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New York Times, Saturday, May 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,963
Across
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Ultimates and perfections. : ABSOLUTES
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Popular stage name. : ETHEL
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Part of a whole. : COMPONENT
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Beach. : SHORE
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Financial official. : TREASURER
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Hope. : TRUST
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Single. : UNAL
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Sends signals. : SEMAPHORES
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Via. : PER
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Untaxed, as goods. : DUTYFREE
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River bank: Scot. : BRAE
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Consume. : EAT
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Policemen of a sort. : MPS
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Commonly shared. : MUTUAL
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Heraldic. : ARMORIAL
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Startling warning. : ALARM
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Uniforms of a sort. : ODS
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Slow, in music. : LENTO
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Releases from an embrace. : UNCLASPS
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Short poem. : SONNET
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"Mighty ___ a Rose." : LAK
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Golfers' meeting place. : TEE
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Utah's lily. : SEGO
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Dollars and cents, pounds and pence. : CURRENCY
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Type of craft. : SUB
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Meddler. : INTERFERER
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Sen. Curtis. : CARL
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Answering in the negative. : NOING
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Arboreal rodent. : TREEMOUSE
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Grounds around a cathedral. : CLOSE
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Mexican pancakes. : TORTILLAS
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Sharpens. : HONES
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Poisonous compounds. : ARSENATES
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Behave playfully: Colloq. : ACTUP
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Carried. : BORNE
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Political weapon. : SMEAR
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Popular jewel. : OPAL
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Spanish article. : LOS
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Out-of-the-way. : UNUSUAL
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Cylindrical. : TERETE
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Antagonist. : ENEMY
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Machine-gunners. : STRAFERS
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Science of artistic and play activities. : ESTHETOLOGY
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Pang. : THROE
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Appointed time. : HOUR
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Gaelic tongue. : ERSE
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"___ Face It." : LETS
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Baby buggy. : PRAM
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Playwrights. : DRAMATURGES
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Knot in thread or cloth. : BURL
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Where St. Cloud is: Abbr. : MINN
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Former head of the Marines. : PATE
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Where the money goes. : SLOT
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Heavy hammer. : MAUL
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Forearm bone. : ULNA
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Sailing direction. : TACK
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Commercials. : ADS
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University city in Nevada. : RENO
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Tuneful show. : OPERETTA
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Bondman of feudal times. : SERF
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Hide. : SECRETE
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Taunts. : SNEERS
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Swing a thurible. : CENSE
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Fumble or bobble. : ERROR
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___ Ste. Marie. : SAULT
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She-bears: Lat. : URSAE
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Give benediction. : BLESS
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Part of a foot. : INCH
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___ contendere, legal plea. : NOLO
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Noun suffix. : TION
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Soda flavor. : COLA
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Least amount: Abbr. : MIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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