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New York Times, Tuesday, June 28, 1960

41-Across : Thallophyte.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,001
Across
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Hence. : ERGO
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Under sail. : ASEA
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___ suit. : SWIM
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Hooliganism. : ROUGHSTUFF
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"I ___ little pony ... " : HADA
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Director of an opera company. : IMPRESARIO
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Minute quantity. : ATOM
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Short garment. : CAPELET
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___ Paix. : RUEDELA
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One. : ANY
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Claimant to a throne. : PRETENDER
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Poetic structure. : METRE
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Drive away. : DISPEL
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Turned to the left, as horses. : HAWED
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Incipience. : ONSET
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Ear: Comb. form. : OTO
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Girl's name. : ALIX
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Tough nut to crack. : POSER
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Swallowing sound: Colloq. : GLUB
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Old language: Abbr. : LAT
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Entice. : TEMPT
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Withered one. : CRONE
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Thallophyte. : LICHEN
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Levant. : OSCAR
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Part of a bridle. : HEADSTALL
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Motorists' group. : AAA
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Tuareg. : SAHARAN
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Biblical sage. : SOLOMON
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Including more than one: Abbr. : PLUR
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Autochthonous. : NATIVEBORN
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"It ___ necessarily so ... " : AINT
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Sea lane. : TRADEROUTE
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Important science: Colloq. : MATH
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Very perceptive. : KEEN
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Significant times. : ERAS
Down
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Heath. : ERICA
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Type of type. : ROMAN
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Fish bowl resident. : GUPPY
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Golliwogg. : OGRE
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Declare. : ASSERT
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Cruise accommodation. : STATEROOM
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Global area: Abbr. : EUR
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Light ___ under. : AFIRE
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Nuances. : SHADES
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Aquatic sport. : WATERPOLO
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Man on a pedestal. : IDOL
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Housewife. : MAMA
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Relieved. : HELPED
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Originator. : FOUNDER
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Redact. : EDIT
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Sawbuck. : TENSPOT
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Part of North America: Abbr. : MEX
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Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Projection. : LOBE
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Foyer. : HALL
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Mountain range in Siberia. : ALAI
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Search for a scapegoat. : WITCHHUNT
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Overrules. : SETSASIDE
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Earring. : PENDANT
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Dog's warning. : GRR
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Lachryma. : TEAR
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Guest. : CALLER
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Fireside. : HEARTH
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Split. : CLOVEN
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Imaginary animal, creation of Lewis Carroll. : SNARK
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Love: Fr. : AMOUR
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Artery. : AORTA
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Two wives of Henry VIII. : ANNES
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Global area: Abbr. : SPAM
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Shawm. : OBOE
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Scotsman's "to." : TAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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