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New York Times, Wednesday, November 29, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,520

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Across
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Turkish title. : PASHA
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Parking ___. : SPACE
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Aide. : HELPER
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Act of benevolence. : SHARING
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Start a new paragraph. : INDENT
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Square pillar. : PILASTER
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"The Red." : ERIC
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Plant with acid leaves. : SORREL
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Deer. : ROE
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Prohibition. : DONT
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Intelligence. : WITS
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Prohibits. : BARS
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Transactions. : DEALINGS
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Fly ball for baseball practice. : FUNGO
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Quotes. : CITES
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Charles, grandsire of Charlemagne. : MARTEL
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In harmony. : ATTUNED
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Card play. : FINESSE
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Ship of the Arctic. : SEALER
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Lively dance. : CONGA
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Dinner course. : SALAD
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Ooze through pores. : TRANSUDE
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Consumer. : USER
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Be abundant. : TEEM
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Boast in triumph. : CROW
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___ gestae (things done). : RES
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Sen. Gruening. : ERNEST
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Staple food. : RICE
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Pride of Connecticut. : ELMTREES
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State of great happiness. : HEAVEN
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Arranged in sequence. : SERIATE
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Stress. : ACCENT
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Snug retreats. : NESTS
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Fort ___, Indiana. : WAYNE
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Tarkington hero. : PENROD
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Style of printing type. : ALDINE
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Type of TV show. : SPECTACULAR
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Pullet. : HEN
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Music and sculpture. : ARTS
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Men's wear. : SHIRTS
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Pickets. : PALES
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Inland sea. : ARAL
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On this side of: Prefix. : CIS
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Participants in a contest. : ENTRANTS
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Went in a hurry. : HIED
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Small branches. : SPRIGS
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Clemenceau. : GEORGES
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Mend shoes. : RESOLE
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Acknowledged. : OWNED
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One system of administration. : BUREAUCRACY
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Ruled. : LINED
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Ancient Roman road. : ITER
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Teeth of animals. : FANGS
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State: Abbr. : MINN
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Give confidence to. : ASSURE
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Raises a nap. : TEASELS
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Certain members of a jury. : TALESMEN
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Froths. : FOAMS
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Malayan dagger. : CREESE
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Doctrines. : TENETS
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Wind-blown. : DRIVEN
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Period in early history. : EOCENE
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Negotiate. : TREAT
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Proceeded. : WENT
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Sister of Ares. : ERIS
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Melt. : THAW
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Three, in Italy. : TRE
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Former agency for foreign aid. : ECA

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