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New York Times, Monday, May 1, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,308
Across
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Lively: Dial. : PEART
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Greek temple. : NAOS
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Agreement. : PACT
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Biblical place. : ENDOR
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Ancient dry measure, about 37 quarts. : EPHA
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Like a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Well-knit. : WIRY
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Part of the street scene. : LAMPPOSTS
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Proboscis. : SNOUT
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Minestrone. : SOUP
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Bassets. : HOUNDS
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Ovine sound. : BAA
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Enter upon some course of action. : STARTOUT
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Mme. Bovary. : EMMA
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Cousin of a wet blanket. : SPOILSPORT
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Man's name. : EMIL
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Lachrymose. : TEARY
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Home of the Buckeyes. : OHIO
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Cautioned in advance. : FOREWARNED
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Borzois. : DOGS
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Polo player. : HORSEMAN
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Experiences. : HAS
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___ nor less (precisely). : NOMORE
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Court official's cry. : OYES
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Narcotic. : OPIUM
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Voices of a sort. : FALSETTOS
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Skewers. : PINS
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Severe. : HARD
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The ocean: Slang. : DRINK
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Importune. : URGE
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Monday, in Paris. : LUNDI
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Settlings. : LEES
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Inferior. : POOR
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Feminine suffixes. : ETTES
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Part of a lemon. : PEEL
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Relating to a style of furniture. : ADAM
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Pillow fights, for example. : ROMPS
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Cambridge student's examination. : TRIPOS
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Reading matter. : NEWSPAPERS
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Landed. : ALIT
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Double possessive. : OURS
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Cunning. : SLY
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Seed container of a certain plant. : PEANUTPOD
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Part of a stage. : APRON
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Hot: Fr. : CHAUD
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Pastries. : TARTS
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Put out of countenance, by gazing. : OUTSTARE
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Petty coins. : SOUS
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Easter, Advent, Passover. : HOLYDAYS
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Hamburger. : BEEF
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Shot and shell. : AMMO
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Asian title. : AMIR
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County in Tennessee. : ROANE
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Wheel-tread shaper. : TIREMOLDER
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Certain convivial places. : ALEHOUSES
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Exclamation of misgiving. : OHOH
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Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
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Buffet. : TOSS
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Night crawler. : WORM
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Tall, spikelike rock. : NEEDLE
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Prickly pear. : NOPAL
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Suppose: Humorous. : OPINE
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Walk with short steps. : MINCE
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Type of walk or gait. : STRUT
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Banking game. : FARO
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Constellation. : ARGO
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Even shading, in engraving. : TINT
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Equipment for a water sport. : SKIS
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Drill sergeant's cry. : HUP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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