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New York Times, Wednesday, January 18, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,205
Across
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Kiss, old style. : BUSS
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King of Greece. : PAUL
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Sir Edward ___, composer. : ELGAR
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Tortosa's river. : EBRO
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City in SE Spain. : LORCA
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Attractive. : FAIR
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Man of all work on a ranch. : ROUSTABOUT
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Buoys. : FLOATS
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Part of a chair. : SEAT
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Nomadic Indian. : UTE
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Impecunious. : POOR
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Tropical vine. : LIANE
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All agreeing. : WITHONEACCORD
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Timber tree. : ASH
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By and by. : LATER
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More recent. : NEWER
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Farmer in Genesis. : CAIN
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Attracted. : LURED
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___ Square, London. : SOHO
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Upward slopes. : RISES
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Ad ___ (to the point): Lat. : REM
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Assume an attitude of obstinate resistance. : GETONESBACKUP
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Andrea ___. : DORIA
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Undefeated eleven. : YALE
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Musical instrument: Abbr. : COR
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Up-to-the-minute, as news. : REDHOT
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___ of (in close pursuit). : ONTHETRACK
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Loud sound. : ROAR
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Sen. Hickenlooper, for one. : IOWAN
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Equine. : MARE
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As regards. : INRE
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Fern leaf. : FROND
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Parched. : ARID
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Tax, in old Ireland. : CESS
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Golf stroke, lofting the ball. : BAFF
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Single. : UNAL
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Shadow: Comb. form. : SCIO
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Celestial being. : SERAPH
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Subjective. : PERSONAL
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Swedish name of Turku, city in Finland. : ABO
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Shaggy wild ox, now extinct. : URUS
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Fail to keep, as one's temper. : LOSE
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High spirits. : ELATION
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Tennis shot. : LOB
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Basis. : GROUNDWORK
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Keen. : ACUTE
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Consider. : RATE
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Ingredient in powder. : TALC
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Saw, for one. : TOOL
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Homecoming. : RETURN
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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City in Texas. : WACO
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River into the Danube. : ISAR
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A ___ (something worth knowing). : THINGORTWO
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Nesting place. : AERIE
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Battle of 1346. : CRESSY
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Latin "alas." : EHEU
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Child's play. : ROMP
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Went ashore. : DEBARKED
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Emolument. : STIPEND
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Transaction. : SALE
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Kiln for hops. : OAST
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Character in "Ivanhoe." : CEDRIC
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Buyer of Christmas seals, for example. : DONOR
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Close-fitting cap. : COIF
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Role in current musical. : IRMA
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European industrial region. : SAAR
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Coxswain's mates. : OARS
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Three, in Spain. : TRES
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Chinese dynasty. : HAN
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Dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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