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New York Times, Saturday, October 7, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,467
Across
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British sonar. : ASDIC
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Paths of stars. : ARCS
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Highest point. : ACME
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College song word. : BOOLA
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Oppose and defy. : DARE
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Particle in a comparison. : THAN
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Singing group. : CHOIR
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Stricken by an Arctic ailment. : SNOWBLIND
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East African. : SOMALI
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Distasteful. : SOUR
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High-ranking Army man: Abbr. : CSO
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Type of field hand. : COTTONPICKER
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Cul de ___. : SAC
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Originates (from). : STEMS
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"___ good turn daily." : DOA
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Bridge play. : ECHO
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Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
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European kites. : GLEDES
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In dispute. : ATISSUE
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Believing. : CREDENT
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Kind of formula. : RECIPE
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Article. : THE
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Bristle. : SETA
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Sheep-killing parrot. : KEA
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"Regent of the sun," in Milton. : URIEL
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Bean or sauce. : SOY
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Canaveral crane. : CHERRYPICKER
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Competed. : RAN
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Free State. : EIRE
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Jumps. : STARTS
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Intentionally. : ONPURPOSE
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Pope's authority. : TIARA
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Unknown author: Abbr. : ANON
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Trial. : ESSAY
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Vehicle. : TAXI
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Prophet. : SEER
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Tie fabrics. : REPPS
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Beginner's subject. : ABCS
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London foreign quarter. : SOHO
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Tragic fate. : DOOM
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Near the hipbone. : ILIAC
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Opera role. : CARLOS
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Want ___. : ADS
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Certain prices paid. : RANSOMS
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Hums. : CROONS
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Monopolize: Colloq. : SEWUP
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Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Titmice. : CHICKADEES
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Dwelling of a sort. : MANSE
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Witch of ___. : ENDOR
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Become angry. : BRIDLE
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"Is ___ what they say about Dixie?" : ITTRUE
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Certain students. : COEDS
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Withered. : SEAR
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Ailment of childhood. : CHICKENPOX
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Basket material. : OSIER
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Hellenes. : GREEKS
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Within: Prefix. : ENTO
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Prop up. : STAY
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Thinner. : SPARER
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Smart elegance. : CHIC
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Adriatic city. : TRIESTE
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Revolted. : UPROSE
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Athletic award. : LETTER
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Resident of Zagreb. : CROAT
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Man behind McKinley, 1896. : HANNA
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Exclamations, à la comic strips. : YIPES
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Build. : RAISE
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Grate upon. : RASP
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Strategem. : TRAP
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States. : SAYS
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Equivalent of mono-. : UNI
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Front page box. : EAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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