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New York Times, Thursday, June 30, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,003

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Foam of a sort. : SOAPSUDS
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Buffet specialties. : SALADS
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Dictator. : AUTOCRAT
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Bitter, Sneering, Sarcastic. : IRONIC
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Maker of a motion. : PROPOSER
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Giggle. : TITTER
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Goat god. : PAN
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Mexican foodstuffs. : TAMALES
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Ship's course: Abbr. : ESE
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Ambler and others. : ERICS
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Man and wife. : ONE
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"Very Good ___," Kern musical. : EDDIE
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Luxuriant. : RICH
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Range of Aconcagua. : ANDES
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Work for. : EARN
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Middlemen: Abbr. : AGTS
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Saintly women: Lat. : SANCTAE
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Germs. : SPORES
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Occupation. : CAREER
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Famed editor and "Self-made Merchant." : LORIMER
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Rough-haired terrier. : SKYE
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Ship of myth. : ARGO
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Staff officers. : AIDES
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Peut ___ (perhaps): Fr. : ETRE
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Kernels. : MEATS
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Propeller. : FIN
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Willow withe. : OSIER
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___ Marché, famous Paris department store. : BON
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"'Tis ___ you should heed, Try, try again." : ALESSON
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Arab robe. : ABA
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Part of a zoo. : AVIARY
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Stormy cape of N. C. : HATTERAS
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Wise old man. : NESTOR
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Blanch by deprivation of sunlight. : ETIOLATE
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Machine shop necessity. : GREASE
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Scorns. : DESPISES
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Soldier who digs trenches. : SAPPER
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Arrow poison of Brazil. : OURARI
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Unaccented, as a syllable. : ATONIC
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Beverage. : POP
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Wallace's men. : SCOTS
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Bear in the heavens. : URSA
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Guardian spirits. : DAEMONS
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London street. : STRAND
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Position. : SITE
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Issue. : ARISE
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Chance. : LOT
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Come before. : ANTEDATE
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Famous medieval hymn. : DIESIRAE
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Sifter. : SCREENER
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Settlings. : LEES
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Elijah's vehicle. : CHARIOT
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Orders. : DECREES
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Bewildered. : ATSEA
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Loose coats. : SACKS
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Something perfect of its kind. : GEM
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Negative. : NAY
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Roughly and noisily: Colloq. : SLAMBANG
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Study. : POREOVER
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Form into a system: Var. : ORGANISE
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Plentiful. : RIFE
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Felt in a certain way. : SENSATE
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Served (up). : DISHED
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Hair ornaments. : TIARAS
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Deduction. : REBATE
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Wipes off. : ERASES
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Gulf of the Aegean. : SAROS
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At the summit. : ONTOP
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Ancient instrument. : LYRE
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Actor Skinner. : OTIS
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___ loss. : ATA
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Judge of Israel. : ELI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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