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New York Times, Thursday, July 7, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,010

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Fabric for old-time traveling bags. : CARPET
7
Fuel. : GAS
10
Frivolous exclamation. : LALA
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Opposed. : AVERSE
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Horse which has little chance of winning. : OUTSIDER
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Faint. : REMOTE
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Most valiant. : STOUTEST
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Biblical book. : AMOS
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Workers with 9 Down. : MASONS
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Lose vigor. : FADE
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Hoarfrost. : RIME
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Red men. : UTES
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Bay, inlet of Gulf of Mexico. : TAMPA
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Anything of value. : ASSET
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Adjective for the moon. : SILVERY
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Band instrument. : TUBA
34
Siamese, for example. : ASIAN
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Boys training for knighthood. : PAGES
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Support. : PROP
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Partly open flower. : ROSEBUD
42
Conies' cousins. : HARES
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European waterway. : RHONE
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Japanese sash. : OBI
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Companion of above. : OVER
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Ditch. : MOAT
50
Obstacle. : SNAG
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___ pardon. : BEG
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Pampered. : BABIED
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Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
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Hostile. : INIMICAL
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Overacts, in stage parlance. : EMOTES
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Ponder. : RUMINATE
60
Stir up. : FOMENT
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Document under seal. : DEED
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Unite. : WED
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Bachelor dinner features. : TOASTS
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Bottles. : CARAFES
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Latin prayer. : AVEMARIA
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Makes a charge. : REMODELS
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Literary form. : PROSE
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Time belt. : EST
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Abound. : TEEM
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Columnist's forte. : GOSSIP
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Eating place. : AUTOMAT
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Building material. : STONE
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___ out (departed suddenly). : LIT
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Proficient ones. : ADEPTS
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Apartment dweller. : LESSEE
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Skilled person. : ARTIST
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Genus of swine. : SUS
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"This is the ___, Mr. Jones . . . " : ARMY
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Custom. : USAGE
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Lizette Reese's memorable sonnet. : TEARS
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
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Degrade. : ABASE
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Crawly thing. : VIPER
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Well versed in. : UPON
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Vulcanites. : EBONITES
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Representative of a sort. : SUBAGENT
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Court action. : PROBATE
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Set system. : ROTE
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Summarizes. : DIGESTS
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Feathery figure in Japanese art. : HOBIRD
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Fifth ___. : AVENUE
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Prevailing system. : REGIME
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Welcomed. : HAILED
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Tropical bird. : MACAW
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Mouth, in zoology. : STOMA
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Container. : BIN
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Skillful. : DEFT
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Combining form used with summer and winter. : MID
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Rural sound. : MOO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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