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New York Times, Friday, August 4, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,403
Across
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Flows over. : WASHES
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Opposite of "sliced." : HOOKED
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Prior. : ANTERIOR
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In agreement. : INLINE
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Princess who found shipwrecked Ulysses. : NAUSICAA
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Responds to stimulus. : REACTS
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Ceremonials. : RITES
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Young O'Hara. : KIM
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Virginia ___. : DARE
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Chariot of the Belgae. : ESSED
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S. A. rodent. : PACA
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Headline. : STREAMER
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Shade of blue, for short. : COPEN
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Iowa city. : AMES
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Country house. : MANOR
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Part of Spain. : ARAGON
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Poem sections. : CANTOS
35
Lucky number. : SEVEN
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City on the Brazos. : WACO
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Up and about. : ASTIR
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Glossy finish on paper. : CALENDER
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Newspaper ad: Abbr. : PERS
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Spurious. : BOGUS
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German dam. : EDER
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"Unaccustomed ___ am . . . " : ASI
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Gov. Hatfield's city. : SALEM
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Forgo. : WAIVE
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Advantageous. : USEFUL
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Ready wit. : REPARTEE
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Fine porcelain. : SEVRES
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Tellers of tales. : STORIERS
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Ancient city, now Urfa. : EDESSA
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South Carolina river. : PEEDEE
Down
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Grew dim. : WANED
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Pineapple. : ANANAS
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General Jeb. : STUART
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Hawthorne heroine. : HESTER
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Cleveland's lake. : ERIE
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Thus: Lat. : SIC
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Took on. : HIRED
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Singles. : ONES
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Wave: Span. : OLA
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Algonquian Indian. : KICKAPOO
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Sirens, for example. : ENTICERS
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Aquatic animal. : DESMAN
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Crew members. : OARSMEN
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Lifts. : RAISES
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Region: Abbr. : TER
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First name famous in Eire. : EAMON
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___ Neuf. : PONT
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___ beaver. : EAGER
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Churchman. : CANON
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Clubs. : MACES
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Taxed. : ASSESSED
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Find again. : RETRIEVE
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Rara ___. : AVIS
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Peace pipe. : CALUMET
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Bets. : WAGERS
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"Comes ___ in the day's occupations . . . " : APAUSE
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Mountain pass. : COL
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Familiar salutation. : DEARIE
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Revised. : EDITED
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Beach resort near Boston. : REVERE
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Light wood. : BALSA
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Famous Dodger. : REESE
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Appeals to. : SUES
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Pottery. : WARE
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European currency: Abbr. : FRS
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Type of fly ball. : POP

Answer summary: 3 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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