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New York Times, Friday, September 22, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Long-term dictator. : FRANCO
7
Whines. : BLEATS
13
Dixie capital. : RALEIGH
15
Radio conductors. : AERIALS
17
Of love. : AMATORY
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Inner unrest. : TENSION
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Vehicles. : CABS
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Greek officials. : EPHORS
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First year of Nero's reign. : LVI
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Oklahoma city. : ADA
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Eschews. : SHUNS
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Dickens character. : HEEP
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Brazilian dance. : SAMBA
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Letters. : ENS
30
English poet. : DONNE
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Doing carpenter's work. : NAILING
33
Crowds. : HORDES
34
Anger, envy, etc. : SINS
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Aisne's capital. : LAON
36
Red Cross Hq. : GENEVA
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Cooks gently. : SIMMERS
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Vestment. : AMICE
43
Pronoun. : HIM
44
Tent peg. : STAKE
46
Chief Justice, 1921-30. : TAFT
47
Russian author. : GOGOL
49
Two-year-old sheep. : TEG
50
Where Toronto is: Abbr. : ONT
51
Farm. : GRANGE
52
___ Fox. : BRER
53
Cascade peak. : RAINIER
55
Eastern realm. : EMIRATE
57
Guided. : STEERED
58
Comforts. : SOLACES
59
Work units, in physics. : ERGONS
60
Forty-___. : NINERS
Down
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Disturbance. : FRACAS
2
Month of Moslem year. : RAMADAN
3
Where the Tombigbee flows. : ALABAMA
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Fishing gear. : NETS
5
Reuther's men. : CIO
6
Storybook giants. : OGRES
7
Sticks. : BATONS
8
Looks askance. : LEERS
9
Water birds. : ERNS
10
Three-toed sloths. : AIS
11
Concluding part. : TAILEND
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Tito follower. : SLOVENE
14
Punctuation marks. : HYPHENS
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Woodcocks' cousins. : SNIPES
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Dangled. : HUNG
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Buzzing menace. : HORNET
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Divide. : BISECT
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Sprightly. : ALIVE
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Fixes irrevocably. : DOOMS
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Meat. : HAM
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French china center. : LIMOGES
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Florida footballers. : GATORS
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Come forth. : EMANATE
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Smarter: Slang. : NIFTIER
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Token. : SIGN
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Today's term for mad scramble. : RATRACE
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Insect of a kind. : SKEETER
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Accumulates. : HOARDS
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Way out. : EGRESS
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Leafy. : GREEN
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Fruit tree. : LEMON
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Type of aircraft. : GIRO
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Wheat product. : BRAN
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Photographer's abbreviation. : NEG
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800-mile river of Asia. : ILI

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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