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New York Times, Wednesday, July 19, 1961

8-Across : Billiard miscue.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,387
Across
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Generally. : ASARULE
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Billiard miscue. : SCRATCH
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Different. : SEVERAL
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19th cen. naturalist and author. : THOREAU
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Religious solitary. : EREMITE
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"Turn the ___ out!" (political slogan of 1871). : RASCALS
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Metal fastener. : PIN
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Military areas. : SECTORS
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Black-headed sea gull. : COB
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Medieval narrative. : SAGA
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Conduce. : TEND
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Belem. : PARA
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Uttering repeatedly. : ITERATING
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Bird related to the canary. : SERIN
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Dregs. : SEDIMENT
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Hesitated. : HALTED
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Shrill sound: Slang. : ZING
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Taste: Fr. : GOUT
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Over. : ACROSS
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Fell over rocks, as water. : CASCADED
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Blessings. : BOONS
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Links group. : THREESOME
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Painter Bonheur. : ROSA
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Israeli Foreign Minister. : MEIR
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Surpasses. : TOPS
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Bat first. : LEADOFF
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Short-napped fabric. : RAS
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Branch of nuclear physics. : ATOMICS
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Lever. : TREADLE
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Hamlet's last word. : SILENCE
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Before. : EARLIER
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Chemical used by riot squads. : TEARGAS
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Most impenetrable. : DENSEST
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Hospital technique. : ASEPSIS
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Occurring in sequence. : SERIATE
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Exacted punishment for. : AVENGED
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In ___, legal phrase. : REM
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Author of "Mila 18." : URIS
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Recently. : LATE
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Determining in favor of. : ELECTING
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Durable. : STRONG
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Variety of beet. : CHARD
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___ and Cromarty, Scottish county. : ROSS
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Luminous light between electrodes. : ARC
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Serving table. : TEACART
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Unit for measuring heat. : CALORIE
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Manage economically. : HUSBAND
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Encamp. : TENT
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Where Roosevelt Dam is. : ARIZONA
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Ancient Greek soldier. : PELTAST
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Incorrectly. : AMISS
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"Sawbucks." : TENS
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Food accompaniment. : SAUCE
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Flexible tube. : HOSE
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Throttled. : GARROTED
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Side by side. : ABREAST
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Arrowroot plant of Florida. : COONTIE
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Symptom of German measles. : ROSEOLA
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Scolded. : CHID
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Well-known proverb. : DOORDIE
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Fixes on something pointed. : EMPALES
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Sweet. : DESSERT
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Tantalizes. : TEASES
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Birthplace of Mohammed. : MECCA
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Elongated food fish. : LING
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From: Scot. : FRAE
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House plant. : FERN
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Mal de ___. : MER
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Than: Ger. : ALS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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