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New York Times, Tuesday, October 3, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { G J W }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Short shrill cry. : SQUEAK
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Disappear. : EVANISH
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Utensil for coal. : SCUTTLE
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Ancient Israel's capital. : SAMARIA
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Where Castro's revolt started. : ORIENTE
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Full; absolute. : PLENARY
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Satirist Beerbohm. : MAX
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Like brass in color. : AENEOUS
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Mathematician's abbreviation. : QED
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Grandson of Adam. : ENOS
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Ziegfeld creation. : REVUE
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Colliery. : MINE
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Coat fur. : OTTER
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In medias ___. : RES
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German name for Poznan. : POSEN
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Outcries. : NOISES
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Changed the décor. : REDID
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Closed inside. : ENCASED
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Inhabitant. : DENIZEN
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Kitchen gadget. : MIXER
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Suit. : BECOME
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Luster. : SHEEN
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See 42 Across. : FIT
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Dandies. : DUDES
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Coloratura from Cannes. : PONS
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Put off. : DEFER
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Thyme or sage. : MINT
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See 14 Across. : HOD
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Pad dweller. : BEATNIK
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Pother. : ADO
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Obvious. : EVIDENT
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Lot purchase. : USEDCAR
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Opposite. : REVERSE
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Certain TV fare. : REPEATS
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Constructed. : ERECTED
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Place apart. : ENISLE
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Anthracite city of New Jersey. : SCRANTON
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Extravagantly chivalrous. : QUIXOTIC
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Skyline Conference athlete. : UTE
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Sicilian sight. : ETNA
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Modify. : ALTER
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Less obtuse. : KEENER
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Embraced, as a cause. : ESPOUSED
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Worth. : VALUE
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Home of Iowa State Cyclones. : AMES
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Masefield home. : NAN
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Citizens of Baghdad. : IRAQIS
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Fog horn. : SIRENE
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Planetarium in N. Y. C. : HAYDEN
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Indefinite person. : SOMEONE
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Ad infinitum. : EVER
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East Indian herbs. : SESAMES
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Small quantity. : MODICUM
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Colophony. : RESIN
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Yearned (for). : PINED
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The fair ___. : SEX
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Junior Leaguer. : DEB
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Outscored. : DEFEATED
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Of the twelve celestial signs. : ZODIACAL
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Correct texts. : EMENDATE
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Wise old men. : NESTORS
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Schism. : RIFT
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Solid ball. : SPHERE
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Famous octogenarian. : HOOVER
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Salad herb. : ENDIVE
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Fringe benefit for teachers. : TENURE
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Thick. : DENSE
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Gone up. : RISEN
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Relative of Al. : BERT
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Military cap. : KEPI
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Calendar abbreviation. : DEC
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___ Moines. : DES

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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