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New York Times, Tuesday, November 14, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,505
Across
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Arab ship. : DHOW
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Grandma's favorite fur piece. : MUFF
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Hands: Colloq. : FISTS
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Girl Hercules took captive. : IOLE
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Ridges, in geology. : OSAR
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Work ___. : OFART
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State: Abbr. : ALAS
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Occupation. : LINE
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Hoosier poet. : RILEY
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Political group. : LEFTWINGERS
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Parchment: Abbr. : VEL
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Sudden pain. : PANG
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Garden flower. : TEAROSE
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In front. : BEFORE
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Rail bird. : CRAKE
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Glaringly vivid. : LURID
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Channel of information. : GRAPEVINE
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Where Abadan is. : IRAN
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Damsels. : MAIDS
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Periods of time. : ERAS
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With great speed. : POSTHASTE
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Hook or buckle. : CLASP
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Western marshal and family. : EARPS
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Gaudy. : FLASHY
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Loch in "Lady of the Lake." : KATRINE
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Alcott heroine. : AMY
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Theatrical lists. : REPERTOIRES
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Magnate. : BARON
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Seepage. : OOZE
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Fresh air. : OZONE
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Small stream. : RILL
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"Doll" of drama. : NORA
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Surround. : BESET
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Hardy cabbage. : KALE
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Regulus. : STAR
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___ tone. : DIAL
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Links place. : HOLE
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King of Norway. : OLAF
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Cadet. : WESTPOINTER
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City on the Mississippi. : MOLINE
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Expending. : USING
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Tusk. : FANG
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Type of commerce. : FREETRADE
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Give up. : FORSAKE
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"___ Were King." : IFI
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Gun salute. : SALVO
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Redwoods. : TREES
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Variety. : STYLE
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City section. : WARD
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Harvests. : REAPS
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Disclosures. : REVELATIONS
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Radar signal. : BLIP
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Prefix for a continent. : EURO
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Brothers. : FRAS
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Pieces of writing: Abbr. : CRITS
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Tourist site in Quebec. : GASPEPARK
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Cleo's maid. : IRAS
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"Free Wheeling" author. : NASH
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Detect. : ESPY
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River into the Seine. : MARNE
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Coiffure item. : HAIRNET
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Muse of history. : CLIO
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Femme ___. : FATALE
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Cook (meat) on a skewer. : KABOB
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Bewilder. : AMAZE
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Amateurs. : TYROS
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Ruffle. : FRILL
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Director Kazan. : ELIA
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Plant part. : ROOT
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Philanthropist Cornell. : EZRA
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Harden. : SEAR
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"___ Man's Meat." : ONE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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