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New York Times, Monday, September 18, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,448
Across
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Tabbies. : CATS
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"Thou ___ not then be false . . . " : CANST
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VIP in music. : BING
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Combining form for a continent. : AFRO
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Winged. : ALATE
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Chemical compound. : ENOL
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Quatrain. : POEM
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Ohio or Colorado. : RIVER
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Theatre box. : LOGE
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Molasses. : TREACLE
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Marie Antoinette's chateau. : TRIANON
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Leather strip. : THONG
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Leaf cutter. : ANT
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French explorer. : JOLIET
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Zoomed upward. : ROCKETED
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Manila hemp. : ABACA
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Burgundy. : WINE
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Modern artist. : DALI
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Baltic country: Abbr. : POL
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Overture. : PRELUDE
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Eccentric wheel. : CAM
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"__ Well . . . " : ALLS
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Lampreys. : EELS
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Hit hard. : SMITE
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Seasonal low water. : NEAPTIDE
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Ohio and Colorado. : STATES
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Time division. : EON
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Is overfond. : DOTES
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Claims. : DEMANDS
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Entrances. : PORTALS
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Haywire, Asian style. : AMOK
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Artist's stand. : EASEL
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Biblical land. : EDOM
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Jackknife. : DIVE
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Finnish lake. : ENARE
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Ascend. : RISE
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Silver: Abbr. : STER
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Lear's daughter. : REGAN
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Ragout. : STEW
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Officer: Abbr. : CAPT
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___ Effort. : AFOR
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Dogwood. : TREE
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Bodily. : SOMATIC
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Sales area of a sort. : CARLOT
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Outlander. : ALIEN
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Blue: Abbr. : NAV
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Let it stand. : STET
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On several levels, as a garden. : TERRACED
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Delayed. : BELATED
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Get ___ the ground floor. : INON
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Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
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Valley. : GLEN
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Of little value. : CHEAP
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India ___. : INK
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Broiled. : GRILLED
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Nippon. : JAPAN
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Old French coin. : OBOLE
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"___ Rookh." : LALLA
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Responsibility. : ONUS
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Implied. : TACIT
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Make happy. : ELATE
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Small charge. : DIMES
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Jimson or loco. : WEED
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Yule symbols. : REINDEER
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Chemical term. : ESTER
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Sam Rayburn. : SPEAKER
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Augusta golf tournament. : MASTERS
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Weight unit. : TON
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Purloined. : STOLEN
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See 10 Across. : OPERA
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Family members. : DADS
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Give out. : EMIT
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Chess play. : MOVE
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Lucid. : SANE
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Mine entrance. : ADIT
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Run second. : LOSE
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Merganser. : SMEW
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___ Harbor. : SAG

Answer summary: 1 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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