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New York Times, Tuesday, May 3, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,945
Across
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Raise a nap. : TEASEL
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Baby-blue, perhaps. : PASTEL
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Noisemakers. : RATTLES
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Sun parlors. : SOLARIA
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Town in Arthurian legend. : ASTOLAT
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Physicians. : HEALERS
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"Sans ___ et sans reproche." : PEUR
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Chesterfield. : SOFA
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Liturgies. : RITES
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Timekeeper for piano practice. : METRONOME
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Chrome. : STEEL
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Annoys. : IRKS
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Honshu city. : NARA
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Deliver. : HANDOVER
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Of a genus of fruit trees. : CITRUS
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Organization of doctors. : AMA
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Spanish coins. : PESETAS
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Fabric. : REP
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Profession. : METIER
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Composition by Schubert. : SERENADE
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Any delightful place. : EDEN
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Bird call. : NOTE
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Up. : RISEN
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Type of performer. : TOEDANCER
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Taunts. : GIBES
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Well-known pen name. : ELIA
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South African river, into the Orange. : VAAL
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First-rate: Colloq. : ELEGANT
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Heighten. : ENHANCE
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Asserts without proof. : ALLEGES
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Showery. : RAINING
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Compunction. : REGRET
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Written agreements. : LEASES
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Light, two-wheeled carriage. : TRAP
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Mitigate. : EASE
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Alaskan outpost. : ATTU
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Rained or snowed. : STORMED
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45 inches, in old England. : ELL
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Most insignificant. : LEAST
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Author of "The Gold Bug." : POE
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Warning sound. : ALARM
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Conspicuous. : SALIENT
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Former shipping allowance. : TRET
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Island republic. : EIRE
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Highland Mary, for instance. : LASS
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Newspaper articles. : STORIES
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Cut of meat. : SHANK
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U. S. supercarrier. : FORRESTAL
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Run away to Gretna Green. : ELOPE
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Heston's award. : OSCAR
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Feeling of guilt. : SHAME
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Made tractable. : TAMED
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Related on the mother's side. : ENATE
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Tapestry. : ARRAS
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___ la Paix. : RUEDE
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Colorado resort. : ASPEN
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Father of science fiction. : VERNE
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Rhone tributary. : ISERE
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Much smaller: Colloq. : TEENIER
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Seven or eleven. : INTEGER
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Passionless peace. : NIRVANA
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Author of "Golden Boy." : ODETS
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Midwestern river. : OSAGE
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Welland or Rideau. : CANAL
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Rigging. : GEAR
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He: Lat. : ILLE
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Native of Ghent: Abbr. : BELG
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Blackbirds. : ANIS
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Skin disorder. : ACNE
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Parts of triangles. : LEGS
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Fabric. : NET
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Go in haste. : HIE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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