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New York Times, Thursday, October 15, 1959

27-Across : Zealot.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,744
Across
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Old quarter of Algiers. : CASBAH
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Shucked. : HULLED
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Portuguese island. : MADEIRA
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Richard the Lion-Hearted's mother. : ELEANOR
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On the ___ (honest): Slang. : UPANDUP
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Isak Dinesen, for example. : PENNAME
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Greek island. : SAMOS
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After Pvt. : PFC
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Government officials and their policy: Abbr. : ADMIN
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Flaky mineral. : SPAR
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Monster: Comb. form. : TERAT
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Dispatched. : SENT
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One: Ger. : EIN
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Zealot. : FANATIC
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Extend, as a road. : LIE
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Quadrangle. : TETRAGON
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Embossed. : RAISED
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Part of an engine. : CRANKCASE
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Composer of more than 40 operas. : HANDEL
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Disappears gradually. : FADESOUT
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___ king. : ALA
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A favorite Spanish name. : DOLORES
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One: Fr. : UNE
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Moved stealthily. : SLID
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Tapered cloth pieces. : GORES
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Baseball's Musial. : STAN
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Abbreviation akin to U.S.S.R. : SOVUN
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Army transport group: Abbr. : ATS
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Operatic czar. : BORIS
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___ anon (once in a while): Archaic. : EVERAND
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Marine alga used as fertilizer. : SEAWARE
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Conventional phrase of interest. : LETSSEE
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Entwines. : ENLACES
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Soaked to pieces. : RETTED
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Be furious: Colloq. : SEERED
Down
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From head to foot. : CAPAPIE
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Firm. : ADAMANT
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Title for Castro. : SENOR
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Doubles and redoubles. : BIDS
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East Indian island group. : ARU
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Encounter. : HAPPENON
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Jivey one. : HEPCAT
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Conrad heroine. : LENA
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Estates. : LANDS
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Certain surfaces. : ENAMELS
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Pastor. : DOMINIE
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French poet, dramatist, novelist. : MUSSET
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Leased. : RENTED
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Gov. Chandler's capital. : FRANKFORT
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Language of the Philippines. : TAGALOG
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Screeds. : TIRADES
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Got on. : FARED
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Questions; problems. : CASES
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Got: Abbr. : RCD
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Diminutive suffixes. : IES
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Acts of endearment. : CARESSES
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Squabble: Slang. : HASSEL
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Everywhere. : ALLOVER
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Simplicity. : NAIVETE
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Win at the track. : OUTRACE
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Stuffy. : UNAIRED
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Verb forms. : TENSES
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Full up. : LOADED
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Dared: Archaic. : DURST
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Indian cavalryman. : SOWAR
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Noted cartoonist. : NAST
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Bundle. : BALE
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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