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New York Times, Saturday, November 11, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,502
Across
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Pen points. : NIBS
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Wagon. : DRAY
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"Poet and Peasant" composer. : SUPPE
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Japanese box. : INRO
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M. Coty. : RENE
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Protuberance at back of the skull. : INION
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Having foresight. : PRESCIENT
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Golf course. : LINKS
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Radio or TV. : SET
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Football term. : OFFSIDE
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Modern: Ger. : NEU
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Intimates. : HINTS
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In position to score. : ONBASE
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Opinions: Colloq. : SLANTS
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December VIP. : SANTA
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City in Spain. : LORCA
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Plotted. : CONSPIRED
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Fantastic trick. : ANTIC
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Tip. : END
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Coeur d'___, Idaho. : ALENE
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Cow's first milk. : BEESTINGS
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A second interdiction. : REBAN
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___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
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Plays the uke. : STRUMS
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Evening party. : SOIREE
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Poetic verb form. : CANST
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Than: Ger. : ALS
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Ingenuousness. : NAIVETE
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Chinese shrub. : TEA
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Uninhabited regions. : WILDS
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Bridal Veil, for one. : WATERFALL
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Dodge. : EVADE
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Dawn: Sp. : ALBA
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Old-time schoolmistresses. : DAMES
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Visible. : SEEN
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Bites. : NIPS
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Concerning. : INRE
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"The Outcasts of Poker Flat" author. : BRETHARTE
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Nautical signal. : SOS
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Piles of snow. : DRIFTS
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Mariner's concern. : REEFS
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Actress Harding and others. : ANNS
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The Abominable Snowman. : YETI
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Business man of a sort. : SILENTPARTNER
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Numerical prefix. : UNI
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Feather: Zool. : PINNA
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Nudges. : POKES
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Result. : ENSUE
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Seeing aid. : CONTACTLENSES
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Juan and Quixote. : DONS
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Tooth. : INCISOR
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Rowboaters, at times. : BAILERS
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Pitcher's mound. : SLAB
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Unaccompanied. : LONE
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Canticles. : SONGS
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Partners of "ifs." : ANDS
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Supper: Sp. : CENA
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Legal arguments. : REBUTTALS
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Hindu land grant. : ENAM
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Burrows. : DENS
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Concept. : IDEA
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Fabric. : SATEEN
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Did carpentering. : SAWED
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Mr. Dionne. : OLIVA
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Moslem religion. : ISLAM
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That: Fr. : CETTE
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"When ___ one-and-twenty . . . " : IWAS
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Part of a feather. : VANE
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Dresden's river. : ELBE
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Auxiliary. : ALAR
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Presidential monogram. : DDE
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Actress Bainter. : FAY

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

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