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New York Times, Saturday, July 2, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,005

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Across
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Part of a refrain. : TRALA
6
Far-reaching. : VAST
10
___ milk. : SKIM
14
Traditional group in politics. : SOLIDSOUTH
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Grandma Moses. : ANNA
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Actually. : ASAMATTEROFFACT
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Relative of Becky. : REBA
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Singer Petina. : IRRA
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Extravaganza. : REVUE
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Talk too much. : BABBLE
24
Characters in "Moby Dick." : WHALERS
26
Well-known expert on infants and children. : GESELL
27
Bright. : SHINY
28
Units of weight in Moslem lands. : ARTAL
29
Place: Ger. : PLATZ
30
School periods: Ger. : HRS
33
British gun. : BREN
34
Double plays, for example. : MEETS
35
Source of sugar. : BEET
36
Levantine land: Abbr. : SYR
37
Shopping centers. : MIRES
38
Grayish blue. : PERSE
39
___ Major, southern constellation. : CANIT
40
Choice morsel. : TITBIT
41
All the rage on Bali. : SARONGS
44
Quaternion. : TETRAD
45
Got up. : AROSE
46
Double ___. : CHIN
48
Surveyor's concern. : AREA
50
Be self-evident. : GOWITHOUTSAYING
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Sobeit. : AMEN
54
Malarkey. : APPLESAUCE
55
Vendition. : SALE
56
___ majesty. : LESE
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Lewis' Gantry. : ELMER
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Tyrant. : TSAR
2
Bright-colored fruit of a plant. : ROSEBERRY
3
Gypsum. : ALABASTER
4
Plant with broad pods. : LIMABEAN
5
City in Oklahoma. : ADA
6
Your: Fr. : VOTRE
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Heifetz' teacher. : AUER
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Popular summer wear. : STRAWHATS
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Poetic conjunction. : THO
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With impunity. : SAFELY
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Scalawag. : KNAVE
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Contract. : INCUR
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Ship's officers. : MATES
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Hushed. : STILL
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Novelist Werfel. : FRANZ
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Lawyer's degree. : BLL
25
Successes. : HITS
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Indulges in chitchat. : GABS
27
Nickname for a thin man. : SLEET
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Optical instrument at sea. : PERISCOPE
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Plant museum. : HERBARIUM
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Home. : RESIDENCE
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Printing term. : STET
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Long sharp tooth : MING
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Sellout. : BETRAYAL
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French painter. : MANET
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Part of a theatre. : PIT
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Term in trigonometry. : COSINE
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High-strung. : TENSE
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Volsunga, and others. : SAGAS
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Redolence. : AROMA
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Spur wheel. : ROWEL
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Ownership. : TITLE
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Commands to a horse. : HUPS
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Field: Lat. : AGER
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Shakespearean prince. : HAL
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Chemical suffix. : ASE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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