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New York Times, Monday, November 27, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, 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. 4,518
Across
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Bitterly pungent. : ACRID
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Kind of cake. : BABA
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___ move on. : GETA
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Childlike. : NAIVE
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Kurdish is spoken here. : IRAN
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Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
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Dancer's garb. : GRASSSKIRT
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Uncloses: Poet. : OPES
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House addition. : ELL
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On an even ___. : KEEL
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Literary first name. : ERNEST
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Part of L. A. : LOS
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Deplorable. : SAD
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Show scorn. : SNEER
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Sum staked. : BET
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Cutting tools. : BANDSAWS
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Election casualty. : LOSER
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Channel. : CANAL
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Born. : NEE
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Inspiring reverence. : AWING
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Annex. : ADD
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Chemical compound. : ESTER
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Hebrew letter. : MEM
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General Jubal. : EARLY
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Figure of speech. : TROPE
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Charmingly. : ADORABLY
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Piece of music: Abbr. : CTO
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Roman date. : NONES
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All ___ same. : THE
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Triangular sail. : JIB
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Sheriff's aid. : DEPUTY
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Wither. : SEAR
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She-bear: Span. : OSA
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August, in Paris. : AOUT
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Members of the wedding. : ATTENDANTS
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Venture. : DARE
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High time. : NOON
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Go fishing. : ANGLE
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Individuals. : ONES
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Name for a dog. : TRAY
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Sea bird: Var. : YAGER
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Fredric March role. : ANGEL
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Monte ___. : CARLO
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Money in Iran. : RIALS
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Fours. : IVS
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Station house executive. : DESKSERGEANT
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Cycled. : BIKED
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Ingot. : BAR
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Wire in TV and radio. : ANTENNA
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___ way (journey). : GOONES
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Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
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Haberdashery. : TIES
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Usher's concern. : SEAT
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Memorable time. : REDLETTERDAY
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Describing Waikiki. : SANDY
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Big ___. : BEN
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Poorly. : BADLY
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Mourn (for). : WEEP
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Withered. : SERE
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Tibetan priest. : LAMA
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Was obliged (to). : OWED
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Genuine. : SIMONPURE
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Villeins. : CARLS
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Theatre sign. : SRO
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Currently inactive. : ABEYANT
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Ways traveled. : ROUTES
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Famous Charlie. : CHAN
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Very small: Colloq. : TEENY
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Mah-___. : JONGG
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Rope fiber. : ISTLE
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Meaner. : BASER
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Part of a pedestal. : DADO
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Of the dawn. : EOAN
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Greek portico. : STOA
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High peak. : TOR
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Suffix meaning "sayings." : ANA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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