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New York Times, Thursday, May 4, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,311
Across
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Raspberry or blackberry. : BRAMBLE
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Suits. : BECOMES
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Entertains. : REGALES
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Promote. : ELEVATE
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Unity. : ONENESS
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Swindler. : FLEECER
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Piece of earthenware. : STEIN
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Within: Comb. form. : ESO
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Those that are left. : REST
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School for army officers: Abbr. : OCS
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Angel in "Paradise Lost." : URIEL
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Acts the miser. : PINCHESPENNIES
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Medieval shields. : ECUS
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Letter. : TEE
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Faint lights. : GLEAMS
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Board member: Abbr. : DIR
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Trappers. : SNARERS
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Four-in-hand. : TIE
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Lodger of a sort. : INMATE
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Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
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Wing: Fr. : AILE
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Treats without clemency. : GIVESNOQUARTER
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Genus of geese. : ANSER
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___ off (delay). : PUT
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Mark. : SCAR
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Recipe measure. : TSP
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Kitchen device. : TIMER
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Abode. : HABITAT
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Baffling. : ELUSIVE
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Food expert. : EPICURE
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Derived from Latin. : ROMANIC
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Saturated. : STEEPED
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Subways. : TUNNELS
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Business abbreviation. : BROS
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Part of the overhead. : RENT
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Pulitzer prize novelist. : AGEE
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Cassava plants. : MANIOCS
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Quail. : BLENCH
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French article. : LES
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Latin "to be." : ESSE
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Ahead. : BEFORE
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Building wing. : ELL
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Letter. : CEE
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Cover. : OVERLIE
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Staff. : MACE
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Vous ___. : ETES
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Persons of higher rank. : SUPERIORS
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Immovability. : SETNESS
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Social unit with community of interests. : INGROUP
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Joins up: Abbr. : ENLS
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Foot: Comb. form. : PEDI
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Frosting. : ICING
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Famous Finnish track star. : NURMI
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Home of Proteus. : SEA
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___ up (consume something completely). : EATIT
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Look pleasant. : SMILE
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Nostradamus. : SEER
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Narrow: Comb. form. : STEN
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English title: Abbr. : ESQ
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Cupidity. : AVARICE
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Mechanic. : ARTISAN
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Gained. : NETTED
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Season. : AUTUMN
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"The Liner ___ a lady . . . " : SHES
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Navy man: Abbr. : CAPT
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Anne Nichols hero. : ABIE
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Forward. : PERT
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Eldorado. : MINE
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___ eye. : EVIL
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Platters, for short. : RECS
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Ram. : TUP
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Common verb. : ARE
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Mrs. Herbert Hoover. : LOU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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