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New York Times, Saturday, June 3, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,341

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Across
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Unit of power, in physics. : WATT
5
Counterfeit. : SHAM
9
Projecting rock. : CRAG
13
Great Lakes port. : ERIE
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Asphalted. : PAVED
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People. : RACE
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Deck post: Naut. : BITT
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Irregular. : EROSE
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Ancient kingdom S of the Dead Sea. : EDOM
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Mennen Williams' concern. : AFRICANAFFAIRS
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Desert area. : OASIS
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Sea of southern California. : SALTON
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Shake up. : JAR
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Throng. : MASS
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Fourth year of Trojan's reign. : CII
30
Poetic verb form. : ART
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Insincerity. : LIPSERVICE
36
Supermarket purchases. : MEATS
39
Profit. : NET
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General meaning. : TENOR
41
Swim item. : BATHINGCAP
44
Exhaust. : FAG
45
Spanish cheer. : OLE
46
Activity. : STIR
48
Outside: Prefix. : EXO
49
Constitutional. : STROLL
52
Eastern ruler. : EMEER
54
Irene Dunne and others. : AMBASSADRESSES
57
Dear: Ger. : LIEB
58
"___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
59
Handle. : KNOB
61
Slanting type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Egyptian. : NILOT
63
Beige color. : ECRU
64
Plaintive cry. : AHME
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Captain of the Nautilus. : NEMO
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Foretell (the future). : READ
Down
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Entanglement. : WEB
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Solo number. : ARIA
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Retaliation in kind. : TITFORTAT
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Relative of penta-. : TETRA
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Extraordinary. : SPECIAL
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Wearying by importunities. : HARASSING
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Bristol's river. : AVON
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Western scenery. : MESAS
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Productive (of). : CREATIVE
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The networks. : RADIO
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Tree fruit. : ACORN
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Briolettes. : GEMS
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Spoil the appearance of. : DEFACE
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Belief. : ISM
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Coquet. : FLIRT
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Door frame. : JAMB
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Bay ___ of San Francisco. : AREA
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Eyeglasses, for short. : SPECS
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Place for a bon voyage party. : STATEROOM
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Deduction. : INFERENCE
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Persuade. : COAX
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Hence. : ERGO
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Air Force missile. : THORABLE
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Farm structures. : SILOS
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Gubernatorial first name. : NELSON
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Allspice. : PIMENTO
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Phone book abbreviation. : RES
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Women's college. : SMITH
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Steel bar. : TBEAM
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Dialect spoken in the Tyrol. : LADIN
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Glacial ridge. : ESKER
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Cancel, in printing. : DELE
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Wading bird. : SORA
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Sprout. : BUD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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