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WEATHER MAP

New York Times, Sunday, October 15, 1961

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,475
Across
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Rachel Crothers heroine. : SUSAN
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Turkish port on Black Sea. : AMASRA
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Limestone. : MALM
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Vehicle. : TRUCK
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Merman role. : ANNIE
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Corroded. : RUSTED
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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American artist. : HENRI
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Dutch Admiral, 17th century. : TROMP
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Encourage. : ASSURE
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Negatives: Fr. : NONS
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Raines and others. : ELLAS
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Tree. : YEW
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Laurents play. : ACLEARINGINTHEWOODS
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Bring back. : RECALL
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Part of a blast furnace. : TYMP
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Cockney's dwelling. : OME
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Proportionately. : INSCALE
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Road sign. : SLOW
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Baseball great. : OTT
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Or if: Lat. : SEU
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Heroes. : MEN
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Fruit drinks. : ADES
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Kern musical. : VERYWARMFORMAY
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Simulate. : ACT
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Noun suffix. : INE
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Bear: Sp. : OSO
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Blood: Prefix. : HAEM
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Word ending: Abbr. : SUFF
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Have nothing to do with. : LETBE
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"___ Peter to pay Paul." : TOROB
65
Sawbuck. : TENNER
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To: Scot. : TAE
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Nile city. : ASWAN
69
Noted deep-sea explorer. : BEEBE
70
Football term. : HUDDLE
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Indian. : HINDU
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Relative of ltd. : INC
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Senior. : ELDER
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Dais for anc. Greek orators. : BEMA
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Escape. : RIDDANCE
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Wading bird. : STILT
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Acceptor. : TAKER
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Rubber ingredient. : LATEX
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Happy. : CAREFREE
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Before. : ERE
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Irish isle. : ARAN
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Garand. : RIFLE
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Wave: Span. : OLA
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Paper measures. : REAMS
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Cut up. : MINCED
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TV name. : ALLEN
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Game. : LOTTO
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Mail depot: Abbr. : RPO
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Firm. : STEADY
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" . . . the best ___ to be." : ISYET
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Loved ones. : DEARS
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Sharp cry. : YELP
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A book of hours. : HORA
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Possess. : OWN
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Jack's predecessor. : IKE
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Air: Abbr. : ATM
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Wolcott Gibbs play. : SEASONINTHESUN
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Got: Abbr. : RECD
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Danish county. : AMT
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Tennis term. : LET
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Goddess of dawn. : EOS
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Army men: Abbr. : SGTS
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Fateful ship of Sept. 1939. : ATHENIA
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Perched. : SAT
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___ Kasim, Arab writer. : ABUL
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Indian. : APACHE
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Grahame story. : THEWINDINTHEWILLOWS
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___ Chaney. : LON
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River into the Danube. : TIMIS
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To thee: Fr. : ATOI
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Signify. : MATTER
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Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Meat cuts. : LOINS
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Cut, as grass. : MOWN
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South Dakota capital. : PIERRE
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Jeweler's magnifier : LOUPE
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Lyric poem. : EPODE
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Other. : ELSE
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Paste for gems. : STRASS
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Styles. : MODES
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Sylvan deities. : SATYRS
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Unwind. : UNREEL
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Like the Matterhorn. : SNOWCOVERED
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Intention. : AIM
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Asian land. : NEPAL
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Opera role. : MUSETTA
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Chemical test. : ASSAY
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___ und Drang. : STURM
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Tear again. : RERIP
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Arabian Sea gulf. : ADEN
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Smallest quantities. : MINIMUMS
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In agreement. : ATONE
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Imparted. : LENT
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Golf club. : MASHIE
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Muscles. : THEWS
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Settles again. : RELOCATES
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Remove film from camera. : UNLOAD
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Little bed. : CRADLE
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Candy. : KISSES
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Satiates. : CLOYS
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Departing one. : GOER
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Sicilian city. : ENNA
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Reverence. : AWE
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Pair. : TWO
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Monroe movie. : SOMELIKEITHOT
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Miss Doolittle. : MYFAIRLADY
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"North of Boston" poet. : ROBERTFROST
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Nose cold. : RHEUM
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Court order. : MANDATE
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Ward off. : FEND
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Writer: Abbr. : AUTH
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English actor. : CLAUDERAINS
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"If ___ so . . . " : ITBE
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Winter time. : NOEL
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Ancient Irishman. : FENIAN
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One of two. : TWIN
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Judge's bench. : BANC
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Overstout. : OBESE
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1611 play. : THETEMPEST
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M. Descartes. : RENE
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Insecticide. : DDT
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Blurred. : BLEARY
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South American toucans. : ARACARI
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Leaf and stem joints. : AXILS
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Choler. : IRE
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"___ and the Man." : ARMS
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Not cordial. : COLD
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Fortification. : REDAN
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Notable clipper ship. : FLYINGCLOUD
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Onion. : LEEK
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Fish. : SOLE
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Kind of light. : NEON
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Boon to navigators. : TRADEWIND
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Hill of Rome. : PALATINE
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Exclamation. : OHO
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What "vidimus" means. : WESAW
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Principal. : MAIN
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Man's name. : SETH
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Bank workers. : TELLERS
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Country: Abbr. : USA
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Baby's toy. : RATTLE
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Abyssinian. : ETHIOP
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Laboratory prefix. : CHEMIO
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Butterly or Bovary. : MADAME
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"Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight" poet. : THORPE
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Feels. : SENSES
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Kobold. : NISSE
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C. P. and others. : SNOWS
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Expect. : AWAIT
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Snappish dog. : BITER
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Extreme. : ULTRA
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Sacred poem. : PSALM
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Alcohol: Suffix. : ITOL
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Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
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Pyrites. : ORES
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Card game. : LOO

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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