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New York Times, Thursday, June 15, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,353
Across
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Buddhist monk. : LAMA
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Tots (up). : ADDS
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Abbreviation on a new gadget. : PATD
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Take down ___. : APEG
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Aviation stunts. : LOOPS
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The Tentmaker. : OMAR
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Brother of Abel. : SETH
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Winner take all. : SWEEPSTAKE
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"If this be ___ . . . " : TREASON
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Actress Ina and others. : CLAIRES
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Full of life. : SPRY
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Gifts for the 10th anniversary. : TINPANS
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Speakers' platforms. : ROSTRA
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Outfielder's specialty. : CATCH
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Swedish name for Turku. : ABO
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Bar of metal. : INGOT
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Recorded. : TAPED
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Feel sorrow for. : MOURN
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Gold, in Italy. : ORO
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Literary device. : IRONY
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Son of Eber, in Genesis. : PELEG
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Against the thing: Lat. : INREM
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Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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Hard-hearted. : STONY
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___ Carey's chickens. : MOTHER
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Red capital. : PEIPING
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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Place of rural peace and simplicity. : ARCADIA
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"Annie doesn't live here ___." : ANYMORE
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Gift for the 5th. : WOODENWARE
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Implore. : PRAY
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Basic Latin verb. : ESSE
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De Valera. : EAMON
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Byway. : LANE
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Out of play, as a croquet ball. : DEAD
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Famous name in football. : YOST
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Tips. : ENDS
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Conclusive. : LAST
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Copycat. : APER
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Allot. : METE
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Simply appalled. : AGHAST
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The defeated one. : ALSORAN
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Soft. : DOWNY
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John or Jane. : DOE
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Denizen of the grandstand. : SPECTATOR
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Captain of Pharaoh's guard. : POTIPHAR
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City in Iraq, on the Tigris. : AMARA
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Rented or leased. : TAKEN
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One kind of suit. : DRESS
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One kind of infinitive. : SPLIT
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Pretended piety. : SANCTIMONY
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Triple Crown time. : SPRINGTIDE
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Highway entrance or exit. : RAMP
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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A person. : SOUL
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Like Kansas in August. : CORNY
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How Carry Back won the Derby. : GOINGAWAY
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Elegant, in British slang. : POSH
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Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
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Cleaner's companion. : DYER
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Did more digging. : RESPADED
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Notable. : EMINENT
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Cat-___-tails. : ONINE
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Parthenon. : TEMPLE
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Scraped with the hoofs. : PAWED
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Twenty: Comb. form. : ICOSA
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Aegean gulf. : SAROS
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African port. : ORAN
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Gold-mining district of the Transvaal (with "the"). : RAND
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Recipients of much make-up nowadays. : EYES
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I love: Lat. : AMO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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