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New York Times, Monday, February 20, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,238
Across
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Player not on the regular team. : SCRUB
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Type of fastener. : HASP
10
Both: Comb. form. : AMBI
14
Field of conflict. : ARENA
15
Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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Legal document. : DEED
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Sharp-pointed sticks. : GOADS
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Bow or curtsy. : REVERENCE
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Leather worker's tool. : AWL
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Former head of Federal Aviation Agency. : QUESADA
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Music maker. : UKE
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Shapes the hand for drinking. : CUPS
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Sports team. : NINE
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Wooden plugs used as spigots. : SPILES
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Makes angry. : INCENSES
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European capital. : PARIS
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Here the sailor gains or loses a day. : DATELINE
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Asiatic kingdom. : IRAN
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Bestow good upon. : BLESS
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Peggy Wood's organization. : ANTA
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Escorts. : RETINUES
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Gradually increasing in tempo: Mus. abbr. : ACCEL
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About 3 grains troy weight. : ONECARAT
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Unpleasant facial expressions. : SNEERS
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Province of Pakistan. : SIND
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Borders put around pictures. : MATS
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Fitting. : DUE
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Composer of "William Tell." : ROSSINI
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The way of doing. : HOW
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Filled with hate. : ENVENOMED
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Line-up for a bus. : QUEUE
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Move about. : STIR
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Capital of Yemen. : SANA
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Edict. : UKASE
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Peninsula where Murmansk is. : KOLA
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Purposes. : ENDS
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Jumped to a wrong conclusion. : ERRED
Down
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Narrative of heroic doings. : SAGA
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Bowerbird's relative. : CROW
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Monetary unit of Latin America. : REAL
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German conjunction. : UND
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People of the Pyrenees. : BASQUES
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Small animals. : HARES
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"A thousand ___ in Thy sight ... " : AGES
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Vistas in "Green Mansions." : SAVANNAS
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Foretells. : PREDICTS
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American humorist. : ADE
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Carte. : MENU
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Summoning gesture. : BECK
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Hindoo title. : RANEE
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Increases: Colloq. : UPS
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Where patients are treated. : CLINICS
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Intertwines. : ENLACES
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Word element meaning "respiration." : SPIRO
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Qualifying word or phrase: Abbr. : PAREN
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In high dudgeon. : IRATE
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That is. : IDEST
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Before now. : SINCE
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Make a beginning (with "on"). : ENTER
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Marine animals. : SEALS
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Moorish garment. : BURNOOSE
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One of the ship's crew. : LEADSMAN
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County in Scotland, site of Cawdor Castle. : NAIRN
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Piece of furniture from a former period. : ANTIQUE
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___ Antonio. : SAN
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Any very wealthy man. : MIDAS
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Piece of furniture. : DESK
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Archaic preposition. : UNTO
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"The ___ that men do lives after them ... " : EVIL
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Cause to go. : SEND
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Take notice of. : HEAR
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Sussex river. : OUSE
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Crab grass, for one. : WEED
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Significant period of time. : ERA
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Its capital is Kiev: Abbr. : UKR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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