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New York Times, Saturday, July 23, 1960

33-Across : Makes insensible.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,026
Across
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Had a spat. : TIFFED
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Figure with ten 34 Down. : DECAGON
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Contemporary of Emerson. : THOREAU
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Scrutinize. : EXAMINE
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Avant-garde playwright. : IONESCO
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Relatives of carports. : GARAGES
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Statue's base. : PLINTH
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Reality. : FACT
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Follower: Suffix. : IST
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Tempera painting done on dry plaster. : SECCO
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Beanball. : DUSTER
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Tourist stop. : HOTEL
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Actor from Vienna. : SLEZAK
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Devitalize. : SAP
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Makes insensible. : NUMBS
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Cooked in a certain way. : SAUTE
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Short poem. : IDYL
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Northern Italian city. : TURIN
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Splashing sound. : PLOP
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Lively dance. : GALOP
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Disencumbered. : RIDOF
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Relative of the draft. : UMT
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Animals with short hind legs. : HYENAS
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Find out. : GETAT
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Diagrams. : GRAPHS
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Packs tightly. : TAMPS
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Sounds of protest. : AWS
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That's ___! : THAT
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Character in "Ah, Wilderness!" : MURIEL
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Language akin to Provençal. : CATALAN
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Game like handball. : JAIALAI
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Kind of lettuce. : ICEBERG
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Flemish city on Schelde. : ANTWERP
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Beethoven works. : SONATAS
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Grandees in Czarist Russia. : BOYARS
Down
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Fulcrum for an oar. : THOLE
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Greek style of architecture. : IONIC
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___ horn. : FRENCH
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Decorate. : FESTOON
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Apiece. : EACH
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Instrumental group. : DUO
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French impressionist. : DEGAS
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Gets by force. : EXACTS
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Trusts. : CARTELS
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Doctors' group. : AMA
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Colette creation. : GIGI
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Bills. : ONES
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Spawning place. : NEST
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Foul ___. : TIPS
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Southern senator. : FULBRIGHT
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Have scruples. : DEMUR
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Use a scythe or sickle. : REAP
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Word indicating impatience. : TUT
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Bantu. : ZULU
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Small but important item. : ATOM
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Maintained. : KEPT
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Audible breath. : SIGH
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Call it ___. : ADAY
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W. W. II journalist. : PYLE
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See 7 Across. : SIDES
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Far-reaching. : LONG
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Particle of negation. : NOT
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Ruffled garment of 16th century. : PARTLET
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Complacent stupidity. : FATUITY
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Neighbor of Algeria. : SAHARA
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W. W. II beachhead. : TARAWA
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Spasms of distress. : PANGS
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Millrose contestant. : MILER
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Bartletts. : PEARS
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___ cover. : SLIP
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Lover of Galatea. : ACIS
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Site of Baylor U. : WACO
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Type of gun. : STEN
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___ War. : MANO
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Camel's hair fabric. : ABA
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Patterson specialty. : JAB

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

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