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New York Times, Monday, January 30, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,217
Across
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Handle. : HAFT
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Ballads. : POEMS
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Rialto offering. : SHOW
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Eastern country. : IRAN
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Apple cart happenstance. : UPSET
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Hub of a wheel. : NAVE
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Mail. : POST
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Bewitched, in a way. : MESMERIZED
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Ocean: Abbr. : PAC
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Deposit of ore, coal, etc. : MINE
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Credentials. : PAPERS
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Openings. : ORIFICES
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Wither. : DIE
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Distinguished. : NOTED
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Delays. : HOLDSUP
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Expanse. : SPACE
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Axes. : HEWS
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Common prefix. : PRE
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Biblical verb. : HATH
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Wee MacGreegor, for one. : BAIRN
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Pleads. : BEGS
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Where Eugene is: Abbr. : ORE
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Baseball term. : BUNT
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Sign for house hunters. : TOLET
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Relative of a batman. : ORDERLY
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Heroine of "Main Street." : CAROL
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French lace, for short. : VAL
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Be similar to. : RESEMBLE
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Part of a garment. : SLEEVE
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French friend. : AMIE
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Natural resource. : OIL
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Bewitched, in a way. : HYPNOTIZED
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Cork for a beer keg. : BUNG
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Skip. : OMIT
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Goddess of peace. : IRENE
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Girl's name, for short. : INGA
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Sleuths, for short. : TECS
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Aeries. : NESTS
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Zoo animal: Colloq. : HIPPO
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Noisy. : AROAR
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Bewitched. : FASCINATED
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Explosive. : TNT
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Type of stone. : PUMICE
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Spread out. : OPENED
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Letters. : ESSES
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Hebrew letter. : MEM
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Resign. : STEPDOWN
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Hunted shore birds. : SNIPED
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Atmosphere condition. : HAZE
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Completed. : OVER
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Ties the knot. : WEDS
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Fences. : RAILS
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Insect. : MITE
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Name from World War I. : FOCH
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Pronoun. : HER
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Bewitched. : SPELLBOUND
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Press. : URGE
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Plague. : PEST
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Scare off. : SHOO
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Salmon fry. : PARR
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Affect strongly. : HIT
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News item. : BULLETIN
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Some. : ANY
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Period of prosperity. : BOOM
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Expression of audience approval. : BRAVO
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Sequoia. : TREE
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Contests in a program of sports. : EVENTS
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Glue. : CEMENT
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Stage remarks. : ASIDES
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Demolishes. : RAZES
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Special vocabulary. : LINGO
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English composer. : ELGAR
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Any attempt or try. : SHOT
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Old ___, Connecticut. : LYME
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Grand. : EPIC
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Wrath. : IRE
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Relative of vita. : BIO

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