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New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 6.16, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,019

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Across
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Blunder. : MISSTEP
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Small pieces. : SCRAPS
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What no stones are sometimes left. : UNTURNED
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Haberdashery item. : CRAVAT
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Function of a motel. : STOPOVER
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Leave the business whirl. : RETIRE
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Mental perception. : KEN
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Favorite beatnik word. : LIKE
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Quantity consumed. : INTAKE
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Descriptive of the steppes. : TREELESS
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Hunter's assistant. : BEATER
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Frostier. : RIMIER
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Civil defense items. : SHELTERS
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Abrasive substance. : EMERY
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"All men are ___." : LIARS
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Serf. : ESNE
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Tilts. : CANTS
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Kind of paper. : LAID
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They're finessed for. : KINGS
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Line: Fr. : LIGNE
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Hunting dog. : SPRINGER
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Sends in. : REMITS
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Where Inkerman is. : CRIMEA
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Works with a machine. : OPERATES
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Jack the ___. : RIPPER
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S. C.'s Senator Johnston. : OLIN
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Common verb. : ARE
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Transfix. : IMPALE
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The great white shark, for example. : MANEATER
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Ball. : PELLET
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Most uncompromising. : STERNEST
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Parts of wheels. : TREADS
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Serves under. : ASSISTS
Down
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Highly scented Australian plant. : MUSKTREE
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Waiting periods. : INTERIMS
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Cairns. : STONEMEN
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Have a late snack. : SUP
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Obsolescent common carrier. : TROLLEY
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Begrudging person. : ENVIER
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Looks somewhat curiously. : PEEKS
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Pointed instruments for woodwork. : SCRIBERS
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Spaces in a battlement. : CRENELS
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Machine-gun sound. : RATTAT
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Fly. : AVIATE
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Dorothy or Eleanor. : PARKER
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Gives direction. : STEERS
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Theatre area. : DRESSINGROOMS
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Green country. : EIRE
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Sailors. : HATS
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Maiden ___. : LANE
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Products containing Latakia. : CIGARETS
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S. American capital. : LIMA
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Clamors for change. : AGITATES
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Concern. : INTEREST
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Blancmanges, trifles, etc. : DESSERTS
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Genuflected. : KNEELED
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Alan Jay and Max. : LERNERS
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Basis of any TV show. : SCRIPT
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First grade book. : PRIMER
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Visible vibration. : RIPPLE
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Large African antelope. : IMPALA
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Queens: Fr. : REINES
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Important S. American river. : PLATA
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Blackbird. : ANI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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