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New York Times, Wednesday, June 22, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q V W }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,995
Across
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Buffoon. : ZANY
5
Bureau of Reclamation projects. : DAMS
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Picture borders. : MATS
13
Fencing foil. : EPEE
14
Popular hero. : IDOL
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Type of shoe. : SABOT
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Fear of foreigners. : XENOPHOBIA
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Hammer and sickle monogram. : USSR
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Shoe part. : INSOLE
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Samuel's teacher. : ELI
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Golden ___. : AGE
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Wartime agency: Abbr. : OPA
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Court hearing. : OYER
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Stand out. : SHINE
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An even chance. : TOSSUP
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Transmitted. : HANDEDON
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Ditch. : TRENCH
37
Castle in Seville. : ALCAZAR
38
Italian lady. : SIGNORA
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Dull. : DEADEN
40
Winter month. : DECEMBER
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Part of the globe. : ARCTIC
43
Pried into. : NOSED
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
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Osprey's cousin. : ERN
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0.252 calories: Abbr. : BTU
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Link. : TIE
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Creator of Sir Roger de Coverly. : STEELE
52
Pillow covering. : TICK
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Feature of Mt. McKinley rescue. : HELICOPTER
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Fix: Colloq. : HOLE
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Flirtatious looks. : OGLES
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Particle. : ATOM
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And others: Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Go up. : SOAR
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Knows: Scot. : KENS
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Rainy. : DAMP
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Humped bovine of India, China, etc. : ZEBU
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Imitates. : APES
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Cape Cod décor. : NETS
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Legal time limitation. : YEARANDADAY
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D.D. Emmett's song. : DIXIE
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Seaport in SW Arabia. : ADEN
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Periodic wind. : MONSOON
8
Fishing boats. : SLOOPS
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Chinese name. : MAO
10
Monastery. : ABBEY
11
Sheer linen. : TOILE
12
Step. : STAIR
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Novel about Ayesha. : SHE
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Molded material. : PLASTIC
23
Old codger. : GEEZER
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Showing astonishment. : OPENMOUTHED
26
Food fish. : SHAD
27
Healthy. : HALE
28
Quechuan. : INCA
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Rocky peak. : TOR
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Pressing. : URGENT
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(___) the tune of. : DANCETO
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Heads: Slang. : NOBS
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Algonquin Indian. : CREE
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___ sauce. : HARD
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Business official: Abbr. : SEC
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Apartment alcove. : DINETTE
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Russian dance. : TREPAK
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Universal element in art. : ETHOS
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San ___. : DIEGO
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___ Street. : DELLA
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Shoulders of paved roads. : BERMS
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Certain finger exercises: Abbr. : SCS
51
Relative of Lionel. : LEON
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Tittle. : IOTA
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Shellfish. : CLAM
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Seaweed. : KELP
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Noun suffix. : IER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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