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New York Times, Monday, June 19, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { B F J X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,357
Across
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Discards. : SCRAPS
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Certain insignia. : STRIPES
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American golfer. : SARAZEN
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Performer in one of the arts. : PIANIST
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Vibrating effect, in music. : TREMOLO
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Existing in a high degree. : INTENSE
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City in Oklahoma. : ADA
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Truly: Archaic. : VERILY
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Square pillar. : PIER
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Small monkey. : TITI
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Healthy. : WELL
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Tablet. : STONE
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With few or no active properties. : INERT
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Metal runner. : SKATE
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Army man: Abbr. : NCO
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Junipers. : CEDARS
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Breakdowns of a sort. : ANALYSES
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Minnesota Twins, for one. : TEAM
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Large flightless bird. : EMEU
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Uttered a shrill cry. : SQUEAKED
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Put into a container. : ENCASE
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Trophy. : CUP
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Opinion. : TENET
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Brilliance of success. : ECLAT
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"Rhymes of Childhood" poet. : RILEY
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Mass. : HEAP
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Polish-born author (1880–1957). : ASCH
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Animal or plant structure: Abbr. : ANAT
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Fathers. : PADRES
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River in Brazil. : ICA
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No brain truster, he. : PINHEAD
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Historic meeting place, 1943. : TEHERAN
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Sanction. : ENDORSE
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Pilot. : AVIGATE
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Sitting. : SESSION
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Far away. : REMOTE
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Pilchard. : SARDINE
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Brought about. : CREATED
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Fordham symbol. : RAM
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N arm of the Black sea. : AZOV
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Part of Caroline Islands group: Var. : PELEW
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Nocturnal sounds. : SNORES
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Mystery writer, hard-boiled type. : SPILLANE
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Minute. : TINY
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Bandicoot. : RAT
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Unsuitable. : INEPT
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Wing feathers. : PINIONS
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Perfume. : ESSENCE
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Unvarying forms or patterns: Abbr. : STEREOS
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Inactive. : STATIC
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Each: Scot. : ILKA
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Enraged. : IRATE
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Moon goddess. : SELENE
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Part of NATO. : TREATY
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Docile. : TAME
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Behalf. : SAKE
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State flower of New Mexico. : YUCCA
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Sea fish yielding oil. : MENHADEN
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Sandpapers. : SCRAPES
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Bitter alkaloid. : QUININE
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Elevated regions. : UPLANDS
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Real estate instrument. : DEED
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Thread-thin bridge to Paradise, in Moslem tradition. : ALSIRAT
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Baglike. : SACCATE
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Odorless, gaseous chemical. : ETHANE
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Tribesman under Genghis Khan. : TARTAR
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Character of a people. : ETHOS
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Annoyance: Colloq. : PEEVE
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El ___. : PASO
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Piece used for filling in, as in masonry. : SHIM
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Son of Gad. : ERI
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Personality. : EGO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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