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New York Times, Thursday, October 12, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,472
Across
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Narrow notch. : SLOT
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Former. : OTHER
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Hockey goal. : CAGE
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Nickname for Miss Doolittle. : LIZA
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___ Corps. : PEACE
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Hebrew prophet: Abbr. : OBAD
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Oscar's relative. : EMMY
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Baseball term. : ERROR
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African river. : UELE
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Business man. : DEALER
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Evergreen shrub. : OLEANDER
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Omits. : OVERLEAPS
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Searched. : FERRETED
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French resort. : DIEPPE
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___ de Cologne. : EAU
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Characterize. : STAMP
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Turns. : SLUES
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Uraeus symbol. : ASP
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Separately. : APART
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Chess pieces: Abbr. : KTS
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Oozes. : SEEPS
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Descendant. : SCION
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Parrot. : KEA
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Pleasant experiences. : TREATS
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Of the currency of a country. : MONETARY
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Handymen. : REPAIRERS
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Barn enclosure. : COWSTALL
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Hang about. : LOITER
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Rounded. : OVAL
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German poet. : RILKE
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Caravel of 1492. : NINA
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Lake: Poet. : MERE
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Memorable sonnet by Lizette Reese. : TEARS
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Half of a comedy team. : ANDY
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A great number. : ARMY
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Indian coins. : ANNAS
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Suffix used with high and low. : NESS
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Coaster. : SLED
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Flavoring agent. : LIME
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Storybook princess. : OZMA
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Military aide to the President. : TAYLOR
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Musical. : OPERETTA
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District: Abbr. : TER
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Summit statesman. : HAROLDMACMILLAN
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School, in Paris. : ECOLE
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Scan again. : REREAD
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Discussion and deliberation. : COUNSEL
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Retired. : ABED
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Outburst. : GALE
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German river. : EDER
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Preholiday times. : EVES
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Sacred bull. : APIS
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Gathers. : REAPS
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Celebration. : FEAST
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Comforter. : EASER
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Money in Pakistan. : RUPEE
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Genuine, à la Kipling. : PUKKA
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Actor Lawford. : PETER
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Literary work. : ESSAY
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Abbot's aide. : PRIOR
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Devoid of color. : TONELESS
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Green garnish. : PARSLEY
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Printer's mark. : STET
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Agrippina's son. : NERO
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Ancient Greek city. : SPARTA
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Capital of Shantung. : TSINAN
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Foreign. : ALIEN
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Cloudlike mass, in astronomy. : COMA
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On the other side of. : OVER
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Cordial. : WARM
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Prong. : TINE
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Closes. : ENDS
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Beams. : RAYS
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Long-tailed ape. : KRA

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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