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New York Times, Tuesday, May 2, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { F G J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
David Steinberg notes:

Original clue for 5-Down had "Soliders"; corrected this to "Soldiers."

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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,309
Across
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Intuitive feeling: Colloq. : HUNCH
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Golf hazard. : TRAP
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Word of honor. : PAROLE
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Begins. : ARISES
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Enlarges. : DILATES
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Deplores. : LAMENTS
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Trees. : ASPENS
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Relative of Mme. : SRA
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Account. : TAB
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Household appliances. : DRIERS
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Suffix meaning "condition." : TION
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Musical study. : ETUDE
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Vegetable. : ARTICHOKE
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Uncommunicative. : RETICENT
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Worker. : EARNER
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Folds. : PENS
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Preposition. : INTO
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Common phrase of admonition. : STOPIT
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Was present. : ATTENDED
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Grasp mentally. : PENETRATE
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Long and slender. : REEDY
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Unique sort of person: Slang. : ONER
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Special editions. : EXTRAS
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Ladder. : RUN
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Relative of Mac, Bud, etc. : DOC
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Oriental salutation. : SALAAM
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Disney characters. : MICE
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Anchoret. : EREMITE
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Long-drawn speeches. : TIRADES
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Springes. : SNARES
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Hardened. : ENURED
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Equaled. : TIED
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Aims at. : SEEKS
Down
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Large food fish. : HALIBUT
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Eurasian river. : URAL
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Negative. : NOT
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Understandable. : CLEAR
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Soldiers in the Revolutionary War. : HESSIANS
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Fleeting. : TRANSIENT
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Flanges. : RIMS
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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Boarding house, in France. : PENSION
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Publish (a book) in violation of copyright. : PIRATE
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Wide awake. : ALERT
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Member of the crew. : STROKE
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Office stamp. : DATER
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More lucid. : SANER
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Saucy. : PERT
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Misleading tactics. : DECEIT
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Sovereignty. : THRONE
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Star formation. : DIPPER
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Prepares and serves food. : CATERS
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Implored. : ENTREATED
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Utters again. : ITERATES
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Fine china. : SPODE
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Chorus section. : TENORS
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Minimum parking cost. : ONECENT
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Mocks. : DERIDES
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Drew out. : EDUCED
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Units in the C. G. S. system. : DYNES
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Spindles. : AXLES
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Ammonia derivative. : AMINE
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Masculine title. : SIRE
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Grade. : MARK
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Avril's follower. : MAI
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Meadow ___, plant of the crowfoot family. : RUE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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