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New York Times, Tuesday, June 13, 1961

36-Down : Period of time.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,351
Across
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Modern beverage maker. : TEABAG
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Makes a new recording. : RETAPES
14
Mild expletive. : DOGGONE
15
Condiment. : OREGANO
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Housewife's chores. : ERRANDS
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Small pitcher. : CREAMER
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Mediterranean island. : CRETE
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Carfare. : TOKEN
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Golf club specialist. : PRO
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Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
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Adjusted to proper condition (with "up"). : TUNED
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Part of r.p.m.: Abbr. : REVS
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Measures of length: Abbr. : YDS
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Kitchen device. : CORER
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Caravansery. : SERAI
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___ perditae (lost arts): Lat. : ARTES
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Ancient serfs. : HELOTS
30
Describing baby foods. : PUREED
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Do an editorial job. : REVISE
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Payment of a sort. : RANSOM
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Ancient stringed instrument. : REBEC
35
Actor Welles. : ORSON
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Gov. Carvel's capital. : DOVER
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Cheering word. : RAH
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Solar disk. : ATEN
41
Odin, Thor, Tyr, etc. : AESIR
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Censor of ancient Rome. : CATO
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Man with a mike. : EMCEE
45
Vouchers. : CHITS
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Oberon's spouse. : TITANIA
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Response to a knock on the door. : WHOISIT
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Corrected, as a literary work. : EMENDED
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Breadwinners. : EARNERS
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Rudolph's claim to fame. : REDNOSE
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Did over. : REMADE
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Scorching. : TORRID
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Way out. : EGRESS
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Semiprecious stone. : AGATE
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Kind of 42 Down. : BONE
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In order to: Colloq. : AND
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Motioned. : GESTURED
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White House chair. : ROCKER
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Made a fluff. : ERRED
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Suffix on certain numbers. : TEEN
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Oriental ruler. : AGA
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Cold winds from the Andes. : PAMPEROS
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Deprive of strength. : ENERVATE
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Women's club. : SOROSIS
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Wooden duck, for one. : DECOY
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Certain persons or things. : ONES
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Tribal symbol. : TOTEM
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Antiquary. : RELIC
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Uncle of Oedipus. : CREON
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Cut off. : SEVER
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Pyromaniac's crime. : ARSON
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Writer of many familiar hymns. : HEBER
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Moonlighter's working hours. : PARTTIME
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Removed from office. : UNSEATED
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Type of newspaper man. : REVIEWER
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Covered pan. : ROASTER
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Emblem of England. : ROSE
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Period of time. : DECADE
37
Stirred up. : RAISED
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Raiment. : ATTIRE
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Innkeepers. : HOSTS
41
French friends. : AMIES
42
Dinnerware. : CHINA
44
Inner: Comb. form. : ENDO
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Bulblike underground stem. : CORM
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Massachusetts cape. : ANN
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Verb for Robert Burns. : HAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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