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New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,730
Across
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Bull pen activity. : WARMUP
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Semitic goddess. : ASTARTE
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Interstice. : AREOLA
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Of heraldry. : ARMORIAL
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Kind of candy. : KISSES
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Military units. : BRIGADES
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Beatrice d'___. : ESTE
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Layers. : STRATA
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Samuel's teacher. : ELI
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Verbal contraction. : TIS
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Popular comedienne. : RAYE
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Quinn of Hawaii: Abbr. : GOV
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Canton of Lausanne. : VAUD
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Illinois Indian. : SAC
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Motorist's way: Abbr. : RTE
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He: Lat. : ILLE
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Authoritative position. : CHAIR
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Sneezy's ailment. : ALLERGY
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Toulouse's river. : GARONNE
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Stendhal's real name. : BEYLE
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Vogue. : RAGE
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Beach diversion. : DIP
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Record. : LOG
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Stockholders' assets: Abbr. : RTS
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State of: Suffix. : NESS
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Part of the 50th state. : OAHU
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Ma ___! (really!): Fr. : FOI
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Gaelic "alas!" : OCH
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Teenage pastime. : DATING
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Arabian country. : OMAN
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Warehouse for grain. : ELEVATOR
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Shrine town in Italy. : LORETO
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1896 opera. : LABOHEME
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Oozed. : EXUDED
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Actress to star in "Chéri." : STANLEY
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Gypsies. : NOMADS
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Historic Pacific island. : WAKE
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Thinking man, circa 350 B. C. : ARISTOTLE
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Uneasily. : RESTIVELY
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Nonagenarian artist. : MOSES
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Take place. : PASS
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Deck out. : ARRAY
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Hits hard. : SMITES
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Garb for Gaius. : TOGA
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Constellation. : ARA
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Ranch hand. : RIDER
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Asian weights. : TAELS
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Heroine of 26 juveniles. : ELSIE
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Scrape off. : ABRADE
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In fact. : TRULY
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Narcissus spurned her. : ECHO
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Snatch. : GRAB
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Small songbird. : VIREO
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School subject: Abbr. : ALG
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Lands. : ACRES
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Wife of Perseus. : ANDROMEDA
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Began. : INITIATED
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Twilled fabrics. : REPS
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Parts of buildings. : ELLS
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Panama lake. : GATUN
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Far East title. : AGA
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Employ again. : REHIRE
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Beard. : GOATEE
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Holiday music. : NOELS
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Brilliant success. : ECLAT
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Biblical country of Arabia. : SHEBA
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Pygmy. : ATOMY
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Tribunal. : FORUM
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Hollywood name. : DAHL
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Valley. : GLEN
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Becomes drowsy. : NODS
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Paul ___ Hindenburg. : VON
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Combining form in chemistry. : OXO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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