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New York Times, Thursday, June 23, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,996

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Across
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The beginning. : ALPHA
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Unexpected obstacle. : SNAG
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Well-known watercolorist. : MARIN
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___ town. : HOME
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Appeal. : PLEA
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Fetch. : BRING
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Checked items. : OVERCOATS
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Commerce agency: Abbr. : ICC
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Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
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Shout of joy. : RAH
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Demure. : COY
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Memorable book about the newspaper game. : THEBRASSCHECK
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Golfer's iron. : MASHIE
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Sirens of the saints. : VAMPS
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Member of a Protestant denomination: Abbr. : BAPT
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Navy man: Abbr. : COM
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Thornton Wilder's first novel (with "The"). : CABALA
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G. I.'s favorite. : USO
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Bismarck or Pierre. : CAPITAL
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Number on a clock dial. : III
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Wall décor. : MIRROR
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Campus workroom. : LAB
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Seine islands. : ILES
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Thin-shelled nut. : PECAN
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Types of photographic prints. : SEPIAS
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Author of 25 Across. : UPTONSINCLAIR
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A beginner: Abbr. : APP
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West Point of England: Abbr. : RMA
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She-bear: Span. : OSA
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Noun suffix. : INE
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Articles of virtu. : BRICABRAC
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Early evenings. : DUSKS
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First-rate: Colloq. : AONE
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King of Midian. : REBA
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Place for a lighthouse. : ISLET
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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Blunders. : ERRS
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Citizens of the U. S.: Abbr. : AMERS
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Circuit. : AMBIT
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Tree. : LARCH
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Quotation, in commerce. : PRICE
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Hebrew measure. : HIN
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Wool fabric. : ANGORA
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Where to buy ties. : SHOESHOP
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Month: Abbr. : NOV
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Punish by fine. : AMERCE
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1/20 of a shekel. : GERAH
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Prefix meaning away. : APO
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Basis of many a mystery. : BLACKMAIL
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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Mr. Midshipman ___. : EASY
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Horse: Fr. : CHEVAL
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East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
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N. Y. C. transit line: Abbr. : BMT
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Figures of speech. : SIMILES
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Vehicle. : CAB
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Fold: Fr. : PLIE
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Je ne ___ quoi. : SAIS
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Light collision. : BUMP
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French name for a continent. : ASIE
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Prototype of "Pogo" character. : PORCUPINE
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Sign on the highway. : CABINS
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Against: Lat. : CONTRA
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Certain puddings. : TAPIOCAS
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Sharp blow. : RAP
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Manhattan: Abbr. : ISL
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Trapper. : SNARER
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Old name for Nova Scotia. : ACADIA
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Spanish card game. : OMBRE
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Passageway. : AISLE
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Printer's roller. : INKER
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Wayside inns. : RESTS
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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College dance. : PROM
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Letter. : CEE
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Shortened: Abbr. : ABR
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Military group: Abbr. : USM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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