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New York Times, Friday, July 1, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,004

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Across
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Contaminate. : TAINT
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Captain of the Pequod. : AHAB
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Candid. : OPEN
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Dugouts: Fr. : ABRIS
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Yakut river. : LENA
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Branches, in biology. : RAMI
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Bellini heroine. : NORMA
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Poetic verb form. : TAEN
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Dwarf in Wagner's "Ring." : MIME
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"All the Things You ___." : ARE
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Navy VIP. : REARADMIRAL
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Winter month in French Revolutionary calendar. : NIVOSE
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Pieces of music. : TRIOS
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Hoary. : AGED
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Barrister's degree. : LLB
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Medical name for a cough. : TUSSIS
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Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Most certain. : SUREST
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High explosive. : TNT
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Slow. : INERT
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One of the Ferrers. : MEL
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Writer of Western tales. : HARTE
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Italian city: Abbr. : VEN
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Cause fear or dismay. : APPALL
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Beheld. : SEEN
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Country place. : ESTATE
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New Zealand parrot. : KEA
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Army man: Abbr. : SERG
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Roast, as corn kernels. : PARCH
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Steers. : CATTLE
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Annie Oakley was a noted one. : TRAPSHOOTER
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___ soda. : SAL
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Marathon. : RACE
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River on Soviet-Manchuria boundary. : AMUR
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Shade of blue. : ALICE
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City SE of Delhi. : AGRA
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Mexican dollar. : PESO
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Presages. : BODES
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Entry in Debrett. : PEER
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Footfall. : STEP
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Shoe leather. : SUEDE
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Capital of Madagascar. : TANANARIVE
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Algonquins, for example. : ABORIGINES
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Disrespectful. : IRREVERENT
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Steal: Archaic. : NIM
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Rulers. : TSARS
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
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Play from 1917. : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Highwaymen. : BANDITS
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Hit ___. : ORMISS
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Single unit of two corresponding parts. : PAIR
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Austen novel. : EMMA
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Maréchal ___, yellow rose. : NIEL
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Fishes. : EELS
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Part of a river. : MOUTH
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Sluggish person: Colloq. : LUMP
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Toward the highway. : STREETSIDE
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Twined together. : INTERLACED
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Casey's lingo. : STENGELESE
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Familiar farewells. : TATAS
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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By chance. : PERHAPS
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Chantilly. : LACE
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Become visible. : APPEAR
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Heavenly phenomenon. : COMET
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Tripolitans. : ARABS
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Pitfall. : TRAP
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Frenzy. : RAGE
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Levantine port. : ACRE
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De ___ (superfluous): Fr. : TROP
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Girl's nickname : LOU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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