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New York Times, Friday, May 13, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,955
Across
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Woman's headdress. : COIF
5
Glacial ridges. : OSAR
9
Unite. : KNIT
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Phrase promising accomplishment. : CANDO
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Good: Ital. : BENE
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Observe carefully. : NOTE
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Parting word. : ADIEU
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Start of a counting-out rhyme. : EENY
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Town in Utah. : OREM
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Gumshoe. : TEC
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"The Luck of ___." : ROARINGCAMP
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Furtiveness. : STEALTH
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Type of boat. : ARK
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Letter. : CEE
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Symbols for the superstitious. : MIRRORS
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Lost. : ATSEA
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Magic rod. : WAND
35
"Lady Luck," for instance. : NAME
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Evidence. : PROOF
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
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Proprietor. : OWNER
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Spat. : TIFF
41
Wife of ___. : BATH
42
Memory aids. : NOTES
43
Graze. : PASTURE
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___ Paulo. : SAO
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Animal in clover. : PIG
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Dull. : HUMDRUM
51
Spell to ward off evil. : ABRACADABRA
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Collectanea. : ANA
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Royal ___ (a way made easy). : ROAD
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Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
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Aggregate. : TOTAL
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Golliwogg. : OGRE
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Man ___. : OWAR
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Good luck piece. : CHARM
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Letters. : WYES
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Little ___. : ONES
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Evergreen oak. : HOLM
Down
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Younger brother. : CADET
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Refrigerated. : ONICE
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Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
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Kind of clover. : FOURLEAF
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Sorcery. : OBEAH
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Fortuneteller. : SEER
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Years: Lat. : ANNI
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Fox. : REYNARD
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Way to ward off evil. : KNOCKONWOOD
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Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
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Article. : ITEM
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Not lasting: Abbr. : TEMP
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Black ___. : CATS
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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Dog's warning. : GRR
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Bad luck, in cartomancy. : ACEOFSPADES
27
Dull finish. : MATTE
28
"Ay, every ___ a King." : INCH
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Declaim. : RANT
30
Character in "Peter Pan." : SMEE
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Type of residence: Abbr. : APT
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False step. : TRIP
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Couch. : SOFA
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Tear's partner. : WEAR
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Hesitatory sounds. : ERS
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Three ___. : ONAMATCH
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Hobgoblin. : BUGABOO
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Twitching. : TIC
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On: Fr. : SUR
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Certain beams. : HBARS
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Amount of assessment. : RATAL
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Render powerless. : UNARM
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Clayey soil. : MALM
51
Lined up. : AROW
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Hobgoblin. : BOGY
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Friday the 13th is. : RARE
54
Out's partner. : DOWN
55
Wings, in zoology. : ALAE
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Exclamation. : OHO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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