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New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 1959

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Warble. : SING
5
Pacific Coast Bruins' home. : UCLA
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Springboard act. : DIVE
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Butterine. : OLEO
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Wife of Elimelech. : NAOMI
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Worshipped one. : IDOL
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Part of a pocket. : FLAP
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Duke eleven. : BLUEDEVILS
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North Carolina eleven. : TARHEELS
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Of melodic air. : ARIOSE
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One, in Germany. : EINS
24
Leg bone. : SHIN
25
Full to the point of breaking open. : ABURST
28
Oklahoma eleven, Orange Bowl winners. : SOONERS
31
Imperfect paper. : CASSE
32
Room: Span. : SALA
33
Month: Abbr. : SEPT
35
Half of Heyerdahl's title. : AKU
36
___ Lions, Penn State. : NITTANY
39
Intelligence agency in Washington. : CIA
40
Hawaii's status: Abbr. : TERR
42
German negative. : NEIN
43
Consumed. : EATEN
45
Member of Michigan State eleven. : SPARTAN
47
Florida eleven. : GATORS
48
Pronoun. : THEM
49
Piece of scupture. : BUST
50
More silvery. : WHITER
53
SMU eleven. : MUSTANGS
57
Colgate eleven. : REDRAIDERS
59
What fans do. : ROOT
60
Zone. : AREA
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Seine tributary. : MARNE
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Bird's cry. : PEEP
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Excelling all. : BEST
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Lowest part. : FOOT
Down
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Gentle. : SOFT
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At that place: Lat. : ILLA
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Approach. : NEAR
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Minnesota eleven. : GOPHERS
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Became less formal. : UNBENT
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Names. : CALLS
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Coach Little and namesakes. : LOUS
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Guesses. : DIVINES
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One's own: Comb. form. : IDIO
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Tennessee eleven. : VOLS
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Other. : ELSE
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Rooter for the Vandal eleven. : IDAHOAN
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Finn MacCool's land. : ERIN
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Iron, in Germany. : EISEN
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Kind of goose. : SOLAN
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"___ may look at a king." : ACAT
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Cooks. : BAKES
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Seize by force. : USURP
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Dress fabric. : SATIN
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Right-hand page. : RECTO
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Watcher. : SPIER
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Engine power. : STEAM
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Colors. : TANS
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The meantime. : INTERIM
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Leavening agent. : YEAST
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Rodent's nemesis. : RATTRAP
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___ roses (fragrant oil). : ATTAROF
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American ostrich. : RHEA
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Triangular piece of a glove. : GUSSET
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Bard of "Sweet Afton." : BURNS
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Garment. : WRAP
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Roll call reply. : HERE
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Nothing more than. : MERE
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Cry to urge on a team. : GOGO
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Office copy: Colloq. : STAT
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Small bit of something. : DAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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