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New York Times, Wednesday, May 10, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,317
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Hun, called the Scourge of God. : ATTILA
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Not more than. : ATMOST
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Cowardly. : CRAVEN
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Marina alga. : SEAWEED
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Inducement: Slang. : COMEON
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Way of walking, suggesting togetherness. : ARMINARM
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Into sight. : OUT
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Akin. : NEAR
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Girl's name: Herrick subject. : ANTHEA
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Resorts. : SPAS
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Potato: Colloq. : SPUD
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Be loaded down. : GROAN
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Arizona college town. : TEMPE
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Prayer. : PLEA
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City on the Colorado. : YUMA
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Eggs for dinner. : OMELETTE
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Name for Sault Ste. Marie. : SOO
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Soap. : CASTILE
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Certain works of art. : RELIEFS
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Beverage. : ALE
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Held. : RETAINED
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Strike. : SLAP
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Sahl. : MORT
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Ballroom dance. : CONGA
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Ponders (with "on"). : PORES
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Entre ___ (confidentially). : NOUS
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Good earth. : LOAM
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Wading bird. : AVOSET
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Federal agency: Abbr. : USIA
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Foul ___, in baseball. : TIP
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Mood music. : REVERIES
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Speak or write in detail (on a subject). : DILATE
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Escort. : RETINUE
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Typist's necessity. : ERASER
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American blacksnakes. : RACERS
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Period of time. : DECADE
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Greet first. : ACCOST
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Company. : TROUPE
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Disk-shaped gong. : TAMTAM
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Having the nature of: Suffix. : IVE
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Former province of Spain. : LEON
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Queen ___ lace. : ANNES
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Generally. : ASARULE
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Region: Abbr. : TER
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What a doll says. : MAMA
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Due. : OWING
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Watch. : SENTRY
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Oriental café. : TEAHOUSE
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"The ___ Gerontius." : DREAMOF
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City of Brazil, on the Rio Negro. : MANAOS
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English physicist, pioneer in radar. : APPLETON
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Ready, as cash. : SPOT
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Debris. : DETRITUS
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Eastern ruler. : EMIR
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Solar disc. : ATEN
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Nickel or silver: Abbr. : ELEM
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Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Wise man of the East. : CASPAR
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Covering everything. : ALLOVER
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Pirate. : SEAROVER
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Golden calf. : IDOL
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Wakes. : AROUSES
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Spanish coin. : PESETA
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"___ Stranger." : NOTASA
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Describing certain horses. : GAITED
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Electrical unit. : AMPERE
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Chinese; silken. : SERIC
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One-___ (prejudiced). : SIDED
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Spike. : TINE
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River in Yorkshire. : AIRE
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Fond du ___. : LAC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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