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New York Times, Monday, July 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,021

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Project ___ (Missile Defense Alarm System). : MIDAS
6
Unbiased. : FAIR
10
Minded the baby. : SAT
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Manifest. : OVERT
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18th cen. composer. : ARNE
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___ stick. : POGO
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Given to conversation. : TALKY
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Symbolic imaginary vehicle. : BANDWAGON
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Draft status. : ONEA
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White vestment. : ALB
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World ___. : WARONE
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Elf. : GNOME
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Certain political symbols. : DONKEYS
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Showy. : FLASHY
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As ___ gold. : GOODAS
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Small quantities. : IOTAS
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Fashions. : MOLDS
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Choicest part. : TOP
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Enemies. : FOES
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Refrigerates. : COOLS
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Name on the Convention roll call. : OHIO
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Girl's nickname. : MANDY
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Pronounce holy. : BLESS
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Beset with obstacles. : THORNY
41
Dickens hero. : SIDNEY
42
Where Peachtree Street is. : ATLANTA
44
Kind of dance. : CONGA
45
Shed with one-slope roof. : LEANTO
46
Old cloth measure. : ELL
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Another on the roll call. : UTAH
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One type of candidate. : DARKHORSE
52
Signer of the Declaration. : PAINE
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Units of energy. : ERGS
54
"___ creature was stirring . . . " : NOTA
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Satire. : IRONY
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Cereal grass. : RYE
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Aquatic bird. : SWAN
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Miss Ferber and others. : EDNAS
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John Marquand character. : MOTO
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Karamazov brother. : IVAN
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Convention member. : DELEGATEATLARGE
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Another on the roll call. : ARKANSAS
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Pen. : STY
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Legend. : FABLE
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Native of Kuwait. : ARAB
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Hostelry. : INN
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Sequoias. : REDWOODS
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Part of a political adage. : SOGOESTHENATION
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Torment. : AGONY
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Sounds. : TONES
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Apparel in Anchorage. : PARKA
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Diviners' rods. : WANDS
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Louisa Alcott character. : AMY
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Exclamations. : OHS
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First name of a first lady. : DOLLY
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Musical instrument. : FIFE
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Plunder. : LOOT
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Exclamation of pleasure. : GOODY
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___ Vanna, Maeterlinck heroine. : MONNA
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River of Picardy. : OISE
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Flower. : POSY
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Pictorial forms of political commentary. : CARTOONS
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Conservative element of a group. : OLDGUARD
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November. : MONTH
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Storage place. : BIN
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Nancy ___. : HANKS
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Musical syllable. : SOL
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Tree with woody cones. : ALDER
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Sad. : TEARY
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Describing a hound's tooth. : CLEAN
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Spanish form of "to be." : ESTA
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Coin of India. : ANNA
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Exclamations of surprise. : HEYS
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Line of seats. : ROW
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Article of food. : PIE

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

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