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New York Times, Thursday, July 28, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,031

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Across
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Gingerbread. : CAKE
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Highlander's shoulder piece. : PLAID
10
Member of the family. : POP
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Innisfail. : ERIN
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Sharp weapon. : LANCE
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Maine symbol. : PINE
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Court favor. : DANCEATTENDANCE
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Table centerpieces. : EPERGNES
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Cargo vessel. : TANKER
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Court hearing. : OYER
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Puccini heroine. : MIMI
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Binds securely. : STRAPS
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Military supply locality. : BASECAMP
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Pamphlet. : TRACT
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Apertures. : SLITS
32
Contend. : VIE
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Solemn affirmation. : OATH
34
Companion of hopes. : FEARS
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Soviet press agency. : TASS
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Number on a clock dial. : VII
37
Thick. : DENSE
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Dewy. : MOIST
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Vividly expressive. : ELOQUENT
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Derby hats: Slang. : KELLYS
42
Pacific coast university: Abbr. : UCLA
43
Knot, as on a redwood trunk. : BURL
44
Be attractive. : APPEAL
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Do an exterminator's job. : FUMIGATE
51
Performer of a sort. : PRESTIDIGITATOR
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Variety. : SORT
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Prevents publication of. : KILLS
55
Thunder god. : THOR
56
___ lamb. : EWE
57
Fencing swords. : EPEES
58
Right-angled structures. : ELLS
Down
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Give up. : CEDE
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Not care ___. : ARAP
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The "lowing herd." : KINE
4
Advance beyond proper limits. : ENCROACH
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Jets. : PLANES
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More recent. : LATER
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Leaf cutters. : ANTS
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Water cooler. : ICE
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Professional men. : DENTISTS
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Garden flower. : PINK
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As soon as. : ONCE
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Equal. : PEER
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Cause of a stampede. : PANIC
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African country. : EGYPT
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Titled ladies. : DAMES
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French official. : MAIRE
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Heat generator. : STOVE
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Follow. : TRAIL
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Proportion. : RATIO
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Sudden rush of air. : BLAST
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Be of use. : AVAIL
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Young girl. : MISSY
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Nuisances. : PESTS
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Cassia plant. : SENNA
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Have an inclination for: Colloq. : FEELLIKE
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Fee collecting station. : TOLLGATE
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Former coin of Europe. : DUCAT
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Excellence. : MERIT
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Journey in search of adventure. : QUEST
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Drink of fermented milk. : KUMISS
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Glass bead. : BUGLE
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Projecting building part. : APSE
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Where the hawseholes are. : PROW
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French priest. : PERE
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Container for papers. : FILE
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Active sports: Abbr. : ATHL
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Hand instrument. : TOOL
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Goes wrong. : ERRS
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Downward slope. : DIP

Answer summary: 1 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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