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New York Times, Monday, July 24, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,392

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Across
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African beast. : ZEBRA
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Entreats. : BEGS
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Primates. : APES
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Art work: Abbr. : ILLUS
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Pinnae. : EARS
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Kind of tide. : NEAP
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Choice objects. : PLUMS
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Type of 17 Across. : GREENGAGE
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Make sure. : SEE
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Tropical tree. : EBONY
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Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
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American poet. : BENET
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Directs. : STEERS
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Loud, as clothes. : SPORTY
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Is at hand. : WAITS
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Shade of gray. : IRON
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Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
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Men in O.D. : GIS
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"My love is ___ . . . " : LIKEAREDREDROSE
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Metric measures: Abbr. : KMS
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Flycatcher. : PEWEE
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"Winnie ___ Pu." : ILLE
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Kind. : CLASS
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Steps. : LADDER
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Like buhl work. : INLAID
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Verb form. : TENSE
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Ivory ___. : COAST
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Grove. : WOODS
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Slangy refusal. : NAW
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Hale and hearty. : INTHEPINK
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Resentful rage. : WRATH
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Pain. : ACHE
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White chip. : ANTE
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White-headed bird. : EAGLE
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Require. : NEED
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Colorless gas. : NEON
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German river. : RHEIN
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Whizzing sounds. : ZIPS
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Social registers. : BLUEBOOKS
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Card game. : RUM
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Concur. : ASSENT
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Generated. : BEGOT
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Merit. : EARN
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Color of a Franciscan's habit. : GREY
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Direction. : SSE
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Germanic tribesmen. : ANGLES
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American artist. : PEALE
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Fervent. : EAGER
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Sir Patrick ___, Scottish hero. : SPENS
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Gained. : NETTED
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Turkish ruler. : BEY
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White-tailed bird. : ERNE
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Kingly title. : SIRE
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Samite. : SILK
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Demure. : PRIM
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Goes paddling. : WADES
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Farmer's field. : ACRE
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Red-hot items. : NEWS
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Time of greatest achievement. : GOLDENAGE
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Wight, for one. : ISLE
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Seventh son. : SEER
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Light-colored granite. : APLITE
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"His sins were scarlet, but his books were ___." : READ
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Frees. : RIDS
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___ in on (made a profit from). : CASHED
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Took precedence. : LED
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Be sufficient for. : ANSWER
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Noun suffix. : ICIAN
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Present time. : NONCE
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Shaping machine. : LATHE
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Symbol. : TOKEN
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Shade of red. : WINE
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Preposition. : ONTO
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King in Norse myth. : ATLI
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As soon as. : WHEN
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Spider. : PAN
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Cheering word. : RAH

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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