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New York Times, Wednesday, January 25, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,212
Across
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Hoax: Slang. : SPOOF
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Steep slope. : ESCARP
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Better groomed. : SLEEKER
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Type of window. : LOUVER
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Blast of a trumpet. : TANTARA
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Whole number. : INTEGER
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Stratagems. : RUSES
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___ operandi. : MODUS
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High peak in Nepal. : API
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Counterpart of Cupid. : EROS
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Tendrils. : BINES
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Mollusk. : CLAM
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Outward appearance. : AIR
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Indulges in tirades. : RANTS
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Jacques, for one. : FRERE
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Florida island. : KEYLARGO
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Came to an end. : CEASED
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Personalities. : EGOS
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Superlative of much. : MOST
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Divided. : CLOVEN
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Exemplars. : PATTERNS
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Takes on hands. : HIRES
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Harmonies. : TUNES
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River island. : AIT
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Unique person: Slang. : ONER
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Subtle emanations. : AURAS
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Give a "for instance." : CITE
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These: Fr. : CES
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French city with Roman ruins. : ARLES
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Helpful one. : AIDER
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Congo's neighbor. : KATANGA
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Argent: Archaic. : SILVERN
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Segment of a lobster's tail. : TELSON
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Antagonistic. : ADVERSE
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Property. : ESTATE
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Banquettes, for example. : SEATS
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Pertaining to perceptiveness. : SENSORY
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For ___ sake! : PETES
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Turkish units of weight. : OKAS
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Skeletal constructions. : FRAMINGS
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Omits in pronouncing. : ELIDES
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Sound: Lat. : SONUS
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Plates engraved for printing. : CUTS
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Greeting. : AVE
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Entertains as with a feast. : REGALES
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Fit out. : PREPARE
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Vein. : STREAK
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Character in "Little Women." : LAURIE
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Coated with frost. : RIMED
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Upon. : ONTO
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European title. : BARON
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Container. : CRATE
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Furies. : RAGES
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Festive gatherings: Slang. : FESTS
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Crowbar. : LEVER
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Shelters for birds. : COTES
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Town near Bull Run. : MANASSAS
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Wedge under a wheel to prevent motion. : CHOCK
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Marked with lines. : LINEATE
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Mythical prince pursued by the Furies. : ORESTES
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Faultless. : PURE
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Guerrillas. : RAIDERS
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Crystalline salts. : NITERS
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Contemporary of Horace Walpole. : STERNE
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Southern university. : TULANE
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Underworld slang. : ARGOT
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Catlike animal. : CIVET
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Thomas ___ Edison. : ALVA
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High: Music. : ALT
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Suffix in chemistry. : IDE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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