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New York Times, Tuesday, April 11, 1961

17-Across : Galileo, for one.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,288
Across
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Conditions of being below standard. : OFFS
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Source of obsidian. : LAVA
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Financial matters. : COSTS
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Alluvium. : SILT
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Of a certain verse form. : ODIC
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Up to the time of. : UNTIL
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Galileo, for one. : STARGAZER
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Unhesitant. : READY
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To the rear. : ASTERN
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Means of access. : DOOR
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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Urge persistently. : TEASE
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Pleasing to the eye. : SHAPELY
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Men of letters. : POETS
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Tourist attraction in 52 Down. : CASINO
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Pronoun. : OUR
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Essential element. : PART
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Kind of Indian Pontiac was. : OTTAWA
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Functions. : USES
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Senate house in ancient Rome. : CURIA
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___-sided (tall and slender). : SLAB
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Very excited. : REDHOT
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Electrified particles. : IONS
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Refugee organization: Abbr. : IRO
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"Kingdom" of Philip Barry play. : ANIMAL
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Substance for grinding, polishing etc. : EMERY
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Overlooked. : FORGAVE
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Composer Copland. : AARON
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Of all: Scot. : AVA
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Origin. : GERM
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Make a gift. : DONATE
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Use a thurible. : CENSE
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Arizona's Barry. : GOLDWATER
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Bring upon oneself. : INCUR
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Indian. : ERIE
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Dinner, in ancient Rome. : CENA
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Companion of sackcloth. : ASHES
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Pronghorn. : DEER
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Betting considerations. : ODDS
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Peak near Pelion. : OSSA
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Companion of starts. : FITS
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Gratified the vanity of. : FLATTERED
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J. M. Barrie's "Quality ___." : STREET
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Gives temporary use of. : LOANS
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Tool. : ADZ
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Contended. : VIED
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Through. : ACROSS
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Berry. : CURRANT
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Unity. : ONE
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Period in development. : STAGE
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Of periodic ebb and flow. : TIDAL
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Surreptitiously. : SLYLY
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Clutch. : GRASP
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Native of Lima. : OHIOAN
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Cream color. : ECRU
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Lobster ___. : POTS
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Rain heavily. : POUR
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Sussex river. : OUSE
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Courtyards of ancient Rome. : ATRIA
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Operative. : ACTIVE
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Made unfriendly. : ALIENATED
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Baron De La ___, colonial governor of Virginia. : WARR
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"Love is ___, by poets styl'd ... " : ABOY
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Chase after balls, in batting practice. : SHAG
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Kansas town. : IOLA
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Wild asses of Asia. : ONAGERS
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Goat antelope of Asia. : SEROW
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Lost identity through absorption. : MERGED
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Principality on the Mediterranean. : MONACO
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Name plate over the front of a shop. : FACIA
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Bakery gear. : OVENS
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Home on the range. : RANCH
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Viper. : ADDER
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In addition. : MORE
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Care for. : TEND
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Historian's concern. : ERAS
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Girl in a song. : SUE
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Relative of half-truth. : LIE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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