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New York Times, Wednesday, September 27, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,457
Across
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Garlic segment. : CLOVE
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Roman goddess of hope. : SPES
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Unruffled. : CALM
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Of a part of the ear. : LOBAR
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Crocus stem. : CORM
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Exclusively. : ONLY
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Genus of oats. : AVENA
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Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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Orlando's retainer. : ADAM
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Radio circuit part. : RESISTOR
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Carelessness. : LAXITY
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Italian satirist of the 1500's. : ARETINO
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Designate. : NAME
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World-wide: Abbr. : INTL
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Lived. : EXISTED
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Norwegian composer. : GRIEG
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Levied. : TAXED
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Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
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Certain atoms. : IONS
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Pup ___. : TENTS
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Length times breadth. : AREA
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Gym appurtenance. : MAT
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Pertaining to a word book. : LEXIC
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Genesis of a tree. : ACORN
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English college head. : PROVOST
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Boniface. : HOST
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Liberal ___. : ARTS
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Item of classroom record. : ABSENCE
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Earth. : PLANET
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At a faster rate. : SPEEDIER
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Nobel prize physicist. : RABI
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School term credit. : UNIT
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Fish akin to the grunt. : RONCO
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Poetry. : ODES
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Presage. : BODE
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African capital. : TUNIS
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Bulfinch subject. : MYTH
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Jug. : EWER
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Literary distinction. : STYLE
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Santa ___. : CLARA
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Swain. : LOVER
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Stout. : OBESE
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Dressing tables. : VANITIES
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Blackboard chore. : ERASING
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Books. : SCHOOLTEXTS
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Inferior. : POOR
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Initials of post-war program. : ERP
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Vines with bright-green leaves. : SMILAXES
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Wheedles. : COAXES
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"The King ___." : ANDI
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Old language: Abbr. : LLAT
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Dear me! : MYMY
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Explosive. : TNT
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In the center. : AMID
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Homework assignment. : NEXTCHAPTER
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Hawaiian food. : TARO
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Hebrew name. : EBER
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College official. : DEAN
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Fabric trimming. : GIMP
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Loud sound. : ROAR
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Preposition. : INTO
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Black bird. : ANI
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Lab item. : TESTTUBE
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Pantomimed. : ACTEDOUT
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Declares. : ASSERTS
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Flee. : VANISH
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British order. : OBE
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Simpleton. : NINNY
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Capitalist Rhodes. : CECIL
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Graduation event: Colloq. : PROM
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"___ of the Lake." : LADY
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Aid's partner. : ABET
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___ lines. : SIDE
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Since. : NOW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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