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New York Times, Wednesday, October 14, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,743
Across
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Native of Gnossus. : CRETAN
7
Sea ducks. : SCAUPS
13
Airplane parts. : AILERONS
16
Cuban notable. : CASTRO
17
Kefauver's running mate. : SPARKMAN
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Bard of Irish folklore. : OSSIAN
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Fitting. : APT
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Learned men. : SAVANTS
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Linden tree. : LIN
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Was stormy. : BLEW
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Mends. : DARNS
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Begin. : RISE
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Lofty abode. : AERIE
29
Chop. : HEW
30
French composer. : BIZET
31
Palm trees. : SAGOS
33
Joints, in carpentering. : MITERS
34
Thicket. : COPSE
36
Plus ___ (knickerbockers). : FOURS
37
Council. : SOVIET
38
Magna ___. : CARTA
40
Curved moldings. : OGEES
41
Dandy. : FOP
42
Old-time juvenile author. : ALGER
46
Whirring sound. : BIRR
47
Appear suddenly. : BOBUP
49
Passable. : SOSO
50
Epsilon's relative. : ETA
51
Strewn with stones, as a beach. : PEBBLED
53
World power. : USA
54
Meat dish. : RAGOUT
56
Families. : LINEAGES
58
Always: Poet. : ETERNE
59
Right of way, for example, in law. : EASEMENT
60
Close again. : RESEAL
61
Wipes out. : ERASES
Down
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Melon. : CASABA
2
Slight movement. : RIPPLE
3
Click beetle. : ELATER
4
Thrice: Comb. form. : TER
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Bulky boats. : ARKS
6
Tribesman on the move. : NOMAD
7
Members of the Black Watch. : SCOTS
8
Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
9
Burro. : ASS
10
Employer. : UTILIZER
11
Appreciative ones. : PRAISERS
12
"Golden Treasury" treasures. : SONNETS
14
Indian. : NAVAHO
15
Trapper's gear. : SNARES
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Compass point. : NNW
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More filmy. : WISPIER
26
Church books. : RITUALS
28
Facilitates. : EASES
30
Plant and animal life of a region. : BIOTA
32
Bring. : GET
33
Member of N. A. M. : MFR
34
Think over. : COGITATE
35
Surpluses. : OVERAGES
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More subdued. : SOBERER
38
Paving stone. : COBBLE
39
Italian district. : APULIA
41
Watch pocket. : FOB
43
Chisels. : GOUGES
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Member of ancient brotherhood. : ESSENE
45
Meat dishes. : ROASTS
47
East Indian pepper plant. : BETEL
48
Think: Fr. : PENSE
51
Arid plateau in the Andes. : PUNA
52
Game animal. : DEER
55
Pyrites. : ORE
57
Old church vessel. : AMA

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

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