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New York Times, Tuesday, January 17, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,204
Across
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Cut. : GASH
5
Fault. : FLAW
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Openings. : SLITS
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Capable of. : UPTO
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Easy gait. : LOPE
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Type of residence. : HOTEL
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Bombay's waterfront. : ARABIANSEA
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Hammer of an electric bell. : VIBRATOR
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___ stroke, in swimming. : BREAST
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Wholehearted: Colloq. : ALLOUT
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Assignments. : TASKS
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Misprint. : ERROR
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Current comedy (with "The"). : BESTMAN
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Game like napoleon. : PAM
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Missing link. : APEMAN
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
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Accumulate. : AMASS
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Cushion. : PAD
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Bower. : ARBOR
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Confirmation, for example. : RITE
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Asiatic animals akin to goats. : GORALS
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As well as. : AND
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Producer. : CREATOR
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Words. : NOUNS
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Under: Ital. : SOTTO
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Certain vegetables. : GREENS
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White elephant. : ALBINO
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Favorite snack with coffee. : SUGARBUN
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Pacific coast strait. : GOLDENGATE
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Farewell: Lat. : VALE
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Closer to the facts. : TRUER
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Ripening agent. : AGER
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Girl's name. : ELLA
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Crystal gazers. : SEERS
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Catfish Row character. : BESS
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Glided. : SLID
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Fruit used for jelly. : GUAVA
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Month. : APRIL
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Associate of a sort, in sports. : STABLEMATE
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Kind of story. : HORROR
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Naval vessel: Slang. : FLATTOP
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Monk parrot. : LORO
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To pieces. : APART
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"Oh, what a tangled ___ we weave . . . " : WEB
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Angelfish. : SHARKS
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Emblem of a state. : LONESTAR
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"___ boy." : ITSA
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River of England into North Sea. : TEES
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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Creator of Anitra. : IBSEN
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Nimbi. : AURAS
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Asiatic oil center. : ABADAN
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Commentary. : REPORT
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Babe Ruth. : MRBASEBALL
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After a time. : ANON
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Department of France. : NORD
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Wooded area in Paris. : PARC
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Eastern title. : AMIR
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Predecessor of 2 Down: Abbr. : MAR
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Shoreman. : SEASIDER
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A spirit, in the Rig-Veda. : ASURA
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Was compatible. : GOTON
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Lumbermen. : LOGGERS
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Workmen in photography. : TONERS
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Get on one's ___. : NERVES
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River into the Missouri. : OSAGE
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None: Comb. form. : NULLI
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Big name in golf. : SNEAD
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Business representatives: Abbr. : AGTS
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Traditional learning. : LORE
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Sky or sea (with "the"). : BLUE
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Uintas. : UTES
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Chatter: Colloq. : GAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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