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New York Times, Saturday, August 5, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,404
Across
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Emblem. : BADGE
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A Musketeer. : ATHOS
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Matched. : PAIRED
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Ancient Greek lyre. : CHELYS
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Discordant. : JARRING
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Large kettle. : CALDRON
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Sun or moon. : ORB
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Make believe. : PRETEND
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Ethan Allen's brother. : IRA
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Secured by oblique nailing. : TOED
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Wipe out. : ERASE
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Unit in electricity. : WATT
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Depart from the script. : ADLIB
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Approves. : OKS
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Obsession. : MANIA
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Penult is one. : SYLLABLE
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Indefinite number: Dial. : PASSEL
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Effervescent. : EBULLIENT
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Falstaff. : FATMAN
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Rulers. : EMPERORS
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Astringents. : ALUMS
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Knock. : RAP
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Doctrine. : TENET
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Arm bone. : ULNA
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Advanced. : MOVED
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Rival of Hera. : LETO
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She: Ger. : SIE
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Appeared gradually. : FADEDIN
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Hebrew letter. : SIN
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Having left a will. : TESTATE
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White and smooth. : IVORINE
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Part of Venice. : RIALTO
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Sierra ___. : NEVADA
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Ohio city. : NILES
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Irritate. : GRATE
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Gym item. : BARBELL
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Breeze. : AIR
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Fall in drops. : DRIP
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Kind. : GENRE
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Semicircular molding. : EDGEROLL
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Admittance. : ACCESS
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Scots peer. : THANE
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Retained. : HELD
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___ maid. : OLD
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Damascenes. : SYRIANS
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Poor imitation. : PARODY
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Raid. : SORTIE
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Spanish dances. : JOTAS
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Brazilian port. : NATAL
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___ of (say goodbye to). : TAKELEAVE
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Quandary. : DILEMMA
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Spendthrift. : WASTREL
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Turkish titles. : BABAS
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French artist. : MANET
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Chignon. : BUN
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Zip. : PEP
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Hindering. : IMPEDING
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Opera role. : FAUST
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Loire tributary. : ALLIER
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Turns the dial. : TUNESIN
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To ___ (out of reach). : ONESIDE
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Eye part. : RETINA
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14 pounds. : STONE
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Roundups. : RODEOS
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Dull finish. : MATTE
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Grebe or loon. : DIVER
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Season. : FALL
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"New" star. : NOVA
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Asian. : TAI
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Rodent. : RAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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