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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,039

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Certain payments. : DUES
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Type of headdress. : COWL
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___ cotta. : TERRA
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Capri, for one. : ISLE
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Longing. : ACHE
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City SE of Buffalo. : OLEAN
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Head. : CHIEFTAIN
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Bright: Rare. : NITID
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Chinaware item. : TEAPOT
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Man's affair. : STAG
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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___ longa, vita brevis. : ARS
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Chance. : RISK
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Result of too much sun. : BURN
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Phase. : STEP
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___ foot (able to run swiftly). : FLEETOF
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Assume a pose. : POSTURIZE
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String. : TWINE
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Original name of northern highway. : ALCAN
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Manufacturer's group. : NAM
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The ladies. : WIVES
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Matchless. : ALONE
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Auditors. : EXAMINERS
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Pawl. : RATCHET
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Maiden. : LASS
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Engine sound. : CHUG
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Strip of shoe leather. : WELT
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Mountain. : ALP
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Hardwood. : ASH
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One of the Websters. : NOAH
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Confederacy. : LEAGUE
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Heavenly phenomenon. : COMET
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Reader's purchase. : PAPERBACK
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Soothing word, when repeated. : THERE
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Bar of wood. : SLAT
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Detection device. : SONAR
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Fish. : EELS
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Links places. : TEES
Down
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Sayings. : DICTA
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Theatre employe. : USHER
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Inventor Howe. : ELIAS
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Ooze. : SEEP
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More spiteful. : CATTIER
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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Small broom. : WHISK
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Church season. : LENT
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"Truly rural," for example. : TONGUETWISTER
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Inventor Whitney. : ELI
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Having a good memory. : RETENTIVE
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Weather prediction. : RAIN
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Connectives. : ANDS
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Suitor of a sort. : FORTUNEHUNTER
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Case in grammar: Abbr. : ABL
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Musical instrument. : SPINET
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Takes a second prize. : REWINS
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Steadfast. : STANCH
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Daughter of Eve. : FEMALE
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Unusual person: Slang. : ONER
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Band on an escutcheon. : FESS
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Nightowl's TV choice. : PAAR
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Spanish jar. : OLLA
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Members of the famous Black Watch. : SCOTCHMEN
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Tool for trimming roofing tiles. : ZAX
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Long-handled hammers. : MALLETS
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Companion of the id. : EGO
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Finback. : WHALE
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Type size. : AGATE
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Ill-gotten profit. : LUCRE
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Small dogs. : PEKES
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Laws. : ACTS
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London's restaurant district. : SOHO
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Part of a basilica. : APSE
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Aid. : ABET
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Time span. : ERA
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Chum. : PAL

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

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