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New York Times, Tuesday, September 27, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,092
Across
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Looked well on. : BECAME
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Popular type of sleeve. : PUSHUP
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Small songbird. : TANAGER
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Harmonious. : INTUNE
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Originate. : EMANATE
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Operatic soprano Patti. : ADELINA
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Algerian rebel leader. : ABBAS
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Leonine feature. : MANE
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Matinee times: Abbr. : AFTS
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Enough to satisfy. : FILL
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Hardships. : RIGORS
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Tree. : OAK
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Building lots. : SITES
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River into the Seine. : MARNE
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Ribbon ornaments. : ROSETTES
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More placid. : CALMER
33
Troubles. : WOES
34
Brownish-purple color. : PUCE
35
Trees with quivering leaves. : ASPENS
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Crack shots. : MARKSMEN
42
Frighten. : SCARE
43
Modern panacea. : PILLS
44
Thoroughfare: Abbr. : AVE
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Golf term. : PAR
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"Tale of Two Cities" character. : DARNAY
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Hearty meat dish. : STEW
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Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
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Mottled. : PIED
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English county. : SHIRE
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Melons. : CASABAS
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Chants. : INTONES
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Big dogs. : BOXERS
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Closest. : NEAREST
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Rainy and snowy. : SLEETY
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Broadway. : STREET
Down
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Babe Ruth. : BAMBINO
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Provides with means (to do something). : ENABLES
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Welland, for instance. : CANAL
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Turkish officials. : AGAS
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Sat. : MET
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Hermits. : EREMITES
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Musical instruments. : PIANOS
8
Subordinate. : UNDER
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Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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Type of dance. : HULA
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Suit. : UNIFORM
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Hydrocarbon. : PENTANE
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"___ Two." : TEAFOR
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Interrogator. : ASKER
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Long periods of time. : AGES
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Ceremonies. : RITES
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Fishing boats. : SMACKS
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Pitted. : STONED
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Beverages. : ALES
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Jug. : EWER
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Having ringlets. : CURLY
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The twelve peers of Charlemagne. : PALADINS
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Jelly, as of tomato juice. : ASPIC
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Beetles. : SCARABS
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Sun shade. : PARASOL
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Source of wealth. : MINE
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Theatrical term. : MATINEE
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High peak. : EVEREST
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Latest. : NEWEST
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Finicky. : PRISSY
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By itself. : APART
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Coast. : SHORE
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___-Weimar. : SAXE
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Arcturus. : STAR
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Busy insect. : BEE
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Gain. : NET

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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