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New York Times, Saturday, September 16, 1961

1-Across : Capital of Washington.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,446
Across
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Capital of Washington. : OLYMPIA
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Coffer. : CASHBOX
15
Carpentry skill. : REAMING
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Set off by contrast. : RELIEVE
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Pleasing scent. : INCENSE
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Ancient Syrian. : ARAMEAN
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Ordinal suffix. : ETH
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Israeli port. : TELAVIV
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151. : CLI
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Negotiable paper. : NOTE
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Relative of a wickiup. : TEPEE
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Stop! : WHOA
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Layers. : TIERS
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Byrd or Bush: Abbr. : SEN
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Put heels out. : TOEIN
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Old Irish priests. : DRUIDS
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Corner man. : SECOND
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P. G. A. member. : PRO
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Rove idly. : GAD
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Prolong. : EXTEND
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Prim; stiff. : FORMAL
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Martin Van ___. : BUREN
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Night ___. : OWL
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Puts a strain on. : TAXES
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Minced oath. : EGAD
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Top N. L. batter of 1960. : GROAT
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See 58 Across. : NINE
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Hello there! : HEY
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Separated. : REMOVED
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Be mendacious. : LIE
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Bring to life. : ANIMATE
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Memorial Stadium team. : ORIOLES
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Salad condiment. : VINEGAR
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Beaming. : RADIANT
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Aquiline fledglings. : EAGLETS
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City NE of Rome. : SPOLETO
Down
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Turn to the east. : ORIENT
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Lens-shaped. : LENTOID
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Sailor of a sort. : YACHTER
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Feminine title. : MME
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Two cups. : PINT
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Something placed inside. : INSET
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Eternal. : AGELESS
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Cowards. : CRAVENS
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Home for 62 Across. : AERIE
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European. : SLAV
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Pronoun. : HIM
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Made of a certain wood. : BEECHEN
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Nearly elliptical. : OVALOID
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Pertaining to hospitality. : XENIAN
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Simian. : APE
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Burst forth. : ERUPTED
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Character in "Oz" tales. : WOODMAN
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Femme fatale. : SIREN
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Open, two-seated wagon. : TCART
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Put on. : DON
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Freudian topic. : EGO
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Girl's name. : EUGENIA
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Modern medical skill. : XRAYING
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Roof windows. : DORMERS
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Vanilla, pistachio, etc. : FLAVORS
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Armpits: Anat. : AXILLAE
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Merciful. : LENIENT
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Act. : BEHAVE
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Sue. : WOO
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Takes care of. : SEESTO
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Gain access to. : GETAT
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Tall Malayan tree. : TERAP
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Wrath. : RAGE
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Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
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Pharmacy honey. : MEL
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Shipment from Kuwait. : OIL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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