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New York Times, Thursday, July 20, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,388

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Across
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Major Barbara's creator. : SHAW
5
Soft palates. : VELA
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Parts of a jagged line. : ZAGS
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Lofty. : HIGH
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Theatre sign. : EXIT
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Street sign. : ARROW
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Gallimaufry. : OLIO
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Kind of parade. : TICKERTAPE
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Roborant. : TONIC
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Rowboat. : SKIFF
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Distinguished man. : DON
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Jumping. : SALTANT
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Emporium. : MART
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The basic facts. : ABC
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Controls. : REINS
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Relative of a hogan. : HUT
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Spanish dance. : SARABAND
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Nitric and citric. : ACIDS
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Gist. : THELONGANDSHORT
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Tremulous. : ASPEN
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Characters in a play. : PERSONAE
42
Hesitatory expressions. : ERS
43
Relative of a pannier. : CREEL
44
Rank above cpl. : SGT
45
Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
47
Walked over. : TRODDEN
49
In the manner of. : ALA
50
Hindu title. : SWAMI
51
Where Ile St. Louis is. : SEINE
55
Contents. : CAPACITIES
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Laboratory specialty. : XRAY
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Office worker. : STENO
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Sum, ___, fui. : ESSE
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Drive. : URGE
62
Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
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___ trap. : SETA
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Back talk. : SASS
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Any attempt or try. : SHOT
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Hawaiian port. : HILO
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Opposed: Dial. : AGIN
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"___ Sylvia?" : WHOIS
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Old hand. : VET
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Current. : EXISTING
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Slovenly performance of a task. : LICKANDAPROMISE
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Tommy ___. : ATKINS
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Holder for hot coffee cup, used in the Levant. : ZARF
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Skill. : ART
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Degrees. : GRADATIONS
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Deep sleep. : SOPOR
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Was sold at. : WENT
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Lizard. : EFT
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Duplicates. : CARBONS
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Gaunt. : LEAN
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A lot of: Span. : MUCHO
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Movie dog. : ASTA
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Scrooge-like remarks. : BAHS
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Party decoration. : CREPEPAPER
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Mix-ups on the diamond. : HASSLES
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On the qui vive. : ALERT
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Lag behind. : DRAG
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Printer's term. : STET
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Designating some of the have-nots. : NEEDIEST
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Book by Harriet Beecher Stowe. : DRED
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Cases. : CRATES
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Fighters in the Black Hawk War. : SACS
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Uppuff. : ELATE
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Double: Prefix. : TWI
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Link. : NEXUS
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Clansman. : SCOT
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Singer Petina. : IRRA
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Ponies. : NAGS
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Cheese holes. : EYES
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Collection of anecdotes. : ANA
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Home of the Skate. : SEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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