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New York Times, Wednesday, May 25, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,967
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Author of "America the Beautiful." : BATES
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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___ breve. : ALLA
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Cognizant. : AWARE
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Booth Tarkington story. : SEVENTEEN
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Cavalry weapon. : SABRE
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Drinks before dinner. : APERITIFS
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Combining form meaning material. : HYLO
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Make petition. : SUE
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French port. : BREST
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The Red. : ERIC
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State in India. : ASSAM
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Sinclair Lewis novel. : DODSWORTH
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Nanny's concern. : PRAM
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Exclamation. : HAH
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Ascends. : ARISES
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Beginner. : TIRO
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Gold in Spain. : ORO
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Very short time: Colloq. : SEC
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War locale: Abbr. : ETO
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Twelve dozen: Abbr. : GRO
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"___ Fall in Love." : LETS
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Forage grass. : REDTOP
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Farmer's tool. : HOE
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Jack London's hero Martin ___. : EDEN
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Highly regarded. : RESPECTED
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Stop: Naut. : AVAST
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City of 455,000 in Norway. : OSLO
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After the Bible, the world's most influential book. : KORAN
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Aegir's wife. : RAN
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Teutonic legendary hero. : OFFA
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Prize. : LOVINGCUP
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In conflict (with). : ATWAR
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Summer quaff. : ORANGEADE
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Series. : CHAIN
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Where Limburg is: Abbr. : BELG
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Alkaline substances. : LYES
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According to ___. : HOYLE
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Thwack: Slang. : BASH
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Absent. : AWAY
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Part of the American plan. : TABLEDHOTE
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Faux pax. : ERRORS
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Call on. : SEE
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Summer TV shows. : REPEATS
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Tending to: Suffix. : IVE
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Natives of Nish. : SERBS
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Endeavor. : ATTEMPT
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Garlands. : LEIS
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Boxing blow. : LEFT
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Math result: Abbr. : ANS
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Initials of 1933. : NIRA
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TD maker. : SCORER
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Chesterton's "As ___ Saying." : IWAS
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Household appurtenances. : SHEETS
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Wild dog of India. : DHOLE
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Rowed. : OARED
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Kitchen utensils. : RICERS
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Precedence in moving. : RIGHTOFWAY
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Island group off New Guinea. : ARROE
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Lowed. : MOOED
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___ a dime (driver's boast). : STOPON
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Unrolls: Poet. : OPES
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Luring. : SNARING
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Thrust down. : DETRUDE
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One of the Fates. : CLOTHO
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Guy rope. : VANG
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Guiding spirit. : ANGEL
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Attic name for Persephone. : KORE
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Rounded. : OVAL
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Mimics. : APES
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Default. : FAIL
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English composer, 1710–78. : ARNE
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Tennis term. : LOB
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Low reef. : CAY
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Alas!: Ger. : ACH

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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