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New York Times, Friday, September 30, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,095
Across
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Type of bean. : LIMA
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Not so much. : LESS
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___ ease (quiet). : SETAT
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Med school subject: Abbr. : ANAT
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Wight is one. : ISLE
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Form of dentine. : IVORY
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Ellington or Wellington. : DUKE
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Team's topnotcher. : STARPLAYER
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"We are such stuff as ___ are made on . . . " : DREAMS
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Big blow. : GALE
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Portuguese saint. : SAO
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Jam ___. : SESSION
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Engine puff. : PANT
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Marcel's relative. : PERMANENTWAVE
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Balmoral Castle's river. : DEE
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Fly a plane. : AERO
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Ancient Chinese. : SERES
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Money in Marseilles. : FRANC
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Hullabaloo. : DIN
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Pertaining to whales. : CETIC
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Siamese coin unit. : TICAL
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Parch: dry up. : SEAR
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___ de France. : ILE
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Adepts at the art of upstaging. : SCENESTEALERS
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Unoriginal person. : APER
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Folded. : PLEATED
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Wiley Post's "Winnie ___." : MAE
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Introduction to a news story. : LEAD
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Undiminished. : ENTIRE
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Delightful. : ENTRANCING
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Sacred picture. : ICON
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Harass. : ANNOY
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Joint. : KNEE
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Political cartoonist. : NAST
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Amphibians. : TOADS
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Scantling. : STUD
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Unaccompanied song. : GLEE
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Alan and Sue of Hollywood. : LADDS
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Toughen; habituate. : INURE
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Ends hostilities. : MAKESPEACE
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Free from pain, trouble, etc. : ATEASE
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Limber or supple. : LISSOME
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Superlative ending. : EST
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Dross of metal. : SLAG
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Senor's shawl. : SERAPE
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Pre-1925 entertainment. : SILENTSCREEN
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Uncle Tom's favorite. : EVA
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Christmas display. : TOYS
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Sector. : AREA
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Neophyte. : TYRO
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Draft. : PLAN
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Medieval entertainment. : MIRACLEPLAYS
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Ointment. : NARD
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Thin, piping note. : TWEE
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Librarian's anathema. : NOISE
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Showing taste or skill. : ARTISTICAL
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Millinery item. : VEIL
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Verb suffix meaning "beginning to." : ESCE
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Opposites of plaintiffs: Abbr. : DFTS
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Actor Portman. : ERIC
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Novel of 1880. : NANA
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___ tide. : NEAP
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Stated without proof. : ALLEGED
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Witnessed. : SEEN
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Follows the spoor. : TRACKS
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Hooper or Trendex item. : RATING
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Tooth: Ital. : DENTE
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The kernel. : MEAT
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Relative of Vesuvius. : ETNA
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Force or power. : DINT
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Curtain support. : ROD
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Recent: Ger. : NEU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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