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New York Times, Thursday, January 1, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,457
Across
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Term of address for a boy. : MASTER
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Baking utensil. : PIEDISH
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Former Spanish kingdom. : CASTILE
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___ cordiale. : ENTENTE
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Olympian huntress. : ARTEMIS
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He pays the check. : TREATER
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Alarm. : SCARE
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Piece of music. : TRIO
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Division: Abbr. : DEPT
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By nature. : BORN
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___ free (unharmed). : SCOT
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Past or present. : TENSE
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Center of interest. : HUB
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Guardian of public morals. : CENSOR
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Make haste. : HIE
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Capital of Apulia. : BARI
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Burdened. : LADEN
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Vindicates. : AVENGES
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Billiard shot. : MASSE
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Pulled with force: Naut. : HOVE
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Expert: Colloq. : PRO
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Sundered. : PARTED
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Poem. : ODE
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___ War, 1899–1902. : BOER
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Spirit in "The Tempest." : ARIEL
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Knob on a shield. : BOSS
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This: Span. : ESTA
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Large number: Colloq. : SLEW
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Mother of Castor. : LEDA
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___ hand (obsequiously). : HATIN
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Consort of Oberon. : TITANIA
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London's ___ Cross. : CHARING
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Supplicate. : ENTREAT
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Income. : REVENUE
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Featured articles of trade. : LEADERS
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Become apparent. : EMERGE
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Nobel prize physicist, 1909. : MARCONI
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Most important Phoenician goddess. : ASTARTE
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Painter-sculptor Maurice. : STERNE
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Duration. : TIME
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Samuel's mentor. : ELI
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Doctor's order. : RESTCURE
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Small: Fr. : PETIT
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Japanese girdle attachment. : INRO
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Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
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Sidney Kingsley drama. : DEADEND
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Profoundly earnest. : INTENSE
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Relative by marriage. : STEPSON
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Under Secretary of State. : HERTER
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Picturesque section of Oran. : CASBAH
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Popular TV fare. : ROBINHOOD
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Tonsured. : SHAVED
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Badger. : TEASE
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Anne of ___, Henry VIII's fourth. : CLEVES
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City on the Rhine. : BASEL
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Burial ground in a churchyard. : GODSACRE
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Nautical cord. : MARLINE
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Short song. : ARIETTA
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Employe of a passenger ship. : STEWARD
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Rising to the trot, in manége. : POSTING
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Following. : RETINUE
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Reigning Netherlands royal house. : ORANGE
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Crayon. : PASTEL
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Standard ___. : BEARER
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Gestures of the baton. : BEATS
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Fabricator. : LIAR
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Be affected by. : HAVE
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French for 22 Across. : NEE
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Edge. : HEM

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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