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New York Times, Tuesday, April 4, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,281
Across
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New republic, member of 40 Across. : SENEGAL
8
Spanish devil. : DIABLO
14
Extreme eagerness. : AVIDITY
15
FBI file item. : DOSSIER
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Family name in Jan Struther novel. : MINIVER
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Craftsman. : ARTISAN
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Book illustration. : PLATE
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City in "Exodus." : ACRE
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Prefix in flight terms. : AERO
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Sphere. : ORB
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"This one is ___." : ONME
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Bryn ___. : MAWR
29
Slender bristle on barley and oats. : AWN
31
Begin or undertake. : INCEPT
36
Musical instrument, for short. : UKE
37
Level or floor. : STAGE
39
Type of energy. : SOLAR
40
Grouping of new nations. : FRENCHCOMMUNITY
43
Post for new Ambassador Reischauer. : TOKYO
44
Source of oil. : OLIVE
45
In addition. : TOO
46
Introduce. : INSERT
48
Actor Wallach. : ELI
49
Sen. Gore's state: Abbr. : TENN
50
Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
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Adjective suffix. : INE
54
New republic, member of 40 Across. : CHAD
58
Scope. : AREA
60
Of the mind or spirit. : INNER
64
Be happy. : REJOICE
66
Charm. : BEGUILE
68
Persons of great knowledge. : ORACLES
69
Put into action. : EXERTED
70
Double-___. : PARKED
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Tributaries. : STREAMS
Down
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Coarse hominy. : SAMP
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Diablerie. : EVIL
3
Historic caravel. : NINA
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Newspaper employe. : EDITOR
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Contributor. : GIVER
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Supped. : ATE
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Northern constellation. : LYRA
8
Current Broadway attraction. : DOREMI
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Is: Ger. : IST
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Global area. : ASIA
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Cold wind from the Swiss Alps. : BISE
12
Cordelia's father. : LEAR
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Whether ___ (in any case). : ORNO
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Mended place. : DARN
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People of new republic, in 40 Across. : CONGOLESE
23
Household fixture. : BATH
25
Come as a consequence. : ENSUE
26
Civilian clothes. : MUFTI
27
City in Ohio. : AKRON
28
Time periods. : WEEKS
30
City in Texas. : WACO
32
Study carefully. : CON
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The select few. : ELITE
34
Spokesman for South Africa. : PATON
35
Check for fit. : TRYON
37
Achieve, as a success. : SCORE
38
Man's name. : EMIL
41
Former Labor leader Bevan. : NYE
42
11th century date. : MVII
47
Followed. : TRACED
49
Conditions of possession. : TENURE
51
Magnetite and siderite. : ORES
53
New republic, member of 40 Across. : NIGER
54
Farm output. : CROP
55
Greek goddess. : HERA
56
Open. : AJAR
57
Wharf. : DOCK
59
Sec. Ribicoff and namesakes. : ABES
61
Girl in a Spanish song. : NITA
62
Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Certain chessmen. : REDS
65
___ de la Cité. : ILE
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Additional: Abbr. : EXT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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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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