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New York Times, Monday, January 16, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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J
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E
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S
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T
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W
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A
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L
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K
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S
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Q
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U
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A
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D
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A
R
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V
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L
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U
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D
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M
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G
N
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O
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A
G
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S
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B
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N
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M
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H
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E
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R
R
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T
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A
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C
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S
P
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B
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A
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S
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A
I
L
B
O
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A
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T
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A
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M
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P
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L
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U
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N
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S
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B
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I
D
L
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O
T
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E
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A
L
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Y
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E
S
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C
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T
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L
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A
R
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G
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Z
O
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M
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O
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L
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R
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S
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C
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D
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M
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O
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A
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A
M
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B
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I
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N
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Z
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O
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C
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E
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X
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O
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A
© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,203
Across
1
Quip. : JEST
5
Promenades. : WALKS
10
College campus area: Colloq. : QUAD
14
Melody. : ARIA
15
Serve. : AVAIL
16
Language of Pakistan. : URDU
17
Fragrant garden flower. : MIGNONETTE
19
Long time. : AGES
20
Sweet Alice's hero. : BEN
21
Net. : MESH
22
Roving in search of adventure. : ERRANT
24
Certain cards. : ACES
26
Recognize: Colloq. : SPOT
27
Maestro's accessory. : BATON
29
Lightning of Star. : SAILBOAT
33
Calla lily. : ARUM
34
Young hen. : PULLET
35
Vase. : URN
37
Native of Nis. : SERB
38
Lazes. : IDLES
39
American Indian. : OTOE
40
Summer in Paris. : ETE
41
Priscilla Mullens' in-laws. : ALDENS
42
Pronoun. : YOUR
43
Edible. : ESCULENT
45
Slow: Mus. : LENTO
46
Islands in Galway Bay. : ARAN
47
Island near Malta. : GOZO
48
Hungarian dramatist. : MOLNAR
51
Salt-water food fish. : SCAD
53
Extinct bird. : MOA
56
So be it. : AMEN
57
Kind of coal. : BITUMINOUS
60
First name in Westerns. : ZANE
61
Emulate Cicero. : ORATE
62
So brief as to be rude. : CURT
63
Character in "Antony and Cleopatra." : EROS
64
Former name of Jerez. : XERES
65
Mountain in Thessaly. : OSSA
Down
1
Side of an opening. : JAMB
2
Cleveland's waterfront. : ERIE
3
Holographic items. : SIGNATURES
4
Sun ___. : TAN
5
Ebbs. : WANES
6
Prayers. : AVES
7
Thin strip of wood. : LATH
8
Companion of caboodle. : KIT
9
Wakeful. : SLEEPLESS
10
Book size. : QUARTO
11
Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
12
Near East port. : ADEN
13
Cosmic ___ from interstellar space. : DUST
18
Portent. : OMEN
23
Man's name: Abbr. : ROBT
25
Grooming accessory. : COMB
26
Uncommunicative. : SILENT
27
Foundation. : BASE
28
Sharp ridge. : ARETE
29
Abrupt. : SUDDEN
30
One of the Dulleses. : ALLEN
31
Having self-government. : AUTONOMOUS
32
Fish. : TROUT
34
Place to post letters in England. : PILLARBOX
36
Fictional sleuth. : NERO
39
Hear ye! : OYEZ
41
Distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
44
Riviera town. : CANNES
45
Lombardy city. : LODI
47
Tests of skill, courage, etc. : GAMES
48
State of bewilderment. : MAZE
49
Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
50
Type of weave. : LENO
51
General's insigne. : STAR
52
Pleasingly pretty. : CUTE
54
Not theirs. : OURS
55
Fictional dog. : ASTA
58
Anger. : IRE
59
Army man. : NCO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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