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New York Times, Wednesday, September 21, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,086
Across
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Haberdashery. : SHOP
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Substances in cookery. : FATS
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Facial expression. : GRIN
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African nut tree. : COLA
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Saturated. : ASOP
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Fruits. : LIMES
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Birds of prey. : OWLS
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In ___ parentis. : LOCO
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Boy in Menotti Christmas opera. : AMAHL
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Equivocal talk: Slang. : WEASELWORDS
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Sweetheart: Anglo-Irish. : GRA
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Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
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Fling away. : TOSSOUT
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Get money for. : CASHIN
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___ on it. : STEP
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Author of "Anthony Adverse." : ALLEN
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Acquires by legacy. : COMESINTO
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Splotch. : BLOB
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City of southern France. : ARLES
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Stir up. : ROIL
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Of a planet. : SATURNIAN
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Pere's daughter. : FILLE
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Goal, in hockey. : CAGE
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Moral obligations. : DUTIES
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Apparel accessories: Colloq. : HANKIES
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Turku, in Swedish.. : ABO
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Pilotless aircraft. : DRONEPLANES
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Partner of fast. : LOOSE
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Meadow mouse. : VOLE
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Of great extent. : WIDE
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Part of a radio. : TUNER
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Smooth. : EVEN
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Shortly. : ANON
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Private eyes. : TECS
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Gold-mining district in So. Africa. : RAND
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Vegetables. : YAMS
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Freight boat. : SCOW
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Julia Ward ___. : HOWE
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Highly spiced stew. : OLLA
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Evade responsibility: Colloq. : PASSTHEBUCK
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Army command. : FALLIN
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"You can't make a silk purse of ___ ear." : ASOWS
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South American toucan. : TOCO
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Hunters and anglers. : SPORTSMEN
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Stemware. : GLASSES
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Outer circular part. : RIM
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Adult insect. : IMAGO
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Asian statesman. : NEHRU
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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Mavoureen's home. : ERIN
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Is very fond of (with "on"). : DOTES
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Carries off secretly. : SPIRITSAWAY
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Things to hail. : CABS
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According to: Ital. : ALLA
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Keyway. : SLOT
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___ spilt milk. : CRIESOVER
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Wave: Span. : OLA
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___ me tangere. : NOLI
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Piece in mah-jongg. : TILE
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Castilian rahs. : OLES
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Dudgeon. : ANGER
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Gen. Morgan's men. : RAIDERS
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Roll up. : FURL
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Be conditional. : DEPEND
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Army command. : HALT
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Half of an army command. : ABOUT
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Nary a soul. : NOONE
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Legendary beauty. : HELEN
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Temporary star. : NOVA
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Ship of 1492. : NINA
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Biblical kingdom. : EDOM
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Kennedy and Johnson: Abbr. : SENS
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Agency over Wall St. : SEC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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