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New York Times, Tuesday, July 12, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,015
Across
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Dossier. : FILE
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Noisy place. : BABEL
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Sheik's associate. : EMIR
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Small wild ox. : ANOA
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German-American society of Iowa. : AMANA
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Thames estuary. : NORE
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Place of decision, figuratively speaking. : CROSSROADS
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Electrify. : STUN
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Oil driller's project. : TESTWELL
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Melodious. : ARIOSO
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Type of ad. : PLUG
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Circumflex. : ACCENT
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Scales. : BALANCES
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Gala high school affair. : PROM
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Leaner. : SPARER
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Cheer. : RAH
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Oriental civet cat. : RASSE
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Fuel. : OIL
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High card in euchre. : KNAVE
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Baseball great. : OTT
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Whirlpool. : VORTEX
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Unfolded: Poet. : OPED
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Savings bank accounts. : NESTEGGS
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Nun. : ABBESS
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Sole. : ONLY
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Collection of sayings. : ANA
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Celebration in old Monterrey. : FIESTA
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Reverses. : PUTBACKS
61
Evils. : ILLS
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Infamous name from World War II. : LORDHAWHAW
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Color in the French flag. : BLEU
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Farewell. : ADIEU
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Mischief-maker of Norse myth. : LOKI
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Hominy. : SAMP
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Broadway specialties. : SIGNS
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Part of our continent: Abbr. : SPAM
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Piece of information. : FACT
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Concerning: Lat. : INRE
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American writer of humor. : LOOS
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From which Eurus blows. : EAST
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Sea of the Arctic. : BARENTS
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Soap plant. : AMOLE
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Phoenician sungod. : BAAL
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Omega. : END
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Famous Chicago street. : LASALLE
10
Annapolis graduate. : ENSIGN
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Fictional sleuth. : MOTO
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Beggar in Homeric legend. : IRUS
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Constellation Cygnus. : SWAN
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American journalist novelist. : RUARK
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Ici on ___ français. : PARLE
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Pinafore. : APRON
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Container. : CRATE
27
Charges. : COSTS
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German spa. : EMS
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Lures. : BAITS
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Kind of cloth. : CRAPE
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Roof extension. : EAVES
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Outbuildings. : SHEDS
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Gershwin operatic hero. : PORGY
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Item on a sports program. : EVENT
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One of San Francisco's hills. : NOB
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Crazy Horse's people, of a Sioux tribe. : OGLALAS
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Achilles' talking horse. : XANTHUS
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An even chance. : TOSSUP
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Turkish title, meaning father. : BABA
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Anglo-American poet. : AUDEN
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Lies. : FIBS
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"Dies irae, dies ___ . . . " : ILLA
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Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Stuffy person. : PRIG
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Sharp tools. : AWLS
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Cut of meat. : CHOP
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New Zealand parrot. : KAKA
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Do the trudgen. : SWIM
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I hate: Lat. : ODI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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