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New York Times, Thursday, April 7, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,919

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Across
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Hardwicke's co-star. : BERG
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Puts into type. : SETS
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Thicket. : CLUMP
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Of the shoulder: Anat. : ALAR
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City S of Kiev. : UMAN
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Book before Joel. : HOSEA
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City farther west than L. A. : RENO
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Hook's vessel. : PIRATESHIP
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Self-esteem. : AMOURPROPRE
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Time. : ERA
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___ tube. : INNER
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Resinous tree of Morocco. : ARAR
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Judge. : DEEM
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Distinguished. : EMINENT
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Extinguishes. : SNUFFSOUT
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More peculiar. : ODDER
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Bolus. : PILL
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Goes it alone. : SOLOS
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Upward slope. : RISE
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Sock-and-buskin man. : ACTOR
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Creatures with feelings. : SENTIENTS
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Change a trucker's course. : REROUTE
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Adventure tale. : SAGA
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Producers of Jupiter ICBM. : ARMY
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Cowboy show. : RODEO
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Earth's envelope: Abbr. : ATM
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Cabinets of a sort. : BREAKFRONTS
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King aided to the throne by Joan of Arc. : CHARLESVII
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Give off fumes. : REEK
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Hair-raising. : EERIE
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Trammels. : NETS
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Man of Judah, son of Bani. : IMRI
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Percolates. : SEEPS
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : ESTH
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___ St. Lawrence, Shaw's home. : AYOT
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Name from the days of silent movies. : BARA
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Oleoresin. : ELEMI
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Kept talking. : RANON
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What to "get in on." : GROUNDFLOOR
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Quash. : SUPPRESS
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Superior of a vizier. : EMIR
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Pacific food staple. : TARO
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Vigor. : SNAP
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Salutation in London. : CHEERIO
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Part of L.A. : LOS
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Inaugurated. : USHEREDIN
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Israeli Foreign Minister. : MEIR
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Pop. : PAPA
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Vehicle for a collier. : TRAM
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Coral formation. : REEF
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Genoese admiral-statesman of 16th c. : ANDREADORIA
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Animal of Canada and Alaska. : MOOSE
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Choir boys' collars. : ETONS
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Hatchery. : NEST
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___ bien. : TRES
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Pole. : SPAR
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Subtle. : NICE
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Foreign lands (literally, beyond the sea): Lat. : ULTRAMARE
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Cousin of the sea urchin. : STARFISH
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Fights, in gang slang. : RUMBLES
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Stravinski. : IGOR
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Phoenician metropolis. : TYRE
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Antagonist. : ENEMY
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Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
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Star performers. : ACES
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Poetic pronoun. : THEE
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Feudal serf. : ESNE
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The birds. : AVES
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Actress from S.C. : KITT
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Comic theatrical piece. : SKIT
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"Sketch Book" character. : RIP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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