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New York Times, Wednesday, July 20, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,023

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Town in Alaska. : NOME
5
Thin sheet of metal, as gold. : LEAF
9
Old hands. : VETS
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Where Muscat is. : OMAN
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Before: Latin. : ANTE
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Hairlike processes. : CILIA
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Turn partisan. : TAKESIDES
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Beautiful nymph. : HOURI
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That: Ital. : CHE
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Litigant's response. : IDO
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Went fishing. : TROLLED
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No sinecure. : HARDROWTOHOE
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Journey. : RUN
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Chanticleers. : ROOSTERS
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Appear suddenly. : BOBUP
34
Soft fabric. : PANNE
35
Have a finger in the ___. : PIE
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Ancient Syria. : ARAM
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Pith sun helmet. : TOPEE
38
Hollywood and ___. : VINE
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Month: Abbr. : JAN
40
Fed up. : SATED
41
Parts of lamps. : WICKS
42
Sight from Golden Gate Bridge. : ALCATRAZ
44
Indian. : SAC
45
Symbol of the exchequer. : PURSESTRINGS
50
Source of light. : SUNRAYS
53
Refugee organization: Abbr. : IRO
54
Son of Apollo. : ION
55
Earlier. : PRIOR
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In the very nature of the case: Lat. : IPSOFACTO
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Realtor. : AGENT
60
River into the Caspian. : URAL
61
Tu-whit, tu-___. : WHOO
62
Works with a shuttle. : TATS
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Defoe heroine. : MOLL
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Impart. : LEND
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V-shaped cut. : NOTCH
2
City on the Missouri. : OMAHA
3
Manufacturer. : MAKER
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Compass point. : ENE
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Applied. : LAIDON
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Provide (with). : ENDOW
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Noun suffix denoting office, function, etc. : ATE
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Bedecked. : FESTOONED
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New Jersey's flower. : VIOLET
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After Ab. : ELUL
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Spare. : TIRE
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Expressed. : SAID
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Single out. : CHOOSE
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Soothing potion. : SIRUP
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River into the Mediterranean. : RHONE
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Tom-tom. : DRUM
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Circus item. : TRAPEZE
28
Iliad. : EPIC
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Place for curling. : RINK
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Discerns. : SEES
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___ California, Mexico. : BAJA
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Of the mouth. : ORAL
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Judge's bench. : BANC
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Silver-white metallic element. : POTASSIUM
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Linger. : TARRY
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Third of a Latin trio. : VICI
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Confederate general. : STUART
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___ Independence. : WAROF
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Pinafores. : APRONS
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Saunter. : STROLL
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Fiber plant. : SISAL
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Especially suitable place. : NICHE
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Made out. : GOTON
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Hair net. : SNOOD
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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Ulan Bator, formerly. : URGA
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Soviet negative. : NIET
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Type of athlete. : PRO
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Leatherworker's tool. : AWL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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