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New York Times, Wednesday, July 5, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,373
Across
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Type of school: Colloq. : PREP
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Classified as. : LABELLED
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San ___, Italian resort. : REMO
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Australian metropolis. : ADELAIDE
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Watch kept. : VIGIL
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Germans. : BAVARIANS
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Talisman. : AMULET
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Repair. : MEND
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"O Sole ___." : MIO
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Relative of the lotus. : LILY
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Area in SE England (with "The"). : WEALD
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Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
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Give ___ try. : ITA
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Relative of Shawn. : SEAN
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His: Fr. : SES
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Hold a meeting. : SIT
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Scottish city on the Tay. : PERTH
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Hungarian composer. : LEHAR
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City on Puget Sound. : EVERETT
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Vehicle. : SEDAN
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Nonsense. : HOKUM
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Short, thick-set horse. : COB
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Money: Abbr. : CTS
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Elfin being. : PERI
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Miss Dodo. : IMA
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Type of coat, part of a business suit. : SACK
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Accountant. : CLERK
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"___ ever so humble . . . " : BEIT
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Form of fuel. : OIL
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Venerable. : HOAR
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Old-time larder or pantry. : SPENCE
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Ecumenical. : UNIVERSAL
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___ the hills. : OLDAS
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Stage attraction. : OPERETTA
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Smelting refuse. : SLAG
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Accented. : STRESSED
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Facilitate. : EASE
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Of the earliest time. : PRIMITIVE
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Governed according to a system. : REGULATED
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One of the Brontës. : EMILY
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Staff. : POLE
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Campus building. : LAB
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Unyielding. : ADAMANT
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Sloping edge. : BEVEL
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African animals. : ELANDS
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Shortening. : LARD
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Year early in the Christian Era. : LII
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Cheeses. : EDAMS
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Patron of France. : DENIS
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Luggage. : VALISES
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Oriental sauce. : SOY
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Aviary sound. : TWEET
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Fifth largest planet. : EARTH
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River of Bohemia. : ISER
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Exhausted. : SPENT
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Fragrant oleoresin. : ELEMI
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Pedestrian of a sort. : HIKER
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Mexican abodes. : HACIENDAS
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Contemporary times. : ATOMICAGE
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Deductions. : REBATES
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Display case. : RACK
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Trebizond natives. : TURKS
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Work. : OPERATE
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Sets of twenty. : SCORES
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Old French coin. : SOU
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Aborigines of Japan. : AINOS
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Cut short, old style. : CLIPT
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Endures. : LASTS
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Beautiful: Ital. : BELLA
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This life or time. : HERE
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Put forward, as a question. : POSE
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Translation: Abbr. : VER
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Youngster. : LAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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