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New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,206
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Cold dishes. : SALADS
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Sounds from a guitar. : TWANGS
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King Arthur's musical. : CAMELOT
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Succeed. : PREVAIL
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Stir. : AGITATE
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Self-restraint. : RESERVE
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Churchmen: Abbr. : RECTS
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Catkin. : AMENT
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Moisture. : DEW
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Nesting place. : TREE
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Produced by molding. : PLASTIC
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Certain museum pieces. : RELICS
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Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
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In honor of. : FOR
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Window glass. : PANE
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Ancient Celtic priest. : DRUID
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Vesper time. : EVENING
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Adriatic port. : TRIESTE
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Poetic name of Jerusalem. : SALEM
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Capable of choosing for itself. : FREE
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International writers' association. : PEN
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Narrow passage, as in English cathedrals. : SLYPE
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Pass. : ELAPSE
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Passages of music. : STRAINS
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Forward part of a ship. : STEM
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Members of A. M. A. : DRS
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Is bad for. : HURTS
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Breathing pore in plants. : STOMA
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Do better than other merchants. : OUTSELL
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Pacific islands. : OCEANIA
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Certain museum pieces. : STATUES
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People. : MORTALS
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Set the amount of. : ASSESS
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Inflexible. : STEELY
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With greater wisdom. : SAGER
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White linen vestment. : AMICE
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Note. : LETTER
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Word of regret. : ALAS
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Part of the Morse code. : DOT
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Larceny. : STEALING
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Little Nell's last name. : TRENT
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Antilles. : WESTINDIES
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Greeting. : AVE
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Ointment. : NARD
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Deliver. : GIVE
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Large number: Colloq. : SLEW
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Conveyance. : CART
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Iron. : PRESS
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Spice. : MACE
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Blueprint. : PLAN
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Cooperative for aid to Europe. : CARE
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Pandora's husband. : EPIMETHEUS
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Point of a crescent moon. : CUSP
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Ceremony. : RITE
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Garden spot. : EDEN
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Horizontal band, in heraldry. : FESS
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Rounded shape. : OVAL
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Depend (on). : RELY
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Knots of wool. : NEPS
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Windows above doors. : TRANSOMS
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Corded fabrics. : REPS
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Dart. : FLIT
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Noblemen. : EARLS
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Condition of life. : ESTATE
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Criteria. : RULES
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Pertaining to musical keys. : TONAL
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One of the Brontës. : EMILY
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Dutch river. : MAAS
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___-dos (back to back): Fr. : DOSA
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Routine procedures. : RUTS
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Withered. : SERE
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Holy woman: Abbr. : STE
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Portable bed. : COT

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