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New York Times, Monday, May 23, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,965
Across
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Humane society: Abbr. : SPCC
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Trick. : FLAM
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Tributary of Lake Chad. : SHARI
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Winnie's epithet. : POOH
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Admirable. : RARE
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Landlopers. : HOBOS
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Tributary of the Po. : ADDA
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Stadium in Miami. : ORANGEBOWL
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Winner of TV awards. : RAYMONDBURR
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Letter. : VEE
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Debutantes, figuratively speaking. : BUDS
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Sighters. : AIMERS
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Flower buds for flavoring. : CAPERS
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Chat: Colloq. : CONFAB
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Aromas. : ODORS
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Region. : PART
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Kings: Fr. : ROIS
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Shape of many flowers. : BELL
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Coast Guard's concern. : BERGS
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German philosopher. : KANT
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First dynasty in China, c. 2000 B. C. : HSIA
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Ginger bready. : ARTY
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Sawfish's saw. : SERRA
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Network. : TISSUE
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Picnic provender. : HOTDOG
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Brings into agreement. : ALINES
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Clever stratagem. : COUP
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Leather moccasin. : PAC
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Popular movie of 1958. : PEYTONPLACE
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Mike Hammer, for example. : PRIVATEEYE
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Greedy. : AVID
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Benefit. : AVAIL
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Blank spaces. : GAPS
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Sheep shelter. : COTE
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Byways. : LANES
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Situation when supply is greater than demand. : GLUT
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Type of jug. : EWER
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Yard. : SPAR
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Feet: Comb. form. : PODA
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Town in Wyoming. : CODY
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British Prime Minister, 1937. : CHAMBERLAIN
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Palm leaves: Poet. : FRONDS
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Stuffs with bacon. : LARDS
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Saracen. : ARAB
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See 29 Down. : MENU
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Moslem dignitary. : SHERIF
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Peg used in quoits. : HOB
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On the up and up. : ABOVEBOARD
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Boater. : ROWER
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The Scillys or the Seychelles. : ISLES
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White House residents, 1869. : GRANTS
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Not theirs. : OURS
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Proverbially, where no grass grows. : MARKETPLACE
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Important port in Ireland. : COBH
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Ending used with orange, lime, etc. : ADES
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Administration man. : POLITICIAN
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A la ___. : CARTE
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Carousal. : ORGY
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Where the Ucayali flows. : PERU
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Japanese girdle box. : INRO
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Hart or deer. : STAG
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Short-legged dog. : BASSET
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Subject of Mock Turtle's song. : SOUP
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Leaves of the calyx. : SEPALS
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Upright. : HONEST
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Dismay. : APPAL
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Grub. : LARVA
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Rodent whose fur is nutria. : COYPU
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Safecracker: Slang. : YEGG
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Shade of blue. : TEAL
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Acknowledge. : AVOW
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Quote. : CITE
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River in Germany, site of large dam. : EDER
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Contend for superiority. : VIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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