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New York Times, Saturday, May 6, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,313

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Across
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Pont du ___, ancient Roman aqueduct. : GARD
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Certain records. : DISKS
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Kind of iron: Abbr. : ELEC
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Willow. : ITEA
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Musical group. : OCTET
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Cogitate (with "over"). : MULL
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Cousin to a wallflower. : STAYATHOME
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Novel of 1816. : EMMA
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Reptile. : TURTLE
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Job of Horatio Alger hero. : PAPERBOY
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Museum specialty. : OILS
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Chapter. : LODGE
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Island under the Triborough Bridge. : RANDALLS
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___-well. : NEERDO
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Tracts. : AREAS
34
___ all. : ALLIN
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One, in Glasgow. : YIN
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Brawl. : FRAY
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Concerned with. : ABOUT
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Behindhand. : LATE
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Rocky hill. : TOR
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Insurer's concern. : ARSON
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Portuguese city. : PORTO
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"___ Way." : SWANNS
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"___ Adjustment." : PERIODOF
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Carols. : NOELS
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Finished: Slang. : SUNK
50
Pioneer missile. : REDSTONE
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___ noches (good night): Span. : BUENAS
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Stereo's neighbor. : HIFI
58
St. John Perse's award. : NOBELPRIZE
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Canyon. : GORGE
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Scent. : ODOR
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After corp. : SERG
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Lead ___ life. : ADOGS
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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The main point. : GIST
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Part of the 49th. : ATTU
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Bring up. : REAR
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From ___ (without thought of the future). : DAYTODAY
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"You don't say!" : DOTELL
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___ dien (I serve). : ICH
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Block. : STOP
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___ Ataturk. : KEMAL
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Hurry up! : STEPONIT
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Arise. : EMERGE
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Where to buy 2x4's. : LUMBERYARD
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Patron saint of sailors. : ELMO
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What some feet are made of. : CLAY
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Otherwise named. : ALIAS
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Ex-P. M. : EDEN
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Thick pieces. : SLABS
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Kon-Tiki and otheers. : RAFTS
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Directional sign. : ARROW
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Almost everywhere. : NEARANDFAR
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One-masted vessel. : SLOOP
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Likewise. : DITTO
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"___ these days . . . " : ONEOF
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Geometrical figures. : LUNES
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___, vita brevis. : ARSLONGA
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Spectator. : LOOKERON
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Dill seed: Obs. : ANET
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___ girl. : PINUP
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Part of a step. : NOSING
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Money in Moscow. : RUBLES
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Hair holder. : SNOOD
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Greek letters. : RHOS
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Island republic. : EIRE
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Brood of pheasants. : NIDE
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Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
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Antitoxins. : SERA
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Nog ingredient. : EGG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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