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New York Times, Wednesday, July 6, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,009
Across
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Make quiet. : BECALM
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Campus building. : CHAPEL
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Sun rooms. : SOLARIA
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Body of troops. : BRIGADE
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Record. : PLATTER
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Business of middleman. : RESALES
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Hotel charges. : RATES
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Mastery. : GRASP
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Measures: Abbr. : INS
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River into the North Sea. : YSER
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Awns on barley. : ARISTAE
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Fastens in a certain way. : STRAPS
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Native ruler in India. : NABOB
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Throw. : SHY
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Split. : RIVE
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Turkish decree. : IRADE
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Pastry shell filled with meat, fish, etc. : TIMBALE
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Inhabitants of the earth. : PEOPLES
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Outlander. : ALIEN
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Clay deposit. : MARL
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Indian pony. : TAT
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Triangular cloth insets. : GORES
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Altar hanging. : DORSAL
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"The rest is ___." : SILENCE
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1/10 of an ephah. : OMER
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Neat ___ pin. : ASA
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Awareness. : SENSE
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Positive pole. : ANODE
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Piano solos. : SONATAS
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Apathetic. : LANGUID
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Declare passé. : OUTMODE
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Magnitudes. : EXTENTS
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"Les ___ du Mal," Baudelaire's poems. : FLEURS
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Scarcity. : DEARTH
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Cattle-catching weapons of the pampas. : BOLAS
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Gladden. : ELATE
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Provides a banquet. : CATERS
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Fine ___. : ARTS
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Norwegian statesman. : LIE
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Hereditary German title. : MARGRAVE
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Top. : CREST
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Haiti and the Dominican Republic. : HISPANIOLA
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Eastern title. : AGA
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Language of Buddhism. : PALI
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Early home of man. : EDEN
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Without: Suffix. : LESS
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Nimble. : SPRY
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Orchestra section. : BRASS
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Mellow. : RIPE
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Western figure. : EARP
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Part of a pocket radio. : TRANSISTOR
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European. : BALT
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Music halls of ancient times. : ODEA
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Largest. : BEST
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For men only. : STAG
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Seaport in Hawaii. : HILO
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Giant of Norse myth. : YMIR
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Symbols of industry. : BEES
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Distributed. : PARCELED
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Language. : ERSE
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City in Belgium. : MONS
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Compact. : DENSE
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Of greater duration. : LONGER
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Stationery store purchase. : LEADS
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Riding horse. : MOUNT
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One of the Sitwells. : EDITH
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Cardinal and carmine. : REDS
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"O Lord, renew our days ___ old." : ASOF
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A person. : SOUL
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Wager. : ANTE
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Architectural pier. : ANTA
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___ Darya, 1,500-mi. river into Lake Aral. : AMU
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Chopper. : AXE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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