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New York Times, Tuesday, April 25, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,302
Across
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Wrists. : CARPI
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Diminutive of Rebecca. : REBA
10
Scoriaceous lava. : SLAG
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___ René Lesage. : ALAIN
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Like a wing. : ALAR
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Catch. : HAUL
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Assigned task. : STINT
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Seed, bud, etc. : GERM
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Constellation between Canis Major and Southern Cross. : ARGO
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Oncle's wife. : TANTE
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Reflexive form of a pronoun. : OURSELVES
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Excite to action. : AROUSE
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Fiscal periods. : YEARS
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Hard wood. : ASH
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Give a right to. : ENTITLE
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Few and far between. : SPARSE
33
Farm enclosure. : STY
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Norse god. : LOKI
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Character popular since 1843. : TINYTIM
40
Money in Portugal. : ESCUDOS
42
Contemporary playwright. : INGE
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Roman name for Pluto. : DIS
45
Rainbowlike plays of colors. : IRIDES
46
Comedian's specialty. : GAGLINE
48
Crafty. : SLY
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Adhesive material. : PASTE
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Renovates. : RENEWS
55
___ of the living. : INTHELAND
57
Campus girls. : COEDS
61
At all times. : EVER
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Staff man. : AIDE
63
Loosen. : UNTIE
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Split. : RIVE
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___-high. : KNEE
66
Gigantic one. : TITAN
67
What David did to Goliath. : SLEW
68
Drove. : HERD
69
Track followed in hunting. : SCENT
Down
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Throw of a fishing line. : CAST
2
Where Medicine Hat is: Abbr. : ALTA
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Bestow profusely. : RAIN
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Sister ship of the Santa Maria. : PINTA
5
Feeling of concern. : INTEREST
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Stewed meat and vegetables. : RAGOUT
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Site of ruins of ancient city, near Athens. : ELEUSIS
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Hair clasp. : BARRETTE
9
"___ and the Man." : ARMS
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Fine-grained rock. : SHALE
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What a tadpole is. : LARVA
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Boring tool. : AUGER
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Note of explanation of a text. : GLOSS
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Observe. : EYE
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Lake in New York. : ONEIDA
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Wine city of Italy. : ASTI
27
Make thread. : SPIN
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General idea. : HANG
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Important basic amino acid. : LYSINE
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Cereal grass. : RYE
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Him: Fr. : LUI
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Advantage. : ODDS
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Cuckoo of India. : KOEL
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Part of Paris. : ISSY
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Nervous headache. : MIGRAINE
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Hair styles. : CREWCUTS
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Country lout in "Merry Wives." : SLENDER
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Turn to the right. : GEE
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Really. : INDEED
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Landing places. : PIERS
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Block on which metal is shaped. : ANVIL
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One of the Allens. : STEVE
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Dashed. : THREW
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Utilizing sound waves. : SONIC
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100,000 rupees. : LAKH
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Diminutive ending. : ETTE
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Roman goddess: Poet. : DIAN
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Impelled. : SENT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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