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New York Times, Friday, January 30, 1959

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,486
Across
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Peddler, in Britain. : CHAPMAN
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Ship's cable drum. : CAPSTAN
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Be a host. : RECEIVE
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Feature of filibustering. : ORATORY
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Accomplice. : ABETTOR
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Shorten. : ABRIDGE
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Resting place. : BED
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Beautiful city NE of Rome. : TIVOLI
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Plunder. : LOOT
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Bead with moisture. : BEDEW
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Shoe tip. : TOE
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Hunter in the heavens. : ORION
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Blue crowfoot flower. : LARKSPUR
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"And ___ I . . . " : SODO
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Sharer of top billing. : COSTAR
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Devoured. : ATE
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Floating menace. : ICEBERG
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Earache. : OTALGIA
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Syllables of inquiry. : EHS
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From Spain to Lapland. : EUROPE
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Dog's bark. : YELP
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Delayed. : RETARDED
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Assumed positions. : POSES
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Coloring matter. : DYE
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Couch. : DIVAN
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Humble creature. : WORM
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Squatter on the range. : NESTER
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Health resort. : SPA
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Expectant one. : AWAITER
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Made possible. : ENABLED
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Sadden. : DEPRESS
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Portuguese sherry. : MADEIRA
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Deep. : INTENSE
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Willowy. : SLENDER
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Sideward mover. : CRAB
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Cupbearer of the gods. : HEBE
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Served for a point, in tennis. : ACED
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Favorite. : PET
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Kid's glove. : MITTEN
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Steer clear of. : AVOID
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Cheek. : NERVE
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Pennsylvania asset. : COAL
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Decide (a dispute). : ARBITRATE
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___ for the course. : PAR
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Steps for obstacles. : STILES
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Commotion. : TODO
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Ship in Greek myth. : ARGO
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Russian veto. : NYET
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Night birds. : OWLS
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Simpleton: Slang. : BOOB
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Gumbo. : OKRA
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Willow. : OSIER
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Mazo de la ___, "Jalna" author. : ROCHE
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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On. : ATOP
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Summons by calling. : PAGES
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Useful. : UTILE
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Harvests. : REAPS
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Lack of refinement. : CRUDENESS
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Fairy tale character. : OGRE
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Hair-raising. : EERY
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City on the Rhone. : LYON
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Advantages. : ODDS
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Think highly of. : ADMIRE
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Display proudly. : PARADE
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News notes. : ITEMS
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Mercenary. : VENAL
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Dry riverbed, in Arabia. : WADI
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Man's name. : OWEN
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Engrossed. : RAPT
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Celtic language. : ERSE
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Skidded. : SLID
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Father: Fr. : PERE
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Sixth Jewish month. : ADAR
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Honor card. : TEN
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Franklin. : BEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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