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New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,961
Across
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Sibilant signal. : PSST
5
Man of Hebron. : CALEB
10
Spotted rodent of Central America. : PACA
14
Alas!: Lat. : EHEU
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Lizard. : AGAMA
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Desert steed. : ARAB
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Cash. : READYMONEY
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Saws (wood) along the grain. : RIPS
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Lather. : SOAP
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Sign of a hit. : SRO
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Shelter for birds. : COTE
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Beautify. : ADORN
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Considers as part of a scheme or project. : FIGURESON
27
Weight. : TON
28
Norwegian coin. : KRONE
30
Signal. : ALERT
31
Asian country. : IRAQ
33
Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
34
Labor organization. : CIO
35
Defamation. : CALUMNY
37
Takes away. : DEDUCTS
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Cereal grass. : OAT
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A continent: Abbr. : AUS
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Captured the fancy of. : TOOK
44
Violin-maker. : AMATI
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Useful Latin phrase. : IDEST
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Him or her: Fr. : LUI
50
One kind of income. : DIVIDENDS
52
Nautical term. : APORT
54
Robert ___. : ELEE
55
Highway: Abbr. : RTE
56
Arabian garments. : ABAS
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Bobbin. : PIRN
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Puzzled. : NONPLUSSED
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Criterion. : TEST
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Provide (with qualities). : ENDUE
64
Robust. : HALE
65
Appeals to. : SUES
66
Ottomans. : SEATS
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Esparto grass. : ALFA
Down
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For every. : PER
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Romance of 1887. : SHE
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Appropriate to the time. : SEASONAL
4
Henry VIII, for example. : TUDOR
5
___ David. : CAMP
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Since. : AGO
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Capital of Michigan. : LANSING
8
Become apparent. : EMERGE
9
Marshy inlet. : BAYOU
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Apportion. : PARCELOUT
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Songlike. : ARIOSE
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Seizer. : CAPTOR
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Not attentive. : ABSENT
18
Tug. : YANK
23
Adjectival ending. : ATIC
24
Relative of Theo. : DORA
25
Mossback. : FOGY
26
Foray. : RAID
29
Tear. : RENT
32
Answers to some math problems. : QUOTIENTS
34
Tax, old style. : CESS
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Damsel. : MAID
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Fees of a kind. : DUES
38
One of the Hollywood adjectives. : COLOSSAL
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Circular journey. : TOUR
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Humorous playlet. : SKIT
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Appendices. : ADDENDA
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Proficients. : ADEPTS
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Environment. : MILIEU
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Unwilling. : AVERSE
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Chant. : INTONE
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Ban. : TABU
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Osprey's cousins. : ERNES
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Oriental title placed after the name. : PASHA
56
Beverages. : ALES
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Present for decision, as a question. : PUT
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Gremlin. : ELF
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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