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New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,365
Across
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Glory in. : BOAST
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Quiet. : CALM
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Part of a canal. : LOCK
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Year, in France. : ANNEE
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Water: Span. : AGUA
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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One of Lear's daughters. : REGAN
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Silly conceit or vanity. : COXCOMBRY
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Vesture. : DRESS
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Color. : HUE
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Malice. : SPITE
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Long for. : COVET
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Heads: Fr. : TETES
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Big game caravan. : SAFARI
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Something set in. : INSET
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Tie adornment. : CLIP
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Woman of extraordinary beauty. : VISION
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Neckwear. : BOA
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Declared without proof. : ALLEGED
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Crotchety old fellows. : CODGERS
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Valuable crop. : RYE
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What "hendeca" means. : ELEVEN
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Long and slender. : LANK
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Division of a bowling game. : FRAME
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Eats away. : ERODES
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Pluck idly on the strings. : STRUM
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More excellent. : RARER
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Plowed land, in Spanish America. : ARADA
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106. : CVI
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Greek letter. : SIGMA
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___ Wilson, Mark Twain hero. : PUDDNHEAD
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Song. : CAROL
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Object of devotion. : IDOL
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Rose's spouse. : ABIE
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Become one. : UNITE
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C. B. S. unit of force. : DYNE
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Days: Poet. : SUNS
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Famous name in literature. : EAPOE
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Ancient Celtic poet. : BARD
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Unique person or thing: Slang. : ONER
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Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
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Picture of a sort. : SEASCAPE
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Muscle that stretches. : TENSOR
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Place for hiding anything. : CACHE
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Relatives of guinea pigs. : AGOUTIS
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De ___ (sumptuous). : LUXE
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Son of, in certain names. : MAC
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Clinging shellfish. : LIMPET
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Path of a satellite. : ORBIT
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Menu. : CARTE
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Popular American novelist. : KEYES
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Seaport of Belgium. : OSTEND
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___ reine! (long live the queen): Fr. : VIVELA
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Mark. : SCAR
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Accomplice. : ALLY
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Companion of rank. : FILE
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Resort on Côte d'Azur. : NICE
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Native of Oklahoma. : SOONER
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Drop or bubble. : BEAD
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Bids. : ASKS
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Language. : GERMAN
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Spenser's "Faerie Queene." : GLORIANA
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Fragrant plant. : VERVAIN
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Confuse. : FUDDLE
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Deliver. : RESCUE
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Flavorsome. : SAPID
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : TRUDY
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Radium emanation. : RADON
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Staff officers. : AIDES
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Island of the Philippines. : CEBU
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Handshake of a sort. : GRIP
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Marquand's sleuth. : MOTO
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Is affected by. : HAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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