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New York Times, Thursday, February 4, 1960

61-Across : Popular Youmans song.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,856
Across
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Former English queen. : MARY
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Half: Prefix. : HEMI
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Maltese symbol. : CROSS
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Governor in Juneau. : EGAN
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Ancient serf. : HELOT
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Became offended at. : TOOKAMISS
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Spanish diminutive of a girl's name. : ANITA
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Began. : SETIN
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Winter protection. : STORMDOOR
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___ culpa. : MEA
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Run away. : ELOPE
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Offhand comments. : CHANCEREMARKS
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Enemy. : FOE
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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"I can't ___ lie, Pa ... " : TELLA
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Motion picture. : FILM
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Greeting. : ALOHA
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Much valued. : DEAR
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Runs away. : FLEES
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"O, ___ horse with wings!" : FORA
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Art shop purchase. : INK
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Impulsive decision: Brit. sp. : SNAPJUDGEMENT
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Tropical vine. : LIANE
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Associate of shame. : SIN
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Fit of wild excitement. : HYSTERICS
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Cud-chewing mammals. : GOATS
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Cry of the Ancient Mariner. : ASAIL
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Popular Youmans song. : TEAFORTWO
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Wife, in France. : FEMME
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Winged, in heraldry. : AILE
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Domestic. : MAID
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Cornered. : TREED
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Ragout. : STEW
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Modern name of Castrogiovanni. : ENNA
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Doilies. : MATS
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Lily. : ALOE
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Tumult. : RIOT
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Lumber center in Washington. : YAKIMA
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Border. : HEM
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Shield. : EGIS
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Hoover book. : MASTERSOFDECEIT
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Shoe part. : INSOLE
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___ the bit (be impatient). : CHAMPAT
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Melted down. : RENDERED
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Hash. : OLIO
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___ say. : SOTO
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Lead. : STAR
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In regard to. : ANENT
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Gypsy. : ROM
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Summit: Lat. : ACRA
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Fakes, as a rope. : COILS
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First name on Broadway. : HELEN
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Fish. : EEL
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Little: Ger. : KLEIN
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Personal opinion: Colloq. : SLANT
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Abbreviation in music. : FFF
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State: Abbr. : ARK
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When the mess call sounds. : MEALTIME
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Berkshire or Duroc. : HOG
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Consort of Aphrodite. : ARES
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Emulated a barker: Slang. : SPIELED
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Friend: Span. : AMIGO
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Container. : JAR
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Star of Baltimore Colts. : UNITAS
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Huge: Fr. : ENORME
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Handle. : HAFT
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River into the North Sea. : YSER
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Identical. : SAME
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Mercantile event. : SALE
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___ end (finished). : ATAN
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Duplicate. : TWIN
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Base of many chemical compounds. : SODA
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Only a scattering. : FEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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