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New York Times, Thursday, February 9, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,227
Across
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Hangars. : SHEDS
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Horned animal. : STAG
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___ War. : MANO
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Oriental household. : HAREM
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Game. : POLO
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Diva's forte. : ARIA
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Excuse. : ALIBI
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Historic flag. : UNIONJACK
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Large lizards. : MONITORS
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Constellation including Arcturus. : BOOTES
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Pavilion. : TENT
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Legatee. : HEIR
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Importance. : STRESS
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Result of saber rattling. : WARSCARE
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German song. : LIED
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Israeli statesman. : EBAN
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Atelier equipment. : EASEL
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Arab attire. : ABA
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Mythical man of brass. : TALOS
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Squeeze into a narrow space. : WEDGE
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Harness part. : REIN
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Propose or suggest. : MOVE
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Vessels. : STEAMERS
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Ardent swain. : ADORER
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Be footloose. : ROVE
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Stick of a fan. : BRIN
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Unruffled. : SEDATE
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Direct hit. : BULLSEYE
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Groups of descendants. : PROGENIES
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Off the bottom, as an anchor. : ATRIP
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Curved molding. : OGEE
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Harmonize. : TONE
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Vale of ___, sacred to Apollo. : TEMPE
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Fling. : TOSS
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Washday phenomenon. : SUDS
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Clean the blackboard. : ERASE
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Feigned. : SHAM
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Glory. : HALO
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Mavourneen's land. : ERIN
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Made an entry, in bookkeeping. : DEBITED
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Hits hard. : SMITES
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Gush. : SPURT
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Displacement units. : TONS
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Peanut. : GOOBER
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Balearic island. : MAJORCA
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Smell ___ (be suspicious). : ARAT
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Riviera resort. : NICE
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Dumbarton ___. : OAKS
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Hubbub. : NOISE
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Beginning. : ONSET
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Far East metropolis. : HANOI
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Cabbage dishes. : SLAWS
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Asian land. : TIBET
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English novelist. : READE
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Where Swansea is. : WALES
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Early American family. : ASTOR
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Bailiff. : REEVE
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Sinclair Lewis hero. : ELMER
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Granite center in Vermont. : BARRE
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Complication. : SNARL
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Repair shops of a sort. : GARAGES
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Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
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Chimera. : MONSTER
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Happenings. : EVENTS
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Make larger. : DILATE
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Commuters' conveyances. : BUSES
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Small amount: Brit. colloq. : SPOT
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Animals. : DOES
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Curve. : BEND
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Girl's name. : ERMA
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Sharp barks. : YIPS
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Relative of a foil. : EPEE
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Obligation. : IOU

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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