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New York Times, Monday, April 17, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,294
Across
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Mountain of Greece. : OSSA
5
Propose. : OFFER
10
Korean soldiers. : ROKS
14
Elaborate inlaid work of wood, metals, etc. : BUHL
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Plant life. : FLORA
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
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Unit of musical rhythm. : BEAT
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Unyielding. : FOURSQUARE
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Unknown. : STRANGER
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College in New York. : HUNTER
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Reverent. : PIOUS
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Cul-de-sac. : DEADEND
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Breastbones: Anat. : STERNA
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Tree knots. : BURLS
28
Fodder. : HAY
29
Condition in general. : ORDER
31
Obscure. : MUDDY
35
Chopped. : AXED
37
Marked for removal, in printing. : DELED
39
Eastern outrigger. : PROA
40
Relict. : WIDOW
42
Trims. : PARES
44
Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
45
Nebulous. : MISTY
47
Reddish yellow. : TITIAN
49
Via a supposedly natural heritage. : BYBIRTH
52
Law. : CANON
53
Breadwinner. : EARNER
54
Arc de ___. : TRIOMPHE
57
Fair play. : SQUAREDEAL
59
Oxfords. : TIES
60
Eject. : OUST
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Explain. : SOLVE
62
Eye defect: Comb. form. : OPIA
63
Radio instrument: Slang. : MIKE
64
Mount. : STEED
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Food list. : MENU
Down
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Musical accompaniments: Abbr. : OBBS
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Tallow. : SUET
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Very observant. : SHARPEYED
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Star in Aquila. : ALTAIR
5
Not vigilant. : OFFGUARD
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Sheets of floating ice. : FLOES
7
Polo team. : FOUR
8
Miscalculate. : ERR
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Cut of bacon. : RASHER
10
Gathers: Colloq. : ROUNDSUP
11
Declaim. : ORATE
12
Scandinavian girl's name. : KAREN
13
Mortimer ___. : SNERD
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Misgiving. : QUALM
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Definitely not! : NONO
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Famous German wood engraver. : DURER
25
Great name in playwrighting. : SHAW
26
Hack. : TAXI
27
Make fast: Naut. : BELAY
30
Profundity. : DEPTH
32
Attachment to a sink. : DRAINPIPE
33
Dickens girl. : DORA
34
Story: Colloq. : YARN
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Rule by superior power. : DOMINATE
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Itemized. : DETAILED
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Electrician. : WIRER
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Chinese: Comb. form. : SINO
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Tension. : STRESS
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Primitive drum. : TOMTOM
49
Broom of twigs. : BESOM
50
Mexican Indian. : YAQUI
51
Abrupt in manner or speech: Var. : BRUSK
52
Beg. : CRAVE
54
Far: Comb. form. : TELE
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French exclamation of surprise. : HEIN
56
Biblical twin. : ESAU
58
Period. : DOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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