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New York Times, Monday, June 6, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,979
Across
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Division of a country: Abbr. : PROV
5
Sound of gustatory pleasure. : YUM
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Reined racer. : PACER
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Gait. : LOPE
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Signor's abode. : CASA
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An assembly, in ancient Greece. : AGORA
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Quell. : OVERPOWER
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Old-time card. : TAROT
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Small swallow-tailed flag. : PENNON
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Separate. : SIFT
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The act of: Suffix. : ADE
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As soon as. : ONCE
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Kentucky Derby winner, 1956. : NEEDLES
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Member of a celebrated May wedding. : PRINCESSANNE
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French river into the Rhone. : AIN
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Part of the globe. : EAST
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Relative of 8 Down. : SABOT
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Light shoe, symbol of comedy. : SOCK
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In the lowest degree. : LEAST
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Split. : RIVE
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Inexcitable. : STAID
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"The light that ___ in woman's eyes . . . " : LIES
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Retreat. : DEN
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Lewis and Clark, for example. : TRAILBLAZERS
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Shows. : REVEALS
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Market for goods. : SALE
56
Crimson's foe. : ELI
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Soft substance in stem plants. : PITH
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Describing the drudge's work. : MENIAL
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En ___. : MASSE
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An argument about words. : LOGOMACHY
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Unqualified. : UTTER
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Of the dawn. : EOAN
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Approximating. : NEAR
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Dubious: Colloq. : SHADY
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Rainbow's background. : SKY
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S. African fox. : ASSE
Down
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Sound of a flat dive. : PLOP
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Meander. : ROVE
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Direct. : OPEN
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One of the Castles. : VERNON
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Turn off course. : YAW
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Functions : USES
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Mooring place for pleasure craft. : MARINA
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Wooden sandals on iron supports. : PATTENS
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Eastern VIP. : AGA
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Shade of red. : CORAL
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Eat away. : ERODE
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Deserves: Colloq. : RATES
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Veil. : CONCEAL
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___ de Leon. : PONCE
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Marsh. : FEN
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Esteemed. : DEAR
27
Undergo with success. : PASS
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Mob action. : RIOT
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Conquistator's victim. : INCA
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Enclosed seat in a choir. : STALL
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___ one's time. : BIDE
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More than. : OVER
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Greenbacks. : TENS
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Bird of prey. : KITE
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Kinsmen. : SIBS
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Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
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Clothing represented in sculpture or painting. : DRAPERY
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Capital of Beaver State. : SALEM
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Mehemet ___. : ALI
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Yucca fibers. : ISTLES
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Women's quarters, in Persia and India. : ZENANA
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Mythical twin. : REMUS
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Israeli port. : ELATH
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Perspective. : VISTA
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Sandy ___, N. J. : HOOK
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Frappés. : ICES
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Exclamations. : AHAS
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Orpheus' instrument. : LYRE
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But: Lat. : SED
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Sprightly. : GAY

Answer summary: 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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