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New York Times, Wednesday, November 15, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,506
Across
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Young animal. : FAWN
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Rio Grande tributary. : PECOS
10
Ammunition of a sort. : CAPS
14
Land measure. : ACRE
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Species of primrose. : OXLIP
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Send forth. : EMIT
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Apparatus producing electric energy. : THERMOPILE
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Pseudonym of H. H. Munro. : SAKI
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Surround. : ENVELOP
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American novelist. : CATHER
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U. N. member. : USSR
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Fiji Islands capital. : SUVA
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To one side. : APART
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Lady, for one. : TITLE
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Cancel. : REPEAL
35
Affectionate term. : DEAR
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Back: Fr. : DOS
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Cheers. : RAHS
38
Absurd. : INEPT
40
Disappoint. : FAIL
41
Caliph's name. : ALI
42
Bluish-green. : AQUA
43
Refugee of a sort. : EMIGRE
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Give assent (to). : YES
46
Ponders (over). : MULLS
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Man's name. : ENEAS
49
Hat décor. : VEIL
50
Greek peak. : OSSA
52
Keep ___ (remember). : INMIND
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In this year: Lat. : HOCANNO
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Black stuff. : SOOT
59
Electronic scanning device. : ICONOSCOPE
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Global region. : ASIA
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Floor layer. : TILER
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Constant. : EVEN
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Cheer. : YELL
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Be deeply moved. : YEARN
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Native ___. : SONS
Down
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Portly. : FAT
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Pain. : ACHE
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Small songbird. : WREN
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Veins in a leaf. : NERVURES
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Adjuncts of country homes. : POOLS
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Article sold abroad. : EXPORT
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Fast pace: Colloq. : CLIP
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Lubricate. : OIL
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Conjecture. : SPECULATE
10
Basket used in jai alai. : CESTA
11
Indian nurse. : AMAH
12
Fish. : PIKE
13
Ado. : STIR
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Hostess Perle. : MESTA
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Affirm. : AVER
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Short distance. : STEP
25
Troops in order. : ARRAY
26
American artist. : PEALE
27
Genus of plant lice. : APHIS
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Perfect. : IDEAL
30
Proverb. : ADAGE
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Ballerina Shearer. : MOIRA
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The Scilly ___. : ISLES
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State of being fluid. : LIQUIDITY
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Invalid. : NULL
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Monetary affairs. : FINANCES
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Prayer word. : AMEN
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Colorful rock formations. : MESAS
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More readily. : SOONER
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Essential. : VITAL
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Disdain. : SCORN
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Londoner's phrase. : ISAY
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Scent. : NOSE
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Drudge. : MOIL
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Latin-American shout. : HOLA
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New: Prefix. : NOVO
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Begin. : OPEN
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Co. in France. : CIE
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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