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New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,465

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Across
1
Trudge. : PLOD
5
Beetle larva. : GRUB
9
Water bird. : COOT
13
German article. : EINE
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Hall of a German school. : AULA
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Sonata movement. : RONDO
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Oregon Senator. : NEUBERGER
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North Sea port. : EMDEN
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Did housework. : DUSTED
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Captains. : SKIPPERS
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Utah town. : OREM
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Phrase of implementation. : ISEE
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First name of 16 Across. : MAURINE
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Red Jacket's tribesmen. : SENECAS
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Flavoring agents. : ANISEEDS
34
Pause or respite. : TRUCE
35
Boniface's place. : INN
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Harvests. : REAPS
39
Nickname for Rufus. : RED
40
Greek letters. : ZETAS
43
Keen. : PIERCING
46
Model. : EXAMPLE
49
Eastern prince's realm. : EMIRATE
50
Heehaw. : BRAY
51
Springboard act. : DIVE
52
Skye, Mull, Eigg, Rum, etc. : HEBRIDES
56
___ hand (very close). : NEARAT
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Parcel out. : ALLOT
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Timely. : OPPORTUNE
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Reason enough. : CAUSE
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Oil or gas. : FUEL
65
Move sideways. : EDGE
66
Joint. : KNEE
67
Commedia dell'___. : ARTE
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Appear. : SEEM
Down
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Hang fire. : PEND
2
Place. : LIEU
3
Obligation. : ONUS
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"As we forgive our ___." : DEBTORS
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Man with a trowel. : GARDENER
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Lap robe. : RUG
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Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
8
Clara Peggotty's wooer. : BARKIS
9
Equal. : COMPEER
10
Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Stettin's river. : ODER
12
Weights. : TONS
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Be contrite. : REPENT
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Spine-tingling. : EERIE
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Cereal plant. : MAIZE
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Attach. : ANNEX
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Utah mountains. : UINTA
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Court: Lat. : CURIA
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"But not ___ for tribute." : ACENT
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Swamp grass. : SEDGE
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Vital fluid. : SAP
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Jumbled, as type. : PIED
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Osceola's tribe. : SEMINOLE
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___ Channel, gateway to N. Y. C. harbor. : AMBROSE
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Goblin. : SPRITE
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Copious flow. : RIVER
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Brings about. : CREATES
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Youth. : LAD
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___ needle. : EYEOFA
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Taxi. : HACK
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Verve. : ELAN
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Part of Old Glory. : BLUE
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Hurry. : SPUR
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Uncivil. : RUDE
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French cherub. : ANGE
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Be fruitful. : TEEM
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Member of the household. : PET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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