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New York Times, Thursday, March 16, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,262
Across
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Decree. : UKASE
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Engine sound. : CHUG
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Sibilant sound. : PSST
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Vial. : PHIAL
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Flighty exclamation. : LALA
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Talk extravagantly. : RAVE
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Saved, as money: Colloq. : SALTEDAWAY
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Evergreen oak. : ILEX
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Also: Archaic. : EKE
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Domino. : MASK
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Pour from one container to another. : DECANT
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Morsels. : TIDBITS
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Packaged. : BOXED
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Exercise. : USE
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The three wise men. : MAGI
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Member of the family. : DAD
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Netherlands seaport: Abbr. : AMST
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___ Eireann. : DAIL
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Very timid: Colloq. : SCARY
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Boors. : LOUTS
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Compass point. : NNE
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Seasoning. : THYME
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___ Sound. : PUGET
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Suffix used with sad and glad. : NESS
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Eastern nation: Abbr. : USSR
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Realm of Proteus. : SEA
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Cooled. : ICED
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Shade tree. : ELM
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Soften down. : RELAX
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Nephew of King Mark of Cornwell. : TRISTAN
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Ready: Colloq. : ALLSET
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No Exit, for example. : SIGN
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Verse form. : ODE
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Composer Delibes and others. : LEOS
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Source of an aromatic spice. : NUTMEGTREE
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Narrow shoe size. : AAAA
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___ of Man. : ISLE
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Mitigated. : EASED
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Indefinite; doubtful: Colloq. : IFFY
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Unfortunate. : POOR
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Spacious. : ROOMY
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Discomposed. : UPSET
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Brown. : KHAKI
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Was the trouble with. : AILED
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Roosted. : SAT
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Gum resins. : ELEMIS
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Grade or quality. : CLASS
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Falcon. : HAWK
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Lothario. : GAYDOG
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Worth. : PRICE
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Time of youth and inexperience. : SALADDAYS
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Explorer Hedin. : SVEN
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Letterpress. : TEXT
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Old-fashioned. : DATED
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Be present. : EXIST
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Copper center of U. S. : BUTTE
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Large packages. : BALES
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Sapped. : MINED
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Coat of ___. : ARMS
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Worker with colors. : DYER
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High mountains. : ALPS
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Grimace. : MOUE
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Mountain of Rio de Janeiro. : SUGARLOAF
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Addition to a building. : ANNEX
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Close friends. : CHUMS
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Fence steps. : STILE
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Woolen cloth. : SERGE
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Aromatic herb. : CATNIP
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Continue to stay. : LINGER
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Piece of writing. : ESSAY
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Useful kitchen gadget. : TIMER
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Body. : TORSO
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Revoke a legacy: Law. : ADEEM
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In want. : NEEDY
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Section of a table top. : LEAF
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French town. : STLO
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Initials important to G. I.'s. : USO
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Philippine peasant. : TAO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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