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New York Times, Wednesday, June 29, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { B J K Q Y }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,002
Across
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Peepers. : FROGS
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Moslem officer: Var. : WAZIR
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Littler by far. : TEENIER
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Epic. : HOMERIC
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Keep back. : RESERVE
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Flow forth. : EMANATE
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___ Baba. : ALI
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Asian capital. : TEHERAN
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Not any, in legal phrases. : NUL
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Plant parts. : PODS
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Convention name. : NIXON
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Dashboard item. : DIAL
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Fats. : SUETS
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Magenta. : RED
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Part of the American plan. : MEALS
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Generous one. : TREATER
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Condemns as inferior. : DAMNS
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Presence. : EXISTENCE
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Fowl. : CAPON
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Men in white. : INTERNS
39
Black and lustrous. : RAVEN
40
John ___ Passos. : DOS
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Custer's foe. : SIOUX
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Do household work. : IRON
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Ice cream treats. : CONES
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Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
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Familiar term of address. : MAC
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Feudal underlings. : VASSALS
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___ Jacinto. : SAN
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Tricky. : EVASIVE
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Island S W of Luzon. : MINDORO
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Used logic. : DEDUCED
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Astronomers: Colloq. : STARMEN
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Goes at an easy gait. : LOPES
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Caught sight of. : SPIED
Down
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Ascertain opinions by indirect approach. : FEELOUT
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Inhabitant. : RESIDER
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Number. : ONE
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Surrounded. : GIRT
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"Morning's at ___; The hillside's dew-pearled . . . " : SEVEN
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A "sometime thing." : WOMAN
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"___ for the ages." : AMAN
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Form of Buddhism. : ZEN
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Native of Abadan. : IRANIAN
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Church services. : RITUALS
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Part of an orchestra or band. : TRAPS
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Employs again. : REHIRES
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Palestine dynasty of the year one. : HEROD
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Monks' quarters. : CELLS
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Efforts. : EXERTIONS
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Increase. : STEEPEN
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Black mark. : DEMERIT
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Early Englishman. : SAXON
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Staffs of authority. : MACES
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___ foil. : TIN
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Explosive. : DNT
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Sews up. : ENSEAMS
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Type of ship in Armada days. : CARAVEL
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Tropical fruit. : AVOCADO
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Injurious to health. : NOISOME
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Candied. : SUGARED
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Composed verse. : RIMED
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Given medicine. : DOSED
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Heavy, colorless gas. : XENON
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Homes in the Stone Age. : CAVES
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Openings. : SLITS
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In the place of. : VICE
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Fillip. : SNAP
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Have a meal. : SUP
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"___ and I," Bacheller novel. : DRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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