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New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1959

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, 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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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,484
Across
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Handle. : HILT
5
Apiece. : EACH
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Spurious. : BOGUS
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Part of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
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Venus of ___. : MILO
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Pope's ceremonial veil. : ORALE
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Stout's stout sleuth. : NERO
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Quarry. : PREY
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Creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. : MILNE
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Bandanna. : KERCHIEF
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Early dictator. : CAESAR
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Drove. : HERD
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Exhausted. : WORN
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Meadow saxifrage: Bot. : SESELI
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Do. : PRACTICE
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Solely. : ALL
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This year. : MCMLIX
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Parrots. : ARAS
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Cries, as a calf. : BLATS
38
Dine. : EAT
39
Buffets. : SLAPS
40
___ Coty. : RENE
41
Senator Gruening. : ERNEST
43
Social function. : TEA
44
Carry away with delight. : ENTRANCE
46
Thin as onionskin. : PAPERY
48
___ Vallee. : RUDY
49
One of the Muses. : CLIO
50
Ausable Chasm feature. : RAPIDS
53
Product of imagination. : PHANTASY
57
Excuse. : ALIBI
58
Censure harshly. : FLAY
59
Duet's rival. : TRIO
60
Small fish. : SMELT
61
Quiet. : EASE
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Couple. : LINK
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Pluto's abode. : HADES
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Imbued thoroughly. : DYED
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Margin. : EDGE
Down
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Skein. : HANK
2
Conversational phrase. : ISEE
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125-year-old railroad: Abbr. : LIRR
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Medicinal lozenge. : TROCHE
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Based solely on experiment. : EMPIRIC
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Ventilated. : AIRED
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Musical symbol. : CLEF
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Hog-driving call. : HOY
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Air Force ground-to-air missile. : BOMARC
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Eastern. : ORIENTAL
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Contents of a hogshead: Abbr. : GALS
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Cubitus. : ULNA
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Predictor. : SEER
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Steering wheels. : HELMS
22
Cajole. : COAX
24
Draw up or draft. : WRITE
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U.S. jet plane. : SABRE
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Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
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Bevel. : SLANT
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___ geometry. : PLANE
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Incensed. : IRATE
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Skip or jump. : CAPER
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Literary product. : ESSAY
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Clemency. : MERCY
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Simply awful. : TERRIBLE
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Impart color to. : STAIN
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Closes. : ENDS
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Spread out. : SPLAYED
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Jobs for a C.P.A. : AUDITS
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Two-quart tankard. : POTTLE
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Salmon P. ___. : CHASE
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Ill-considered. : RASH
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Soprano Gluck. : ALMA
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Mottled. : PIED
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Act. : PLAY
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Unproductive. : ARID
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Chant. : SING
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See 62 Across. : YOKE
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Nurtured. : FED

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

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