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New York Times, Saturday, April 1, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,278
Across
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Type of sweater. : SLEEVELESS
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___-pie (from head to foot) : CAPA
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Part of Princess Grace's realm. : MONTECARLO
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Genus of swans. : OLOR
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Independent political groups. : AUTONOMIES
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Each: Ital. : OGNI
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"There is a ___ the streets." : LIONIN
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Court calendars. : DOCKETS
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Attention-getting sound. : TST
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Designer Cassini. : OLEG
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High dwelling. : AERIE
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Spinnaker. : SAIL
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Posers. : MODELS
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Scotsman's name. : IAN
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Making a point. : SCORING
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Biblical patriarch. : ISAAC
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Accountant's abbreviation. : RECD
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Box-score items. : RBIS
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One-celled animal. : AMEBA
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Encase. : SHEATHE
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Adjective suffix. : ARY
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Northern Ireland. : ULSTER
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Kind of meat on a French menu. : PORC
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Man's name. : DEREK
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Open space. : AREA
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Unit of reluctance. : REL
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Major European seaport. : ANTWERP
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Scene. : LOCALE
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Burrowing animal. : MOLE
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Device used as a swab. : APPLICATOR
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River into the Elbe. : ISER
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Proverbial starting point for some businesses. : SHOESTRING
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Tax, old style. : CESS
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The science of rivers. : POTAMOLOGY
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Deep-blue pigments. : SMALTS
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Miss Alcott and others. : LOUISAS
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Of the inner ear. : ENTOTIC
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On the playing fields of which "the battle of Waterloo was won." : ETON
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Part of Caesar's famous message. : VENI
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Frugal. : ECONOMICAL
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : LAM
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Joseph Lincoln's "Cap'n." : ERI
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Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
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Fair to middling. : SOSO
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TV Emcee. : COOKE
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African country in the headlines. : ALGERIA
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City in Michigan. : PONTIAC
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Up. : ARISEN
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Variety of cinnamon bark. : CASSIA
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Foreign capital: Abbr. : LOND
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Man's name: Abbr. : EDG
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Political doctrine. : LIBERALISM
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Upbraid. : REBUKE
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World War II special training program. : ASTP
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Asian elder statesman. : RHEE
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Sandy. : ARENOSE
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California laurels. : MYRTLES
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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One of the few survivors in "Hamlet." : HORATIO
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Soon: Poet. : ERELONG
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Like an early Biblical figure. : ADAMIC
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Poetess of Lesbos. : SAPPHO
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First of the three estates. : CLERGY
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Pitchers. : EWERS
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Heavy file. : RASP
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Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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Poet Sandburg. : CARL
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The kitty. : POT
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Grassland. : LEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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