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New York Times, Thursday, May 18, 1961

26-Across : "The captains and the kings."

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,325
Across
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Prayers. : AVES
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Famous American family. : ADAMS
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Icelandic poems. : EDDA
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River of Siberia. : LENA
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Term in printing. : RUNIN
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Abound. : TEEM
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___ to stand on. : ALEG
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Great name in literature. : DANTE
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Fictional dog. : ASTA
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Silent. : MUM
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Not on time. : BELATED
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These: Fr. : CES
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Prayer. : ORISON
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"The captains and the kings." : RULERS
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Oceans. : DEEPS
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Diminutive suffixes. : ETS
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Mountain chain. : RANGE
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Possibly lost. : UNREPORTED
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Latin neighbor. : COSTARICA
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Scene of the historic "airlift." : WESTBERLIN
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Apportion (with "out"). : METE
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Accustom. : ENURE
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Penn ___, New York village. : YAN
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Secondary. : MINOR
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Estimate the value of. : ASSESS
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Merrymaking. : FIESTA
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Male sheep. : TUP
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Unending. : ETERNAL
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___ Vegas. : LAS
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Moves speedily. : HIES
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Mighty Hunter of the Skies. : ORION
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Old Eli. : YALE
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Practice an art. : ETCH
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___ Vecchio. : PONTE
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Repeatedly. : EVER
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Network: Anat. : RETE
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Refreshments. : SODAS
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Becomes united. : WEDS
Down
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Menu term. : ALAMODE
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Plush pads for brushing silk hats. : VELURES
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Adversaries. : ENEMIES
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Droop. : SAG
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Shakespearean setting. : ARDEN
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Twofold. : DUAL
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Coin of India. : ANNA
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Glove. : MITT
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Show contempt. : SNEER
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Relative of epsilon. : ETA
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Lineage. : DESCENT
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Cleanse. : DETERGE
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Piled up. : AMASSED
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Cattle genus. : BOS
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Breed of hogs. : DUROC
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Phantom, in Britain. : SPECTRE
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Fort of frontier days. : LARAMIE
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Ledger item. : ENTRY
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Musical syllables. : TRALA
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Finch. : SERIN
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Worth. : USE
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Fastener. : PIN
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Portly. : OBESE
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Concern of the meteorologist. : WEATHER
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Following one another in order. : ENSUITE
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Whodunit character. : SUSPECT
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Reduce to bondage. : ENSLAVE
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Added up. : TOTALED
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Item of office supplies. : ERASERS
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Wire measure. : MIL
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Punctuation marks. : STOPS
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Temples: Poet. : FANES
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Slangy suffix. : EROO
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Marmalade ingredient. : RIND
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Part of N. B. : NOTA
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Evergreen. : YEW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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