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New York Times, Monday, November 13, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,504
Across
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Minor prophet. : AMOS
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Confused. : ATSEA
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Tiller. : HELM
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Wrestling style. : JUDO
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Lancer : UHLAN
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American Indian. : OTOE
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"Take ___ from me." : ATIP
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Pleasant. : GRATIFYING
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"Anabasis" author. : XENOPHON
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Europe's largest lake. : LADOGA
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Change about. : ROTATE
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Blue Hen State: Abbr. : DEL
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French painter. : COROT
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E. Indian tree. : TEAK
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Knot. : NODE
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Causes laughter. : AMUSES
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Droplet. : DRIB
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State head: Abbr. : GOV
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Scholastic cut. : ABSENCE
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Resembling a certain beast. : LEONINE
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Parlay. : BET
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Bugle call. : TAPS
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Slacken. : LOOSEN
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Diva's forte. : ARIA
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Japanese legislature. : DIET
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Choral composition. : MOTET
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Audit man. : CPA
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Cowardly. : CRAVEN
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Precisely. : TOATEE
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Hole. : APERTURE
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Meddler. : INTERLOPER
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Island republic: Abbr. : ICEL
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Stadium section. : TIER
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Imitators. : APERS
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Slipper. : MULE
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Billiard stroke. : MASSE
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Study of words: Abbr. : ETYM
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Greek warrior. : AJAX
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Unpronounced. : MUTE
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Sleipnir's rider. : ODIN
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Full of sleep. : SOPOROSE
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Anything whatever. : AUGHT
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Jugular region. : THROAT
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Inclined. : SLANTED
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Lunch. : EAT
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Dye plant. : ANIL
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Tomboy. : HOYDEN
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Seeker of causes of disease. : ETIOLOGIST
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Far-reaching. : LONG
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A million times: Prefix. : MEGA
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Vogue. : FAD
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Strong. : POTENT
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Nobleman. : EARL
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Mecca shrine. : CAABA
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Card game. : OMBER
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Lives in the country. : RUSTICATES
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European canal. : KIEL
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Receiver of a gift. : DONEE
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Result. : EVENT
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Cigarfish. : SCAD
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Migratory workman. : BOOMER
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Heroic. : EPIC
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When the whistle blows. : NOONTIME
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Mexican garments. : SERAPES
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Wingless insects: Zool. : APTERA
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Candle lighters. : TAPERS
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Air: Prefix. : AER
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Chapter's partner. : VERSE
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Small monkey. : TITI
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Step ___ (hurry). : ONIT
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Biblical country. : ELAM
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Shape of a pocket. : UCUT
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Depend (on). : RELY
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Wartime agency. : OPA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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