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New York Times, Tuesday, October 13, 1959

32-Down : Petty: Slang.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,742
Across
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Gem embellishment. : FACET
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Dress of India's women. : SARI
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___ and ons. : OFFS
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Native of Baghdad. : IRAQI
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Sacred statue. : ICON
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Magnolia or tulip. : TREE
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Costume. : GETUP
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Style of delivery at bowling. : CROSSHAND
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Lucidity. : SANITY
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Distinction. : EMINENCE
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Sulking. : APOUT
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Not so bright. : DARKER
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Enfold. : LAP
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Applies stucco. : PLASTERS
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"Beyond the ___ lies Italy." : ALPS
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Engrave. : ETCH
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Type of anchor. : KEDGE
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Originate (from). : STEM
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Thong. : STRAP
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Alight. : LAND
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Refreshing drinks. : SODAS
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Zona Gale's Miss Bett. : LULU
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Ensign. : FLAG
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Charming parrot. : LOVEBIRD
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Inspire wonder. : AWE
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___ Polaris, the polestar. : STELLA
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Et ___ (and elsewhere): Lat. : ALIBI
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Of shepherds. : PASTORAL
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Slender and graceful. : SVELTE
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Emblem of an Oriental power. : RISINGSUN
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Robin of song. : ADAIR
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Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Crooked. : AWRY
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Wine city of southern France. : NIMES
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Slave of early England. : ESNE
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Appear. : SEEM
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Capable. : SMART
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Commercially valuable fruit. : FIGS
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Yard. : AREA
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Dozed. : CATNAPPED
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Fit out. : EQUIP
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The best: Colloq. : TIPTOP
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Thus: Lat. : SIC
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Historic port of the Levant. : ACRE
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Salon. : ROOM
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Indoor. : INSIDE
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Alter ego. : OTHERSELF
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Candid. : FRANK
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Parry or evade. : FENCE
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Jewish home service. : SEDER
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Lewis Carroll's nonsense creature. : SNARK
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Christmases. : YULES
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Idle talk. : TATTLE
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Maiden. : LASS
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Singing voice. : ALTO
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Stunted tree. : SCRUB
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Muse of comedy. : THALIA
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Petty: Slang. : SMALLTIME
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Ruler in exile. : DALAILAMA
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What rodents do. : GNAW
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Margin. : EDGE
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Moves in eddies. : PURLS
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Legislator. : SOLON
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Brazilian statesman. : VARGAS
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Seats in some cafés. : DIVANS
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Berlin's river. : SPREE
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Attire for men: Colloq. : TAILS
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Site of Krupp works. : ESSEN
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Obscure, as the vision. : BEDIM
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"God have mercy on such ___ ... " : ASWE
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Charm. : LURE
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Row. : TIER
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Formerly, in old form. : ERST
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Follower of Falstaff. : NYM

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

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