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New York Times, Friday, October 27, 1961

3-Down : Modern material.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,487
Across
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Chance. : HAPPEN
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Westerner. : NEVADAN
14
Adduces. : ALLEGES
16
Silas Marner's sin. : AVARICE
17
Snarled up. : ATANGLE
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City of India. : BENARES
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British polar explorer. : ROSS
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Cabinet post. : LABOR
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Batch. : LOT
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Campus building. : LAB
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Page number: Abbr. : FOL
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Oklahoma city. : ENID
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Dance: Fr. : VALSE
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Blend. : FUSE
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Item on the grocery list. : MACARONI
33
Eddied. : PURLED
35
Farewell: Lat. : VALE
36
Thrust. : POKE
37
Class or grade. : RATING
40
Euripides tragedy. : ALCESTIS
44
Incite. : ABET
45
God of Islam. : ALLAH
47
Bidding: Archaic. : HEST
48
Women's group. : DAR
49
"___ was saying ... " : ASI
50
Foxy. : SLY
51
Arabic letter. : ALEF
53
Simbas. : LIONS
55
And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
56
Historic ironclad. : MONITOR
58
Kind of rayon. : ACETATE
60
Foreign territory surrounded by a country. : ENCLAVE
61
Greeter. : SALUTER
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Is furious: Colloq. : SEESRED
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Eating places. : DINERS
Down
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Netherlands city. : HAARLEM
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City E of Pittsburgh. : ALTOONA
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Modern material. : PLASTIC
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Indites. : PENS
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Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
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Actress Gwyn. : NELL
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Wealthy ones. : NABOBS
8
At any time. : EVER
9
Big vehicle. : VAN
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Macaws. : ARAS
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Calamitous. : DIREFUL
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Needle-shaped. : ACEROSE
13
Took shelter. : NESTLED
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Ship's route. : SEALANE
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Indonesian isle. : BALI
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Ship's crane. : DAVIT
28
Historic river. : VOLGA
29
Period. : EPOCH
30
Newly made. : FRESH
32
Spread. : RAN
34
Music maker. : UKE
36
"___ a pikestaff." : PLAINAS
37
"Aida" role. : RADAMES
38
Mollusk. : ABALONE
39
Roman playwright. : TERENCE
40
Too. : ALSO
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Having made a will. : TESTATE
42
"It ___ than you think." : ISLATER
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Fashion experts. : STYLERS
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Took refuge in a burrow. : LAIRED
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Son: Fr. : FILS
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Term of endearment. : LOVE
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Fish. : SCAD
55
Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Salt. : TAR
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Biblical priest. : ELI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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