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New York Times, Saturday, August 6, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,040
Across
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Looping caterpillar. : INCHWORM
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___ people (a crowd): Colloq. : LOTSOF
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Escamillo. : TOREADOR
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City in Syria. : ALEPPO
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Becomes rough of voice. : HOARSENS
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Model in a dress shop, for instance. : WEARER
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___ Arbor. : ANN
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School affiliate: Abbr. : PTA
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These: Fr. : CES
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Single. : ONE
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Copper. : CENT
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___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
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Part of a sleeve. : CUFF
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Up to now. : ASYET
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German article. : DER
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Man's nickname. : ARTIE
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"O Sole ___." : MIO
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Heavy curtain. : PORTIERE
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Exclamations. : HAS
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Handsome young men. : APOLLOS
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Small military unit: Abbr. : DET
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Bosom friend. : ALTEREGO
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Honor card. : TEN
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Blackmore character. : LORNA
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Chief minister to David. : IRA
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Nitric and sulphuric. : ACIDS
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Reponses to voice votes. : YEAS
54
Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
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Western Indian. : OTOE
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Difficult, for a cockney. : ARD
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Go: Scot. : GAE
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No gentleman. : CAD
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Distant neighbor of 56 Across. : UTE
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Western exhibitions. : RODEOS
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Diameters of gun bores: Var. : CALIBRES
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : DOLLIE
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Not fit to eat. : INEDIBLE
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Tankards. : STEINS
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Medicinal plant. : CAMOMILE
Down
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Far above Cayuga's waters. : ITHACA
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Nobody's. : NOONES
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Chink, as in a wall. : CRANNY
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Pronoun. : HER
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Insect. : WASP
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"___ a Nightingale." : ODETO
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Actor Colman. : RONALD
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Feminine title. : MRS
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Well-known warden. : LAWES
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Spanish cheers. : OLES
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Beverage. : TEA
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Started to grow. : SPROUTED
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Camper's delight. : OPENFIRE
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Equine extremities. : FOREFEET
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Heroine of "Main Street." : CAROL
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Be regretful about. : DEPLORE
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Le dernier ___. : CRI
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Royal adornment. : TIARA
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Cruising. : ATSEA
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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Balderdash. : ROT
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Sail ropes. : HALYARDS
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Medicinal plant. : ALOEROOT
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Appear to take both sides of (an issue). : STRADDLE
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Gothic arch. : OGIVE
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Navy rank: Abbr. : ENS
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Sgt. or Cpl. : NCO
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Secrets. : ARCANA
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Concert pianist from Spain. : ITURBI
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Well, well! : DOTELL
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Sand partridge of India. : SEESEE
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Desert stopovers. : OASES
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Western capital. : SALEM
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Enter. : GOIN
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Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
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Biblical judge. : ELI
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Presidential title: Abbr. : CIC
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Nickname for a native of Barbados. : BIM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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