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New York Times, Tuesday, March 28, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,274
Across
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Famous fountain near the Corso. : TREVI
6
Spill the beans. : BLAB
10
Next to last year of Victoria's reign. : MCM
13
Latin lyric poet. : HORACE
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Where 1 Across is. : ROME
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Chit of a sort. : IOU
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Octogenarians. : OLDMEN
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Immediately at or after the time that. : ASSOONAS
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Obtain as a reward. : REAP
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Finale of a large meal. : NUTS
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Shortages. : WANTS
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___ stew. : IRISH
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Daintily pretty: Colloq. : CUTE
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Saint whose day is Dec. 7. : AMBROSE
30
Having a talented cast. : ALLSTAR
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Propelled, as a punt. : POLED
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___ lamb. : LEGOF
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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Character in "Anthony and Cleopatra." : IRAS
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B. C. fabulist. : AESOP
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Initials of a humanitarian society. : ARC
41
A felony. : ARSON
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The tarsus. : ANKLE
43
Hiawatha's grandmother. : NOKOMIS
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Mock. : IMITATE
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Parent. : MAMA
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Gas used as water purifier. : OZONE
49
Freshet. : SPATE
51
Middle ___. : AGES
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Grand Central passageway. : RAMP
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Keeper of late hours. : NIGHTOWL
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Inscrutable person. : ENIGMA
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Opposite of "ennemi." : AMI
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Gardner. : ERLE
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More readily. : SOONER
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Boot. : PAC
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___ Sea, large Antarctic inlet. : ROSS
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Quick in manner. : BRISK
Down
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Owner of a magical hammer. : THOR
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Character. : ROLE
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Hertha. : ERDA
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Early movie stars, perforce. : VAMPIRES
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Form of camphor. : ICE
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Erin go ___. : BRATH
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Detriment. : LOSS
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Mornings. : AMS
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Warrior hero of old English epic. : BEOWULF
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Lake of the "Sky-Blue Water" song. : MINNETONKA
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Slicker. : COAT
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Rumple. : MUSS
14
Texas city, near Dallas. : ENNIS
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Contents of a feedbag. : OATS
22
Ineffectual. : USELESS
25
Stick. : ROD
26
Hoofbeat. : CLOP
27
Of the bees. : APIAN
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Round hill or point of land: Span. : MORRO
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Invocation of devils. : BLACKMAGIC
30
Rack. : AGONIZE
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Ready to fall over. : ATILT
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Subject of Douglas Southall Freeman biography. : RELEE
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Within: Comb. form. : ESO
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"Caro Nome," for example. : ARIA
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Toward the front. : ANTERIOR
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Instrument for measuring electric current. : AMMETER
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Own: Scot. : AIN
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Asseveration. : OATH
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Contemporary painter. : MOSES
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Eyes. : OGLES
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___ judgment. : SNAP
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Kind of cotton cloth. : PIMA
51
Tools. : AWLS
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Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
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Feminine titles. : MMES
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Verb important to motorists. : PARK
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___ y Plata, motto of Montana. : ORO
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Jack, in cribbage. : NOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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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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