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New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 1959

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,477

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Indefinite: Colloq. : IFFY
5
Second team. : SCRUB
10
Metal piece in a game. : JACK
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Son of Agrippina II. : NERO
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Selected. : CHOSE
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Valley. : GLEN
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Haphazard. : HITANDMISS
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Cheer for a torero. : OLE
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Carte. : MENU
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___ corpus. : HABEAS
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Etiquette. : TABLEMANNERS
26
River in France. : OISE
27
Coarse weed. : DOCK
28
Deprive. : ROB
31
Short jackets. : ETONS
33
Imprecation. : OATH
34
Elephant's-ear. : TARO
35
Colored, as certain goods. : VATDYED
37
Work by Whistler. : ETCHING
39
Comply. : OBEY
40
Frame of mind. : MOOD
42
Endearing term. : HONEY
43
Old World: Abbr. : EUR
44
Where Callao is. : PERU
45
Cleo's friend. : MARC
46
Former popular entertainment. : MINSTRELSHOW
50
Freed. : UNTIED
53
Wagtail. : LARK
54
Chemical suffix. : ENE
55
Automation is. : TIMESAVING
57
Sherbets. : ICES
58
Author Herbert. : ALAN
59
Trace. : TINGE
60
A Joad. : OKIE
61
Poultry. : HENS
62
Ruler in the East. : EMEER
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Branch of the Navy. : USNR
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Metal bar. : INGOT
2
"Most Happy ___." : FELLA
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Buccaneer. : FREEBOOTER
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Over there: Poet. : YON
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Intrigue. : SCHEME
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Dinnerware. : CHINA
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Part of the Capitol. : ROTUNDA
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Transvaal, Natal, et al.: Abbr. : USA
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Well-known author on TV. : BENHECHT
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Doorway side-posts. : JAMBS
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"I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
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___ Rosada, Government HQ in Buenos Aires. : CASA
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Buss. : KISS
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Obscure. : DARK
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At sixes and sevens. : MESSY
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Historic nickname in aviation. : LINDY
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Eminent. : NOTED
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Appendages on baseball tickets. : RAINCHECKS
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Where Alençon is. : ORNE
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Goblin. : BOGY
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Bacchic cry. : EVOE
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Forbidden. : TABU
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Fragrances. : ODORS
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Air Force missiles. : THORS
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Correct (a text). : EMENDATE
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Cliffs of Dover substance. : CHALK
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Sketch. : OUTLINE
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Turnovers. : PIES
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Combine. : MERGER
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Manners. : MIENS
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Stove. : RANGE
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"___ a million." : ONEIN
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Bremen's river. : WESER
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Deseret. : UTAH
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Shade of green. : NILE
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Treasury agent. : TMAN
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Energy. : VIM
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Relative of a promissory note. : IOU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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