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New York Times, Monday, March 13, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,259
Across
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Katrine, for one. : LOCH
5
Thick slice. : SLAB
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Indispensable. : VITAL
14
Melody. : ARIA
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One of the three unities, in drama. : TIME
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Antelope with spikelike horns. : ORIBI
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False god. : IDOL
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One-sided. : UNILATERAL
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Adherent of the C. S. A. : CONFEDERATE
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Newt. : EFT
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Dry. : ARID
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Fiduciary relationships, in law. : TRUSTS
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Foreigner among Spanish Americans. : GRINGO
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California city. : FRESNO
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Leather strips used in shoemaking. : RANDS
32
Greek letters. : TAUS
33
Priest of a mosque. : IMAM
36
Measure of length. : INCH
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Total number. : COUNT
38
Brilliant white star in Lyra. : VEGA
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South American country: Abbr. : PARA
40
Part of a basilica. : APSE
41
Fruit of the gourd family. : MELON
42
Hand to the dealer's left, in card games. : ELDEST
44
Site of the vocal cords. : LARYNX
45
Abrades. : CHAFES
47
Vegetable on a French menu. : POIS
48
One of the Stevensons. : AES
49
With style. : FASHIONABLE
55
Standards. : CRITERIONS
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Author O'Flaherty. : LIAM
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Esteem. : HONOR
59
Recent. : LATE
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Norse god of destruction. : LOKI
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Specialists in mechanics: Abbr. : ENGRS
62
English county, for short. : OXON
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River into the North Sea. : YSER
Down
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Secular. : LAIC
2
Ecclesiastical booklet. : ORDO
3
Shoot or twig. : CION
4
Pub potation. : HALFANDHALF
5
Hollywood structure. : STUDIO
6
Ruled. : LINED
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Turkish title. : AMIR
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Hungarian king at time of Mongol invasion. : BELA
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Electorate. : VOTERS
10
Anger. : IRE
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In a vexatious manner. : TIRESOMELY
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Behind: Naut. : ABAFT
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Cadences. : LILTS
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Certify. : ATTEST
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Units in the c. g. s. system. : ERGS
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Generally applicable. : UNIVERSALLY
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Name of Barnaby Rudge's pet raven. : GRIP
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Frog genus. : RANA
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Becoming more numerous. : INCREASING
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Opera role. : FAUST
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Character in an ancient alphabet. : RUNE
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Surpasses. : TOPS
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Ancient Greek contest. : AGON
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Variety of domestic feline. : MANX
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Emperor. : CAESAR
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Principal. : MAIN
43
Puts off. : DEFERS
44
Untie. : LOOSEN
45
Hiding place. : CACHE
46
Wading bird. : HERON
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Calico pony. : PINTO
50
Pit for holding a missile. : SILO
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Practical joke. : HOAX
52
Life, from the Greek. : BIOS
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See 1 Across. : LAKE
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Giant of Norse myth. : EMIR
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Hill. : TOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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