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New York Times, Tuesday, July 11, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,379
Across
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Precepts. : LAWS
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Stern-visaged. : GRIM
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Put out of humor: Colloq. : MIFF
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Taken ___ (disconcerted). : ABACK
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Fastidious. : NICE
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Leigh Hunt character. : ABOU
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Symbol of organized labor. : UNIONLABEL
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Do enough to deserve. : EARN
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Cadillac founded it. : DETROIT
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Flares up: Colloq. : SEESRED
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Income in France. : RENTE
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County in England. : KENT
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Of the: Fr. : DES
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Chinese tea. : CHA
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Figure of speech. : TROPE
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Emphatic. : LOUD
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Pressed. : FLATIRONED
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Jungfrau, for one. : ALP
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Kind of triangle. : SCALENE
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Work unit. : ERG
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Pessimist's cousin. : SPOILSPORT
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Not genuine: Colloq. : FAKE
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Shrub yielding a dye. : HENNA
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Sigmoid. : ESS
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Was inactive. : SAT
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Strip of stiffening material. : STAY
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Albacores. : TUNAS
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Kind of photo. : TINTYPE
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Boat race. : REGATTA
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Current craze of the younger set. : YOYO
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Hope. : ASPIRATION
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Clever stratagem. : COUP
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Coated with hoarfrost. : RIMED
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Surfeit. : SATE
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River into the Danube. : ENNS
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Onion: Lat. : CEPA
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Panegyrize. : LAUD
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Gen. Doubleday. : ABNER
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Served. : WAITEDUPON
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Disdained. : SCORNED
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Midge. : GNAT
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Josh. : RIB
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Subject of popular Currier & Ives print. : ICESKATERS
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Skirmish. : MELEE
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Kapellmeister. : MAESTRO
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Type of beam. : IBAR
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Van. : FORE
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Reserve supply. : FUND
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Clove hitch and loop. : KNOTS
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Be situated. : LIE
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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See: Colloq. : CLAPEYESON
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Nimbi. : HALOS
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Singly. : ONEATATIME
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Act jaunty. : PERK
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Verge. : EDGE
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Eye winker. : LASH
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Ancient wine flask. : OLPE
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French currency: Abbr. : FCS
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Bank item: Abbr. : INT
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Bluish-gray. : SLATY
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Set aside for the future. : INSTORE
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Overzealous one. : FANATIC
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Sweeten. : SUGAR
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Quickly. : APACE
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___ in die (thrice a day): Lat. : TER
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Veranda, in South Africa. : STOEP
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Nautical chains. : TYES
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Heartland of American agriculture. : IOWA
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Well-known veto word. : NYET
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Moves with speed: Colloq. : RIPS
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"With a Smile ___ Song." : ANDA
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A form of wit. : PUN

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