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New York Times, Friday, July 7, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,375
Across
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Sea gulls. : MEWS
5
European. : SLAV
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Storage bin. : CRIB
13
Dismounted. : ALIT
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Relative of a channel. : CANAL
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___ avis. : RARA
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Field of granular snow. : NEVE
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Instrument showing wind velocity. : ANEMOMETER
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Emblem of authority. : SCEPTRE
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Make believe. : PRETEND
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Buddies. : PALS
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Positive poles. : ANODES
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Province. : SPHERE
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Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
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___ geht's? (how are you?): Ger. : WIE
31
Financial phrase. : ATPAR
33
Twist. : GNARL
37
Consisting of much land. : ACRED
39
River of Yorkshire. : URE
40
Ghostly. : EERIE
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Novelist Mitchison. : NAOMI
42
Lake in Sweden. : MALAR
44
Feminine title. : MME
45
Proficient. : ADEPT
47
Beauty parlor items. : RINSES
49
Uncle Toby's last name. : SHANDY
52
Open space. : AREA
53
Bicycled. : PEDALED
55
Powerful dog. : MASTIFF
59
Day before a certain church festival. : EASTEREVEN
61
Culture medium. : AGAR
62
Reliable. : TRUE
63
Means of stone-throwing. : SLING
64
Ibsen heroine. : NORA
65
Degrees in theology. : STMS
66
Dim. : FADE
67
City on the Hudson. : TROY
Down
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Strengthens. : MANS
2
Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
3
Marry a woman. : WIVE
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Treeless plain. : STEPPE
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One of Robin Hood's companions. : SCARLET
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Air routes. : LANES
7
Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
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Part of a shoe. : VAMP
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Drapery fabric. : CRETONNE
10
Set a value on. : RATED
11
Goddess of peace. : IRENE
12
Minstrels. : BARDS
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Navigation device. : LORAN
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Circus features. : MENAGERIES
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Fib: Var. : TARADIDDLE
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Type of dive. : SWAN
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Printer's measure. : PICA
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Protagonist. : HERO
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Unit of weight. : CARAT
29
City on the Oka. : OREL
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Shoe. : PUMP
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Present ___. : ARMS
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"The Ancient Mariner," for one. : RIME
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Famous Virginians. : LEES
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Originates. : EMANATES
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Make plans. : ARRANGE
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Watchful ones. : EYERS
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Floating. : NATANT
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Small barracudas. : SPETS
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Courage. : HEART
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I am present: Lat. : ADSUM
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Correct. : AMEND
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Blue glazed pottery. : DELF
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Prince in opera. : IGOR
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Card game. : FARO
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Skirmish. : FRAY
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By way of. : VIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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