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New York Times, Monday, July 11, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J V X Y }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,014
Across
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Birthstone for November. : TOPAZ
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Country rich in oil. : IRAQ
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Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
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Word of greeting. : ALOHA
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Name on Japanese ships. : MARU
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Visit. : CALL
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Pretend: Colloq. : LETON
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Girl's name. : ANNABELLE
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Oriental laborer. : COOLIE
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Kind of thin muslin. : TARLATAN
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Nourishes. : FEEDS
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Relative of a householder. : TENANT
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1st, 2d or 3d base. : BAG
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Solar phenomena. : SUNSPOTS
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Statue featured in British Exposition. : EROS
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Palm. : COCO
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Molasses. : SIRUP
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Lively tune. : LILT
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Lady, in Spain. : DONA
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Weighed down. : LADEN
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Wife of Geraint. : ENID
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Famous Mississippi bridge. : EADS
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Great name in science. : EINSTEIN
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Call for help. : SOS
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Star: Lat. : STELLA
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Long-legged bird. : STILT
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Assets over certain liabilities. : NETWORTH
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Continue, as in one kind of work. : STOPON
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Opposed to centralized industry. : ANTITRUST
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Penned. : WROTE
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Coconut fiber. : COIR
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Small Japanese receptacles. : INROS
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Hinge-type joint. : KNEE
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Have on. : WEAR
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Gains public favor. : TAKES
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French chalk. : TALC
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Short for a bread spread. : OLEO
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Imaginery treasure. : POTOFGOLD
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Burn ___ in one's pocket. : AHOLE
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Certain comedians. : ZANIES
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"___ Yankee Doodle dandy ... " : IMA
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Talk nonsense. : RANT
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Wild buffalo. : ARNA
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Page size of a book. : QUARTO
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Place for a summer resort. : OCEANSIDE
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Island S of Sicily. : MALTA
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Friend of Robin Hood. : ALLAN
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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Goes bad, as fruit. : BLETS
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Elicit. : EDUCE
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Harsh sounds. : SNORES
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Shape of a flower. : BELL
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"Elsa's Dream," for example. : ARIA
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Sparse. : SCANT
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Gifts from the garden. : POSIES
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Composition of certain bridge cables. : STEELWIRE
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Menu item. : ROASTPORK
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Loosen. : UNDO
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Narrow defile. : PASS
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Works on a copy. : EDITS
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Native of Aswan Dam region. : NILOT
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Slender. : NARROW
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No egghead, he. : NITWIT
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Light repast. : SNACK
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Fitting for a mortise. : TENON
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTIE
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One of the Doones. : LORNA
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Large bulrush. : TULE
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First Chinese dynasty. : HSIA
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County in Nebraska. : OTOE
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Headland. : NESS
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Relative of a crag. : TOR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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