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New York Times, Monday, September 5, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,070
Across
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Rainbows. : ARCS
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Small branch. : TWIG
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Cut down (a ship) by removing decks. : RAZEE
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Glance askance. : LEER
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Solemnity. : RITE
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Vast: Archaic. : ENORM
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Spending money. : ALLOWANCE
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Record of one event. : ANNAL
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Where Dover is: Abbr. : DEL
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The four hundred. : HIGHSOCIETY
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Beefeater. : YEOMAN
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Town near Padua. : ESTE
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Assumed name. : ALIAS
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Large sea fowl resembling geese. : SOLANS
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Unanimity of opinion. : CONSENSUS
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Angry one. : RAGER
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Came down. : ALIT
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Factors in heredity. : GENES
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Bear: Lat. : URSA
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Retailer's source of income. : SALES
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Despots. : AUTOCRATS
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Punish; mulct. : AMERCE
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King of Greece. : PAULI
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Makings of paper. : PULP
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Cleopatra's ___ in Central Park. : NEEDLE
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Fountain drink. : VANILLASODA
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Incarnadine. : RED
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Caliban's opposite. : ARIEL
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Fictional heroes of the good old days. : ROVERBOYS
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For the ___ (temporarily). : NONCE
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Angers. : IRES
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Before: Prefix. : ANTE
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Relative of 14 Across. : SNEER
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Mailed. : SENT
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Lean to one side: Naut. : HEEL
Down
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What Eadie was. : ALADY
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Subject of book by D. S. Freeman. : RELEE
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Victor Herbert played it. : CELLO
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Rialto sign. : SRO
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Education. : TRAINING
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Take flight. : WING
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Hankering. : ITCH
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Graylags. : GEESE
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Nuclear ___. : REACTOR
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Heroine of William Douglas' love song. : ANNIELAURIE
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Region. : ZONE
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It was: Lat. : ERAT
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One of the Peggottys. : EMLY
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Moby Dick. : WHALE
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Wartime intelligence unit. : OSS
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Capital performance. : MASTERPIECE
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Voyaging. : ASEA
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Dawn. : SUNUP
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Site of Taj Mahal. : AGRA
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Secluded retreat. : NEST
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Spanish ladies: Abbr. : SRAS
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Hombre's home. : CASA
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Hebrew universe. : OLAM
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Khartoum's river. : NILE
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Silk: Ital. : SETA
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Most dependable. : SOUNDEST
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Thames rower. : SCULLER
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Prove innocent. : CLEAR
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Building extension. : ELL
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Herter's birthplace. : PARIS
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Airplane motor sound. : DRONE
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Historic island. : LEYTE
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One of the Fords. : EDSEL
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Trucks. : VANS
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Short river into the Loire. : ARON
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___ times out of ten. : NINE
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Disgruntled: Colloq. : SORE
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Symbol of heat. : OVEN
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Pooh's companion. : BAH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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