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New York Times, Wednesday, February 8, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Across
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Slow down, in skiing. : STEM
5
Masque by Milton. : COMUS
10
Mark of healing. : SCAR
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___ rule. : HOME
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Originate. : ARISE
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Held up in use. : WORE
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
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Source of the Mississippi. : LAKEITASCA
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Explosive. : DYNAMITE
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Gained as profit. : NETTED
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Open-mouthed. : AGAPE
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Groups of five. : PENTADS
25
Gas obtained from acetone. : KETENE
27
Billiard shot. : MASSE
28
Actor Wallach. : ELI
29
Garden spot. : ARBOR
31
Euterpe's sister. : ERATO
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Breathe heavily. : PANT
37
Wise men. : SAGES
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The makings of a certain man. : SNOW
40
Metal casting. : INGOT
42
Attracted. : LURED
44
Hint. : CUE
45
Pattern. : MODEL
47
Alludes (to). : REFERS
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Presiding officer of lawmaking body. : SPEAKER
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Ellipses. : OVALS
53
Device in a car. : HEATER
54
Lively. : SPIRITED
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Pertaining to an important science. : AERONAUTIC
59
Pennsylvania port. : ERIE
60
Run away. : FLEE
61
Lacking sense. : INANE
62
Hard to get. : RARE
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Spreads, as hay. : TEDS
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Roman household gods. : LARES
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Conveyance. : SLED
Down
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Booted. : SHOD
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Conservative. : TORY
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Proceeding from a source. : EMANATING
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Household. : MENAGE
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Measuring instrument. : CALIPERS
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Make a major address. : ORATE
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M. C.'s instrument. : MIKE
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Custom. : USE
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Fish nets. : SEINES
10
Devices for hitting flies. : SWATTERS
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___ Rica. : COSTA
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Forming a curved line. : ARCED
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Interprets. : READS
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High-strung. : TENSE
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"Give a ___ horse he can ride . . . " : MANA
24
Kitchen gadget. : PARER
25
French military cap. : KEPI
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Gallic ardor. : ELAN
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Powerful or important person. : MOGUL
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Pressing machine for packaging. : BALER
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Hereditary. : ANCESTRAL
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Vacation project. : TOUR
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Is under obligation to. : OWES
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Vegetables. : TOMATOES
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Benefits. : SERVICES
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Memento. : TOKEN
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Salutation on a letter. : DEAR
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Run off the track. : DERAIL
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Trains, buses, etc. on fast schedules. : FLIERS
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Monument. : SHAFT
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16th century English dramatist. : PEELE
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Having handles. : EARED
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Hold an opinion. : OPINE
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Pentacle. : STAR
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Island republic. : EIRE
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Legal document. : DEED
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Spenser heroine. : UNA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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