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New York Times, Wednesday, October 18, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,478

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Across
1
Circular object. : DISC
5
___, Baker, Charlie, etc. : ABLE
9
Moistens. : DAMPS
14
Eight: Sp. : OCHO
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Tres ___. : BIEN
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Macaw. : ARARA
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Kind of gas light. : NEON
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"That old ___ . . . " : BLACKMAGIC
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Elopers' destination. : GRETNAGREEN
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Food staple. : RICE
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Do an electrician's job. : REWIRE
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Domain of a peer. : BARONY
29
Learned man. : PUNDIT
31
French student. : ELEVE
32
Army missile. : NIKE
33
Picnic, Hawaiian style. : LUAU
36
Cape of Newfoundland. : RACE
37
Revers. : LAPEL
38
Lordships: Abbr. : LDPS
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Kennel sound. : GRRR
40
Times before events. : EVES
41
Met. basso. : SIEPI
42
Prose works. : ESSAYS
44
Banquet customs. : TOASTS
45
Remain at home. : STAYIN
47
Peaceful. : CALM
48
Attribute of 7 Down. : WIT
49
Behind-the-scenes worker. : STAGESETTER
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Patrician. : ARISTOCRAT
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Skowron's nickname. : MOOSE
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Jacqueminot. : ROSE
60
O'Flaherty. : LIAM
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___ sanctum. : INNER
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Jug. : EWER
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Adjective for a wolf. : LONE
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Bell sound. : DONG
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Froster. : ICER
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Brogue. : SHOE
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Disputation. : CONTROVERSY
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Churchman's position. : ABBACY
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Lower part of a ship's hull. : BILGE
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English humorist. : LEAR
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Outrageous: Colloq. : DAMNED
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Constellation. : ARA
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Sizes, as of stars. : MAGNITUDES
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Earlier. : PRIOR
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Consecrated: Fr. : SACRE
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Gist or core. : KERNEL
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What "novem" means. : NINE
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Rossini opera. : WILLIAMTELL
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Ice mass. : BERG
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Winged. : ALAR
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Holiday activity. : RECREATION
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Meerschaums. : PIPES
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Small guitars: Colloq. : UKES
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Annapolis. : NAVY
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Date: Abbr. : APPT
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Our information service. : USIS
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Type of shed. : LEANTO
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Food fish. : SOLE
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Carrie, for one. : SISTER
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Tea expert. : TASTER
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See 29 Across. : SWAMI
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Metal rod, used as a hook. : TIRON
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Desist. : CEASE
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Farm unit. : ACRE
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Thrive. : GROW
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Piece of music. : TRIO
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Alaska's Governor. : EGAN
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"And the grandeur that was ___." : ROME
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Compass point. : SSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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