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New York Times, Saturday, September 30, 1961

8-Across : Old division of Palestine.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,460
Across
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___ the times. : SIGNSOF
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Old division of Palestine. : GALILEE
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Reading, writing, etc. : THREERS
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Native of Tabriz. : IRANIAN
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Biting. : CAUSTIC
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Cardinals. : REDHATS
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Actor Montand. : YVES
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Chevalier expression. : OOHLALA
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
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Singers. : ALTOS
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Receded. : EBBED
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Asian country. : VIETNAM
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Elizabeth Seal role. : IRMA
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Comprehends. : SEES
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Idleness. : INACTION
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Young actress. : STARLET
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Misdemeanors, in law. : DELICTS
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Worked the bullpen. : WARMEDUP
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Zoological suffix. : INAE
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Protocol problem. : SEATING
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Imposter: Slang. : PHONY
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Chastise. : SPANK
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Sigh or wail. : SOB
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Money-raising activities. : TAGDAYS
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Animation. : LIFE
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"Hamlet" role. : OPHELIA
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Most sluggish. : LOGIEST
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Dignified. : COURTLY
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West Coast capital. : OLYMPIA
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Certain bones. : TARSALS
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Stays. : REMAINS
Down
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Town in N. France. : STCYR
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"___ a song to sing O!" : IHAVE
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Thin porridge. : GRUEL
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Headland. : NESS
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Matching pieces. : SET
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Bird. : ORIOLE
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___ Fitzgerald. : FSCOTT
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___ boys. : GIRLSAND
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Sector. : AREA
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Scoop. : LADLE
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Residing in. : INHABITING
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___ Fail, Erin's coronation stone. : LIA
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Lunch. : EAT
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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First word of familiar motto. : HONI
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Corridor. : AISLE
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___-brac. : BRICA
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Overplay: Colloq. : EMOTE
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Cupid, and others. : DANS
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Some Yankees. : VERMONTERS
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Daisy ___. : MAE
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Put away: Slang. : STASH
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Keep an ___ the ground. : EARTO
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Slight, sharp sound. : CLINK
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Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
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Some newsmen: Abbr. : EDS
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"___ child is full of grace." : TUESDAYS
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Pop. : PAPA
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Twelfth president. : TAYLOR
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Part of a shoe. : INSOLE
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Historic town on the Black Sea. : YALTA
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Opera basso. : SIEPI
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"The wages ___ ... " : OFSIN
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Greek letters. : BETAS
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Liquid measure. : GILL
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Ohio city. : LIMA
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Fall month: Abbr. : OCT
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Kentucky bluegrass. : POA
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Ben ___. : HUR
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High school area. : GYM

Answer summary:
5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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