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New York Times, Thursday, September 8, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,073
Across
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Fastener. : HASP
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Genus of goats. : CAPRA
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Fish dish. : SHAD
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Mallorca, for one. : ISLA
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Of the ear. : AURAL
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Get rid of. : LOSE
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___ period (time before strike action). : COOLINGOFF
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Hipbones. : ILIA
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___ of (expel from a political party, group, etc.). : READOUT
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Eloped. : RANOFF
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Many pounds. : TONS
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8 quarts. : PECK
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Impair the enjoyment of. : SPOIL
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Refuse. : TRASH
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Medical organization: Abbr. : AMA
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Communities. : TOWNS
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___ and for all. : ONCE
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Tennis stroke. : LOB
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Anger: Dial. : RILE
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___ Domingo. : SANTO
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___ on (be overfond of). : DOTE
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Custom. : USE
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Sign on merchandise. : SOLD
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Legal claim: Fr. : DROIT
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Encountered. : MET
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Medicinal berry. : CUBEB
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Moroccans. : RIFFS
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World Series addicts. : FANS
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Four-___. : INHAND
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Supported. : STOODBY
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Unit of measure. : FOOT
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Free: Slang. : ONTHELOOSE
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Chimney. : FLUE
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Office records. : FILES
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American chemist, Nobel prize winner. : UREY
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Patio. : YARD
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Silk of Indian corn. : FLOSS
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Retread. : TIRE
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___ jacet (here lies): Lat. : HIC
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Hill of Rome. : PALATINE
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Church law. : CANON
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Majestic. : AUGUST
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Lutheran, for one: Abbr. : PROT
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English air arm. : RAF
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Outdoors. : ALFRESCO
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Move furtively. : SLINK
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Whole: Comb. form. : HOLO
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Like: Colloq. : ASIF
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Giving no heed. : DEAF
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Favorites. : IDOLS
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Throb. : ACHE
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Breathe with difficulty. : PANT
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Play the banjo. : STRUM
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Stability. : POISE
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Young bird. : OWLET
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Round: Fr. : RONDE
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Cool and reserved. : ALOOF
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Main theme, in the arts. : MOTIF
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Urges. : ABETS
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Speak loudly. : SOUNDOFF
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Vestments. : ALBS
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Withered. : DRIEDOUT
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Look at closely. : SCAN
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Slaver. : DROOL
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Washes. : BATHES
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Destined. : FATED
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Kind of clay. : LOESS
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Abounding in conditions or suppositions. : IFFY
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Popular piano piece. : NOLA
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Time. : HOUR
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French town. : STLO
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Former opera star. : BORI
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Nothing. : NIL
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Optic. : EYE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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