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New York Times, Friday, April 14, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,291
Across
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Behave playfully: Colloq. : ACTUP
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Display case. : RACK
10
Fiacre. : HACK
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Principle advocated. : CAUSE
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Relative of raven. : EBON
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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Trial's partner. : ERROR
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Mete out. : APPORTION
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Noun suffix, often diminutive. : OON
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Marlinespike. : FID
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Island near Trinidad. : TOBAGO
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Ornate. : FLOWERY
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Part of a brake. : SHOE
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Aspect. : FACET
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Kiddy. : TODDLER
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Three-mile ___. : LIMIT
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Translucent silicas. : OPALS
36
Chemical suffix. : ENE
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"A" in Arabic. : ALIF
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Metalworker's tool. : SWAGE
39
Material for a debate. : DATA
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Skittle. : PIN
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Any single thing. : PIECE
42
Good turn. : FAVOR
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Italian landlady. : PADRONA
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French monk. : FRERE
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Eldest son. : HEIR
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Peak in Washington. : RAINIER
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Cathedral city on the Somme. : AMIENS
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Traveler's rest. : INN
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Compass point. : NNE
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Vibrant. : PULSATING
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All together, in music. : TUTTI
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City near Kyoto. : OTSU
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Do artwork. : ETCH
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Edith Wharton's "___ Frome." : ETHAN
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Barents, Bering, etc. : SEAS
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___ out (dig up). : ROOT
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Exploits. : DEEDS
Down
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Within an ___ (very near). : ACEOF
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Seasonal song. : CAROL
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Natural inclination or aptitude. : TURNOFMIND
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One of Bob Hope's sponsors. : USO
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Complete, as a stranger. : PERFECT
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Describing some clothing. : READYTOWEAR
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Church dignitary: Abbr. : ABP
8
Man in blue. : COP
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Imperfection in lumber. : KNOTHOLE
10
Favorable place for growth. : HOTBED
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Operatic highlight. : ARIA
12
Kind of dance. : CLOG
13
Gambling game. : KENO
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Quarter acres. : ROODS
22
Enrage. : IRE
25
Gamin. : WAIF
26
Nervousness of a sort. : STAGEFRIGHT
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___ lurch (desert). : LEAVEINTHE
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Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
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Set upright. : REAR
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Native of Finnmark. : LAPP
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Dorsal bones. : ILIA
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Ocean: Abbr. : PAC
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Ominous. : SINISTER
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Pshaw! : DARN
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Sub ___ (under penalty): Lat. : POENA
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Made a mock attack. : FEINTED
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Small monkey of India. : RHESUS
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Flowed. : RAN
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Toward the center. : ENTAD
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Harness parts. : REINS
51
Military post offices. : APOS
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Silent. : MUTE
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Name akin to Elizabeth. : ILSA
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Japanese name. : ITO
58
Military officer: Abbr. : NCO
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Western Indian. : UTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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