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New York Times, Friday, May 19, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,326
Across
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Harsh sound. : CLANG
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In its present condition. : ASIS
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Deride: Slang. : RAZZ
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___ probe. : LUNAR
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Bathing place in Venice. : LIDO
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Sequel to "Typee." : OMOO
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Name in annals of Revolutionary War. : ANDRE
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Lively shuffling dance. : BREAKDOWN
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Raison ___. : DETRE
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Scene of battle, Sept. 10, 1813. : LAKEERIE
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"I ___ Be Happy." : WANTTO
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Short letters. : NOTES
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Direction to printer. : STET
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___ bread. : RAISIN
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
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Refuse to hear. : IGNORE
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Baseball term. : FLY
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Under standard price. : CUTRATE
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In law, to discontinue. : NOLPROS
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Essential person or thing. : KEY
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Sugarplum. : BONBON
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Douglas Hyde's land. : EIRE
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Continue. : ENDURE
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Rend in twain. : TEAR
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Massachusetts town near Fitchburg. : ATHOL
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Cultivated. : FARMED
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Stop. : LEAVEOFF
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Chief: Prefix. : ARCHI
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Provides space for. : MAKESROOM
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Peninsular country. : SPAIN
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Consumer. : USER
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Coppermine town near Caracas. : AROA
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"For both our ___." : SAKES
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Exploit or deed. : GEST
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Impart. : LEND
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January in 60 Across. : ENERO
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Wearing. : CLAD
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Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
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"Four ___ blackbirds ... " : ANDTWENTY
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Raconteur's relative. : NARRATOR
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Part of a golf course. : GREEN
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Churchly vesture. : ALB
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Cut of beef. : SIRLOIN
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Concept. : IDEA
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Saturate. : SOAK
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One kind of horse show. : RODEO
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Spiritless: Archaic. : AMORT
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Slangy exclamation. : ZOWIE
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Divisions of the earth's surface. : ZONES
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Shelter of a sort. : KENNEL
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Salamander. : TRITON
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Last part. : TAGEND
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Plunder. : SACK
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Rightful. : TRUE
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State in NW Mexico. : SONORA
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Laundry appliance. : IRONER
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Doughnut. : FRIEDCAKE
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Girl's name. : LORA
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River to the North Sea. : YSER
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White poplars. : ABELES
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Mary Martin's hit role. : PETERPAN
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Merry-andrew. : BUFFOON
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Biblical tree, probably sandalwood. : ALMUG
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Harass. : TEASE
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Sea fishes of cod family. : HAKES
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Open. : OVERT
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Billiards stroke. : MASSE
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Not written. : ORAL
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Situated in front. : FORE
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Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
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___ far as (to the extent that). : INSO
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Foolish and rash. : MAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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