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New York Times, Thursday, February 2, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,220
Across
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Famous German-American conductor. : WALTER
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Fishing boat. : TRAWLER
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Adjudged. : AWARDED
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Set free. : RELEASE
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Palely. : LIVIDLY
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"Golden" commodity. : SILENCE
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Compass point. : ESE
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Christmas. : YULE
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Swayed back and forth. : NODDED
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Withered. : SERE
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Ailment. : MALADY
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Of adolescent years. : TEENAGE
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Living quarters: Abbr. : APTS
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Sentimental: Colloq. : MUSHY
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Two words of a Christmas carol. : NOELNOEL
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Geological period. : IRONAGE
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Small particle. : GRANULE
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Jacket or underwaist. : CAMISOLE
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Silenced. : MUTED
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Type of power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Musical instrument. : MARIMBA
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Those who owed "so much" to "so few." : SOMANY
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South American capital. : LIMA
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East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
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Unerring. : SURE
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Peruse carefully. : CON
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Famous name in dancing. : ASTAIRE
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Bordering. : RIMMING
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Of the breastbone. : STERNAL
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___ Valera. : EAMONDE
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Fodder grass. : TIMOTHY
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Road sign. : DANGER
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Part of Great Britain. : WALES
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"It is ___ child that knows its own father." : AWISE
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Old-time basin for washing. : LAVER
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
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Light again: Poet. : RELUME
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Members of the board: Abbr. : TRS
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Animals of Lapland. : REINDEER
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Metallic mixture. : ALLOY
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Darnel. : WEED
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Country. : LAND
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Verb-forming suffix. : ESCE
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Clarinet or saxophone. : REED
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Poet Thomas. : DYLAN
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Ardor: Fr. : ELAN
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Of a race. : ETHNIC
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Excited. : AGOG
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Unfledged bird. : EYAS
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Yearbook. : ANNUAL
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Sulk. : POUT
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Operating at a distance: Comb. form. : TELE
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Coaster. : SLED
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Disney characters. : MICE
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Asian mountain range. : URAL
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About. : SOME
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Innocent one. : LAMB
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Biblical city destroyed by fire. : GOMORRAH
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Ancient Persian kingdom. : ELAM
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Epochs. : ERAS
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Harden. : INURE
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Indefinitely large number. : MYRIAD
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Godly person. : SAINT
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Sugary substance. : ICING
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Tout le ___ (everyone): Fr. : MONDE
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Fury. : ANGER
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Conclusive. : LAST
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City near Turin. : ASTI
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Stalk of bananas. : STEM
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Dear: Ital. : CARO
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Miss Willard, pioneer in education. : EMMA
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English cathedral city. : ELY
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"Hoot, ___." : MON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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