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New York Times, Thursday, May 26, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,968
Across
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British title. : LADY
5
Type of singer. : BASSO
10
Eight, in Germany. : ACHT
14
Compound reciprocal pronoun. : ONEANOTHER
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Chinese name. : CHOU
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Relatives of fall guys. : SCAPEGOATS
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Berlin title. : HERR
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Thrice: Prefix. : TER
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Whole. : SUM
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Ship signal. : SOS
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Invite. : ASK
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Office reproductions. : STATS
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Mementoes of Coney Island. : TINTYPES
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Sleep like ___. : ATOP
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Admit. : OWN
30
Climbing plant. : PEA
31
Rumor's speech, in "King Henry IV." : PROLOGUE
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Quick-drying pasty cement. : MASTIC
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River in Poland. : SAN
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Outlying part, as of a city. : PURLIEU
40
Singing syllable. : TRA
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Chooses. : ELECTS
43
Cut of meat. : VEALCHOP
45
Hindu title of address. : SRI
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German article. : DER
47
Writes. : PENS
48
Detaches. : UNHINGES
51
Derby winner, 1955. : SWAPS
53
Draw. : TIE
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Small weights: Abbr. : GRS
55
Parrot. : KEA
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Tackle. : RIG
58
See 46 Down. : TSAR
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Agape. : OPENEDWIDE
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Inspiring fear. : EERY
64
Fall apart. : GOTOPIECES
65
Baptism, for example. : RITE
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Pinks. : STABS
67
Most. : BEST
Down
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Parted with. : LOST
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Hereditary. : ANCESTRAL
3
Loved. : DEARTOONESHEART
4
One of the Caroline Islands. : YAP
5
Spurious. : BOGUS
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Mite. : ATOM
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The urial, wild sheep of India. : SHA
8
Begins. : SETSIN
9
First name in theatrical roster. : ORSON
10
Exclamation from 18 Across. : ACH
11
Commercial phrase. : CHEAPATTHEPRICE
12
Venetian Way. : HORSE
13
Ottomans. : TURKS
15
Nidus. : NEST
22
Minnesotan city. : STPAUL
25
Month: Abbr. : APL
26
Dozens. : TWELVES
27
It is so. : YES
28
Chancel area. : APSE
29
Possessive pronoun. : OUR
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Selecting. : OPTING
33
Man's nickname. : GUS
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___ culpa. : MEA
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Oliver Cromwell. : IRONSIDES
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Ammunition of a sort. : CAPS
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Noun ending. : IER
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Dernier ___. : CRI
44
Audit maker. : CPA
46
Overlord. : DESPOT
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Complete. : UTTER
49
American Japanese. : NISEI
50
Rum and water mixtures. : GROGS
51
Permeates. : SEEPS
52
Arabian valley. : WADI
55
Drawer handle. : KNOB
57
Adventure. : GEST
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Cereal grass. : RYE
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Estimated Time of Arrival. : ETA
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Woven fabric. : WEB

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