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New York Times, Wednesday, July 12, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,380
Across
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Signal from space. : BEEP
5
Portion of time. : SPAN
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Infield fly, in baseball. : POPUP
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Architectural pier. : ANTA
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Three Kings of Cologne. : MAGI
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Unescorted. : ALONE
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Steep cliff. : SCAR
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Female garb, in Kiplingese. : ARAG
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Sixth ___. : SENSE
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Put in order. : SETTORIGHTS
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Far: Comb. form. : TEL
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Cheetahs. : CATS
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Chinaware. : TEASETS
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Unit for measuring food value. : CALORY
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Grown-up. : OFAGE
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Peak in the Presidential Range. : ADAMS
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Pork dish. : SPARERIBS
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Part of the weather report: Abbr. : TEMP
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City in Florida. : OCALA
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Farewell: Lat. : VALE
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Everybody. : ONEANDALL
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Initiated. : BEGUN
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Lights. : NEONS
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Kayaks. : CANOES
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Remain permanently. : STAYPUT
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___ pieces (fall apart). : GOTO
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Bushy clump. : TOD
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State of being pulverized. : TRITURATION
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Historic region of France. : ANJOU
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Mother Machree's land. : ERIN
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56 Across, for one. : ISLE
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Panama Canal lake. : GATUN
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___ of beef. : SIDE
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Room of a sort. : CELL
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O. W. Holmes heroine. : ELSIE
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___ the mark. : TOED
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Time periods. : ERAS
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Singer. : BASS
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Stop associating (with). : PARTCOMPANY
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Would-be wit: Slang. : SMARTY
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Romeo's rival. : PARIS
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King slain by Samuel. : AGAG
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Dusk. : NIGHTFALL
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Musical strain. : PASSAGE
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Spanish cheer. : OLE
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___ Vecchio, Florence. : PONTE
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Designating certain gems. : UNSET
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Decorticates. : PEELS
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Sculls. : OARS
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"___ passion to tatters . . . "—Hamlet. : TEARA
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Declare one's intentions. : SERVENOTICE
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Roman consul. : CATO
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Port of the Near East. : ADEN
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Metallic cloth. : LAME
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Colorful stones. : OPALS
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Least abundant. : SCANTIEST
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Husband of Emilia. : IAGO
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Adjective for Monday. : BLUE
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Legislators: Abbr. : SENS
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Perfume, in Britain. : ODOUR
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Planet. : NEPTUNE
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Philippine child. : BATA
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Cured in brine. : CORNED
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Proscenium. : STAGE
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Of sound. : TONAL
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Military officers: Abbr. : ADJTS
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Cicerone. : GUIDE
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Triumvirate. : TRIO
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River into the Elbe. : ISER
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Spanish stew. : OLLA
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Gubernatorial nickname. : NELS
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Relative of "si." : OUI

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

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