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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,052

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Across
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Humid. : DAMP
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Places where troops are stationed. : POSTS
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Direction. : WEST
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Melville novel. : OMOO
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Creamy white. : IVORY
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Always. : EVER
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Lounge about. : LOLL
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Coat part. : LAPEL
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Relative of the franc. : LIRA
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Flower mentioned in Song of Solomon. : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
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Butter used in India. : GHEE
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Time of day: Poet. : EVE
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Contemporary of Cézanne. : RENOIR
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Fatherly. : PATERNAL
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Kind of acids in proteins. : AMINO
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Jeans. : PANTS
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Gold in Spain. : ORO
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Wagers. : BETS
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Get ___ on (find out about). : ALINE
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Vegetable dish. : SLAW
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Hymenopterous insect. : BEE
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Silly. : INANE
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Uttered: Poet. : SPAKE
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Agent of annoyance. : IRRITANT
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Showered. : RAINED
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Short sleep. : NAP
46
Warning device. : HORN
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Official flower of Hawaii. : SCARLETHIBISCUS
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Florence's river. : ARNO
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Very short time: Slang. : SHAKE
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Shade. : TONE
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Nurse shark of the Atlantic. : GATA
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Former German coin. : TALER
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Turnstile sign. : EXIT
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Retired. : ABED
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Sound of derision. : SNORT
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Bandicoots. : RATS
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Pretty child. : DOLL
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Heroine of 1721. : MOLL
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Many-sided figures. : POLYGONS
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Indulge in petty theft. : PILFER
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Campus man. : SOPH
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Shoe ___. : TREE
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Heroine of Roland's "The Romancers." : SYLVETTE
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Sam, in "Pickwick Papers." : WELLER
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Wickedness. : EVIL
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Dry. : SERE
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Flat container. : TRAY
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State. : OHIO
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Prayers. : AVES
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Religious leader. : RABBI
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Arabian chieftain. : EMEER
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Saltpeter. : NITER
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Decorate. : PAINT
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Queen ___'s lace. : ANNE
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Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
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Slanted, as a ship's funnels. : ARAKE
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Mooed. : LOWED
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Scheme. : PLAN
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Feet, in prosody. : ANAPESTS
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Bachelor girl. : SPINSTER
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Hindu garment. : SARI
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Incursion. : INROAD
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Author of manual on "Rules of Order." : ROBERT
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Man on the road. : HIKER
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One type of epic writing. : SAGA
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Zodiac sign. : CRAB
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Common conjunction. : THAN
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Circle of light. : HALO
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The hip joint. : COXA
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___ rule, in convention voting. : UNIT
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Theatrical scenes. : SETS

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

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