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New York Times, Tuesday, July 26, 1960

27-Down : Ancient Palestinian tribe.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,029
Across
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Unspecified person. : ANYBODY
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Babes in arms. : INFANTS
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Eradicates. : REMOVES
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___ riche. : NOUVEAU
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Number indicating supersonic speed. : MACHONE
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Now ___. : ORNEVER
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Play for time. : STALL
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Tear asunder. : REND
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Bookbinder's leather. : CALF
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Discontinue. : QUIT
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Don ___. : JUAN
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Rumanian coin. : LEU
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Man on the aisle. : CRITIC
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Us: Ger. : UNS
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Travels in a certain vehicle. : TAXIS
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Body of Moslem scholars. : ULEMA
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Certain Washingtonians. : DIPLOMATICCORPS
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Noun-forming suffix. : ATION
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Lebanese statesman. : MALIK
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Zuider ___. : ZEE
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Frenzied: Colloq. : HECTIC
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Course of study: Abbr. : BOT
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Unadorned. : BALD
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Monk's hood. : COWL
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Alter ___. : EGO
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Bucket handle. : BAIL
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American physicist. : UREY
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Smith's equipment. : ANVIL
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The dispatch of ambassadors. : EMBASSY
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Harshly scolding. : ABUSIVE
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To ___ (without profit). : NOAVAIL
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Beneficiary. : LEGATEE
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"Where law ends, ___ begins." : TYRANNY
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Of no purpose. : USELESS
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"___ and the Man." : ARMS
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Tidy. : NEAT
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International organization. : YMCA
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Former ambassador to Moscow. : BOHLEN
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Convex molding. : OVOLO
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Domestic hideaway. : DEN
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Former Turkish President. : INONU
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Adjective for Scandinavian. : NORDIC
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Merriment. : FUN
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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River between Lake Ladoga and Gulf of Finland. : NEVA
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Asian weight. : TAEL
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Breaking waves. : SURF
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Just. : EQUITABLE
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Shut violently. : SLAM
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Commercial conveyance. : TRUCK
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Ancient Palestinian tribe. : JUDAH
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Bring together. : UNITE
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Meat jelly. : ASPIC
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Midterm or final. : EXAM
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Labor organization. : ILO
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___ rima, meter of "The Divine Comedy." : TERZA
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Force. : IMPEL
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Packaged. : CASED
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Anything that invigorates. : TONIC
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Farm structure. : SILO
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Fortune. : LOT
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Summon to court. : CITE
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Relation. : COUSIN
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U. S. Ambassador to Cuba. : BONSAL
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Ironically. : WRYLY
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Manometer, for example. : GAUGE
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Tendency. : BENT
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Island port of China. : AMOY
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Structural support. : IBAR
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Igneous rock. : LAVA
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River into the Bay of Korea. : YALU
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Quick: Fr. : VITE
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Star in "Our Man in Havana." : IVES
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Members of FFV. : LEES
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___ Juan. : SAN
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Egyptian god of pleasure. : BES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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