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New York Times, Tuesday, August 23, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,057
Across
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Small, shaggy Scottish terrier. : CAIRN
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Sauce for meat. : CATSUP
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Orchestral instrument. : BASSOON
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Island west of Borneo. : SUMATRA
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Old Nick. : EVILONE
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Daring. : PROWESS
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Describing winter coats. : LINED
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Nursery sound effects. : WAILS
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Where the orchestra sits. : PIT
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Got down. : ALIT
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Cooking devices. : SPITS
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Plant tendril. : BINE
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Money on the Ginza. : YEN
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Oar holder. : THOLE
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Work incentive. : BONUS
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Motoring problems. : DETOURS
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Kind. : CLASS
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The chase. : HUNT
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Burn. : CHAR
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Symbolic garment. : SHIRT
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Noisy party: Slang. : SHINDIG
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Bridge sections. : SPANS
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Short thick piece: Colloq. : CHUNK
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Cul-de-___. : SAC
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Chinese society. : TONG
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Lucky chance: Slang. : FLUKE
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Swiss scenic spot. : COMO
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Finish. : END
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Side. : FLANK
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Greek physician of 2d century. : GALEN
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Bulldog or city ___. : EDITION
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Come forth. : EMANATE
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Noblewoman. : PEERESS
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Recounts. : RELATES
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Fine lines on type faces. : SERIFS
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Where Swansea is. : WALES
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Quibbled. : CAVILED
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Silly. : ASININE
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Dot of land in a lake. : ISLET
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Land measure. : ROOD
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French refusal. : NON
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Hair style. : CURLS
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Biblical book. : AMOS
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Playing marble. : TAW
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Footwear style. : STEPINS
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Pennsylvania college. : URSINUS
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Creamy foodstuffs. : PASTES
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Make (a rope) secure: Naut. : BELAY
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Eisenhower's vacation place. : NEWPORT
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Rancor. : SPITE
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Troubles. : AILS
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Move to one side. : SHUNT
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Plank. : BOARD
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City on the Loire. : TOURS
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Printed form to be filled in. : BLANK
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Tangible object. : THING
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Animal's backbone. : CHINE
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Polo period. : CHUKKER
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Poetic foot. : SPONDEE
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More skillful. : HANDIER
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Eschew. : SHUN
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Set apart. : ISOLATE
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Reproductive cells. : GAMETES
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Immerses. : STEEPS
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Social units. : CLANS
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Pastry shells. : CONES
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Embroidery silk. : FLOSS
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Grand ___ in Venice. : CANAL
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Feudal estate. : FIEF
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Festive. : GALA
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
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Sea bird. : MEW

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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