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New York Times, Tuesday, March 14, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F G J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,260
Across
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Nobel Prize poet. : TSELIOT
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Suit. : CLUBS
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Mere ostentation: Var. : PRETENCE
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Greek poet. : HESIOD
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Endured. : REMAINED
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Empower. : ENABLE
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Moved smoothly. : SAILED
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Permit. : LET
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High in pitch. : ALT
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Sheltered spot. : NOOK
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Banquet. : DINE
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Forbearing. : MEEK
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Touch on one side. : ABUT
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Texas river. : PECOS
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Moves lazily. : IDLES
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Café ___. : AULAIT
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Lingered. : DALLIED
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Gives tidings of. : HERALDS
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Makes proud. : ELATES
37
Alluring lady. : SIREN
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City in S. E. France. : NIMES
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El ___. : PASO
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Moist. : DAMP
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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Per ___. : CENT
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Salt. : TAR
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___ Aviv. : TEL
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Inseparable companion. : SHADOW
50
Form of lotto. : KENO
51
Intertwine. : ENLACE
53
Men of Asia. : ARABIANS
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Goal of modern seekers. : STATUS
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Permit holder. : LICENSEE
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Beginnings. : SEEDS
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Faultfinder. : SCOLDER
Down
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Soprano part in music. : TREBLE
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Syrian or Arab. : SEMITE
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Garland. : LEI
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Vacation time abodes. : INNS
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Davy Jones' locker. : OCEANBED
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Prolix so as to cause weariness. : TEDIOUS
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Audacity: Colloq. : CHEEK
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Give. : LEND
10
America. : USA
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In keeping with a sacred book. : BIBLICAL
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Wire coil having the properties of a magnet. : SOLENOID
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Trojan leader. : PRIAM
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Abhors. : DETESTS
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Building site. : LOT
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Florida city in citrus fruit area. : DELAND
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Out of ___ (not in proper order). : KILTER
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Pub favorites. : ALES
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Absolute. : PURE
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Cutting tools. : DIES
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Of aircraft. : AERO
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Points out. : DENOTES
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Nutriments. : ALIMENTS
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Thin plates, scales, etc. : LAMELLAE
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Famous. : HISTORIC
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Mercury's talaria. : SANDALS
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Climbing plant. : PEA
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Military command. : ATEASE
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Habit. : MANNER
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Literary form. : PROSE
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Game for two. : CHESS
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Move swiftly. : SCUD
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Texas city. : WACO
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Friendly. : KIND
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Consumed. : ATE
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___ canto, a style of singing. : BEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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