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New York Times, Tuesday, November 28, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,519
Across
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Waikiki dance. : HULA
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Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
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Bondsman. : SERF
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Apple-throwing goddess. : ERIS
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Certain voters. : WOMEN
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Inspiration. : IDEA
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Eternity. : AGES
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Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Record. : DISK
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Mohave region. : DESERT
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Las Vegas forte. : ROULETTE
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Oriental cooling device. : TATTY
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Electrical unit. : REL
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Lorgnette. : GLASSES
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Billy Graham specialty. : REVIVAL
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Piece of music. : RAG
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Pillaged. : PREYED
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Unless, in law. : NISI
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Incorrectly. : AMISS
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Children's game. : TAG
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Attack. : SETON
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Hat material. : FELT
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Have noble ambitions. : ASPIRE
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Molasses. : TREACLE
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Busybody. : MEDDLER
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Flight record. : LOG
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Disjoin. : SEVER
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Bully. : BROWBEAT
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Miami's "Bowl." : ORANGE
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Radames' beloved. : AIDA
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Rill. : BROOK
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Origin. : GERM
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Activity. : STIR
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Belgian marble. : RANCE
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Greek coin. : OBOL
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Surrey's neighbor. : KENT
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Yawning pit. : ABYSS
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Like 48 Across. : NOSY
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Leader. : HEAD
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Impulse. : URGE
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Double talk. : LIES
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Resources. : ASSETS
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Batsman, perhaps. : SWATTER
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Baltic country: Abbr. : POL
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Author Cleveland. : AMORY
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Paladin. : HERO
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Secure against loss. : INSURED
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Extra occupation. : SIDELINE
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Prepare copy. : EDIT
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Abide. : REST
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Sham: Colloq. : FAKE
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Coarse files. : RASPS
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O. T. book: Abbr. : LEV
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African insect. : TSETSE
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Illicit profit. : GRAFT
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Debussy piece. : LAMER
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Light-footed. : AGILE
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Political system. : REGIME
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Energetic. : VITAL
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___ man (in unison). : ASONE
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Ship. : LINER
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Island of the Carolines. : YAP
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Valiant. : STALWART
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Jewish feast. : SEDER
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School subject. : ALGEBRA
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Cancels. : REVOKES
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Sea gull. : COB
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TV puppet. : DRAGON
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Pitiless. : STONY
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Enjoy the sunshine. : BASK
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Baptism, for one. : RITE
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One-eyed god. : ODIN
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Yemenite. : ARAB
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Biblical mount. : NEBO
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Big: Fr. : GROS
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Little ___, Dickens girl. : EMLY
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Military school: Abbr. : OCS

Answer summary: 3 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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