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New York Times, Friday, November 3, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Y Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,494
Across
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Yemen, for example. : IMAMATE
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Evergreen tree. : JUNIPER
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Fails to follow suit. : RENEGES
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Silly. : ASININE
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Replies. : ANSWERS
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Well supplied. : REPLETE
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Sine ___ non. : QUA
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Lighthorse Harry. : LEE
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Trimmed away. : PARED
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Tittles. : JOTS
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Part of the face. : CHIN
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Garden flower. : LUPINE
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Wave menacingly. : BRANDISH
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Lengthwise. : ALONG
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Sound of the trolley. : CLANG
34
Unit of conductance. : MHO
35
Soup thickener. : ROUX
36
Welladay. : ALACK
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On top of. : UPON
38
Tennis racket strings. : GUT
39
Wind and turn. : CRANK
40
Move furtively. : SNEAK
41
Of an Irish hero. : OSSIANIC
43
Comforters. : QUILTS
44
Plant axis. : STEM
45
Sacrifice hit. : BUNT
46
Queen of spades, in solo. : BASTA
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Short for a workshop. : LAB
50
Fitting. : APT
53
Coincide in part (with). : OVERLAP
56
Interstices: Bot. : AREOLAE
58
Trusting. : RELIANT
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Alarm suddenly. : STARTLE
60
Cays. : ISLANDS
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Drums. : TOMTOMS
Down
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Where Basra is. : IRAQ
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Food list. : MENU
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Sea gull. : MEW
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Endless. : AGELONG
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Cylindrical and tapering. : TERETE
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Letters. : ESSES
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Container. : JAR
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Practice or habit. : USE
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Biting. : NIPPING
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Away from the shore. : INLAND
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Landing place. : PIER
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Heraldic term. : ENTE
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Marsh grass. : REED
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Hoodoo: Slang. : JINX
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First-rate: Colloq. : CRACK
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Skein. : HANK
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Handel's forte. : LARGO
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Tending to: Suffix. : ULOUS
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Sulks. : POUTS
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Mont ___. : BLANC
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Urge forward. : IMPEL
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Young pig. : SHOAT
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Goose sounds. : HONKS
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Maintain. : CLAIM
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18th cen. composer. : ARNE
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Distinct part. : UNIT
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Spaniard. : CATALAN
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Ray. : SUNBEAM
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Peninsula of NE Italy. : ISTRIA
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Page size. : QUARTO
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Explosion. : BLAST
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Former Met. diva. : BORI
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Salutations. : AVES
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Market. : SELL
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Voice part. : ALTO
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Victory symbol. : PALM
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English river. : TEES
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Connective. : AND
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Parts of qts. : PTS
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Food scrap: Dial. : ORT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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