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New York Times, Friday, October 13, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,473
Across
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Paper source. : PULP
5
Type of paper. : RICE
9
Girl. : LASS
13
Olive genus. : OLEA
14
Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Site of Minidoka project. : IDAHO
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Crackling sound. : SNAP
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Seines. : NETS
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Notable watercolorist. : MARIN
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Tailor's need. : TAPEMEASURE
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Common verb. : ARE
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Line. : ROW
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Extends. : REACHES
27
Loop in a rope. : BIGHT
30
Things to be done. : AGENDA
32
City on the Jumna. : AGRA
33
Cereal grass. : RYE
34
Roof-top adjunct. : AERIAL
38
Fruit tart. : FLAN
39
Laboratory compound. : ESTER
41
Machete. : BOLO
42
Toadstool. : FUNGUS
44
State: Abbr. : IND
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Is indebted to. : OWES
46
Endless: Poet. : ETERNE
48
Sharp projections. : SNAGS
49
Eat away. : CORRODE
52
Writing paper size. : CAP
53
Smeltery stuff. : ORE
54
Substance molded into various forms. : PAPIERMACHE
60
African antelope. : ORIBI
62
Entr'___. : ACTE
63
Decant. : POUR
64
Ringworm. : TINEA
65
Boutique. : SHOP
66
Flaubert heroine. : EMMA
67
Wide expanses. : SEAS
68
Melody. : TUNE
69
Ribbed fabrics. : REPS
Down
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From pillar to ___. : POST
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Cubitus. : ULNA
3
Vault. : LEAP
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Interior decorator, for one. : PAPERHANGER
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Take up again. : RENEW
6
Willow genus. : ITEA
7
Cold ___. : CUTS
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Guarantee. : ENSURE
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Summer drink. : LIMEADE
10
Oklahoma city. : ADA
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___ Lawrence College. : SARAH
12
County. : SHIRE
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Singles. : ONES
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Clever saying. : MOT
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Fox: Var. : RENARD
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Typist's need. : CARBONPAPER
27
Golf stroke, lofting the ball. : BAFF
28
Home of a sort. : IGLU
29
Family member, for short. : GRAN
30
Affirmatives. : AYS
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Arrive. : GETIN
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Shade of green. : RESEDA
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State. : IOWA
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Shake ___ (hurry): Slang. : ALEG
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Deprivation : LOSS
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Wind direction. : ENE
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Ideal states. : UTOPIAS
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Meal. : REPAST
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Rayburn. : SAM
49
Water bird. : COOT
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Species of iris. : ORRIS
51
Marie Antoinette, for one. : REINE
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Kind of paper. : CREPE
55
Andes grass. : ICHU
56
Harrow's rival. : ETON
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Turn out to be. : COME
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Mountain's shape. : HUMP
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Historian's concern. : ERAS
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Miss Lillie. : BEA

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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