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New York Times, Thursday, June 9, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,982

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Across
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Odd fellow: Colloq. : CUSS
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Site of the Left Bank. : PARIS
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Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
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On the crest of. : ATOP
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Image: Comb. form. : ICONO
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Article in a French newspaper. : FEUILLETON
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Eight: Comb. form. : OCTO
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___ corps. : ESPRITDE
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Exults maliciously in triumph. : GLOATS
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In addition. : AND
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Beagle. : HOUND
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English cheese. : STILTON
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Present, as a sacrifice. : OFFERUP
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Optician's product. : LENS
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Old-time wagon. : WAIN
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Threefold. : TRINE
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Insect. : ANT
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Diamond opponents. : NINES
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Officers: Abbr. : LTS
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Name akin to Eleanor. : NORAH
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Finally. : LAST
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Settled down. : ALIT
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Encomium. : TRIBUTE
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Accounts of high adventure. : TRAVELS
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Frosty. : GELID
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Presidential nickname. : ABE
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An embodiment. : AVATAR
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Open. : GENEROUS
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Exertion. : DINT
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In the English manner, in France. : ALANGLAISE
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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His beloved was Beatrice. : DANTE
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Light: Slang. : GLIM
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Dance. : REEL
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Organic compound. : ESTER
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Sum, ___, fui, futurus. : ESSE
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Coffeehouse. : CAFE
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Indians. : UTES
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Potage. : SOUP
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Certain orbits. : SPIRALS
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___ man, English discovery of 1911. : PILTDOWN
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Served a cannonball, in tennis. : ACED
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Routine. : ROTE
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Semele's sister. : INO
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___ Songs. : SONGOF
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Oxford Dean, famous for a form of humor. : SPOONER
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Squadron of airplanes. : ESCADRILLE
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Lollar's glove. : MITT
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Combining forms, meaning "equal." : ISOS
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Fluff. : LINT
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Air: Ger. : LUFT
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Epithet connected with 50 Across. : HONEST
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Opinion: Colloq. : SLANT
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General drift of thought. : TENOR
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Schemer, Mata Hari style. : INTRIGANTE
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Captured: Colloq. : NAILED
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To the point that. : UNTIL
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Annoyances. : PESTS
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Newcomer. : STRANGER
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Help in wrongdoing. : ABETTAL
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Dance of the islands. : HULA
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Batting ___. : AVERAGE
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Screed. : TIRADE
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Biblical brother. : ABEL
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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In the place of. : VICE
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Wolfe hero. : GANT
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Heraldic term. : ENTE
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Art medium. : OILS
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Former government agency: Abbr. : USIS
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Dotted with stars in heraldry. : SEME
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___ Vegas. : LAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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