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JUBILEE

New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 1959

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 728 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,467
Across
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D'Artagnan specialty. : DUEL
5
Property. : LAND
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Singer. : ALTO
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Exhausts gradually. : SAPS
17
Pirate flag. : JOLLYROGER
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Notorious nickname of W. W. II. : LORDHAWHAW
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When Lillian Russell reigned. : GAYNINETIES
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Cole Porter musical. : GAYDIVORCEE
25
Greek theatres. : ODEA
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Roman conspirator. : CATO
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Prayer word. : AMEN
29
Stewed fruit with cream. : FOOL
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Arthurian knight. : KAY
31
Army man: Abbr. : GEN
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Temperature mark. : ZERO
33
Obfuscate. : BLUR
34
Sibelius, for example. : FINN
35
Jersey or Guernsey. : ISLE
36
Slant. : BIAS
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Clumsy vessels. : ARKS
38
Mass books. : MISSALS
40
Caluminate. : MALIGN
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Musical pieces. : DUI
44
Trumpery. : TRASH
46
Theatre district. : RIALTO
50
Pile up. : AMASS
51
Chinese dynasty, 960–1279. : SUNG
52
Creativeness. : ART
53
Pirate. : CORSAIR
54
___ ensemble. : TOUT
55
A Frank Loesser opus. : MOSTHAPPYFELLA
59
Japanese song. : UTA
60
Work unit. : ERG
61
Piece of work. : TASK
62
Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
63
Each: Scot. : ILKA
64
Equal: Fr. : EGAL
65
Sprightly composition. : SCHERZO
67
Mound. : HEAP
68
Protection. : EGIS
69
Saint ___, Newfoundland. : JOHNS
70
___ fixe. : IDEE
71
Laughing Water. : MINNEHAHA
73
Wool: Comb. form. : LANI
74
One of the fire irons. : TONGS
76
Lies. : FIBS
77
Knox, for instance. : FORT
78
Edible root. : PARSNIP
81
Carousal. : ORGY
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"Auld Lang Syne," for one. : TUNE
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Sect. : CULT
84
Sawyer and others. : TOMS
85
Wildebeest. : GNU
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Italian title: Abbr. : SIG
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Cartoon with a rhyming moral. : CHEERFULCHERUB
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Type of steel rail. : IBAR
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Kerosene. : COALOIL
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Pen point. : NIB
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Holy ___. : WRIT
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Historic trailblazer. : BOONE
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Saint whose feast is Apr. 21. : ANSELM
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Objets d'art. : VASES
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In the past. : AGO
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Worker with wood. : SAWYER
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Day of rest. : SABBATH
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Of a continent: Comb. form. : AFRO
105
Town NW of Dublin. : TARA
106
Stamina. : GRIT
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Byway. : LANE
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Poet: Poet. : BARD
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Mineral deposit. : LODE
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Moon dweller. : MAN
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Cereal grain. : OAT
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Israeli diplomat. : MEIR
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Elfin being. : PERI
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Dovekies. : AUKS
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Mitigate. : EASE
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Famous ironclad. : THEMERRIMAC
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Danny Kaye picture. : MERRYANDREW
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Zack Mosley cartoon. : SMILINJACK
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Portrait famous for its smile. : LAGIOCONDA
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Plod, as through mud. : SLOG
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Inquisitive: Colloq. : NOSY
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Danish speech sound. : STOD
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Site of a movie bridge. : KWAI
Down
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Senior member: Fr. : DOYEN
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Forearm bone. : ULNA
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High: Heb. : ELI
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Sharp-sighted, as a certain animal. : LYNCEAN
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Forerunner of bingo. : LOTTO
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Currency exchange. : AGIO
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Pittsburgh scientist. : DRSALK
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City of N. Africa: Fr. : ALGER
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___ word, as kindergarten. : LOAN
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Put to proof. : TRY
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Eccentric: Colloq. : ODDFISH
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15th century reformer. : SAVONAROLA
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Army acronym. : AWOL
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Part of a sentence: Abbr. : PHR
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Baby's jackets. : SACKS
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Green. : JADE
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Performs a pesade. : REARS
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Hydrogen particles. : HIONS
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Well-being: Archaic. : WEAL
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London statue. : GOG
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View. : EYE
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Necessity. : MUST
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Sharp angles. : ZIGS
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Improves. : BRIGHTENS
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Brawl. : FISTFIGHT
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"A miss ___ good as a mile." : ISAS
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"Du ___ die Ruh'." : BIST
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Relative. : AUNT
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Novel by Asch. : MARY
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Money in Milan. : LIRA
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Pairs. : MATES
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Rosicrucians: Abbr. : AMORC
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Nitrous oxide. : LAUGHINGGAS
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Crepuscule. : DUSK
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Knocks. : RAPS
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Novel by Oliver La Farge. : LAUGHINGBOY
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Giant. : TITAN
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Exams. : ORALS
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Comme ci, comme ça. : SOSO
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P.O. workers: Abbr. : CLKS
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Labyrinth. : MAZE
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Irish isles. : ARAN
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Load of tobacco. : PIPEFUL
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Famous pseudonym. : ELIA
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Three: Span. : TRES
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Eternities. : EONS
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Snappish. : EDGY
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Winter. : HIBERNATE
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Direction of a sunbeam. : EARTHWARD
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Jam containers. : JARS
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Pronoun. : MINE
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Federal agency, est. 1933. : HOLC
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See 58 Down. : LAMB
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Puccini heroine. : TOSCA
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Constellatory hunter. : ORION
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Lignite or peat. : FUEL
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Catfish. : POUT
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Frivolous. : INANE
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Finer. : PURER
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Shell game. : THIMBLERIG
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Raise to the 3d power. : CUBE
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Musical group. : TRIO
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African nut tree. : COLA
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Shiners. : FISH
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Hence. : ERGO
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Rose Bowl winner. : IOWA
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In case. : LEST
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Unadorned. : BARE
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Rembrandt. : VANRIJN
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European region. : SAAR
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G.I. of a sort. : SADSACK
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Scotch child. : BAIRN
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___ "The Vagabond King." : FRIMLS
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Where the Ginza is. : TOKYO
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Obtained. : GOT
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Huzzas. : RAHS
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Paragraphs. : ITEMS
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Thackeray character. : BECKY
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Harshly vivid. : LURID
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Tuesday: Fr. : MARDI
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Sailing. : ASEA
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Fresh. : NEW
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Song: Comb. form. : MELO
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Moccasins. : PACS
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Wife of Tobias. : EDNA
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Wire measure. : MIL
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Chinese name. : MAO
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Dine. : EAT
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Forthwith. : NOW

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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