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New York Times, Thursday, November 9, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,500
Across
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Guitar's cousin. : BANJO
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Seed vessel. : BOLL
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Scheme. : PLAN
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"___ in the dark." : ALEAP
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Asian mountains. : ALAI
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Poisonous weed. : LOCO
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Holding device. : CLAMP
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Bit attachment. : REIN
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Field of study. : ARTS
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Piece of luggage. : HATBOX
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Gauzy material. : ORGANDIE
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Suffixes in chemistry. : OSES
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Dip, as doughnuts. : DUNK
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Streams. : CURRENTS
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Reflexive pronoun. : ITSELF
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Symbol of penitence. : ASHES
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Civet of China. : RASSE
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Dry: Prefix. : XER
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Brake part. : SHOE
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Spartan serf. : HELOT
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Steam: Prefix. : ATMO
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Big Cassino. : TEN
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Bath ___. : TOWEL
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Housewife's garb. : APRON
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Heretofore. : ERENOW
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According (to). : PURSUANT
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Land of Tara. : ERIN
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Prophet. : SEER
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___ Magellan. : STRAITOF
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Curve of a sort. : SPIRAL
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Eldest son. : HEIR
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Homes for wild animals. : ZOOS
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Part of smog. : SMOKE
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Metric foot. : IAMB
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Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
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Conditions: Suffix. : IASIS
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Hunted animal. : PREY
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Claret and burgundy. : REDS
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Perfume. : SCENT
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Great name in music. : BACH
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In the style of: Mus. : ALLA
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Adroit. : NEAT
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Boy Scout convention. : JAMBOREE
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Is not in favor. : OPPOSES
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Piece of candy. : BAR
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Kind of oil. : OLEO
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Landowner in the Highlands. : LAIRD
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U.N. worker. : LINGUIST
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Platform items. : PLANKS
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Lady's man. : LORD
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Part of a play. : ACTI
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Muzzle. : NOSE
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Stranger: Prefix. : XEN
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Pay one's part. : ANTE
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Scatter. : STREW
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Social group. : CASTE
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Escort. : USHER
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River through Lake Geneva. : RHONE
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Dried orchid tubers, used for food. : SALEP
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Newsboy's cry. : EXTRA
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Fruit. : LEMON
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First bellboy in line. : FRONT
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Alone: Lat. : SOLUS
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Short cannon. : HOWITZER
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600-mile river in Peru. : APURIMAC
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Convex moldings. : TORI
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Hospital technique. : ASEPSIS
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Close at hand. : NEARBY
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Home: Abbr. : RES
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Not a soul. : NOONE
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Liner. : SHIP
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Lachrymal drop. : TEAR
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White frost. : RIME
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Sustenance. : FOOD
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Shade of red. : ROSE
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Related to. : AKIN
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For fear that. : LEST
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Draft system: Abbr. : SSS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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