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New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,093

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Across
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Ornamental edging. : LACE
5
Official decree. : UKASE
10
Highlander. : GAEL
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Symbol of hardness. : IRON
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Part of Asia. : NEPAL
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Philippine timber tree. : ACLE
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Companion of lease. : LEND
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Freebootery. : BRIGANDAGE
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Of few words. : TACITURN
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Majestic crowns. : TIARAS
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___ now and then. : EVERY
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Distinct part of anything. : MEMBER
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___ eagle. : SPREAD
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Buckaroo show. : RODEO
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High in pitch. : ALT
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Oppose any authority or control. : REBEL
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Be in the dumps. : SULK
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Crabgrass, for example. : WEED
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Illustrious. : NOTED
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Handy thing. : TOOL
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Star in Draco constellation. : ADIB
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Looms above. : RISES
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Clamor. : CRY
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Fishermen's net. : SEINE
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Quenches. : SLAKES
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Assert under oath. : DEPONE
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Rouses. : STIRS
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Begin: Colloq. : TEEOFF
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Did take-offs. : IMITATED
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"___ love and war." : ALLSFAIRIN
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City of Seven Hills. : ROME
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Mirth. : GLEE
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Maritime county of Ireland. : CLARE
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Highest point. : ACME
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Carnelian. : SARD
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Receptacles for water. : TANKS
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Beehive made of straw. : SKEP
Down
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Rhythmic swing. : LILT
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Tract. : AREA
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Mutually planned. : CONCERTED
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A kind of chicory. : ENDIVE
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Relieve, as one's mind, by telling all. : UNBURDEN
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County south of 60 Across. : KERRY
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Neat as ___. : APIN
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Droop. : SAG
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In fine feather. : ELATED
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Relative of a social butterfly. : GADABOUT
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Have ___ (be on one's guard). : ACARE
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English composer. : ELGAR
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Settlings. : LEES
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City near Pont du Gard. : NIMES
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Saline drop. : TEAR
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Burrowing mammals. : MOLES
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Snout of a sharklike fish. : SAW
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Defendant's answer in law. : PLEA
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Knot again. : RETIE
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Carried. : BORNE
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___ and barrel. : LOCKSTOCK
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Daughter of Demeter. : KORE
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Prone (to). : DISPOSED
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Fixes unalterably. : DESTINES
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Armentières' river. : LYS
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Go away. : BEOFF
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Cut. : SLIT
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Actually. : INFACT
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Macaws. : ARARAS
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___ Robbia. : DELLA
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Elver catcher. : EELER
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Grimace. : SMIRK
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Labels. : TAGS
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See 15 Across. : IRAN
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Short river into the Aar. : EMME
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Low in pitch. : DEEP
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Bantu language. : ILA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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