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New York Times, Thursday, June 16, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,989
Across
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
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Saurel. : SCAD
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Symbols of virtue. : HALOS
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Oriental nursemaid. : AMAH
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Cries of triumph. : AHAS
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January, south of the border. : ENERO
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River of Arizona. : GILA
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Awkward. : LEFTHANDED
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Common symptom of spring fever. : INERTIA
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Perfect. : IDEAL
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Recent development in European trade. : COMMONMARKET
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Little ___. : EVA
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Important age. : THIRTEEN
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Lean. : SPARE
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Travel route: Abbr. : ITIN
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On ___ (impatient). : EDGE
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Triumphed. : WON
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Outlandish. : STRANGE
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Hades, in Roman myth. : DIS
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Top-notch. : AONE
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Houston Institute. : RICE
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Boy meets girl. : TRYST
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Cajole. : BLANDISH
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Pronoun. : SHE
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English to Englishmen. : MOTHERTONGUE
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Part of a Hersey title. : ADANO
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Part of London. : EASTEND
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Current. : PRESENTDAY
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Goddess with cow's horns. : ISIS
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Cooking ingredient. : YEAST
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Helper. : AIDE
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Type of nest. : MARES
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Doing. : DEED
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Quantity of wire. : REEL
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Wizardry. : MAGIC
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Acid group. : AMINO
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City N. E. of Boston, settled in 1626. : SALEM
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Fascinating female. : CHARMER
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City in Kansas. : SALINA
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Prince Charles' school. : CHEAM
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Fliers' group. : AAF
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Summer time: Abbr. : DST
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Double ___. : HEADER
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Disney discovery. : ANNETTE
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Castor's mother. : LEDA
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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Cover with turf. : SOD
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Dr. Barbara Moore's advocacy. : HIKING
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Jabberwocky word. : TOVES
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Diplomat. : ATTACHE
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Basel's river. : RHINE
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Whirl. : EDDY
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Auspices. : EGIS
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"A ___ of robins in her hair . . . " : NEST
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Clean the deck. : SWAB
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Combine. : POOL
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O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
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Dubliners (with "the"). : IRISH
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Submarine in recent headlines. : TRITON
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Attitudes, habits, etc., of a group. : ETHOS
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Altogether. : ENMASSE
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One with a fixed income: Fr. : RENTIER
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675-mi. river into the Don. : DONETS
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Delayed. : STAYED
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English novelist. : READE
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"Beau ___." : GESTE
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Knit. : UNITE
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A Ford. : EDSEL
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Vicinity. : AREA
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Part of a salutation. : DEAR
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English Puritan name. : PYM
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Child. : TAD
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Cube. : DIE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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