URANUS
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Wading birds. : SHOEBILLS
25
Recent Broadway musical. : SILKSTOCKINGS
27
Shoes worn with suits of armor. : SOLLERETS
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Occupy. : TAKE
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"Where ___?" : AMI
30
Region of Israel. : NEGEV
32
Pretty child. : DOLL
33
Poetic verb. : ART
34
Exclamation. : OHO
35
On reserve. : ASIDE
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Wordbook. : LEXICON
39
River of Armenia. : ARAS
40
Curdle. : CLOT
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Greedy. : AVID
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Trio with snaky locks. : GORGONS
46
Sympathetic responses. : ECHOES
49
Wooed. : SUED
50
Measure in Brazil. : PIPA
51
Ridge of mountains. : SIERRA
55
Headlights. : LAMPS
56
Stuffs. : WADS
57
Slithery. : EELY
58
Rodeo gear. : LASSOES
59
Church recess. : APSE
60
Overcoats. : PALETOTS
62
Girl's name meaning maiden. : CORA
63
Language: Abbr. : LAT
64
Ginger. : PEP
65
Greatest in degree. : MOST
66
Short cloak. : MANTILLA
69
Silent screen star. : NALDI
71
Mounter's aid. : STIRRUP
73
Lady who wore a chiton. : HERA
74
Come: Fr. : VIENS
76
African river. : DEY
77
Wilde character. : ERNEST
78
Thin. : BONY
79
Novice. : TYRO
80
Puts on guard. : ALERTS
83
Adjective suffix. : IAN
84
Reject as absurd. : SCOUT
86
Wight or Skye. : ISLE
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Letting oneself go. : ABANDON
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Disqualify. : UNFIT
90
Characters of a novel or play. : PERSONAE
92
Type of shoe. : CLOG
93
Farm animal. : EWE
94
Where the Copacabana is. : RIO
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"___ a horse with wings!" : OFOR
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The summer circuit, descriptively. : STRAWHAT
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Abundant. : FREE
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Lines of planking on a ship. : STRAKES
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Finger: Ital. : DITO
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Clothing. : GEAR
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Preclude. : DEBAR
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Bushy-tailed lemur : AYEAYE
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___ die. : SINE
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Musical composition. : DUET
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Certain butterflies. : SATYRS
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Turning muscle. : ROTATOR
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Migration. : TREK
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Remedy. : CURE
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Corresponding. : SAME
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Well-known gold-digger. : LORELEI
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Pod. : SHUCK
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Ophidan. : ASP
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Arab garment. : ABA
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Winged figure, in art. : AMOR
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Dig. : DELVE
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Grampus. : ORC
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Cyma recta. : OGEE
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Recent Broadway drama. : BLUEDENIM
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Song from "Irene." : ALICEBLUEGOWN
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Corrected. : REDRESSED
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Abdomen: Comb. form. : VENTRO
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Impaired. : MARRED
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Old language. : ERSE
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Coal scuttles. : HODS
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Work units. : ERGONS
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Prepares food for cooking. : BREADS
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___ do with. : HASTO
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One of David's mighty men. : URIAH
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TV role. : BILKO
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Fuel. : COKE
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Kiang. : ASS
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Winged cap of Hermes. : PETASOS
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Clearheaded. : LUCID
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Biblical vessel. : ARK
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Come to have. : GAIN
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Earthworm. : ANNELID
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Vigorous. : RUGGED
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Famous frigate of 1812. : ESSEX
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Letter-writer's abbreviation. : PSS
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Shrub genus. : RHODORA
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Black tea. : OOLONG
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Surprised exclamation. : WELL
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Title. : SIR
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Obvious. : CLEAR
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Extreme. : ULTRA
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Sibilant signals. : PSSTS
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___ canto. : BEL
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Elide. : OMIT
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Watch. : VIGIL
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Certain brews. : ALES
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___ Cologne. : EAUDE
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Transcript. : COPY
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"___ Tod," by Grieg. : ASES
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One type of 42 Down. : COPE
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Chasuble, maniple, etc. : VESTMENTS
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Glacial ridges. : OSAR
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Jewish March-April. : NISAN
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Slip away. : ELAPSE
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Cliff on Saguenay River. : CAPETRINITY
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Where "things are seldom what they seem." : HMSPINAFORE
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River of Horse Mesa Dam. : SALT
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Bane. : PEST
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Sports event. : ROLLERDERBY
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Section of a clothing store. : READYTOWEAR
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Town near Turin. : ASTI
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___ waist. : WASP
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Heating vessel. : ETNA
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Permission to use. : LOAN
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Horned fishes. : POUTS
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Shaped like a paddle. : OARY
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G. B. S. character, for short. : CLEO
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Title. : MRS
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Collegiate clothing style. : IVYLEAGUE
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Money on the Corso Umberto. : LIRE
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Arabian gulf. : ADEN
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Italian painter Guido. : RENI
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Midnight. : HOUR
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Type of shoe. : SABOT
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Louis Botha, for one. : BOER
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Potentate. : TSAR
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Loiter. : LAG
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Gibes. : SNEERS
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Navy men: Abbr. : CPOS
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Come ___ (inherit). : INTO
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Winged. : ALAR
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___ Major. : URSA
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Where to shop on the Ginza. : TOKYO
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Bone: Comb. form. : OSTE
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Wheatear. : CHAT
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Parts of a yard. : FEET
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Time periods. : WEEKS
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Lavish lawn party. : FETE
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Thun's river. : AARE
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Name in fashion. : DIOR
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Wearing a certain color. : INRED
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Nightfall. : DARK
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Having a history. : STORIED
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Using a golf club. : DRIVING
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Yield. : SUCCUMB
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Role in "The Tempest." : ALONSO
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Famous physicist. : TELLER
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Frizzle. : CURL
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TV sleuth. : SABRE
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More competent. : ABLER
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Plaid shawls of Scotland. : MAUDS
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Permission. : LEAVE
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Not the best-dressed men. : HOBOS
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Old-time shopping center. : AGORA
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Did fagoting. : SEWED
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Awaits decision. : PENDS
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Noun suffix. : ADE
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Net. : MESH
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Without: Comb. form. : ECTO
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Folklore figure. : OGRE
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Before. : ERE
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G. P.'s : MDS
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Sea bird. : ERN
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Shell shape. : EAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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