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New York Times, Friday, January 2, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,458
Across
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Chimney. : STACK
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Fathers, in Eastern churches. : ABBAS
11
Scientific degree. : SCD
14
Infantry arm. : RIFLE
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Explosion. : BLAST
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Surprised exclamation. : OHO
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Repressed: Colloq. : SATON
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Warden in a medieval stronghold. : CASTELLAN
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Medieval slave. : ESNE
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Part of a globe. : NEAREAST
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Moved rapidly. : CAREERED
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19th century French painter. : INGRES
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Ring-shaped. : ANNULAR
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War god. : ARES
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Resting on. : ATOP
30
U. S. jet planes. : SABRES
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Small flounder. : DAB
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Relative of the elk. : MOOSE
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Thus: Lat. : SIC
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Triple. : TRINE
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Massachusetts cape. : ANN
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___ dias (good day): Span. : BUENOS
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Concluded. : OVER
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Corded fabrics. : REPS
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Permanent. : LASTING
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Masonic regalia. : APRONS
51
Dreamers. : FANTASTS
52
Robert E. Lee's horse. : TRAVELER
54
Hindu garment : SARI
55
Twenty-four sections of the earth. : TIMEZONES
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French statesman, five times Premiere before 1917. : RIBOT
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Petty demon. : IMP
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Lyric poem. : EPODE
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Hero's attribute. : VALOR
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Variety of lettuce. : COS
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Polish again, as a floor. : REWAX
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Antagonist. : ENEMY
Down
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Certain students: Abbr. : SRS
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___ Juana. : TIA
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Après-midi. : AFTERNOON
4
Certain movie scenes. : CLOSEUPS
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Rover's plaace. : KENNEL
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Simple as ___. : ABC
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Agreeable. : BLAND
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Foundation. : BASE
9
Name synonymous with dancing. : ASTAIRE
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Most rigorous. : STERNEST
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Of the sun. : SOLAR
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His portrait is on $10,000 bills. : CHASE
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Prohibitions. : DONTS
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Shanks. : LEGS
21
Ages. : ERAS
23
South African fox. : CAAMA
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Composer Dvorák. : ANTON
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Expunges. : ERASES
28
Small city in Illinois. : ARCOLA
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Coal container. : BIN
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Separable. : DIVISIBLE
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With regard to. : ANENT
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Concern of U. S. Ice Patrol. : BERGS
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"Christmas Carol" character. : EBENEZER
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International "service" clubman. : ROTARIAN
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Rising ground. : UPSLOPE
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Wander. : ROVE
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Go hungry. : STARVE
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Cockloft. : ATTIC
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In music, first: Ital. : PRIMO
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Sloping walks. : RAMPS
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Girl's name meaning peace. : FREDA
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Enough: Archaic. : ENOW
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Gender. : SEX
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Dutch uncle. : OOM
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Essay. : TRY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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