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New York Times, Tuesday, July 18, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,386
Across
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Edna Ferber novel. : SOBIG
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Dairy product. : MILK
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
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Pax. : IRENE
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Joliet's discovery. : ERIE
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Underground missile pit. : SILO
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Pull no punches. : TALKTURKEY
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Swatch. : SNIP
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Relative of an annex. : ELL
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Trajectories. : ARCS
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Waterway. : SLUICE
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Brownish-yellow. : TAWNY
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Raged. : STORMED
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Dandy. : ADONIS
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Glistened. : SHONE
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Provide with a peruke. : BEWIG
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Weapon of a sort. : SLINGSHOT
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Herebefore. : ERE
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Collected bit by bit. : GLEANED
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Cassowary's cousin. : EMU
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Hulks. : DERELICTS
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Colophony. : ROSIN
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Sobriquet for a pitcher. : LEFTY
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Costumes. : HABITS
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Votes. : BALLOTS
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Videlicet. : TOWIT
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Comedienne May. : ELAINE
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Substantive. : NOUN
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Prayer. : AVE
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Trimming. : GIMP
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Firmly established. : DEEPROOTED
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Memorable occasions. : EVES
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Tree yielding a poison. : UPAS
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Overturn. : UPEND
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Only (as said to be). : MERE
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Cause for regret. : PITY
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___ bear. : TEDDY
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Place. : SITE
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Using speech. : ORAL
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Campanile. : BELLTOWER
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Product of nutgall. : INK
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Hurry up: Slang. : GETAWIGGLEON
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Land sakes! : MERCY
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Nettles. : IRKS
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Norwegian statesman. : LIE
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Famous movie cops. : KEYSTONE
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Guarantees. : ASSURES
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Drop. : MINIM
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One of Princess Anne's names. : ALICE
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Dreamed. : HOPED
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Samovars. : URNS
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Prolix. : LONGDRAWNOUT
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Climbs. : SHINS
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Retired. : ABED
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"___ Mable." : DERE
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Like shale. : SLATY
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Partitions: Abbr. : SECTS
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Demurred. : HESITATED
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Hogsheads. : TUNS
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Exultant. : LIFTEDUP
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Geometric curve. : ELLIPSE
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Broad sash. : OBI
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Appointed time. : HOUR
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Adorn. : BEGEM
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Wide-awake. : ALIVE
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Debussy piece, "The Sea." : LAMER
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H. B. Stowe character. : TOPSY
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Cleverly phrased or done. : NEAT
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Sell. : VEND
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Maelstrom. : EDDY
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Upon: Prefix. : EPI
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Cockney desire. : OPE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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