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New York Times, Saturday, August 13, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,047

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Across
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Automotive pioneer. : OLDS
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Remain. : ABIDE
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Man: Colloq. : CHAP
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Weapon. : DART
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"___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
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City near Lake Tahoe. : RENO
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Willow. : ITEA
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Fixture in Carnegie Hall. : GRANDPIANO
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Walk clumsily. : SHAMBLE
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"___ Eden." : EASTOF
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Landmark of 45 Across. : TEMPLESQUARE
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River into the Rhine. : AAR
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Mutiny. : UPRISING
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Pamphlet. : TRACT
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Recordings of a sort. : TAPES
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John or Jane. : DOE
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Wish. : WANT
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Wished. : CARED
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City on 26 Across. : BERN
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Cunning. : ART
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Sound made by grasshoppers. : CHIRR
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Factory. : PLANT
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Flying boat. : SEAPLANE
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A vast area. : SEA
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"The Crossroads of the West." : SALTLAKECITY
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Close by. : ATHAND
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Grows gloomy: Poet. : DARKLES
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Planned. : CHALKEDOUT
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Indian weight, 180 grains. : TOLA
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Time period. : TERM
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Usher's milieu. : AISLE
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Deeply: Poetic. : INLY
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Puts words to music. : SETS
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Retreats. : NESTS
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Facility. : EASE
Down
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Horace, for example. : ODIST
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Machine tool. : LATHE
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Fancy. : DREAM
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English revenue law of 1765. : STAMPACT
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Man with hook and line. : ANGLER
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Tiresome things. : BORES
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"___ lone cowhand . . . " : IMA
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Title for Cupid. : DAN
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Made beloved. : ENDEARED
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Turning points. : CRISES
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Zeal. : HEAT
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Part of A. D. : ANNO
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Sound accompanying a quick disappearance. : POOF
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Proverbially, heaven for good Americans. : PARIS
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Blurt out: Colloq. : BLAT
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Altercation. : QUARREL
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Superior. : UPPER
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Thought. : IDEA
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Fate of Teutonic folklore. : NORN
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Formerly, a man well born: Abbr. : GENT
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Common verbal contraction. : TWAS
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Of thin texture. : RARE
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Pier or column. : ANTA
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Spoil. : TAINT
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Native of Babylonia. : CHALDEAN
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Evening wear. : BLACKTIE
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Metallic sound. : CLANK
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Equal. : PEER
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Book of the Old Testament. : PSALMS
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Ice show necessity. : SKATES
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Of age. : ADULT
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Actress Massey. : ILONA
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Divulges. : TELLS
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Great violinist of 50 years ago. : YSAYE
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Feigns. : ACTS
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Biblical pronoun. : THEE
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Red deer. : HART
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Cube. : DIE
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W. W. II outfit: Abbr. : OSS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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