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New York Times, Saturday, April 8, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,285
Across
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"My Fair Lady" hit, with 8 Across. : THERAIN
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See 1 Across. : INSPAIN
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"Rhinoceros" author. : IONESCO
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VIP. : NOTABLE
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Violent whirling wind. : TWISTER
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An account of journeys. : TRAVELS
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Companion of wiser. : OLDER
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Reward: Poet. : MEED
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Formerly, formerly. : ERST
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Wooden pin or block. : NOG
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Device for dispersing light. : PRISM
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Film. : MIST
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Foils. : CHEATS
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Devoured. : ATE
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Candied; frozen. : GLACE
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Fjord. : INLET
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Hero or villain in a Western. : RANCHER
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"Now is ___ . . . " : THETIME
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Love, in Hawaii. : ALOHA
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Way-worn. : TIRED
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Finial. : EPI
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Periander, for one. : TYRANT
50
Hebrew letter. : MEM
51
Straightway. : ANON
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Zoroastrian. : PARSI
54
___ de deux. : PAS
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Single. : LONE
59
Deeds, in Latin. : ACTA
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"They ___ not pass." : SHALL
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Samuel F. Smith hymn. : AMERICA
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Part of the theatre week. : MATINEE
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Took forty winks. : SNOOZED
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Turned, as a barrel. : UPENDED
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Unshriven ones. : SINNERS
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"And what is so ___ . . . ?" : RAREASA
Down
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Belgrade name. : TITO
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Ululate. : HOWL
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Tennyson character. : ENID
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Take offense. : RESENT
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Of a star: Comb. form. : ASTRO
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Sludge. : ICE
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Standard. : NORM
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Together: Comb. form. : INTER
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Scandinavian. : NORDIC
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Fixed: Abbr. : STA
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Hard surface. : PAVEMENT
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Again: Ger. : ABER
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Troubles. : ILLS
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Retreat. : NEST
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Of great proportions. : EPIC
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Outburst, as of laughter. : GALE
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Flung. : SHIED
27
Corday's victim. : MARAT
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Birthplace of the Renaissance. : ITALY
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Masculine title. : SENOR
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Shopping center. : MART
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Stranger. : ALIEN
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Rate of activity. : TEMPO
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Mug. : STEIN
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Nkrumah's land. : GHANA
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Duenna. : CHAPERON
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Tall Asiatic plant. : HEMP
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Not real: Abbr. : IMIT
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Instrument for copying designs. : TRACER
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Take ___ to (come to like): Slang. : ASHINE
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Lots and lots. : SCADS
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Composite flower. : ASTER
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Maiden. : LASS
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Everywhere: Comb. form. : OMNI
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Element 10. : NEON
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Siberian river. : AMUR
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A year ___ day. : ANDA
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Noted Virginians. : LEES
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Castor's mother. : LEDA
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Become: Verbal suffix. : IZE
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South American river. : APA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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