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New York Times, Wednesday, November 1, 1961

37-Down : Fruit dish.

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: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,492
Across
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What a contract does. : BINDS
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Manual arts. : CRAFTS
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Famous colonial family. : REVERES
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Ancient monarch. : PHARAOH
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Of love. : AMATORY
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Ecstasy. : RAPTURE
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Atom. : ION
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Meaning. : PURPORT
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Army man: Abbr. : COL
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Popular comedian. : LAHR
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Bogged down. : MIRED
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Not specialized: Abbr. : GENL
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Type of hair covering. : SNOOD
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William Tell's forte. : AIM
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Latvians. : LETTS
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Withering. : SEARING
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Singer. : BASSO
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Almonds. : NUTS
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Done: Fr. : FAIT
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Embroidery silk. : FLOSS
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Derogate. : DETRACT
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Satisfy. : SLAKE
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Future flower. : BUD
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Touch football. : SPORT
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Table d'___. : HOTE
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Charlatan. : FAKER
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Exist. : ARE
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Airplane part. : AILERON
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Deep-dish ___. : PIE
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Biblical event. : MIRACLE
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Ear shell. : ABALONE
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Made suitable. : ADAPTED
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Hebrew tribe. : LEVITES
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City on the Loire. : NANTES
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Discourage. : DETER
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Laments. : BEMOANS
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Novel of 1820. : IVANHOE
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See 25 Across. : NET
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Piece of candy. : DROP
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Immunizing agent. : SERUM
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Leafy vegetable. : CHARD
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Lost in delight. : RAPT
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Poetic verb form. : ART
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Taps. : FAUCETS
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City on Lake Ontario. : TORONTO
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Racing boats. : SHELLS
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Parts of fences. : RAILS
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Middle Easterners. : SYRIANS
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Introduction. : PROEM
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Pedantic person. : PRIG
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City in Virginia. : ROANOKE
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Nazi police. : GESTAPO
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Member of Syrian sect. : DRUSE
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Animal abodes. : LAIRS
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Racket. : BAT
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Civil War soldier. : FEDERAL
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Vacation mecca. : FLORIDA
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Palace in Rome. : LATERAN
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Dixie university. : DUKE
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Fruit dish. : COMPOTE
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Athlete's aide. : TRAINER
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Medicine man. : SHAMAN
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Packaged. : BALED
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Popular poem. : TREES
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Does office work. : FILES
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Attired. : ROBED
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Thing done: Fr. : ACTE
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Church section. : NAVE
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Skillful. : APT
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Illuminated. : LIT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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