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New York Times, Monday, July 10, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,378
Across
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Gourmet's concern. : SAVOR
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English watering place. : BATH
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Eight: Comb. form. : OCTA
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Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
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Concerning. : INRE
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Marketing organization, for short. : COOP
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Run ___ around. : RINGS
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Bunch of bananas. : STEM
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Shrewd. : CUTE
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Cote sound. : BLEAT
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Character in Mark Twain tale. : THEPAUPER
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Weather word. : SLEET
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Decorate. : DRESS
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Orange-red variety of chalcedony. : SARD
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Brass made to imitate gold. : ORMOLU
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Furnishes. : EQUIPS
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American cardinal. : SPELLMAN
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Wedge-shaped. : CUNEATE
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Gratify to repletion. : SATIATE
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Bearing tales. : TATTLING
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Old Testament book. : PSALMS
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Access. : ENTREE
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Vivid display, as of color. : RIOT
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Narrow groove. : STRIA
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Skins. : RINDS
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Unending. : CEASELESS
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Where 62 Across is. : ITALY
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Angle of twig and branch. : AXIL
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City noted for sparkling wine. : ASTI
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City NE of Cincinnati. : XENIA
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Prepared for use. : MADE
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Catalogue. : ROLL
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Attention-getting sound. : PSST
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Swiss abstract painter. : KLEE
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Move furtively. : SLINK
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Cousin of a Croat. : SERB
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East Indian dodder plant. : AMIL
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Morning glory. : VINE
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Girl's name meaning "holy." : OLGA
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Musical signs. : RESTS
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Dark-brown pigment. : BISTER
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Songs of praise. : ANTHEMS
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Vista from a fire tower. : TREETOPS
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Plant of the nettle family. : HEMP
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Come to pass. : OCCUR
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Type of car. : COUPE
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Carries: Colloq. : TOTES
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Unoriginal ones. : APERS
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Men or women. : ADULTS
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___ thought (completely absorbed). : LOSTIN
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A part. : SECT
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Bluish-green. : AQUA
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Unusually small animal. : RUNT
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Daily fare. : DIET
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Jumped. : LEAPED
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Chaffy scales of composite flowers. : PALEAE
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Ananias. : LIAR
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African country independent since June, 1960. : MALI
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Combining form meaning steam. : ATMO
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___-ce pas? : NEST
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Mezzanine floor. : ENTRESOL
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Cartilaginous part. : GRISTLE
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Store fodder. : ENSILE
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Rascal. : SCAMP
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Its motto is "Friendship." : TEXAS
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Sorties. : RAIDS
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Possible site for a lighthouse. : ISLET
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Cards. : SIXES
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Songbird. : LARK
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Shade of blue. : TEAL
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Member of the opposition. : ANTI
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Legal claim. : LIEN
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O'Neill's "Hairy Ape." : YANK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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