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New York Times, Friday, June 23, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,361
Across
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Hunting horn. : BUGLE
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Fractional currency. : SCRIP
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Brightest star in Gemini. : POLLUX
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Bordeaux wine. : CLARET
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Old-fashioned photo. : TINTYPE
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One of the missiles. : REGULUS
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Soldier of 1862: Colloq. : REB
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Historic city of Asia Minor. : NICAEA
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Tall farm structure. : SILO
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Winged figure in art. : AMOR
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Number: Fr. : NUMERO
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Mortarboard. : CAP
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Waterway. : CANAL
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Product from cassiterite. : TIN
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Grand. : PIANO
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Caught in a web. : ENSNARED
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Subject for pulpit eloquence. : SINNER
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Highway intersection. : CROSSROAD
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Court star Gibson. : ALTHEA
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Warlike Indians of the early West. : HOSTILES
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East Indian violin. : SAROD
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British colony and fortress: Abbr. : GIB
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Headless, in heraldry. : ETETE
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Prompter's reminder. : CUE
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Rowboat's thole. : OARPIN
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Old-time oath. : EGAD
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Parisian air field. : ORLY
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Hollywood name. : DISNEY
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Siamang. : APE
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Israel's largest city. : TELAVIV
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Sign of the Atomic Age. : SHELTER
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Measure of printed matter. : LINAGE
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Speaks from the "soapbox." : ORATES
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Form of trapshooting. : SKEET
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Sister Kenny. : NURSE
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Colorful candy. : BONBONS
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In the preceding month: Abbr. : ULT
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Author of "Three Weeks." : GLYN
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Leblanc's sleuth. : LUPIN
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Carries out. : EXECUTES
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Partition, of a sort. : SCREEN
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Weather forecast. : CLEAR
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Duster. : RAG
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Beggar struck by Ulysses. : IRUS
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Bird with a large bill. : PELICAN
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Vendor of nursery rhyme. : PIEMAN
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New Orleans university. : TULANE
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Copy in outline. : TRACE
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Comalike sleep. : SOPOR
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In a certain area, nautically speaking. : AMIDSHIPS
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Farm of a sort. : RANCHO
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Strong sedative. : OPIATE
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Texas border city. : LAREDO
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Compose. : INDITE
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Cuban spokesman at the U. N. : ROA
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Distress signal. : SOS
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Famous Jack. : ROBINSON
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English race track. : ASCOT
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Crown of victory. : LAUREL
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Vine-covered bower. : TRELLIS
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Heir. : LEGATEE
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Public storehouses, from the French. : ETAPES
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Feast of the Passover. : SEDER
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Green monkey. : GRIVET
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Verona's river. : ADIGE
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VIP in Asia. : NEHRU
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G. I. abroad. : YANK
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Twelvemonth. : YEAR
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___ victus (woe to the conquered): Lat. : VAE
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Army officers: Abbr. : LTS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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