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New York Times, Friday, January 13, 1961

14-Across : Kings.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,200
Across
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Tea expert's job. : TASTING
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Persona ___. : GRATA
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Africa's largest lake. : VICTORIA
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Kings. : RULERS
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Concern. : INTEREST
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Light again: Poet. : RELUME
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Young hog. : SHOAT
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Who stoops to conquer? : SHE
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Kind of butterfly. : SATYR
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Aquarium item. : TANK
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Colleagues. : PEERS
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One's native place. : HOME
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Broke a fast. : ATE
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Stand for firearms. : GUNRACK
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One of the Canterbury pilgrims. : NUN
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Cupid's father. : MARS
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Able to bear stress, as metals. : TENSILE
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Peddle tickets illegally. : SCALP
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Family member. : NIECE
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Herblock product. : CARTOON
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Solemnity. : RITE
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Avow. : PROFESS
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Partner of wide. : FAR
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Brilliant. : STAR
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Expanse. : TRACT
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Insipid. : TAME
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Strainer made of cloth. : TAMIS
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Winning tennis serve. : ACE
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Bittern or boatbill. : HERON
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Bestowed abundantly. : RAINED
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Rest periods: Colloq. : TIMESOUT
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Jumpy. : ONEDGE
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Proposal. : OVERTURE
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Incendiarism. : ARSON
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North American trees. : REDOAKS
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Helmet, 1917 style. : TINHAT
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Current best seller. : ACTONE
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Filet mignon. : STEAK
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Wrongful act: Law. : TORT
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Choler. : IRE
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Army huts. : NISSENS
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Deduce. : GATHER
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Watchdog's warning. : GRR
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Is regretful. : RUES
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Muezzin's deity. : ALLAH
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Of an ancient tribe. : TEUTONIC
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Famous mascot. : ARMYMULE
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Prospect. : VISTA
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Placid. : SERENE
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Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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Meaning. : PURPORT
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The stage is his world. : SCENIST
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Lively dance. : GALOP
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Works with wool. : KNITS
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Interweave. : MAT
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Call on. : SEE
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City in Southern California. : SANTAANA
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More luscious. : CREAMIER
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Controversial figure in headlines. : CASTRO
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Ballerina Kaye. : NORA
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Be a host. : RECEIVE
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Constituent. : FACTOR
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King forced to abdicate, 1952. : FAROUK
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Affairs of the heart. : AMOURS
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Frenchman's income. : RENTE
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Outer layers. : RINDS
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Seed covering. : TESTA
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Utah symbol. : SEGO
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Man of the hour. : HERO
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Haunt. : DEN
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Type of school, for short. : MED

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

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