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New York Times, Friday, January 27, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,214
Across
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___ California, peninsula in Mexico. : BAJA
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Was concerned. : CARED
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Dregs. : SILT
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"Three men in ___ . . . " : ATUB
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Imagine: Archaic. : TROW
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Ivy-clad. : VINY
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Less than. : MINUS
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Chide. : RATE
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"Can-Can" tune sung by French star Lilo. : CESTMAGNIFIQUE
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River into the North Sea. : MEUSE
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Poet. : ODIST
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Barley water. : PTISAN
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1865 signature. : RELEE
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Spanish article. : LOS
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Rest. : SIESTA
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Part of a bottle. : NECK
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In secret: Slang. : ONTHEQT
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Tyro. : AMATEUR
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Coin of Cuba. : PESO
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Joined. : UNITED
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Garland. : LEI
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Old-time dagger of Scotland and Ireland. : SKEAN
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Insurance name. : LLOYDS
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Great artery. : AORTA
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Chalice. : CALIX
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Famous liner. : QUEENELIZABETH
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Single. : UNAL
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Small bird. : PIPIT
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Stringed toy. : YOYO
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Suppose, old style. : OPINE
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Girl's name. : ERMA
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Wither. : SEAR
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Satisfied. : SATED
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Submerge. : SINK
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Where Munich is: Abbr. : BAV
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Suffix meaning "of." : ATIC
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Baccalaureate time. : JUNE
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Depths: Poet. : ABYSMS
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Official bulletin. : COMMUNIQUE
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Operatic offerings. : ARIAS
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Forest wardens. : RANGERS
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Vingt-___. : ETUN
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TV name. : DESI
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Grating. : STRIDENT
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Baghdad native. : IRAQI
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Tropical water lily. : LOTUS
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Bird sound. : TWEET
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Harass. : TEASE
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Enemy. : FOE
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Sound of a flat dive. : PLOP
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Vocal sound. : TONE
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Adherents of: Suffix. : ISTS
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Having scales or layers. : LAMELLATED
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Heating lamp. : ETNA
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Slithery. : EELY
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Prompted. : CUED
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Malay dagger. : KRIS
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Old-time innkeeper. : HOSTELER
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Extemporize: Colloq. : ADLIB
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A beginning: Lat. : INCIPIT
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Where Topeka is: Abbr. : KAN
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Daisies. : OXEYES
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Sea greens. : AQUAS
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Unit of weight. : OUNCE
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Rope: Span. : REATA
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Kind of dye. : AZINE
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Series of epic events. : EPOS
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Fat, in medicine. : LIPA
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Convex moldings. : TORI
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Song of praise. : HYMN
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Wood for flooring. : OAK

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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