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New York Times, Friday, August 12, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,046
Across
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Current cartoonist. : CAPP
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Most important. : GRAND
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Not in harmony. : AJAR
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Relating to grandparents. : AVAL
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Abominate. : ABHOR
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Ancient language. : PALI
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Return to the country of birth. : REPATRIATE
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Hebrew letter. : AYIN
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Post office inquiry. : TRACER
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Describing certain collars. : STARCHED
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Understood. : KNEW
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Middle Western metropolis. : OMAHA
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Descriptive of the giant sequoia. : MAJESTIC
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___ the face of (was openly defiant of). : FLEWIN
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Hold forth. : ORATE
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Indefinite in shape or form. : VAGUE
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Long-tailed ape. : KRA
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Prohibitionists. : DRYS
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Untamed. : FERAL
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Twenty quires. : REAM
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Electrical workers' union: Abbr. : UEW
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Ace of clubs in quadrille. : BASTO
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Swiss city. : BERNE
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___ Island, in New York bay. : STATEN
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Mark to show words left out. : ELLIPSIS
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Great amount: Colloq. : LOADS
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Hindu holy man. : SADH
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North ___. : DAKOTANS
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Piece of armor at the throat. : GORGET
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Urge on. : ABET
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Throughout the country. : NATIONALLY
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European blackbird. : MERL
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El ___, Spanish painter. : GRECO
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Fish. : SOLE
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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"___ River." : OLMAN
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Sheep. : EWES
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Light vehicle. : CART
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State positively. : AVER
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Head of the household. : PAPA
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Where the zippers go. : PLACKETS
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Traditional home for a poet. : GARRET
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Baseball abbreviation. : RBI
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Exclamations. : AHAS
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___ be sneezed at. : NOTTO
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Lost in reverie. : DREAMFUL
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Geronimo was one. : APACHE
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Citizens of Kansas. : JAYHAWKERS
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"I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
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Peel. : RIND
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Opposite of flaccid. : TENSE
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Sound heard by stethoscope. : RALE
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Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page of Windsor. : WIVES
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___ operandi. : MODUS
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Court decree in Louisiana. : ARRET
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Pedestrians of a sort. : JAYWALKERS
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A la ___. : CARTE
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People of the Middle East. : IRANI
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Noted persons. : NAMES
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British prisons. : GAOLS
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Lively Spanish dance. : FANDANGO
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Present in a different manner. : REPHRASE
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Habitual route. : BEAT
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Offer a price for, at an auction. : BIDON
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Low running sound on a flute. : TOOTLE
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Feature of an atoll. : LAGOON
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Tangle. : SNARL
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Notre ___. : DAME
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Son of Eve. : ABEL
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Prow of a ship. : STEM
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Brightness. : GLOW
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Nautical ropes or chains. : TYES
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City in Peru. : ICA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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