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New York Times, Monday, September 26, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,091
Across
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Musical notes. : SHARPS
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Corrupt politician. : GRAFTER
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Outcast. : PARIAH
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Canadian peninsula. : LABRADOR
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What pilots do. : AVIATE
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Case in grammar. : ABLATIVE
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Shade of blue. : TEAL
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Dickens character. : DOMBEY
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Draw. : TIE
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Land's ___, cape of England. : END
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Durban dweller. : BOER
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Restrict. : BIND
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Madrigal. : SONG
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Match. : BOUT
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Peepers. : FROGS
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Bedlington ___. : TERRIER
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Words. : NOUNS
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Troubles. : AILS
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Legal term. : TORT
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City in Puerto Rico. : PONCE
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Warsaw's river. : VISTULA
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Illustrious Italian. : DANTE
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Behindhand. : LATE
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Illinois Indians. : SACS
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Cargo from Duluth. : ORES
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African nut tree. : COLA
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Wager. : BET
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Container. : VAT
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Hauling. : TOWING
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Swedish canal. : GOTA
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Skyscrapers. : EDIFICES
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Biblical peak. : ARARAT
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Early Floridian. : SEMINOLE
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Remove from copy. : DELETE
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Income source. : RENTALS
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Black suit. : SPADES
Down
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Unusually large outpourings. : SPATES
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Relatively poor man: Colloq. : HAVENOT
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Girl guide of myth. : ARIADNE
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Coin in Teheran. : RIAL
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Timely. : PAT
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Storage structure. : SHED
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Charm. : GLAMOUR
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Carpenter's cut. : RABBET
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More competent. : ABLER
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Fight. : FRAY
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Do handwork with a shuttle. : TAT
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First ___. : EDITION
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Wanderings. : ROVINGS
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Marsh growth. : REEDS
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Musical instruments. : OBOES
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Renowned Roman. : BRUTUS
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White House residents, 1869–77. : GRANTS
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Ill humor. : BILE
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Stronghold. : FORT
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Staple food. : RICE
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Cyrano's problem. : NOSE
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Giant. : TITAN
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Member of a procession. : PARADER
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Former. : ONETIME
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Luggage items. : VALISES
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Not easy. : LABORED
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Synthetic fabric. : ACETATE
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Gentle, innocent persons. : DOVES
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Distinguished family of Massachusetts. : LOWELL
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Expresses. : STATES
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Beverage. : COCOA
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Hue. : TINT
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Moves restlessly about. : GADS
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Festive. : GALA
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Winglike part. : FIN
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Twilled fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 3 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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