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New York Times, Thursday, July 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J W }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,024

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Across
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Examine by questioning. : QUIZ
5
Block of type metal, used as blank. : QUAD
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U. S. jet plane. : SABRE
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"Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
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Hindustani language. : URDU
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Ural-Altaic language. : UGRIC
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Footnote word. : IDEM
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Invasion site of 1944. : ANZIOBEACH
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Old-fashioned girl. : TOMBOY
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Supplements (with "out"). : EKES
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Notwithstanding that: Var. : THO
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Fraulein's name. : ILSE
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Cut copy. : EDIT
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Frolic. : SPREE
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Quality of being harsh or shrill. : STRIDENCE
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Cambodia's neighbor. : LAOS
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Patriotic group. : SAR
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Next to the last syllable. : PENULT
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One of the Gardners. : AVA
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Watery. : AQUEOUS
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Seafood item. : ROE
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Second member of Hindu triad. : VISHNU
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From: Ger. : AUS
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Subdivision of the Soviet federation: Abbr. : ASSR
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Devil worshipers. : SATANISTS
49
Playing card. : QUEEN
50
Moved at a fast clip. : TORE
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Tense. : TAUT
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Political group. : ADA
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Schoolbook. : TEXT
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Fan. : ROOTER
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Thrashing: Slang. : LAMBASTING
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Sea: Lat. : MARE
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Fold. : PLEAT
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Kitchen staple. : OLEO
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Angle between leaf and stem. : AXIL
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Irish poet and playwright. : SYNGE
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Rare gas. : NEON
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Minute. : TINY
Down
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Leave. : QUIT
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Cancel. : UNDO
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Article. : ITEM
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Voodoo snake deities. : ZOMBIES
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Landing places. : QUAYS
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Coffee container. : URN
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Cutting tool. : ADZE
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Small, horned antelope. : DUIKER
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Settles. : SUBSIDES
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Time. : AGE
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Unruly child. : BRAT
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Abounding (in). : RICH
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Type of sound. : ECHO
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Son of Laius and Jocasta. : OEDIPUS
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Spanish cheer. : OLE
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Biblical hunter. : ESAU
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Basis of logarithms. : TEN
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Croats and Slovenes, for instance. : SLAVS
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City of Lombardy. : PAVIA
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Cook. : ROAST
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Negotiate. : TREAT
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Woman in white. : NURSE
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Come to an end. : CLOSE
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Everlasting: Poet. : ETERN
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Country gentlemen. : SQUIRES
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Furnish with notes. : ANNOTATE
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Expel. : OUST
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Old ___. : HAT
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Type of restraurant. : AUTOMAT
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Church official. : SEXTON
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Quid pro ___. : QUO
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See 70 Across. : ARGON
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Snow-capped peaks. : ALPS
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TV newsman. : DALY
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Verily. : AMEN
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Ceramic plate. : TILE
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Means of conveyance. : TAXI
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Colleen's name. : ERIN
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Depend (on). : RELY
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Container. : BAG
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New: Comb. form. : NEO

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

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