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New York Times, Monday, June 26, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,364
Across
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Hit and rebound. : CAROM
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___ lazuli, azure-blue stone. : LAPIS
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Roman poet, 68–5 B.C. : HORACE
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Lettuce. : ROMAINE
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Minnehaha. : INDIAN
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Printings. : EDITIONS
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Legal claim. : LIEN
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Consecrate. : DEVOTE
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See 33 Down. : RTE
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Fabric of a fine weave. : LENO
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Lighthearted. : AIRY
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"The Bell of ___." : ATRI
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Wander from line of march. : STRAGGLE
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King ___ Boru. : BRIAN
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Entangle. : SNARE
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : FANNIE
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Jungle knife. : MACHETE
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Abdicates. : RESIGNS
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Actress May. : ELAINE
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Crystalline acid. : BORIC
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Dishearten. : DAUNT
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Shorten by cutting. : TRUNCATE
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Fortress ditch. : MOAT
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Body of water. : POND
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Newspapers, magazines, etc. : COPIES
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___ citato. : LOCO
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Toothed, as a leaf. : SERRATED
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Turn the ___ (subject to extreme pressure): Slang. : HEATON
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Telephone users. : DIALERS
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Landholders. : OWNERS
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Gives forth. : EMITS
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Raison ___. : DETRE
Down
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Small fur animals. : CONIES
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Fervid. : ARDENT
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In any weather. : RAINORSHINE
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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Darn. : MEND
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Site of cascade in Southey poem. : LODORE
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Friendship. : AMITY
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Top of the head. : PATE
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Number after some names. : III
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Laughing boisterously: Colloq. : SNORTING
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Butte. : HILL
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Use abusive language. : REVILE
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Go aboard an express. : ENTRAIN
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Fish nets. : SEINES
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Abrupt rise of estuary tide. : EAGRE
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Herb with healing power. : ARNICAPLANT
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Concerning. : ANENT
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Means of access. : GATE
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Fundamental. : BASIC
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Woodland plant. : FERN
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Belonging to a Greek sorceress. : MEDEAS
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In a panic. : ALARMED
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Chit-chat. : CAUSERIE
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The usual road. : ROUTE
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Hair-do. : BRAIDS
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Barflies. : TOPERS
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Horn blower. : TOOTER
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Addition to a musical program. : ENCORE
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Sacred song. : MOTET
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Distinguished men. : DONS
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City in Colombia. : CALI
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Booted. : SHOD
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Zodiac sign. : RAM
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___ lamb. : EWE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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