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New York Times, Wednesday, August 3, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,037

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Across
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Stringed instrument. : BANJO
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Run slowly. : DOGTROT
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In a circle. : AROUND
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The moment of crisis. : ZEROHOUR
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Worker on thatched roofs. : REEDER
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Add to. : INCREASE
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Glasswort plant. : KALI
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Bristly fibers on oats. : AWNS
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Recipient. : DONEE
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Funny. : COMIC
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Money unit: Abbr. : DOL
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Bucket. : PAIL
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Souvenir. : TOKEN
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Military commission: Abbr. : BVT
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Agave fibers. : SISALS
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Bibelot. : GEM
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User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
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Outside the set course. : EXTRACURRICULAR
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Light. : AIRY
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Mouths: Lat. : ORA
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Alarm. : TOCSIN
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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German industrialist. : KRUPP
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Twofold. : DUAL
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Garden implement. : HOE
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Mountain identified with Mt. Sinai. : HOREB
49
Arranged. : GOTUP
52
Prohibit. : VETO
53
Miss Dartle. : ROSA
57
Device for measuring distance traveled by a vehicle. : ODOMETER
59
Typewriter bar. : SPACER
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Inheritances. : LEGACIES
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Mother's helper. : SITTER
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More direct. : FRANKER
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Spring bloom. : PEONY
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What cork is. : BARK
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Region. : AREA
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Christmas carol. : NOEL
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Branch of government. : JUDICIARY
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Anybody. : ONE
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Burrows. : DENS
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Grampus. : ORC
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One of Byron's names. : GORDON
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Divinity school subject: Abbr. : THEOL
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Yellowish red. : ROAN
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Yorkshire river. : OUSE
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Sassafras. : TREE
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Weight. : DRAM
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Photoengravers. : ZINCOGRAPHERS
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Mental alertness. : WIT
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Variety of 44 Down. : OLLA
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Resign. : DEMIT
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Gremlin's cousin. : PIXIE
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Of stars: Comb. form. : ASTRO
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Onomatopoeic prefix. : KER
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Light wood. : BALSA
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Means of communication, W. W. II. : VMAIL
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Relative of a loch. : TARN
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Close. : SEAL
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White Sox pitcher. : SCORE
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Burn the midnight oil. : LUCUBRATE
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S. A. republic: Abbr. : URU
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System of rules. : CODE
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Part of a ruble. : KOPECK
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Cooking utensil. : POT
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Characteristic of people. : HUMAN
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Sea in Antarctica. : ROSS
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Game. : GOLF
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River to the Baltic Sea. : ODER
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Forum garment. : TOGA
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Shift. : VEER
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Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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Witnessed. : SEEN
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'Arriet's friend. : ARRY
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Fasten. : TIE
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Dickens' Philip Pirrip. : PIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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