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New York Times, Wednesday, July 27, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,030
Across
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Rustler's pursuers. : POSSE
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Bog. : MORASS
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Wholesale dealers in meats. : PACKERS
14
Biblical tongue. : ARAMAIC
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Up ___ (opposing). : AGAINST
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Type of building, hall or room. : ROTUNDA
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Blackbird. : MERL
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Part of a pile driver. : RAM
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Zodiac sign. : ARIES
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Beach toy. : PAIL
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Song. : CAROL
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Make lace edging. : TAT
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New England cape. : ANN
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What a farmer calls his cow. : CRITTER
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Exist. : ARE
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Hollywood actresses. : STARLETS
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Narrow gorges. : CHASMS
34
Soup vegetable. : PEAS
35
___ away (hide). : STOW
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Make-up. : FORMAT
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Candor. : OPENNESS
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Physicians' group. : AMA
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Breathe. : RESPIRE
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Not active: Abbr. : RET
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Twilled fabric. : REP
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Reject. : SPURN
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Moon goddess. : LUNA
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Biblical prophet. : ELIAS
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___ rule. : ASA
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Marked down. : REDUCED
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Type of window. : LATTICE
60
Decree. : STATUTE
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Ancient Greek. : SPARTAN
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Family in Faulkner books. : SNOPES
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Popular poem. : TREES
Down
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Spectacular exhibition. : PAGEANT
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Musical instrument. : OCARINA
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Adroitness. : SKILL
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Tokyo coin. : SEN
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Parenthetical sounds. : ERS
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Ground hog or woodchuck. : MARMOT
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Spanish gold. : ORO
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Border river of Manchuria. : AMUR
10
Health: Lat. : SANITAS
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Pitching style. : SIDEARM
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Treeless plains of Argentina. : PAMPAS
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Difficulties, often dire. : STRAITS
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Social gradations. : CASTES
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Bachelor of ___. : ARTS
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Produces. : CREATES
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Reading desk. : LECTERN
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Weather forecast. : CLEAR
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Arles' river. : RHONE
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Engine measurement: Abbr. : RPM
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Barley beard. : AWN
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Helices. : SPIRALS
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Travelers. : FARERS
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Short order dishes. : OMELETS
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Virginia river. : RAPIDAN
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Musical work. : OPUS
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Scholarly. : ERUDITE
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Five Nations tribesmen. : SENECAS
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Pollen-bearing organ of a flower. : STAMEN
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Black suit. : SPADES
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Capacity unit. : LITRE
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Vehicle. : AUTO
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Fish related to grunt and snapper. : SCUP
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Soissons summer. : ETE
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Dexterous. : APT
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Salt. : TAR

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

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