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New York Times, Tuesday, May 10, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,952
Across
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In the same place: Latin abbr. : IBID
5
Brilliant display. : POMP
9
Bottle-shaped vessel. : FLASK
14
Heath. : MOOR
15
Loud sound. : ROAR
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Put in a certain class. : LABEL
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___ of Cleves. : ANNE
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Secy. Benson. : EZRA
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Type of kitchenware. : AGATE
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Rally. : MASSMEETING
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Have a meal. : SUP
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River into the Sea of Azov. : DON
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Seven: Comb. form. : HEPT
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Cut up. : DICED
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Lung: Comb. form. : PNEUMO
32
Handsome men. : ADONISES
34
Barely warm. : TEPID
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Explodes. : BLOWSUP
38
Fault. : DEMERIT
40
Make glad. : ELATE
41
Dangerous mine gas. : FIREDAMP
42
Spring-blooming tree. : REDBUD
44
Dressed to the ___. : NINES
45
Distinct region. : ZONE
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Concha. : EAR
49
___ loss. : ATA
50
Home of an odalisk. : ODA
51
Shapely, Hale, etc. : ASTRONOMERS
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Song for a choir. : MOTET
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River of Yorkshire. : AIRE
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Free from ice. : OPEN
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Well done! : BRAVO
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Pour. : TEEM
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Approximating. : NEAR
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Monotheistic religion. : ISLAM
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Vessel of myth. : ARGO
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Convention members: Abbr. : DELS
Down
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Title of rule of Yemen. : IMAM
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___ fide. : BONA
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Relatives of protons. : IONS
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Ornamental porcelain. : DRESDENWARE
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Dress oneself up. : PREEN
6
Escape slowly. : OOZE
7
Small swallows. : MARTINS
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Commend. : PRAISE
9
Spring flower. : FLAG
10
Fall behind. : LAG
11
Humble. : ABASE
12
Arrangement. : SETUP
13
Thief: Comb. form. : KLEPT
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Dressmaker. : MODISTE
22
A gender. : NEUTER
26
Storied gem. : HOPEDIAMOND
27
Small flounder. : DAB
28
Dillydally. : IDLE
29
Self-controlled. : COOL
30
Energy: Slang. : PEP
31
Token. : MEMENTO
33
Soft leathers. : SUEDES
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Kingdom of SW Asia. : IRAN
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Novel price of former days. : DIME
38
Brought about. : DID
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Communities: Abbr. : TPS
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Coat maker. : FURRIER
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Sweet potato: Span. : BATATA
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Voodoo deity. : ZOMBI
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Perfumes. : ODORS
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Brazilian seaport. : NATAL
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Wind: Comb. form. : ANEMO
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See 3 Down. : ATOM
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Where Eugene is: Abbr. : OREG
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Fencing foil. : EPEE
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Authentic. : REAL
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Brazilian gentlemen: Abbr. : SNRS
57
Miss St. Clare. : EVA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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