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New York Times, Thursday, January 12, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B Q }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,199
Across
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Saws (wood) along the grain. : RIPS
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Tous les ___ (every day): Fr. : JOURS
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Went swiftly. : FLEW
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Farm animals. : OXEN
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Picture support. : EASEL
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Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
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River in Yorkshire. : AIRE
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London subway's moving sidewalk. : TRAVOLATOR
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American black snakes. : RACERS
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Compendium. : EPITOME
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Combining form for a blue gas. : OZO
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Start of a toast. : HERES
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Endurance broadcasts. : TELETHONS
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One of Bolivia's capitals. : LAPAZ
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Wave: Span. : OLA
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Compass point. : EAST
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Capital of Montana. : HELENA
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Measure out. : METE
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Margin. : VERGE
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___ Goncourt, literary award. : PRIX
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Come forth. : EMERGE
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Auricles. : EARS
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Antagonist. : FOE
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Marsh plant. : SEDGE
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Olympics events. : MARATHONS
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Container. : CRATE
52
Suffix forming a comparative ending. : IOR
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Native of Nome. : ALASKAN
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Fleet of military planes. : ARMADA
60
Jazz addict. : SYNCOPATOR
63
At the summit. : ATOP
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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"Bombs bursting ___ ... " : INAIR
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Army men: Abbr. : GENS
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Presently. : ANON
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Type of newspaper. : DAILY
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Sharpness. : EDGE
Down
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Loud, rumbling sound. : ROAR
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South African iris. : IXIA
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Filtered. : PERCOLATED
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Nasal sound. : SNEEZE
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Planes. : JETS
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Sweep. : OAR
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Army monogram. : USA
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Lapels. : REVERS
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Hillside. : SLOPE
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Level. : FLAT
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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Name given to Esau. : EDOM
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Old-time word of caution. : WARE
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Linen or cotton thread. : LISLE
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Repetition. : ROTE
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Socks. : HOSE
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Beseech. : ENTREAT
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Weighty volumes. : TOMES
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Smyrna fig. : ELEME
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Engage in. : HAVE
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High peak. : ALP
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Punctured. : PERFORATED
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Negatively charged atom. : ANION
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Slate axes. : ZAXES
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Queen of Olympus. : HERA
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Unit of physical energy. : ERG
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Depot: Fr. : GARE
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Small lizard. : GECKO
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Set in motion. : STIR
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Tomorrow: Span. : MANANA
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Deference. : HOMAGE
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Done with speed. : RAPID
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Global area. : ASIA
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French city on the Rhone. : LYON
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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'Arriet's friend. : ARRY
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Bell sound. : DONG
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Vaulted part of a church. : APSE
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Indo-Chinese. : TAI
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Fuel. : OIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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