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New York Times, Thursday, September 14, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,444
Across
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Rumor personified. : FAMA
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Sierra ___. : MADRE
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Pyrites. : ORES
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Flip ___. : ACOIN
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Method. : MODE
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New form of 11 Down. : PEACECORPS
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Crocus, for one. : IRID
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Fallen angel. : SATAN
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Center of service men. : USO
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Pyrenees peak. : ANETO
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"___ in Boots." : PUSS
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Italian coins. : SOLDI
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German "alas." : ACH
30
Tapping sound. : RATATAT
32
General practitioners: Colloq. : GPS
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Highly excited. : FRENETIC
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Of a sovereign. : REGNAL
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Gentle. : TAME
40
Pastry chefs. : ICERS
42
Frog genus. : RANA
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Mystery. : ENIGMA
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Recklessness. : TEMERITY
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Home: Abbr. : RES
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Receptions. : ATHOMES
50
___ Passos. : DOS
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Gay city. : PAREE
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Theatre group. : ANTA
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Western lake. : TAHOE
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French king. : ROI
59
The end. : OMEGA
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In excess. : OVER
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Important judicial body. : WORLDCOURT
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Earth. : DIRT
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Clothes drier. : AIRER
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Eurasian range. : URAL
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Music halls. : ODEA
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Oodles. : SCADS
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Do, ___, fa, etc. : REMI
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Beau Brummells. : FOPS
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Region. : AREA
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Edible part. : MEAT
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Composers' group. : ASCAP
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Son of, in names. : MAC
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Of hearing. : ACOUSTIC
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June bugs. : DORS
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Counterthrust. : RIPOST
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Have ___ to (be inclined to). : AMIND
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Issue in Congress. : FOREIGNAID
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Revise. : EDIT
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Make over. : REDO
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Harden. : ENURE
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Old: Ger. : ALTE
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Cloy. : SATIATE
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Crew. : OARSMEN
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Following. : AFTER
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Davit. : CRANE
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___ solidarity, Western aim. : HEMISPHERE
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Acid: Prefix. : ACETO
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All: Prefix. : PANTO
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Kills. : SLAYS
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Opposite of pos. : NEG
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Canine sound. : GRR
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Forwarded, as a letter. : REMAILED
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Sea: Lat. : MARE
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Old-time sword. : ESTOC
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Intrepid. : HEROIC
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Artery. : AORTA
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___ propre. : AMOUR
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Fuss: Colloq. : TODO
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Greedy. : AVID
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Odd: Scot. : ORRA
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Seine tributary. : EURE
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Metric weight. : GRAM
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Gudrun's spouse. : ATLI
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Occurred. : WAS
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See 32 Across. : DRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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