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New York Times, Friday, July 21, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Across
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Trumpet. : BLAST
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First name in films. : ALEC
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Pause-filling sound. : AHEM
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Letter of the alphabet. : AITCH
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Where Cuzco is. : PERU
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Comic animal. : POGO
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River of Hades. : LETHE
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River through Munich. : ISAR
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Units of light intensity. : PYRS
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Chaperons. : DUENNAS
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Relatives of lycées. : ECOLES
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Spanish ___. : MAIN
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Kind of show. : VARIETY
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Shelters. : HAVENS
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Late apartheid advocate of U. S. A. : MALAN
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"___ in the hand . . . " : ABIRD
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Play by Lindsay and Crouse. : TALLSTORY
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Conducted. : LED
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Sully. : TARNISH
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Day, in Spain. : DIA
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Designating good eggs. : FRESHLAID
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Dress up. : PRINK
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Ancient capital of Macedonia. : PELLA
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Crotchety ones: Colloq. : CRANKS
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Symbol of exile. : SIBERIA
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Enjoyable. : GOOD
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Of tweed, serge, etc. : WOOLEN
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Eager desire. : LONGING
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Object of ardent admiration. : IDOL
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Full of wonder. : AWED
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Showers. : RAINS
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Departed. : GONE
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Speech: Comb. form. : LOGO
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Up, in baseball. : ATBAT
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Coaster. : SLED
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Bewildered. : LOST
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Perle of Washington. : MESTA
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French dance. : BAL
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Told stories. : LIED
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Island in N. Pacific. : ATTU
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Man of intrigue. : SCHEMER
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On the spot. : THENANDTHERE
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Of bees. : APIAN
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Fewer. : LESS
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Period. : ERA
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Panaceas. : CUREALLS
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Ordain. : APPOINT
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Rule book of card games. : HOYLE
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Plumed bird. : EGRET
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Describing a rock garden. : MOSSY
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Yugoslav city. : NIS
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Intensified production effort. : CRASHPROGRAM
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Lawful. : VALID
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To some extent: Colloq. : HALF
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But: Ger. : ABER
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Refer to: Lat. : VIDE
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Excessive enthusiasm. : MANIA
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Part of a refrain. : TRALA
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Thor's father. : ODIN
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Sports center. : RINK
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Tibetan fauna. : YAKS
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As a whole. : ALLINALL
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Signified. : SPELLED
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Diffuse. : RADIATE
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Peruse. : CON
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Gulps down. : SWIGS
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Chemical used in antiseptics. : IODOL
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Famous frontiersman. : BOONE
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Beckett character. : GODOT
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Supports. : LEGS
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Sharp prongs. : NIBS
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Insect. : GNAT
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Court. : WOO
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Terminal: Abbr. : STA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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