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New York Times, Saturday, June 18, 1960

45-Across : 12th century date.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F G J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,991
Across
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Laertes' sister. : OPHELIA
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Celestial seeing eye. : TIROS
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New capital. : BRASILIA
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M. Balzac. : HONORE
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Article for polishing. : OILSTONE
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Angle of a snub nose. : UPTILT
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Title of a descendant of Mohammed. : EMEER
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Means of transportation. : TRAM
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There is: Fr. : ILYA
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Animal's snout. : NEB
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Opposite a ship's side (with "of"). : ABEAM
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Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes. : PELE
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"Come ___ me ... " : UNTO
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Stella ___, Star of the Sea. : MARIS
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Cheer. : RAH
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Symbol of Maine. : PINE
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Chain. : CATENA
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Usually. : ASARULE
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Panacea. : CUREALL
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Black Rock, for one. : DESERT
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Distressed. : SORE
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A lace, for short. : VAL
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Make the valedictory address. : ORATE
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12th century date. : MCLI
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Like a misty, moisty morning. : DEWY
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Come again. : RECUR
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Femininity personified. : EVE
51
Project ___ (listening for communication from outer space). : OZMA
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Unrewarding. : ARID
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Gems. : OPALS
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Churchman. : DEACON
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Capital of U. S. A. : PRETORIA
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Asia. : ORIENT
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World's oldest known civilization. : SUMERIAN
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Upright script in printing. : RONDE
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Condiment. : MUSTARD
Down
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Like a mid-Victorian. : PRIM
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Sound. : HALE
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Ancient Israelite. : ESSENE
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Metric measure. : LITRE
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World labor group: Abbr. : ILO
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Common solecism. : AINT
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Choicest part. : TOP
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Hint. : INTIMATE
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Make angry. : ROIL
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Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
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Silk, in Italy. : SETA
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Make bubbly. : AERATE
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Actor Cronyn. : HUME
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Swedish name for Turku. : ABO
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Constructed. : BUILT
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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Madrid museum. : PRADO
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Comforter. : EASER
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Buddhist holy city. : LHASA
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Compass point. : NNE
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Take away by violence: Archaic. : REAVE
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Family connection. : INLAW
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Quick witticism. : SALLY
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Baby food. : PUREE
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Great name in physics. : CURIE
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Went back. : RETRACED
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Mountain pass. : COL
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Certificates. : SCRIPS
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Wall: Fr. : MUR
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Send away. : DEPORT
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Argot. : CANT
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Exercises the franchise. : VOTES
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Heliotrope, for example. : ODOR
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Cipher. : ZERO
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Spanish ___. : MAIN
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African communication device. : DRUM
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Musical treat. : ARIA
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Fabricator. : LIAR
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A large part of 41 Across. : SAND
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Unit. : ONE
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Bird. : EMU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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