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New York Times, Monday, June 27, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { G J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,000
Across
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Houses, in Italy. : CASAS
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Cover for a teapot. : COSY
10
Preoccupied. : RAPT
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Corpulent. : OBESE
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Fraulein's name. : ERNA
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Highly seasoned stew. : OLLA
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Short story: Fr. : CONTE
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State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Family. : CLAN
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Not in accord. : OUTOFSTEP
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Animal of the deep. : SKATE
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Observance. : RITE
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Step mincingly: Slang. : SASHAY
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Border. : HEM
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Diamondback. : TERRAPIN
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"Hardly ___ is now alive ... " : AMAN
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The host's concern. : PLACECARDS
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Goddess. : HERA
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Seasonal saint. : SANTA
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Historic Prussian canal. : KIEL
40
Salesman of a sort. : AUCTIONEER
42
Forecaster Roper. : ELMO
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Surplus. : UNNEEDED
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Ignited. : LIT
46
Large wading birds. : STORKS
49
Son of 37 Across. : ARES
51
Part of the grand tour. : PARIS
52
Part of the street scene. : HOPSCOTCH
57
Pub sign. : ALES
58
Callao is its port. : LIMA
59
Farewell to Diamond Head. : ALOHA
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Tuxedo. : COAT
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Having wings. : ALAR
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Lowest point. : NADIR
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Football players. : ENDS
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___ Washington. : PORT
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Figurative language. : TROPE
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Valuable palm. : COCO
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"___ ben Adhem." : ABOU
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Transmitted. : SENT
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Noted American merchant. : ASTOR
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Think proper. : SEEFIT
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Division of a highway. : CENTERLANE
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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Photo. : SNAP
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Beast of burden. : YAK
10
Large python. : ROCKSNAKE
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God of Islam. : ALLAH
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Silver, in Spain. : PLATA
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Chief Justice, 1836-64. : TANEY
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Relatives by marriage. : STEPSONS
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Levantine ketch. : SAIC
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Certain fishermen. : SPEARERS
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Cry of triumph. : HAHA
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Large bird: Var. : EMEU
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Painter Chagall. : MARC
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Rajah's wife. : RANEE
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Dissembled. : ACTEDAPART
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Outdoor cultists. : NATURISTS
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Small stream. : RILL
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Half: Prefix. : DEMI
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Keyway. : SLOT
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The red and the black. : INKS
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Pour off gently. : DECANT
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Infinity. : SPACE
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Heel of a sword's blade. : TALON
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Hill nymph. : OREAD
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Kind of eclipse. : SOLAR
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Seaport in Hawaii. : HILO
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Oriental name. : OMAR
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Have ___ with. : TODO
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Piece broken off. : CHIP
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Hound's prey. : HARE
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Circuitous course. : LAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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