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New York Times, Wednesday, May 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,960
Across
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American ostriches. : RHEAS
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Coin dating from 1360. : FRANC
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Quarters. : FOURTHS
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Inquiries for missing letters, packages, etc. : TRACERS
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Act without restraint. : RUNRIOT
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Left the house. : WENTOUT
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A reproductive body. : EGG
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Changing direction. : VEERING
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Equivocate. : LIE
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Brandish. : SHAKE
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Service group: Abbr. : ROTC
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Italian university city. : PISA
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Employ. : HIRE
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Boy's toy. : PEASHOOTER
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Well-known Conrad story. : TYPHOON
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Footways. : PATHS
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Relatives of Glengarries. : TAMS
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Adam's third son. : SETH
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Small job. : CHORE
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Time periods. : SEASONS
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Special insurance charges. : GROUPRATES
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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Tilt to one side. : LIST
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Shepherd-prophet. : AMOS
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Needleworker. : SEWER
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Month: Abbr. : OCT
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Intensive expression as, "What ___ is that?" : ONEARTH
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No gentleman. : CAD
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Wing attachment on a plane. : SKIDFIN
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Opening to look through. : EYEHOLE
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Namesakes of a moon goddess. : SELENAS
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Absent-minded one. : DREAMER
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Companion of a mortise. : TENON
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Abalone shell. : ORMER
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Live without comforts. : ROUGHIT
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Country of the Magyars. : HUNGARY
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Make a fluff. : ERR
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Adjective suffix. : ATIVE
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Pump. : SHOE
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Item on a grocery list. : FRENCHPEAS
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Resounded. : RANG
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Perform. : ACT
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Stone tool from 10,000 B.C. : NEOLITH
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Goes wandering about. : CRUISES
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Unfaded. : FRESH
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Hi-fi's. : STEREOS
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Reproaches. : TWITS
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Fat: Comb. form. : STEAR
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Chestnut. : ROAN
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Held aloof. : KEPTOUT
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Pavement pit. : POTHOLE
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Silky haired dog. : POMERANIAN
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Food. : OATS
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Musical instrument. : HARP
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Becomes boiling mad. : SEESRED
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Fair play: Colloq. : CRICKET
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Unfriendly. : HOSTILE
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Greek portico. : STOA
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Recently arrived. : NEWCOME
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Light-fingered one. : STEALER
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Shine. : GLOSS
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Assents. : AMENS
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Law's partner. : ORDER
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Diaphanous. : SHEER
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"A citizen ___ mean city." : OFNO
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Beginner. : TYRO
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Small room. : DEN
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Son of Noah. : HAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 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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