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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 1959

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,466
Across
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Outdoor game. : GOLF
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New York, Boston, etc. : PORTS
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Metal beam. : TBAR
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African lily. : ALOE
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Constellation of Rigel. : ORION
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O'Neill's daughter. : OONA
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Italian dessert. : ZABAGLIONE
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45 years from now. : MMIV
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"To point ___, or adorn a tale." : AMORAL
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Piece of furniture. : TEATABLE
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Province in Spain. : LEON
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Atomic submarine. : SKATE
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Finnish composer. : SIBELIUS
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Panegyrical orations. : ELOGES
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Obtuse. : CRASS
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Ecclesiastical headdress. : MITRE
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Aglow. : LIT
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Jeb Stuart's men. : REBS
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Birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. : DELOS
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Islamic judge. : CADI
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Spenser's lovely lady. : UNA
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Pig sounds, à la comic strips. : OINKS
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Player at Las Vegas. : DICER
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Bongos, blesboks, etc. : BEASTS
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Disdainful ones. : SCORNERS
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New York city. : UTICA
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Irish island group. : ARAN
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Emery. : ABRASIVE
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Musical key. : EMAJOR
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Road in Germany. : BAHN
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American dessert. : PIEALAMODE
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Praise. : LAUD
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French exclamations. : LALAS
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Dutch ___. : OVEN
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Members of the genus Ulmus. : ELMS
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Follow. : ENSUE
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Cleverly done. : NEAT
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Ancient town, 40 miles SSW of Tel Aviv. : GAZA
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Eternity in Hebrew. : OLAM
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Timber wolf. : LOBO
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Brave. : FEARLESS
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Hoi ___. : POLLOI
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Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
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Uproar. : RIOT
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Shades of color. : TONES
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Tennis player's need. : SNEAKERS
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Shade of red. : TOMATO
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French dessert. : BOMBEGLACE
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Shrub yielding indigo. : ANIL
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Very complimentary write-up. : RAVE
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Celts. : GAELS
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Yarn. : TALE
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Presiding spirit in ancient Rome. : NUMEN
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Kind of team. : SCRUB
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Peace personified. : IRENE
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French dessert. : BABAAURHUM
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Jockey's garb. : SILKS
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Duck. : EIDER
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Awakens. : STIRS
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Sardou's heroine. : TOSCA
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John or Andrew. : DISCIPLE
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Flavoring agent. : CINNAMON
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American orator and patriot. : OTIS
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Thespis' forte. : DRAMA
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Small tables. : STANDS
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Words holding a threat. : ORELSE
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Of the birds. : AVIAN
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Seaworthy, nautically. : ABLE
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False god. : BAAL
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Smorgasbord tidbits. : EELS
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Olympian. : JOVE
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Theatres of Ancient Greece. : ODEA
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Split. : RENT
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Sports organization: Abbr. : AAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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