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New York Times, Wednesday, June 14, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,352
Across
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Man of the cloth. : PRIEST
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Annoy. : PESTER
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Fried cake. : CRULLER
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Eschewed. : AVOIDED
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"Rhinoceros" playwright. : IONESCO
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Musing. : PENSIVE
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Part of TNT. : TRI
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Aquatint. : ETCHING
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Healthy. : FIT
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Pealed. : RANG
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Quire item. : SHEET
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Swallow or swan. : DIVE
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Fur. : OTTER
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Misjudge. : ERR
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Italian-type leaders. : DUCES
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Worshiper of whatever is new. : NEOLATER
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Scene of enchantment in "Dear Brutus." : FOREST
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Vocal votes. : AYES
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Jewish religious literature. : TORA
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Lucie Manette's admirer. : CARTON
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Quaked. : TREMBLED
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With full force. : AMAIN
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Aida's status. : SLAVE
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Gyrate. : SPIN
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Keeps away from. : SHUNS
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Old Testament people of Moab. : EMIM
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Scaffolding. : STAGING
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Peak near ancient Troy. : IDA
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Aeschylus' tragic hero. : ORESTES
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Headline family of 1934. : DIONNES
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Tenants. : RENTEES
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Worshiper or worshiping. : ADORANT
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Fastener of a sort. : STAPLE
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Set out. : DEPART
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Distribute by quota. : PRORATE
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Encounter. : RUNINTO
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___ du Diable. : ILE
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Besides. : ELSE
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Followings. : SECTS
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Metrical feet. : TROCHEES
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___- mâche. : PAPIER
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Part of a decathlon. : EVENT
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Psalm. : SONG
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It's "it's." : TIS
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Cathedral, for example. : EDIFICE
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Brings back into use. : REVIVES
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Candied rind of a fruit. : CITRON
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Dislike heartily. : DETEST
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Berliner's title. : HERR
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Glue ingredient. : GELATIN
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Far from fragile. : DURABLE
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Synthetic fabric. : RAYON
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Campus buildings: Colloq. : DORMS
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Honor card. : TEN
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Adversary. : FOE
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Island near the mouth of the Orinoco. : TRINIDAD
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Star in Gemini. : CASTOR
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Electrical units. : AMPERES
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Vesture. : RAIMENT
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Candidate for the rogues' gallery. : THUG
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In layers. : LAMINAR
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Plain. : EVIDENT
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Strip spars from a ship. : DEMAST
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Dance step. : CHASSE
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Crucible product. : STEEL
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Slyly sarcastic. : SNIDE
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Distance easily walked. : STEP
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Silly creature, à la Gelett Burgess. : GOOP
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Initials from 1933. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 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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