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New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 89, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,197
Across
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Approach. : ACCESS
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Estimates official value. : ASSESSES
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Sea song. : CHANTY
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American poet. : MACLEISH
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Wool comber. : CARDER
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Mythical huntress. : ATALANTA
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Where Salem is: Abbr. : ORE
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One or the other. : EITHER
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Chop ___. : SUEY
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Something that achieves unexpected success. : SLEEPER
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Ill-humored. : CROSS
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District: Abbr. : TERR
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Proton or neutron. : NUCLEON
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Goddess of the sacred cow. : ISIS
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Instrumental string. : CHORD
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Last in the batting lineup. : NINTH
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___ Gardens. : KEW
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Drawing room. : SALON
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Racing boat. : GIG
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Troubled. : AILED
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Man's nickname. : BERT
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Part of an airplane wing. : AILERON
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Nonprecious, as metal. : BASE
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Abide. : DWELL
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Bettor. : WAGERER
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Title of respect in India. : MIAN
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Historic nickname. : WINNIE
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Respectful fear. : AWE
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Gooselike. : ANSERINE
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___ wits' end. : ATONES
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Sold to the customer. : RETAILED
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Pleasant to hear. : DULCET
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Supporting frames. : TRESTLES
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Rates of motion. : SPEEDS
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Approaching and speaking to. : ACCOSTING
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One of the Stuart kings. : CHARLESII
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Rushing wildly. : CAREERING
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Football player. : END
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Excessive: Colloq. : STEEP
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Native of Beyrouth: Fr. sp. : SYRIEN
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Oriental maidservant. : AMAH
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Glut. : SATE
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Less abundant. : SCARCER
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Right-angled extension. : ELL
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Spring, for one. : SEASON
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Hollow cavity. : SINUS
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Colorado resort park. : ESTES
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Carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
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Move on small wheels. : TRUCKLE
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Formerly formerly. : ERST
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Measures of distance. : RODS
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Comfort. : CHEER
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The actual facts: Slang. : LOWDOWN
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After-Christmas sale. : CLEARANCE
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Strong-smelling plant of the mint family. : HORSEWEED
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Excites the curiosity of. : INTERESTS
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Greet. : HAIL
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French cleric. : ABBE
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Hostile feeling. : ILLWILL
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Ancestral hero of the Romans. : AENEAS
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Nymphs. : NAIADS
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Type of restaurant. : DINER
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Squander. : WASTE
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Organize. : GETUP
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Shopping center. : MART
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Arrow poison. : INEE
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Edgar, Edmund, etc. : NEDS
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Musical abbreviation. : RIT
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Diminutive suffix. : OLE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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