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New York Times, Saturday, September 3, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,068
Across
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Senegal seaport. : DAKAR
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Fish. : SHAD
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Exclamation meaning "Begone!" : SCAT
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Strike out. : ELIDE
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Rodent. : HARE
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Land tract. : AREA
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Possible site of World Series games. : CANDLESTICKPARK
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Of a mighty mountain chain. : ANDEAN
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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___ geht's (How do you do?): Ger. : WIE
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Tribesman of Borneo. : DYAK
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Card player. : DEALER
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Partly fermented grape juice. : STUM
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Finial. : EPI
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Premium on currency exchange. : AGIO
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Thought. : IDEA
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One of the Fords. : EDSEL
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Campaign activity. : PRESSCONFERENCE
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Lady with "la plume." : TANTE
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Without delay. : SOON
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Bird. : SORA
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Tagore's country: Poet. : IND
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Little ones. : TOTS
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Kind of hairdo. : BUN
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Settling, as for a play. : LOCALE
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Oxfords. : TIES
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___ y plata: Montana's motto. : ORO
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First word of Vergil epic. : ARMA
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Flightless bird. : RATITE
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Sometime payments to Internal Revenue Office. : CONSCIENCEMONEY
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Interlock. : KNIT
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Hindu sacred books. : VEDA
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The socially elect. : ELITE
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Symbol of the classic comic actor. : SOCK
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Dutch port. : EDAM
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Palm tree fruits. : DATES
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Ten: Prefix. : DECA
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Author Paton. : ALAN
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Benevolent. : KIND
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Stated further. : ADDED
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Field day events. : RELAYS
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Silencing sounds. : SHS
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Homburgs. : HATS
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Translate in a certain way. : DECODE
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Undermine. : SAP
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Swimming stroke. : CRAWL
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Eagle's nest. : AERIE
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Receiver. : TAKER
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Related on the mother's side. : ENATIC
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Custodian. : KEEPER
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Glory. : KUDOS
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Right-hand men. : AIDES
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Nautical title: Abbr. : CAPT
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Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
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Property claim. : LIEN
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Forget ___. : MENOT
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Port of ancient Rome. : OSTIA
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Walking. : AFOOT
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Social climber. : SNOB
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Beige. : ECRU
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Spare. : LEAN
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Site of the Battle of Hastings. : SENLAC
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Whole. : ENTIRE
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Infer. : DERIVE
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Furrowed. : SEAMED
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Wrestling holds. : LOCKS
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College town on the Penobscot. : ORONO
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___ sections, in geometry. : CONIC
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Roman matron's robe. : STOLA
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Reward: Poet. : MEED
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"On a wing ___ prayer." : ANDA
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Monogram: Abbr. : INIT
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Target centers. : EYES
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Broker's abbreviation. : STK
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Rotating part, in machinery. : CAM

Answer summary: 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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