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New York Times, Thursday, June 22, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,360
Across
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Brusque. : CURT
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Concerning. : ASTO
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___ of roses, bluish-red color. : ASHES
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Leigh Hunt hero. : ABOU
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Ballet maneuver. : SPIN
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Short-sleeved bodice worn by Indian women. : CHOLI
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Reserves. : SETSASIDE
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Victor Herbert played it. : CELLO
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Austrian peer. : ARCHDUKE
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Monarchy of Western Asia. : JORDAN
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Far from ferocious. : TAME
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Trunk fasteners. : HASPS
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Sanctuary. : REFUGE
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Squid's arm. : TENTACLE
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Cordial flavoring. : ANISE
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Soho attractions. : CAFES
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Dory item. : OAR
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Humbug. : BOSH
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Fragments. : PARTS
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Sound of feline felicity. : PURR
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Alas! : ACH
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Man's name, akin to King. : LEROY
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Bilko. : SARGE
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H-Hour expression. : THISISIT
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Soda fountain specialty. : MALTED
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Rich man. : NABOB
43
Tranquillity. : CALM
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Acts as a guide: Colloq. : FUGLES
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Short prayers. : COLLECTS
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First word of "The Waste Land." : APRIL
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Symbol of Vermont. : MAPLETREE
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___ side (out of reach). : TOONE
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Basilica area. : APSE
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Cattail. : TULE
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Over. : ENDED
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Chard. : BEET
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Draft animals. : OXEN
Down
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Italian's house. : CASA
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Over: Ger. : UBER
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Army reserve group. : ROTC
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Words of disdain. : TUSHTUSH
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Take for granted. : ASSUME
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Frustrate, as a scheme. : SPIKE
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Coastal angler's concern. : TIDE
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Man and wife. : ONE
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Speaks first to. : ACCOSTS
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Tibetan mountain dweller. : SHERPA
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Sits, as a judge. : HOLDSCOURT
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She: Span. : ELLA
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A name for Mount Hermon. : SION
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Piece of homely wisdom. : ADAGE
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Namesakes of Mrs. Rochester. : JANES
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Weighty. : HEFTY
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Capital of Morocco. : RABAT
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Tennyson hero. : ENOCH
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Sports shop purchase. : FISHINGROD
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Old playing card. : TAROT
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Comprehensive. : LARGE
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Made a faux pas. : ERRED
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Indian for whom a sea is named. : CARIB
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Peon's pay. : PESOS
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Symbol of South Carolina. : PALMETTO
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Defamed. : LIBELED
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Chateau room. : SALLE
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Salty. : SALINE
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Polo stick. : MALLET
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Thicket. : COPSE
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Destiny. : FATE
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Atop. : UPON
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Inverness is one. : CAPE
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Decisive point. : CRUX
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Part of TV. : TELE
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"Nobody know the trouble I've ___ . . . " : SEEN
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"She is the fairies' midwife." : MAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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