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New York Times, Monday, February 6, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,224
Across
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Highly debatable. : MOOT
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Small farm, in Great Britain. : CROFT
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Caustic stuff. : ACID
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French friend. : AMIE
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"___ de Bohème." : LAVIE
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"___ soit qui mal y pense." : HONI
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Mah jongg piece. : TILE
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Silly. : INANE
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Relatives of parabolas. : ARCS
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Office holders. : INS
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Izaak Walton's forte. : ANGLING
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Speck. : DOT
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Large province of Nigeria. : SOKOTO
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Famous dancer. : SALOME
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Natural grease in sheep's wool. : SUINT
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Motorist's group. : AAA
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Torn asunder. : RIVEN
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Ancient serf. : ESNE
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Beauty salon appurtenance. : EMERYBOARD
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Forgiveness. : REMISSION
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Goldberg's concern. : LABORUNION
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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___-propre. : AMOUR
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Sea bird. : ERN
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Willow tree. : OSIER
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Man with a blue pencil. : CENSOR
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European cavalryman. : HUSSAR
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Hematite. : ORE
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Chider. : REBUKER
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Anger: Lat. : IRA
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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Howler. : BONER
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Black. : EBON
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Chilled. : ICED
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Bound by. : UNDER
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Trudge. : PLOD
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Roman statesman. : CATO
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Spanners, tire irons, etc. : TOOLS
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Surrounds (with "in"). : HEMS
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Painter of "Odalisque." : MATISSE
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Foreboding. : OMINOUS
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Type of rainwear. : OILSKIN
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Appurtenance for golfers. : TEE
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Slope or slant: Comb. form. : CLINO
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Chimed. : RANG
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Rounded. : OVAL
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Ended: Fr. : FINI
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Years of one's life. : TEENS
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Spanish cathedral city. : CORDOVA
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Successor. : INCOMER
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Expand by stretching. : DISTEND
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Man of law: Abbr. : ATT
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Great name in movies. : GARBO
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Burdensome. : ONEROUS
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Elsa, heroine of "Born Free." : LIONESS
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Ammonia derivative. : AMINE
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Gods in Scandinavian mythology. : AESIR
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Type of felony. : ARSON
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Ostrichlike bird. : EMU
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Chinese dynasty, 1400 B. C. : YIN
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Bobble. : ERROR
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Terse. : LACONIC
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Patriotic song. : AMERICA
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Thoroughwort. : BONESET
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Inclined to laughter. : RISIBLE
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Space for navigation. : SEAROOM
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Chores of a sort. : ERRANDS
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"___ Town." : OUR
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Oppose by contrary proof. : REBUT
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Titles used in Germany. : HERRS
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Pro ___ publico. : BONO
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Open. : UNDO
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Part of a ship. : KEEL
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Oath-taking phrase. : IDO
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EPH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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