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New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,949
Across
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British invention in World War II. : RADAR
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Chilis. : AGUE
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Great name in music. : BACH
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Combining form for a European. : ITALO
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Display. : POMP
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Anglo-Irish expletive. : ARRA
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Craze. : MANIA
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Marian's sweetheart. : ROBINHOOD
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Where Aconcagua is. : ANDES
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Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
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In the refrigerator. : ONICE
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Inner: Anat. : ENTAL
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Cheer. : RAH
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Ship areas: Abbr. : DKS
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Lenient. : SOFT
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Pro's opposite. : CON
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Put down. : LAID
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Engine's potential rating. : HORSEPOWER
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Greek market place. : AGORA
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Forth from. : OUT
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Side-step. : EVADE
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Dancing girls in unison. : PONYBALLET
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Comparative phrase. : ASIF
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Sound of sorrow. : SOB
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Affirmatives. : YEAS
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Possessive. : ITS
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Middle East title. : AGA
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Raises: Colloq. : UPS
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Greatest number allowed. : LIMIT
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German spa. : BADEN
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Verb ending. : ING
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Pineapple. : ANANA
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Machine used in road building. : BULLDOZER
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Island group in Indian Ocean. : COCOS
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Pindar's specialty. : ODES
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Good spirit in Hindu myth. : DEVA
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Particular skill. : KNACK
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Ancient island city. : TYRE
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Wagon. : DRAY
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Stone paving blocks. : SETTS
Down
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"Green Mansions" girl. : RIMA
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___ end (over). : ATAN
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Spring flower. : DANDELION
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Main courses. : ROASTS
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Early Spring victim. : APRILFOOL
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Dutiful. : GOOD
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Brownish pigment. : UMBER
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Finial. : EPI
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German highway. : BAHN
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Plant of the arum family. : AROID
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Cooky jar. : CROCK
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Nether regions. : HADES
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"He has ___ who never had a fear." : NOHOPE
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Irish society: Abbr. : AOH
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Card. : ACE
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Buffet. : SLAP
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Desdemona's enemy. : IAGO
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Verily. : TRULY
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___ Lisboa, capital of Angola. : NOVA
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Members of the W. C. T. U. : DRYS
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Color of a battleship. : STEELGRAY
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"___ I saw?" (palindrome). : WASITACAT
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Emend. : EDIT
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Items in footnotes: Abbr. : REFS
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Teem. : ABOUND
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Churchman: Abbr. : ABP
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Siamese. : TAI
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Fishing vessels. : SMACKS
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Historical novel by Scott, with "The." : ABBOT
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Garish. : GAUDY
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Late Austrian psychiatrist. : ADLER
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Surfacing machine for timber. : SIZER
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Hole ___. : INONE
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Other. : ELSE
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River into Gulf of Finland. : NEVA
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Night: Comb. form. : NOCT
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Invites. : ASKS
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Singular. : ODD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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