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New York Times, Saturday, February 25, 1961

6-Down : Small rich cake.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,243
Across
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Goods cast overboard. : JETSAM
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Long pillow. : BOLSTER
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Antitank gun. : BAZOOKA
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Formerly. : ONETIME
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Worked too hard. : OVERDID
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Remain in place: Colloq. : STAYPUT
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A small dog, for short. : PEKE
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Any very delicious beverage. : NECTAR
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Twisted strand in rope, yarn, etc. : PLY
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New Havenite. : ELI
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Aerial maneuver. : LOOP
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Spring. : LEAP
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Height: Abbr. : ELEV
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Supernatural beings. : JINN
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Dull finish. : MATTE
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Symbols of Louisiana. : PELICANS
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Gave the syntax of. : PARSED
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Sleeveless garment. : CAPE
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Modify. : VARY
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Longhorns. : CATTLE
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Familial. : PARENTAL
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"Men are ___ when they woo ... " : APRIL
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College building. : HALL
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Aztec god of sowing. : XIPE
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Mine wagon. : TRAM
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Humbug: Colloq. : BOSH
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Group like a chamber of commerce: Abbr. : BOT
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Wickedness. : SIN
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College official. : BURSAR
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Irishman: Var. : KELT
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Public placards. : POSTERS
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Testator, in law. : LEGATOR
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Daughter of Minos. : ARIADNE
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Result of faulty roofing. : LEAKAGE
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Testify to. : WITNESS
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State capital. : ALBANY
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A bleaching "water." : JAVELLE
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Old Testament book. : EZEKIEL
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Ripped. : TORE
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Turf. : SOD
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Allied by nature. : AKIN
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Small rich cake. : MADELINE
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A kind of waltz. : BOSTON
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Ready to use. : ONTAP
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Shakespearean role. : LEAR
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Pen. : STY
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Neckware of grandmother's day. : TIPPETS
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Try to surpass. : EMULATE
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Did a stenographer's chore. : RETYPED
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Little shepherdess. : BOPEEP
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Peruses. : CONS
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Voice organ. : LARYNX
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Dupe. : VICTIM
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Jest. : JAPE
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Sea: Lat. : MARE
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Shout. : CALL
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Legislative body: Abbr. : PARL
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The hall of Odin. : VALHALLA
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Dupe. : CATSPAW
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Presumptively. : APRIORI
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Passage through. : TRANSIT
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Go beyond. : PASS
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Asian. : TIBETAN
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Excuse. : APOLOGY
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___ de cachet (sealed missive). : LETTRE
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Chestnuts or bays. : HORSES
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Plowboy poet. : BURNS
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The Venerable ___. : BEDE
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Whirl. : REEL
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New Zealand parrot. : KAKA
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Color. : TAN
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Chatter: Colloq. : GAB

Answer summary:
1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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