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New York Times, Tuesday, September 5, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,435

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Across
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Thermometer scale: Abbr. : FAHR
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Seize. : GRASP
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___ noir : CAFE
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Century plant. : ALOE
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Modern warning system. : RADAR
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English port. : HULL
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Precarious. : TOUCHANDGO
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Butter or jam. : SPREAD
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Part. : SEPARATE
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March date. : IDES
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Following. : SECT
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Ludicrous imitation. : TRAVESTY
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Oppose. : RESIST
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Runs swiftly. : HARES
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Abbey Theatre figure. : YEATS
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Suffix used with "pay." : OLA
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Always. : EVER
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Bluish-gray. : SLATY
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Cut. : SNIP
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Number. : TEN
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Wide awake. : ALERT
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Linen vestment. : AMICE
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State of the Union. : ALASKA
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Soldiers of a sort. : SADSACKS
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Gratuities. : TIPS
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Reddish color. : RUST
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Porches. : VERANDAS
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Put on display. : SETOUT
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Winglike. : ALAR
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By general agreement. : ADMITTEDLY
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Venus' isle. : MILO
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Kitchen item. : SIEVE
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Bring up the ___. : REAR
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Mere money. : PELF
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Cut. : HEWED
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Responding quickly to the helm. : YARE
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Food substances. : FATS
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Crooked. : ALOP
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Midnight. : HOUR
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Telephone part. : RECEIVER
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Marks. : GRADES
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Hurried. : RAN
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Says further. : ADDS
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Wise men. : SAGES
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Ownership. : PROPERTY
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Navigators' needs. : CHARTS
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Emanation. : AURA
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Pass lightly and rapidly. : FLIT
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Pluto's realm. : HADES
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Takers of quick tricks. : ACES
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Manner. : STYLE
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Greek letter. : THETA
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Disentangle. : RAVEL
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Sports place. : ARENA
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Teens, for example. : YEARS
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Style of architecture. : IONIC
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Glossy. : SLICK
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Finish lines. : TAPES
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Essence. : ATTAR
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Haphazard. : SLAPDASH
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Having piecemeal knowledge. : SMATTERY
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Related to. : AKIN
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Possession. : ASSET
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___ Bethelem. : STAROF
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Cleaned. : DUSTED
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Maugham heroine. : SADIE
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Improvise, in music. : VAMP
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French man's name. : ELIE
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Slower: Mus. abbr. : RALL
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Meganser. : SMEW
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Concert halls. : ODEA
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Adjective suffix. : ULAR
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Nineveh's contemporary. : TYRE
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"___ taken my fun . . . " : IVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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