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New York Times, Monday, July 31, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,399

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Reddish yellow. : SAND
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Unit of illumination. : PHOT
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Fall flowers: Colloq. : MUMS
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Island near Formosa. : AMOY
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Lassoed. : ROPED
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Once more. : ANEW
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Shrubby plant. : FERN
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U. S. aircraft carrier. : ENTERPRISE
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All together. : ENMASSE
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Tennyson heroine. : MARIANA
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Sojourn. : STAY
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Welcoming one. : MEETER
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Partner of bobtail. : RAGTAG
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Exult. : BOAST
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Wigwam. : TEPEE
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Articles. : ITEMS
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Plow sole. : SLADE
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Ship's crane. : DAVIT
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Seraglio. : HAREM
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Poet Rainer. : RILKE
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Direction. : ENE
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Embankment. : LEVEE
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Snare. : ENTRAP
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Gasoline additive. : OCTANE
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Portion (out). : METE
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Conspirator. : PLOTTER
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Made safe. : ENSURED
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Part of space. : IONOSPHERE
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State: Abbr. : COLO
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Exerciser. : USER
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Spanish title. : SENOR
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Send forth. : EMIT
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Jumble. : MESS
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A long time. : AGES
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Tear down. : RAZE
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On base. : SAFE
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Verily. : AMEN
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Standard. : NORM
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Ruler. : DYNAST
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Foretell. : PRESAGE
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Sweet. : HONEY
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Choose. : OPT
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Abound. : TEEM
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Operetta heroine. : MARIETTA
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Eastern Church member. : UNIAT
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Middle: Law. : MESNE
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Take an oath. : SWEAR
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Newspaper section. : DRAMA
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Tyler and Taylor. : PRESIDENTS
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Declarations. : STATEMENTS
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Five o'clock phenomenon. : RUSH
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To the: Ital. : ALLA
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Low or high. : GEAR
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Prove false. : BELIE
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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Peel. : PARE
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Constantly. : EVER
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Talking bird. : MINA
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Chassé. : STEP
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Informers. : DELATORS
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Mourners. : KEENERS
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V. P.'s : VEEPS
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Fabulous Greek archer. : TEUCER
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Poppy product. : OPIUM
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Secretive. : CLOSE
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Color values. : TONES
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Ruined city on the Nile. : MEROE
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Ostrich. : RHEA
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City on the Tevere. : ROMA
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Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
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Be overfond. : DOTE
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Language: Abbr. : ENG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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