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New York Times, Saturday, June 25, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q V W }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,998

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Across
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"Pinafore" character. : HEBE
5
Greek hero. : AJAX
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Figure in TV documentary. : SACCO
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Scandinavian man's name. : AXEL
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Take it easy. : LAZE
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Spiral. : HELIX
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Mohammedan. : MUSSULMAN
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Clio's sister. : ERATO
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Revokes legally. : ADEEMS
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Perennial piano piece. : NOLA
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Brando film, "The ___." : MEN
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Barry MacKay's milieu. : NET
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Foot: Lat. : PES
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Biblical name. : ETAM
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Insignificant one. : LITTLESHRIMP
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One of the Strauses. : OSCAR
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Smorgasbord items. : EELS
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Sea: Ger. : MEER
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___-cochere. : PORTE
40
Racket. : BAT
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Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Diary page. : ENTRY
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On a newspaper, the sunrise watch. : LOBSTERTRICK
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Butter in India. : GHEE
49
Naval intelligence group. : ONI
50
Einstein's birthplace. : ULM
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Jolt. : JAR
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Fostering: Lat. : ALMA
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Italian city (with "La"). : SPEZIA
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End of term activities. : EXAMS
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Where "Sagamore Hill" is. : OYSTERBAY
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Miss Janis. : ELSIE
65
Indian. : CREE
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Smooth consonant. : LENE
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Annoying ones. : PESTS
68
Preserve. : KEEP
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German name of Ohre river. : EGER
Down
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Biblical plotter exposed by Esther. : HAMAN
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Emit, as charm. : EXUDE
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Plague. : BESET
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Quite ready. : ALLSET
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Tie-up. : JAM
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Muezzin's call to prayer. : AZAN
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Stranger: Prefix. : XENO
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Kind of dress. : SHEATH
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Combining form of atmosphere. : AER
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Dankest. : CLAMMIEST
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Quote. : CITE
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Opposite number of a Cantab. : OXON
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Man in blue. : UMPIRE
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Indicating deduction. : LESS
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Popular opera star. : STEBER
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Village north of White Plains. : ARMONK
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Not quite on time. : LATISH
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Favored slightly. : LEANT
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Escamillo's adversary. : ELTORO
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Israel's U. N. lady. : MEIR
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Victim. : PREY
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October stone. : OPAL
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One voice. : SOLO
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Bane of gardeners. : CRABGRASS
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Food ad item. : RECIPE
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Dance. : REEL
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Twits. : TEASES
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Part of the foot. : INSTEP
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Native of Turkestan. : UZBEG
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Vine. : LIANE
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Late movie mogul. : MAYER
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Vehicle. : JEEP
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Car part. : AXLE
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Imitation. : MOCK
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Point on the Isle of Man. : AYRE
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A Gardner. : ERLE
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Where Huxley will teach. : MIT
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Poker term. : SEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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