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FARRAGO

New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 1961

Author:
Aida Cromwell
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 591 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,293
Across
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Inspiration for G. B. S. : GALATEA
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Time of St. Luke's summer. : OCTOBER
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Voter. : ELECTOR
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Laundry aids. : IRONERS
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Notched. : SERRATE
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Castile's neighbor. : NAVARRE
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Flammable materials. : TINDERS
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Brighter. : CLEARER
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Poison. : CYANIDE
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Prayers. : AVES
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Feign. : SIMULATE
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Orel's river. : OKA
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Fixed the time. : DATED
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Father of Abner. : NER
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Gesture of welcome. : SALUTE
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Members of a construction team. : PLASTERERS
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Progenitor of the human race. : ADAM
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Extraordinary bargain: Colloq. : STEAL
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Even now. : ALREADY
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Small flap. : TAB
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A way of going: Slang. : STEADY
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Dionysian revels. : ORGIES
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Dispatched over a new course. : REROUTED
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Hidden. : LATENT
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Adept. : ACE
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Pharaoh's wife who brought up Moses, in the Koran. : ASIA
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Watering place. : SPA
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City in San Joaquin Valley. : MODESTO
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Pyramidal trees. : FIRS
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Noun suffixes. : INGS
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Tot's word. : TATA
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A type of discipline. : PARENTAL
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Part of the Bible: Abbr. : APOC
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Certain athletes. : PROS
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Passerine bird. : CHAT
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Tend the boilers. : STOKE
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Forewarning. : PREMONITION
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Foreordained. : PREDESTINED
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Locksmith Yale. : LINUS
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Pueblo Indian. : TANO
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Social misfit. : BOOR
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Troublemaker. : UPSETTER
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Bind securely: Naut. : FRAP
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"___ was in the beginning . . . " : ASIT
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Surround. : GIRD
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Marine hunters. : SEALERS
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S. A. country: Abbr. : ARG
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___ monde. : HAUT
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Unbroken. : ENTIRE
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Subordinate god who creates the world: Plato. : DEMIURGE
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Sprung up. : ARISEN
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Compass point. : SSE
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Colors. : STAINS
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Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
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Cronus. : TITAN
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Illinois city. : LASALLE
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Apple: Fr. : POMME
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Gum tree. : EUCALYPTUS
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Wilson's Secy. of Treasury. : MCADOO
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George of Revolutionary times. : III
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Confesses. : AVOWS
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Favorite. : PET
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Symbol of deadness. : DOORNAIL
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Inventor's abbreviation. : PATD
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Conjecture. : SURMISE
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Fairly large. : SIZABLE
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One of the Dulleses. : ELEANOR
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Legendary matricide. : ORESTES
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Dwelling of a sort. : TRAILER
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Tristesse. : SADNESS
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Just retributions. : NEMESES
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Pure. : SINLESS
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Gypsy woman. : GITANA
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Parting word on the Corso. : ARIVEDERCI
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Wrong-righting "rider of the plains." : LONERANGER
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Conjunctions. : ANDS
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Links place. : TEE
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Misspeaks. : ERRS
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Baseball credit. : ASSIST
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Kiss. : OSCULATE
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Having small hollow spaces. : CELLULAR
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Negotiate. : TREAT
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"___ fratres" (pray, brethren): Lat. : ORATE
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Unfurnished. : BARE
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French season. : ETE
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Performed another revolution. : REROLLED
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Wrapped. : ENCASED
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Minstrel song. : LAY
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Sidestepped. : EVADED
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Shade of yellow. : CANARY
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Hackneyed. : TRITE
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Judge's demand. : ORDER
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Musical pipes. : REEDS
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Girl's name. : MAE
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Sea of the Arctic. : KARA
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Brains: Humorous. : PATE
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Famous name in movies. : TAYLOR
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Avril's follower. : MAI
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Meeting. : SESSION
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Hyson. : TEA
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Bulfinch's birthplace. : BOSTON
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Office copy, for short. : STAT
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Oscar winner, 1959. : HESTON
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Contraction in a tube or pipe. : INTAKE
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Wearing a vestment. : STOLED
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Changeling. : OAF
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Duster. : RAG
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Tropical tree. : UPAS
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"___, fideles." : ADESTE
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Activity on the "old camp ground." : TENTING
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Rouses. : INCITES
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___ medica. : MATERIA
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Old Testament book. : SAMUELI
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Twirl. : SPIN
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Topmost: Comb. form. : ACRO
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Canaveral installation. : PAD
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Courier. : POSTER
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Mansard. : ROOF
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Greek goddess. : HERA
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Positive quantities. : PLUSES
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Approaches perfection. : RIPENS
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Sword-shaped. : ENSATE
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Old salt. : TAR
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Toy. : POPGUN
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Locate. : SITUATE
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Capital of Apulia. : BARI
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Having thick hair. : TRESSY
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Ovine animals. : RAMS
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Novel title. : SHE
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Voracious. : INSATIABLE
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Gives a new name to. : REENTITLES
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Refuge for Bruin. : DEN
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
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Weakening. : DILUTION
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Chemical suffixes. : ENES
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Witty comeback. : REPARTEE
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Quality of saints. : GOODNESS
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Noun suffix. : ITE
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Telegraph keys. : TAPPERS
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Der ___ (Herr Adenauer). : ALTE
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TV program. : LAWMAN
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Genus of herbs. : ALSINE
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Extinct relative of the apteryx. : MOA
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Dampens: Dial. : MOISTS
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Ducks. : EIDERS
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Alleviates. : EASES
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Soft palate. : UVULA
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Prepared, as fruit. : CORED
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Senator from Eugene. : MORSE
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Toppers. : COATS
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Judge. : DEEM
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River of central Italy. : LIRI
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Beach toy. : PAIL
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Help! : SOS
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Three: Ital. : TRE
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Old name for Zeus. : ZAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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