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New York Times, Tuesday, April 18, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,295
Across
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Arab garments. : ABAS
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Eager. : AVID
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Gambol. : CAPER
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Belgrade VIP. : TITO
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Italian coin. : LIRA
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More than. : ABOVE
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Once in ___ (very rarely). : ABLUEMOON
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Cited. : NAMED
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Site of the Met's new home. : LINCOLNCENTER
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Lady of Spain. : DONA
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Look! : BEHOLD
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Strongly desired. : THIRSTED
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"What ___!" : ALIFE
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Of questionable honesty: Colloq. : SHADY
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Rather than: Poet. : ERE
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Sward. : TURF
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Petroleum source. : SHALE
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Block out. : DRAW
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Poem. : ODE
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Paisley. : SHAWL
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French island. : CORSE
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Danger signals. : REDFLAGS
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Dressed like Caesar. : TOGAED
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Auld ___ syne. : LANG
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Without slack. : TAUT
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New soprano star of the Met. : LEONTYNEPRICE
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Lively: Dial. : PEART
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Road-building necessity. : DUMPTRUCK
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Girl in an old-time song. : SUSIE
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Ancient leather flask. : OLPE
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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General direction. : TREND
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Knowledge of: Comb. form. : GLOT
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___ ex machina. : DEUS
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___ loss. : ATA
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Concerning a sacred book: Abbr. : BIBL
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Gudrun's victim. : ATLI
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Speak loudly: Slang. : SOUNDOFF
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Nut tree. : ALMOND
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Part of a string quartet. : VIOLA
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Inflexible. : IRON
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Place of entertainment. : DANCEHALL
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Type of factory. : CANNERY
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Becomes less. : ABATES
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Fleshy fruit. : POME
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By any chance. : EVER
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Sinclair Lewis' nickname. : RED
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Relative of a lycée. : ECOLE
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Suppress. : ELIDE
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Ulan ___ Khoto. : BATOR
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Escape from. : ELUDE
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A kind of hand. : HIRED
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Becomes more friendly. : THAWS
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___ incognita. : TERRA
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Blot out. : ERASE
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Dampened. : DEWED
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Type of funny story. : SHAGGYDOG
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Negative verbal contraction. : SHANT
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Worn out: Colloq. : DOGTIRED
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Having bias. : SLANTED
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Woo or sue. : COURT
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English coin, two shillings. : FLORIN
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Machine part. : TAPPET
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Pace. : TEMPO
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Their: Fr. : LEUR
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Comfort. : EASE
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Invalid. : NULL
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Type of root. : CUBE
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Beige. : ECRU
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Sibilant signal. : PST
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Ring decisions. : KOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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