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New York Times, Monday, September 4, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,434

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Across
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Place for resting. : ROOST
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Gibbons. : APES
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Outer covering. : HUSK
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Postman's gear. : POUCH
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Sect. : CULT
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Early Peruvian. : INCA
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From top ___ (altogether). : TOTOE
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Dresden's river. : ELBE
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English poet. : GRAY
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Where Bath is. : SOMERSETSHIRE
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Timely ballad. : SEPTEMBERSONG
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Home of D. H. Lawrence. : TAOS
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Quarter doubloon. : PISTOLE
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Northern bird. : AUK
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Science degree. : MSC
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Pepper-___. : ANDSALT
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Work animals. : ASSES
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Dwellers. : TENANTS
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Many a time. : OFT
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"I ___ Camera." : AMA
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Beginning of a tome. : BOOKONE
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Calumny. : SLUR
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Marx brothers film. : HORSEFEATHERS
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Quibblers. : HAIRSPLITTERS
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Hoary. : AGED
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Town in central Italy. : ATRI
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Copy. : MIMIC
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___ avis. : RARA
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Opportunity. : ROOM
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Market place. : PLAZA
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Ancient city in Asia Minor. : TROY
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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Southern Illinois city. : OLNEY
Down
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Account: Abbr. : RPT
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Third inning score. : OOO
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Frank. : OUTSPOKEN
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Darts: Colloq. : SCOOTS
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Subject. : THEME
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Sour. : ACERBIC
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Beats. : PULSES
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Southern peach. : ELBERTA
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University in DeLand, Fla. : STETSON
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Royal title. : HIGHNESS
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Dismantle, as a ship. : UNRIG
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Protruding rock. : SCAR
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Portrayer of Hans Christian Andersen. : KAYE
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Monarchs: Abbr. : EMPS
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Soldier: Fr. : SOLDAT
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Country: Ger. : STAAT
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___ Cologne. : EAUDE
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Estates. : MANORS
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"Death of ___." : ASALESMAN
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Madagascar animal. : LEMUR
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Peter and Paul. : TSARS
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September time. : LABORDAY
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And ___ (in superabundance). : TOSPARE
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TV comedian. : SKELTON
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Former. : ONETIME
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Derring-do. : FEAT
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Ellen Glasgow's "Vein ___." : OFIRON
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Keen. : SHRILL
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Sacred: Prefix. : HIERO
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Rhythm. : TEMPO
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American lyricist. : HART
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Seaweed product. : AGAR
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Verb suffix. : IZE
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Coral reef. : CAY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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