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New York Times, Monday, August 29, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J K Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,063

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Across
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Hat. : BERET
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Side arm. : SABER
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Item for Armstrong-Jones. : CAMERA
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Table décor. : DOILIES
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Tolerated. : ABIDED
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Sets. : ARRANGES
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Wind-in-the-trees sound. : SIGH
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Hits hard. : SMITES
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Waters ___. : ICE
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Answer to the roll call. : HERE
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Cuckoos. : ANIS
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Short syllable, in prosody. : MORA
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Detract (from). : DEROGATE
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Type of metal. : MONEL
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Large. : ROOMY
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Connect. : RELATE
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Court sessions. : ASSIZES
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Telephoned. : DIALLED
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___ Welles, former Under Secretary of State. : SUMNER
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Cry of delight. : GOODY
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Clots: Scot. : CLAGS
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Shields. : PROTECTS
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Building additions. : ELLS
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Rested. : LAIN
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Museum pieces. : OILS
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Zero. : NIL
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Turn the ___ (get safely past a critical point). : CORNER
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Satan: Scot. : DEIL
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Frustrated. : DEFEATED
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Cite. : ADDUCE
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Rehearsals for any event. : DRYRUNS
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Reduced to a soft mass. : PULPED
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Ferment. : YEAST
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Curl. : TRESS
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Coddled. : BABIED
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Settler. : EMIGRE
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False scents. : REDHERRINGS
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Before. : ERE
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Gamins. : TADS
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Raid. : SORTIE
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Buenos ___. : AIRES
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Gil ___. : BLAS
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One: Ger. : EIN
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Local. : REGIONAL
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Funds. : CASH
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Delicious and choice. : DAINTY
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Conceal. : SECRETE
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Shut. : SEALED
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Titles of respect. : MAAMS
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Pamper. : MOLLYCODDLE
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Percolates. : OOZES
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Traveler. : GOER
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Civil War general. : MEADE
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Noisy revel. : RIOT
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Climb. : ASCEND
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Tarnished. : SULLIED
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Children. : SMALLFRY
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Lorna of Exmoor. : DOONE
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Long, tedious tasks: Colloq. : GRINDS
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Family member. : PARENT
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Snarls. : TIEUPS
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Opposite of hooks, on the golf course. : SLICES
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Flower, in Egyptian sculpture. : LOTUS
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Winter vehicle. : SLED
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Dear: Ital. : CARA
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Completely engrossed. : RAPT
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Watch. : EYE
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Major, in music. : DUR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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