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New York Times, Friday, September 2, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,067

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Across
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Poetic contraction. : TWAS
5
Defeat. : BEST
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Dress with care. : PRIMP
14
Busy place. : HIVE
15
Pen name of 1820. : ELIA
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Arm bones. : RADII
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Yearly salary for some government men. : ONEDOLLAR
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Sugar preparation. : ICING
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Mayor's abode in New York City. : GRACIEMANSION
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For that reason. : THEN
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Time of day. : NOON
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Credentials. : PAPERS
27
Nettles. : STINGERS
31
Soap plant. : AMOLE
32
Transports by truck. : HAULS
33
Important Washington group. : AEC
34
Diversify. : VARY
35
Rooms for assembly. : HALLS
36
Box. : SPAR
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Citizen of: Suffix. : ITE
38
Cotton cloth of Latin America. : MANTA
39
Pin for an oar. : THOLE
40
Scatters. : DISBANDS
42
Swiss. : CHEESE
43
Handicap allowances. : ODDS
44
Tree of Africa. : SHEA
45
Historic Berkshire edifice. : WINDSORCASTLE
50
Robert Morley role. : WILDE
51
Lake in Maine. : MOOSEHEAD
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Unnaturalized. : ALIEN
54
Birds. : EMUS
55
Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
56
Peruses. : READS
57
Excellent. : RARE
58
Poetic verb form. : DOST
Down
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All the same. : THO
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Unit of military aircraft. : WING
3
Declare to be true. : AVER
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Demurely. : SEDATELY
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Misrepresents. : BELIES
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Lochinvar's bride. : ELLEN
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Kingdom of musical comedy. : SIAM
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Venomous spider. : TARANTULA
9
Lockups. : PRISONS
10
Sport. : RACING
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Personal: Comb. form. : IDIO
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State: Abbr. : MINN
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Farm animal. : PIG
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Artist's color. : OCHRE
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Knots of wool. : NOILS
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Fearful; timid. : PAVID
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Noted violin maker. : AMATI
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Minute openings. : PORES
27
Sea dogs. : SALTS
28
Signature of a literary light. : EAPOE
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Former Spanish coins. : REALS
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Mass of pebbles at the foot of a slope. : SCREE
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Better formed. : HANDSOMER
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Workers. : HANDS
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Enclosed in a case. : SHEATHED
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Excites violently. : MADDENS
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"___ are the times that try men's souls." : THESE
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Pledged. : BONDED
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Gliding step, in dancing. : CHASSE
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Range over, as in search. : SCOUR
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Sly trick. : WILE
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Hip bones. : ILIA
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City on the Tevere. : ROMA
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Soft, light fabric. : LENO
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Diving bell inventor. : EADS
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Cold ___. : WAR
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On the ___ (at the exact time). : DOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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