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New York Times, Wednesday, March 15, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,261
Across
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Girl's name meaning "lovable." : MABEL
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"The first man ___ the earth, earthy." : ISOF
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Whirl. : SPIN
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Addis ___. : ABABA
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Decorated portion of a wall. : DADO
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London art gallery. : TATE
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Memorable actress. : GARBO
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Startling news. : EYEOPENER
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Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
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Cup: Scot. : TASS
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Broadway show. : DOREMI
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Coin of Spain. : CENTIMO
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Place for a decoration. : LAPEL
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Wanderer. : WAIF
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Only potentially: Lat. : INPOSSE
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Big game of the wild West. : BISON
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Out of humor. : MOODY
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Device for warming a kettle. : HOB
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Trims. : LOPS
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Bristle on a head of barley. : AWN
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Extinct bird. : DODO
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Collection of facts. : ANA
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___-comic. : SERIO
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Herbert Hoover, for instance. : IOWAN
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Name of three New York lakes. : SARANAC
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Origin. : FONT
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Worthless ideas. : TRASH
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City for which riding breeches were named. : JODHPUR
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Card with four spots. : QUATRE
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Scottish philosopher, Rousseau's patron. : HUME
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One: Dial. : ANE
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How oleo used to be. : UNCOLORED
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Latest winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. : PERSE
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Case for toilet articles. : ETUI
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___ song (cheaply). : FORA
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Trustworthy. : TRIED
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At a ___ (puzzled). : LOSS
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Angle. : FISH
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Headlong. : HASTY
Down
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Enchantment. : MAGIC
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Humble. : ABASE
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A double sirloin of beef. : BARON
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Subside. : EBB
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Native of Vientiane. : LAOTIAN
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"The ___ remember . . . " : IDESOFMARCH
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Repeats. : SAYS
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Pindaric or Horatian. : ODE
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___ drink. : FOODAND
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Short name for a hi-fi. : STEREO
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TV perennial. : PANELSHOW
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Particular. : ITEM
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St. Phillip ___. : NERI
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Brilliant garden flower. : POPPY
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"___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
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Deuces. : TWOS
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Title of recently reinstated African ruler. : LIONOFJUDAH
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Soft drink. : SODA
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Black. : EBON
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Lesage hero. : BLAS
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One of the Inner Hebrides. : IONA
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Current movie. : SPARTACUS
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Wartime news agency: Abbr. : OWI
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Biblical word of action. : DOTH
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Knot. : SNARL
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Put slack on the mainsheet. : EASEOFF
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Penetrating, as a survey : INDEPTH
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Former province of N. France. : ARTOIS
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___ Paul Kruger. : OOM
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Setting of "Can-Can." : PARIS
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Designating some gems. : UNSET
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Tall and slender. : REEDY
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___ homme! (what a man!): Fr. : QUEL
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Until: Poet. : UNTO
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Pronoun. : HERS
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François or Louis. : ROI
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Period. : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 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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