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New York Times, Thursday, September 22, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,087
Across
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Ganymede's predecessor. : HEBE
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Big hit on the rialto. : SMASH
10
Between John and Romans. : ACTS
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Dramatist's direction. : EXIT
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Arctic wear. : PARKA
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Watery fall. : PLOP
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City on the Mississippi. : STLOUISMISSOURI
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100 centavos in Peru. : SOL
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Paris' land. : TROY
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Bell of London. : BIGBEN
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Blissful. : ELYSIAN
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Dancer Nelson. : GENE
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Kittiwake. : GULL
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Rules of conduct. : PRECEPTS
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Hooch. : BOOZE
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Where the Androscoggin flows. : MAINE
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Richard of legal fame. : ROE
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On vacation. : AWAY
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Becomes gentle and tender. : MELTS
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It follows epsilon. : ZETA
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Hire out. : LET
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Shoshone ___, in Snake River. : FALLS
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Mannequin. : MODEL
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Stimulates. : INSPIRES
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Fiesta. : GALA
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___ homo. : ECCE
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Plume on a helmet. : PANACHE
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Cut canines. : TEETHE
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Tunisian VIP's. : BEYS
52
Musician's asset. : EAR
53
City on the Mississippi. : STPAULMINNESOTA
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Side road of the Appian Way. : ITER
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Slow and stately, in music. : LARGO
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Colors. : HUES
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Penury. : NEED
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Warmth of emotion. : ARDOR
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
Down
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Where Wiesbaden is. : HESSE
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Sing the praises of. : EXTOL
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Members of genus Capra. : BILLYGOATS
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Wartime theatre: Abbr. : ETO
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Helix. : SPIRAL
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Jar used in home canning. : MASON
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Lyman L. Lemnitzer's sphere. : ARMY
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Do a slalom. : SKI
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Former VIP's. : HASBEENS
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Apex. : APOGEE
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Shillelagh. : CLUB
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Lacerated. : TORE
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Quick ride. : SPIN
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Practical, old style. : UTILE
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Subsequently to. : SINCE
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One of the Wongs. : SUZY
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Breakfast food in Dixie. : GRITS
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Becomes insipid. : PALLS
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Living on prey. : PREDACEOUS
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Transport: Colloq. : TOTE
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Marine animal. : SEAL
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Indonesian island. : BALI
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Author Wister. : OWEN
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Brawl. : MELEE
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Girl's name. : MARCELLA
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Dreyfus' defender. : ZOLA
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Three-cornered cape. : FICHU
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Parsonage. : MANSE
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Firecracker. : PETARD
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First Academy Award actress. : GAYNOR
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Former Hungarian monetary unit. : PENGO
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Objects of aversion. : HATES
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Use part of a pencil. : ERASE
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Old Chinese dynasty. : TSIN
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Suffix used with cigar. : ETTE
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"On guard!" weapon. : EPEE
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Limpkin or lapwing. : BIRD
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Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
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Haggard heroine. : SHE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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