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New York Times, Monday, March 6, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 84, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.48, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,252
Across
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Chopped down. : HEWED
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Decorous. : PRIM
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Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
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Lake in Lapland. : ENARE
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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Slip ___ (make an error). : ACOG
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Third largest city of U. S. : LOSANGELES
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City in Indiana. : PERU
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German counterpart of 1 Down. : ACH
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Where the San Jacinto flows. : TEXAS
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Capital of Lithuania. : VILNA
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Wedge for leveling masonry. : SHIM
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___ et Veritas, Yale's motto. : LUX
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Youth. : LAD
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San Francisco hill. : NOB
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City of Ardennes. : SEDAN
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Speak lovingly. : COO
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Former name of Turkey's capital. : ANGORA
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Infra ___. : DIG
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Pastel shade. : TINT
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Fifth largest city of U. S. : DETROIT
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Home of the Maple Leafs. : TORONTO
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Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
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Urgent message. : SOS
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Lake north of 41 Across. : SIMCOE
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Calendar abbreviation. : MON
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Native of Hungary: Ger. : UNGAR
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Anthropoid. : APE
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Judge: Abbr. : REF
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Distinguish. : KNOW
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Proverbially, the home of good Americans. : PARIS
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Foundation. : BASIS
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1933 government agency. : NRA
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Berserk. : AMOK
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Fifteenth largest city in U. S. : NEWORLEANS
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Hoarfrost. : RIME
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And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Of a certain cereal. : OATEN
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City east of Suez. : ADEN
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Cook. : BAKE
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Joint. : WRIST
Down
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Alas, in France. : HELAS
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Tennysonian sailor. : ENOCH
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Ninth largest city in U. S. : WASHINGTON
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Time. : ERA
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Car scar. : DENT
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Network, in anatomy. : PLEXUS
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Softened down. : RELAXED
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Adherents of: Suffix. : ITES
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Parts of a year: Abbr. : MOS
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Flavorless. : VAPID
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North Atlantic island: Abbr. : ICEL
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Pulled apart. : TORN
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___ Caliente, resort in Lower California. : AGUA
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Colloidal substance. : GEL
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Large lake in Armenia. : VAN
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Natives of Fez. : MOORS
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Capital of Nigeria. : LAGOS
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Family member: Abbr. : BRO
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Said: Fr. : DIT
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Queen City. : CINCINNATI
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Upon. : ONTO
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Nebraska City's county. : OTOE
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Name meaning "man of red earth." : ADAM
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Jules Verne captain. : NEMO
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Tributary of the Oise. : AISNE
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Siberian city. : TOMSK
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Dress. : TOG
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"Sketch Book" character. : RIP
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British Crown Colony in Borneo. : SARAWAK
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High points. : UPS
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Do a cobbler's job. : RESOLE
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Resort in South Carolina. : AIKEN
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Spruce. : FIR
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Negative verbal contraction. : WASNT
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Brazilian state. : PARA
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Between. : AMID
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City "not built in one day." : ROME
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Delay. : SLOW
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Where Lincoln is: Abbr. : NEB
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Concha. : EAR

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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