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New York Times, Saturday, June 11, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,984

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Across
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Partiality. : BIAS
5
Classic furniture style. : ADAM
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Massachusetts town. : ATHOL
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Flat plinth. : ORLO
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Neighbor of Villefranche. : NICE
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Highlanders. : GAELS
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Station wagon feature. : TAILBOARD
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Succinct display copy. : HEADLINE
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Journalist and critic Gilbert ___. : SELDES
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DeeJay items. : TUNES
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Full of the latest. : NEWSY
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One tenth of a Roman legion. : COHORT
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Male singing voice: Abbr. : BARIT
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Cheer at a bullfight. : OLE
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Billet for Sitting Bull. : TEPEE
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Sudden clicking sounds. : SNAPS
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Edible part. : MEAT
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Appointment maker. : DATER
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Have done with. : DROP
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Term of address. : MADAM
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River into the Bug. : NAREV
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Three: Ital. : TRE
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City with 1,681 people in 1900. : MIAMI
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Well informed. : VERSED
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Where Valletta is. : MALTA
50
Recent play from Colette novel. : CHERI
52
"Square peg." : MISFIT
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Upstream lock control. : HEADGATE
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Dissenters. : ANTIS
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Relative of a cellar dweller. : TAILENDER
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Formative years. : TEENS
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Headline word for assistant. : AIDE
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Benson's first name. : EZRA
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Palomino. : HORSE
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Battery framework. : GRID
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Hankerings. : YENS
Down
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Equally. : BOTH
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"Dies ___." : IRAE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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"___ the highest bidder." : SOLDTO
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Consecrated. : ANOINTED
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Song from "Seventh Heaven." : DIANE
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Lands. : ACRES
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Short for a kind of college. : MED
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Yesmen. : AGREERS
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It speeds the flight. : TAILWIND
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Favorable beginnings. : HEADSTARTS
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Sec'y of State under Cleveland. : OLNEY
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Assault craft. : LSTS
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Say inadvertently. : BLURT
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Scottish variation of snow. : SNA
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Navy man: Abbr. : COMM
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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British principal. : HEADMASTER
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Ginger ___. : BEER
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Polish version of 40 Across. : PANI
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Study closely (with "over"). : PORE
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Conveyed swiftly. : SPED
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Detroit-made adornments. : TAILFINS
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Divulged. : REVEALED
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Outstanding French painter. : MATISSE
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Cape, the westernmost point of Africa. : VERDE
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Symbol of wrestling. : MAT
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Mentor of Candlestick Park. : RIGNEY
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Singer-actor Sal. : MINEO
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Professorship. : CHAIR
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Child's Alpine story. : HEIDI
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Algebra or Trig. : MATH
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Tool. : ADZE
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Cape Cod bird. : TERN
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Prewar, Postwar, etc. : ERAS
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Label. : TAG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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