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New York Times, Tuesday, August 2, 1960

27-Across : Areas for certain games.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,036
Across
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Get out of. : EVADE
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Pond fish. : CARP
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Sponsorship. : EGIS
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Secondary. : MINOR
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Athena ___ of Arcadia. : ALEA
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Loosen. : UNDO
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Smelting product. : MATTE
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Old Roman road. : ITER
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Large body of water. : GULF
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Cousin of Mahomet. : ALI
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Old ___, phenomenon of Sinbad's 5th voyage. : MANOFTHESEA
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Interval of a fifth, in music. : QUINT
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Scottish name. : IAN
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Areas for certain games. : COURTS
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Old. : ANCIENT
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Tributary of the Missouri. : OSAGE
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Woven fabric. : TWILL
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Food fragment. : ORT
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Degree of speed. : RATE
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Type of rock. : SHALE
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Tom, Dick and Harry. : TRIO
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Also: Archaic. : EKE
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Trivial. : PETTY
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Venerated. : ADMIRED
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Pisces. : FISHES
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Girl's name meaning noble. : ADA
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Candies. : MINTS
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Nursery rhyme character. : OLDKINGCOLE
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___ Mahal. : TAJ
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Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Aim or end. : GOAL
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Part of the crown jewels. : TIARA
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Son of Isaac and Rebecca. : ESAU
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Peer. : LORD
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In motion. : ASTIR
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Dickens character. : GAMP
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
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South American birds. : RHEAS
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Jane Austen novel, 1816. : EMMA
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Glass container. : VIAL
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Old. : ANTIQUATED
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Telegrapher's symbol. : DOT
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Hermit. : EREMITE
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"I ___ Say No," "Oklahoma" song. : CAINT
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Voice part. : ALTO
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Shorten sail. : REEF
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Minute portion. : PARTICLE
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Oregon city. : EUGENE
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Wildebeests. : GNUS
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Vain. : IDLE
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Divan. : SOFA
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Response: Abbr. : ANS
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Welcome. : HAIL
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Impulse. : URGE
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Pith of a matter. : CORE
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Commercial center in Japan. : OSAKA
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Bestow. : AWARD
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Shade of green. : NILE
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Old ___, home of Tarheels. : NORTHSTATE
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Commonplace. : TRITE
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Archaic pronoun. : THEE
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Baubles. : TOYS
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Suppress. : STRANGLE
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Examine. : TEST
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African title. : SIDI
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Ingredient of old cold remedy. : PINETAR
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Cosmetics. : MAKEUP
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Thread: Fr. : FIL
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Stale, as from age. : MOLDY
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Washington's neighbor: Abbr. : OREG
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Mona ___. : LISA
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Sixty grains. : DRAM
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Satisfactory in quality. : GOOD
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Evidence of membership. : CARD
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Melody. : ARIA
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Containers. : JARS
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Suffix akin to -like. : ISH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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