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New York Times, Tuesday, August 16, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,050
Across
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More competent. : ABLER
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Hardships. : RIGORS
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Originate. : DERIVE
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Comprehensive survey. : PANORAMA
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Canceled. : ERASED
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Resulted in a mean quantity. : AVERAGED
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Assigns roles. : CASTS
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Feature of the Chrysler Building. : SPIRE
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Youth. : LAD
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Patriot of Stamp Act days. : OTIS
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Fragrance. : SCENT
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Legislative body: Abbr. : PARL
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Mountain pass. : COL
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Divide. : SHARE
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High-strung. : TENSE
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Chateau of Marie Antoinette. : TRIANON
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Chalcedony. : SARD
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Fine fabric. : SATIN
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Resort on Biscayne Bay. : MIAMI
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Golden Treasury sections. : ODES
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Evidence of education. : DIPLOMA
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Glow. : FLAME
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Lyric poem. : EPODE
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Small quantity. : DAB
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Manipulates. : RIGS
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Author of "The American Crisis," 1776. : PAINE
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Star in Lyra. : VEGA
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Device in a pipe or tube. : VALVE
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City of the Latin Quarter. : PARIS
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One of the Philippines. : MINDANAO
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Southern university. : TULANE
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Triangular gable. : PEDIMENT
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Mountain crests. : ARETES
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Specimen. : SAMPLE
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Distributed. : METED
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Devices for oxygenation. : AERATORS
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Latin-American capital. : BRASILIA
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Catalogs. : LISTS
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Times preceding great events. : EVES
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Vermilion. : RED
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Valleys caused by erosion. : RAVINES
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Motionless. : INERT
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Pierce. : GORE
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
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Type of overcoat. : RAGLAN
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Daubs. : SMEARS
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Extract the essence of. : DECOCT
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Bond or Manila. : PAPER
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Cause confusion. : ADDLE
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Test poetic meter. : SCAN
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Gave radiance. : SHONE
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Part of a piano. : PEDAL
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Tricky: Slang. : SNIDE
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Ingredient of Philadelphia pepper pot. : TRIPE
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Power producers. : ATOMS
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Derivative of ammonia. : AMIDE
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Middle-of-the-road voter. : MODERATE
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Conjectured. : IMAGINED
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Route for ocean liners. : SEALANE
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Over. : DONE
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Humbles. : ABASES
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Opposite of a fashion plate. : FRUMP
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Symbolic flowers. : LILIES
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Matters under consideration. : AGENDA
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Device for rotation. : PIVOT
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Type of TV show. : PANEL
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Gentleman's gentleman. : VALET
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Improvise, as music. : VAMP
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Spotless. : PURE
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Obscure. : DIM
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Headgear. : TAM

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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