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New York Times, Wednesday, August 31, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,065

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Across
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Sidewalk rendezvous. : CAFE
5
Spanish friend. : AMIGO
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Place for tools. : SHED
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Ship. : LINER
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___ sure. : TOBE
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Popular vacation land. : NEWENGLAND
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Atmosphere. : AURA
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Designating certain polo players. : TENGOAL
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Testator. : DEVISOR
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Frosting. : ICE
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Home of Proteus and Valentine. : VERONA
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Go ___ for. : TOBAT
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Shoal. : BAR
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Western mountain range. : TETON
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Witticism. : PUN
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Hat. : FEDORA
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Myself: Ger. : MIR
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Austrian country dance. : LANDLER
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Industry group: Abbr. : NAM
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Sock. : ANKLET
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Deviate from course. : YAW
42
Ceremony. : RITE
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Fix the clock. : RESET
44
Firmament. : SKY
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Met squarely. : FACED
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European crested bird. : HOOPOE
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Algonquian. : SAC
49
Fishing lure. : SPINNER
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Purposed. : AIMEDTO
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Fairy. : PERI
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Festival site in 27 Down. : TANGLEWOOD
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Arabian region. : ADEN
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Staggering. : AREEL
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Fabulous ship. : ARGO
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Hill. : RISE
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Suspicious: Colloq. : LEERY
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Leap ___. : YEAR
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Copper. : CENT
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Pulitzer Prize novelist. : AGEE
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Forest baby. : FAWN
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Plaintive. : ELEGIAC
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Pond life. : ALGAE
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Factory. : MILL
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Dog ___ manger. : INA
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Masc., fem., neut. : GENDER
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Direction. : ORDER
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Describing some glass. : STAINED
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River of 17 Across. : HOUSATONIC
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Beloved. : DEAR
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Night: Comb. form. : NOCT
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November VIP. : VOTER
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Beard. : VANDYKE
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Absalom's sister. : TAMAR
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Like a lamb. : OVINE
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Mountains of 17 Across. : BERKSHIRES
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Roll. : BUN
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Nominated. : NAMED
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Timely. : PAT
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Not many. : FEW
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Pretend: Colloq. : LETON
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Minstrel's song. : LAY
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Noble. : LEONINE
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Track. : RACEWAY
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"And what is ___ as a day in June?" : SORARE
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Celebrity. : FAME
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Leaf. : PETAL
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Absurd. : SILLY
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Mast. : SPAR
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Foot: Comb. form. : PEDI
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Field: Lat. : AGER
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Famous illustrator. : DORE
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Roman garment. : TOGA
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Scent. : ODOR
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Born: Fr. : NEE

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

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