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New York Times, Monday, October 16, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,476
Across
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Useful abbreviation. : ABBR
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Rock formation. : CRAG
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Bachelor of ___. : ARTS
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Explorer Amundsen. : ROALD
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Island of Polynesian charm. : OAHU
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Julienne. : SOUP
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H. S. T. : MISSOURIAN
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Game fish. : TUNA
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Chemical suffix. : OSE
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Small warbler. : WREN
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V. P., 1933–41. : GARNER
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World Series team. : REDLEGS
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Greens. : SALAD
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Diminutive suffix. : OLE
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Sweet-smelling. : REDOLENT
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Cargo: Abbr. : SHPT
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Detective Arsene. : LUPIN
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Deep in pitch. : LOW
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Unwelcome one. : PERSONANONGRATA
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Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
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Obscure. : FOGGY
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Certain votes. : AYES
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Turns aside (from). : DEVIATES
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Son of Noah. : HAM
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Hot temper. : ANGER
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Type of car. : COMPACT
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Type of chair. : SWIVEL
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European. : SERB
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In defense of. : FOR
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Refrain syllables. : LALA
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Evenness of temper. : EQUANIMITY
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Cooled. : ICED
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Pays court. : SUES
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Biblical weeds. : TARES
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Way of doing. : MODE
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True state of affairs: Colloq. : SIZE
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Outdo. : BEST
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Equipment for a hoplite. : ARMOR
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Western capital. : BOISE
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Established. : BASED
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Creator of John Silver. : RLS
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Nuclei. : CORES
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Shower. : RAIN
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Popular "Barrack-Room" ballad. : GUNGADIN
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Stellar. : ASTRAL
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Short, lively rural strain. : ROUNDELAY
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Air. : TUNE
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Wrangle. : SPAR
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Peg of pin. : DOWEL
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Exhort. : URGE
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In a line. : ALONG
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Feast of ___ (Purim). : LOTS
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Soldier of the Indian Mutiny. : SEPOY
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Rounds in a chair. : RUNGS
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Signify. : NOTE
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Poetic contraction. : TWAS
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Miner's nail. : SPAD
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Goddess of youth. : HEBE
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Held sway. : PREVAILED
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Brew of a kind. : LAGER
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Not a minor. : OFAGE
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Unmarked. : NOTELESS
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Sloping away. : RAMP
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Storm in. : INVADE
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Cornucopia. : HORN
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Circumference. : AMBIT
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Leave off. : CEASE
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Blazing. : AFIRE
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Sheepfolds. : COTES
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Meeting. : TRYST
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Spare. : SLIM
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Texas city. : WACO
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Egyptian port. : SUEZ
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Who: Fr. : QUI
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Queen in Shakespeare. : MAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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