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New York Times, Thursday, November 23, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,514

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Across
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Very rich man. : NABOB
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Moisture. : DAMP
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Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
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___-Dale, minstrel in "Ivanhoe." : ALANA
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To me: Fr. : AMOI
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Applaud. : CLAP
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Of sound. : TONAL
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Nonsense. : MOONSHINE
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Also. : AND
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Prejudice. : BIAS
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Follower of Lao-Tse. : TAOIST
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Homework. : LESSONS
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Certain prayers. : THANKSGIVINGS
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Wife: Ger. : FRAU
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Narrative. : TALE
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Samuel's teacher. : ELI
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Family member. : AUNTY
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Delight. : JOY
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Joined again. : REWED
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State: Abbr. : IND
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Where Susa was. : ELAM
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Conversational phrase. : ISEE
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Specialists in turkey dinners. : RESTAURATEURS
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Nautical monogram. : USN
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Girl's name. : ANNETTE
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Storied Grecian city. : SPARTA
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Automobile pioneer. : OLDS
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Bristle. : AWN
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Autumnal sight. : CORNSTALK
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Doctrine. : TENET
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Steinbeck character. : OKIE
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Taking one's ease. : IDLE
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Portion of food. : ORDER
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Have on. : WEAR
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Peter or Nicholas. : CZAR
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Meat pie. : PASTY
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Port of Brazil. : NATAL
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Solo. : ALONE
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Village green structures. : BANDSTANDS
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"Come ___ My House." : ONA
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Spanish explorer. : BALBOA
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Napery fabric. : DAMASK
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Andy's friend. : AMOS
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Rustic sound. : MOO
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River duck. : PINTAIL
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U. S. satellite. : ECHOII
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11th cen. date. : MLII
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Roasters. : PANS
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Barracuda. : SPET
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Small tray. : SALVER
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Boar's Head or Mitre. : INN
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Enclose. : SHUT
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Minute orifice: Bot. : STOMA
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Merry. : GAY
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Part of the street scene. : NEWSSTANDS
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Hilarity. : GLEE
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Starboard. : SIDE
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Weather word. : FAIR
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Poem: Poet. : RUNE
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Baking ingredients. : YEASTS
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Cooky container. : JAR
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Where Cork is. : EIRE
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___ fringe. : LUNATIC
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Lathe operator. : TURNER
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Loquacious one. : TALKER
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Omega. : END
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Open. : UNSTOP
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Arboreal sound. : TWEET
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Vestibule. : ENTRY
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River craft. : SCOW
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Kind of bonnet. : POKE
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Tenor's forte. : ARIA
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Spanish pot. : OLLA
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Bladed tool. : ADZ
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Time. : ERA

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

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