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New York Times, Monday, April 10, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,287
Across
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Filched. : STOLEN
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Dried pod of red pepper. : CHILI
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Person of little wealth. : HAVENOT
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"The ___ the Black." : REDAND
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Al fresco. : OPENAIR
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Set up. : ERECTED
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Island of Aden. : PERIM
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"L'___, c'est moi." : ETAT
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Bird. : KITE
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Vikings. : NORSEMEN
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Cassowary's cousin. : MOA
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Musical abbreviation. : PPP
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Spellbound. : RAPT
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Call attention to. : REMIND
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Arikara Indians. : REES
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Daughter of Chaos. : GAEA
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Contemporary playwright. : VIDAL
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River through Pakistan. : INDUS
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One of the Wellers. : SAM
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Cremona name. : AMATI
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Stalk of a fern, mushroom, etc. : STIPE
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Thrust. : STAB
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Sun disk. : ATEN
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Disposition of mind. : TEMPER
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Quod ___ faciendum. : ERAT
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Netherlands commune. : EDE
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Chill. : ICE
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Sets apart for a certain purpose. : DESTINES
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Negative prefixes. : NONS
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Shovellike tool for bakers. : PEEL
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Old European coin. : DUCAT
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Military courier. : ESTAFET
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Former name of the Marianas Islands. : LADRONE
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Objective of a scout. : TALENT
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Sign on a highway. : ONELANE
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Musical direction. : LENTO
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"All for Love" dramatist. : DRYDEN
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Boutique. : SHOP
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Item in the notions department. : TAPE
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Completed. : OVER
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Occupant of Red Square mausoleum. : LENIN
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Charm. : ENAMOR
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Us: Ital. : NOI
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The best part. : CREAM
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Member of Eisenhower Cabinet. : HERTER
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Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
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Shortage. : LACK
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Frighten. : INTIMIDATE
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Infringement. : TRESPASS
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Exploded. : DETONATED
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Time limit of a sort. : DEADLINE
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An S-shaped seat for two. : TETEATETE
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Piece of music. : RAG
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Unspoiled. : PRISTINE
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Seventh Sunday after Easter. : PENTECOST
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Having the shape of a low-pitched gable. : PEDIMENTAL
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Actress of a sort. : MIMA
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Additional: Abbr. : SUPP
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Panhandle city. : AMARILLO
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Bird food. : SEED
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Sentence of outlawry. : BAN
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Be contrite. : REPENT
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Farming apparatus. : TEDDER
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Fist fight: Colloq. : SETTO
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Like a curmudgeon. : SURLY
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Business transaction. : SALE
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Assistant to a bishop: Abbr. : COAD
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Wilkie Collins' "Woman in White." : ANNE
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Numerical suffix. : TEEN
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Swamp. : FEN
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Moreover. : AND

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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