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New York Times, Friday, July 28, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,396
Across
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Humanitarian group. : SPCA
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Attempt: Colloq. : STAB
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Fictional elephant. : BABAR
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Collected. : COOL
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Man's nickname. : PETE
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Evolve. : EDUCE
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Mitigate. : ALLEVIATE
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German cake. : TORTE
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Wrong: Prefix. : MAL
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Wagner role. : ELSA
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Reddish. : SORREL
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Partiality. : PREDILECTION
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Leg. : SHANK
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Listen! : PST
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American pioneer. : SUTTER
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Breakfast food. : EGG
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
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Tested for size. : TRIEDON
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Menu items. : SEAFOOD
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Vehicle. : BUS
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Drop in for a visit. : STOPBY
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Play on words. : PUN
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Revolutionary assembly. : JUNTA
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Court. : WOO
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Embarrassment. : DISCOMFITURE
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Open. : PATENT
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Regan's father. : LEAR
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Teachers' group. : NEA
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With many. : AMONG
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Terminates. : CONCLUDES
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Hazard. : PERIL
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One. : UNIT
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Utmost. : BEST
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Emerged. : AROSE
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Ancient Chinese state. : TSAO
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March time of old. : IDES
Down
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Rascal. : SCAMP
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___ bear. : POLAR
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Set. : COLLECTION
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Ginger drink. : ALE
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Overflow. : SPILL
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Irks. : TEASES
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Envoy's aide. : ATTACHE
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Queen ___. : BEE
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Hied (oneself). : BETOOK
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Embellish. : ADORN
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Famous V. P. : BURR
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Dance. : REEL
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Hidden. : VEILED
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Scorches. : SINGES
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Rubber stamp. : DATER
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Labels. : TAGS
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Set forth. : PROPOUNDED
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Parvenu. : SNOB
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Small bird of West Indies. : TODY
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Block. : STOP
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Asian language. : URDU
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Hale. : ROBUST
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Stirring. : AFOOT
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___ Dimittis. : NUNC
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Spinning. : ATWIRL
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Plant runners. : STOLONS
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Ditty. : JINGLE
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N. Y. town. : AMENIA
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French saint. : DENIS
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De ___. : FACTO
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Pewee ___. : REESE
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Orients. : EASTS
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Family member. : PAPA
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Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
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Arena animal: Span. : TORO
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Divide. : CUT
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Where: Lat. : UBI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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