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New York Times, Wednesday, October 25, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,485
Across
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Hushing sounds. : SHS
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Become tiresome. : PALL
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Made bubbles. : FOAMED
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Trouble. : WOE
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Bohemian Girl. : ARLINE
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Moth larva. : INCHWORM
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Place famed for a Rose. : TRALEE
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Matador's foe. : TORO
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Type of talk, locker-room style. : PEP
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Rent. : HIRE
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Eights. : CREWS
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The populace. : DEMOS
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Pronoun. : HIM
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Independence man. : HST
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For the time being. : PROTEM
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Rover's friend. : FIDO
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World labor group. : ILO
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Edges on yard goods. : SELVAGES
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It gets a 5 yd. penalty. : OFFSIDE
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Holds class. : TEACHES
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Altar draperies. : FRONTALS
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Compass point. : SSE
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Disputed. : MOOT
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Most delicate. : NICEST
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Addendum to sand or hedge. : HOG
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Still. : YET
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I am present: Lat. : ADSUM
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Dog in William Inge play. : SHEBA
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Two. : PAIR
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Edge. : LIP
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Made a service point. : ACED
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Strawberry: Fr. : FRAISE
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Where the swings are. : PLAYYARD
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Puzzling question. : RIDDLE
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Prong. : TINE
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Tip. : TOE
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Hat ornament. : TASSEL
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Weakens. : SAGS
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Close out. : END
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Tress of false hair. : SWITCH
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Scholastic awards. : HONORS
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Hidden. : SECRET
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Foot. : PAW
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Askew. : ALOP
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Rio Grande city. : LAREDO
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Clinging gastropods. : LIMPETS
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Incomprehensible. : FATHOMLESS
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Perfume root. : ORRIS
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Winged. : ALAR
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Lofty. : MILEHIGH
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Miller's river. : DEE
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By what means. : HOW
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7 and 10 pins standing. : SPLIT
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Penn Relays, for one. : MEET
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Small green plant. : MOSS
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Angler's symbols. : RODANDREEL
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Countenance. : FACE
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Negative contraction. : ISNT
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Great spaces. : VASTS
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"Girl ___ Dreams." : OFMY
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Cleaving tool. : FROE
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Highwaymen. : FOOTPADS
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Yale team. : ELIS
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Carves. : SCULPTS
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Iago's wife. : EMILIA
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Queen of the witches. : HECATE
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King of the fairies. : OBERON
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Traveled about. : GADDED
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Passageway. : AISLE
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He served Lincoln and T. R. : HAY
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Helps. : AIDS
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Throe. : PANG
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Cargo: Abbr. : FRT
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Estuary: Sp. : RIA
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Give assent to. : YES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 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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