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New York Times, Tuesday, July 25, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across
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Kind of pudding. : SNOW
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Middle of the 4th century. : CCCL
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"Hansel and Gretel" role. : WITCH
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___ sapiens. : HOMO
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Asian mountain range. : ALAI
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Where Mt. Borah is. : IDAHO
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Prima donna. : STAR
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Unusually good. : RARE
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In music, the keynote. : TONIC
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Improvident. : HANDTOMOUTH
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Cartoonist's purchase. : INK
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Certain paintings. : OILS
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Eskimo boats. : UMIAKS
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On high. : ALOFT
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Gentlemen in Bonn. : HERREN
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Rock drillers, in mining. : MACHINEMEN
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Platter. : DISH
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Singing voice. : ALTO
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Run off. : ELOPE
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City in Kansas. : IOLA
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Highest point. : NOON
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Electric device. : ALTERNATOR
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Beginning. : OUTSET
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
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Where Burlington is. : IOWA
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Write. : PEN
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Fisherman's paradise. : TROUTSTREAM
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Class. : ORDER
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Indigo. : ANIL
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City near Lake Tahoe. : RENO
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Maine town. : ORONO
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Busy place. : HIVE
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Swan: Lat. : OLOR
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Got on. : FARED
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Consumer. : USER
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Popular comedian. : WYNN
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Curtain-raising sound effect. : SHSH
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"___ creature was stirring . . . " : NOTA
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Arab state. : OMAN
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Parole. : WORDOFHONOR
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Seasonal song. : CAROL
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Beach décor. : CLAMSHELLS
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Dear: Ital. : CARO
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Place or stead. : LIEU
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"Abide ___." : WITHME
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Phrase of assent. : IDO
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Arum plant. : TANIA
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Small cleft. : CHINK
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Rhine wines. : HOCKS
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S. A. monkey. : TITI
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Lathe operator. : TURNER
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Burning bush. : INDIANARROW
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"When ___ bites a dog . . . " : AMAN
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French composer. : LALO
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Eight: Prefix. : OCTO
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Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
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Tautological. : REPETITIVE
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More shipshape. : NEATER
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Coin receiver. : SLOT
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Rodent. : HARE
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Untraversed. : UNTROD
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Coined word meaning "hoax." : SPOOF
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___ cotta, brownish red. : TERRA
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Biblical place. : ENDOR
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Famous doctor. : OSLER
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Chief Hawaiian island. : OAHU
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Etats ___. : UNIS
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Wriggling. : EELY
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After a while. : ANON
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Dawn: Poet. : MORN
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Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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