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New York Times, Monday, January 12, 1959

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,468
Across
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Boston's ___ Bay. : BACK
5
Citron, for example. : FRUIT
10
Social affair. : PROM
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Century plant. : ALOE
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Memorable novel of 1869. : LORNADOONE
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Portray. : LIMN
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American writer of Westerns. : OWENWISTER
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Year in the reign of Claudius I. : LII
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Buffalo Bill. : CODY
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Legal paper. : LEASE
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Careful. : CHARY
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Korean border river. : YALU
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Sailing vessels. : SLOOPS
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Native of the Baleric Islands. : MAJORCAN
32
Primitive abode. : TEPEE
33
Sacred writings. : KORAN
34
Tint. : HUE
35
Affirm. : AVER
36
New York City borough. : BRONX
37
Crumbly soil. : MARL
38
Sea: Fr. : MER
39
Social misfits. : BOORS
40
Where Durban is. : NATAL
41
Military units. : PLATOONS
43
Sharply. : TARTLY
44
___ mater. : ALMA
45
Menu item. : PUREE
46
Shoptalk. : SLANG
49
Drove. : HERD
50
Huzza. : RAH
53
Native of the Great Smokies. : TENNESSEAN
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Skillful. : ABLE
57
Area between. : INTERSPACE
58
Ballot. : VOTE
59
Foray. : RAID
60
___ polo. : WATER
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EXOD
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Debutante event. : BALL
2
Et ___. : ALII
3
Popular stage fare. : COMICOPERA
4
Mental perception. : KEN
5
Knocks down. : FLOORS
6
Quarrelsome. : ROWDY
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Nuclear scientist, Nobel prize winner. : UREY
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Colonial gathering place. : INN
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Marble. : TAW
10
Affected person. : POSEUR
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Church court. : ROTA
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Numbers. : ONES
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Body of water: Poet. : MERE
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Marshal ___. : DILLON
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Headland. : CAPE
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Farm worker. : HOER
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Stories. : YARNS
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Achilles' aide. : AJAX
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Kind. : STAMP
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Carpenter's tool. : LEVEL
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Tracts of land. : MOORS
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Nonstop talker. : CHATTERBOX
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Of the ear. : AURAL
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Miss Bly, rival of Phileas Fogg. : NELLY
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Swedish coin. : KRONA
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Spar. : BOOM
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Farm animal. : MARE
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Actor of "Charley's Aunt" fame. : BOLGER
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Sweet-smelling ointment. : NARD
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Sunburned. : TANNED
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Operator of a lathe. : TURNER
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Canadian river. : PEACE
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Commotion. : STIR
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Siberian river. : LENA
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Ardor. : HEAT
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Singer. : ALTO
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Careful notice. : HEED
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Compass pont. : SSW
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Belgian city. : SPA
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Prayer. : AVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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