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New York Times, Tuesday, June 7, 1960

15-Across : Merrymaking.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,980
Across
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Advance. : PROMOTE
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Having savoir-faire. : TACTFUL
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Merrymaking. : REVELRY
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Musical instrument. : OCARINA
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Delayed. : OVERDUE
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Feasts. : REPASTS
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Elflike creature. : PERI
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Axillary. : ALAR
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Within: Comb. form. : ENTO
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Habitations of a sort. : TENEMENTS
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Nickname for inhabitant of Barbados. : BIM
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Make accordant. : ATTUNE
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Mislay. : LOSE
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Walking ___ (stepping gingerly). : ONEGGS
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Actor James and family. : STEWARTS
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Type of train. : LOCAL
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French possessive. : SES
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One of the missiles. : ATLAS
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Cartoon figure. : UNCLESAM
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Laugh up one's ___. : SLEEVE
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Signet. : SEAL
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Salt of a certain acid. : OLEATE
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Japanese coins. : SEN
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Popular versifier. : OGDENNASH
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Inverness. : CAPE
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Photo copy. : STAT
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Ancient kingdom in Asia. : ELAM
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Printer's mistake. : ERRATUM
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Shortest route to a place. : BEELINE
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Injunction. : MANDATE
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Out-of-the-money horse. : ALSORAN
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Sugar. : SWEETEN
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Codifications. : SYSTEMS
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Support. : PROP
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Up to and including. : OVER
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Earn. : MERIT
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___ Glory. : OLD
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Schoolboys of a sort. : TRUANTS
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Grommet. : EYELET
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Floods. : TORRENTS
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Of first rank. : ACE
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French king, 987-996. : CAPET
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Interpret. : TRANSLATE
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Sign used to point out something. : FIST
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Scale syllables. : LAS
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___ park. : AMUSEMENT
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Two below par, in golf. : EAGLE
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Large pill used by veterinarians. : BOLUS
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Hole ___. : INONE
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One capital of Saudi Arabia. : MECCA
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Shield borders in heraldry. : ORLES
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Ladder bar. : STAVE
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City in the Ruhr. : ESSEN
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Lively dance. : GALLOPADE
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Prince of ___. : WALES
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Commercial travelers. : SALESMEN
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The ground. : SOD
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Dignified. : STATELY
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Genus of perchlike fish. : ANABAS
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Apply oneself to, as work. : GETAT
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Spartan serf. : HELOT
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Maw. : CRAW
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English composer. : ARNE
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Money on the Corso. : LIRE
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Part of Vietnam. : ANAM
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Part of Y.M.C.A. : MENS
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Well-known watering place. : EMS
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Indian. : UTE
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Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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