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New York Times, Saturday, May 20, 1961

43-Across : Aster's relative.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,327
Across
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Mater. : MAMA
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Region of Norway, Sweden and Russia. : LAPLAND
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Michigan city. : SAGINAW
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First name of a first lady. : ELEANOR
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"The Gift of ___." : THEMAGI
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Source of power. : TURBINE
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Fled. : RAN
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Porpoise. : DOLPHIN
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My: Fr. : MES
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Item in banking: Abbr. : INT
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Clothe. : ENDUE
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Mark of affection. : KISS
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The art of controversy. : POLEMICS
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Casualty: Fr. : BLESSE
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Views. : EYES
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Apprentice seamen in U. S. N.: Abbr. : SAS
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Tenant. : ROOMER
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Spectacular new U. S. supercarrier. : KITTYHAWK
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Eventually. : INTIME
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Cap named for a city. : FEZ
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___ the whole (in view of all the circumstances.). : UPON
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Aster's relative. : COSMOS
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Site of 1777 battle in upstate New York. : ORISKANY
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Repeat. : ECHO
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Novelist who won first Pulitzer prize, 1917. : POOLE
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Electrical unit. : REL
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Sum, esse, ___, futurus. : FUI
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Of an ancient city in Tuscany. : ARETINE
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Notwithstanding that: Var. : THO
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Long-time magazine editor. : LORIMER
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Chair part. : CUSHION
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Take precedence of. : OUTRANK
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Recipient of one of St. Paul's Epistles. : STTITUS
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Ancient monastic order. : ESSENES
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Breslau's river. : ODER
Down
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___ City, in Pennsylvania's anthracite belt. : MAHANOY
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"Oh Sleep! it is ___ thing ... " : AGENTLE
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Demure: Brit. dial. : MIM
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Garland, in poetry. : ANADEM
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Forgetfulness. : LETHE
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His: Fr. : ALUI
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Honey buzzard. : PERN
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Technical workroom: Colloq. : LAB
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Primitive form of religion. : ANIMISM
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Want of existence: Lat. : NONESSE
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Bureau. : DRESSER
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Part of a chevron. : STRIPE
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"Samson ___," Milton drama. : AGONISTES
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Broadway show. : WILDCAT
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Be noncommittal: Slang. : PUSSYFOOT
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River town in Mark Twain country. : KEOKUK
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Breed of work dog. : ESKIMO
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High-calorie import from South America. : BRAZILNUT
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Auto gear. : LOW
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___ pectore (from the bottom of the heart): Lat. : IMO
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Extravagant words or actions. : HEROICS
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Arctic phenomenon. : ICEFLOE
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Harmful. : NOCUOUS
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Sportswear. : TSHIRTS
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Having divisions. : PARTITE
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Sixty minutes. : ONEHOUR
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Hose. : NYLONS
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Looks after. : SEESTO
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Acts in jaunty manner. : PERKS
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"This was ___!" : AMAN
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M. Descartes. : RENE
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Anger. : IRE
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Concealed. : HID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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