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New York Times, Friday, October 16, 1959

9-Down : Rose.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,745
Across
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Escoffier, for example. : CHEF
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Eh? : WHAT
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Contradict. : REBUT
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Knight of the road. : HOBO
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One of noble qualities. : HERO
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Expiate. : ATONE
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Involved in confusion. : EMBROILED
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Bachelor girls. : MAIDS
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Take umbrage. : RESENT
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European apple tree. : SORB
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Permit. : LET
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"Them as has, ___." : GITS
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Adjective for the moon. : SILVERY
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Trained. : SCHOOLED
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Reward: Poet. : MEED
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Eureka! : AHA
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Title for Haile Selassie. : NEGUS
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Detecting device. : RADAR
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Fatty ingredient. : LARD
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Challenges. : DARES
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In ___ parentis. : LOCO
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Kostelanetz. : ANDRE
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Musical rounds. : ROTAS
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Kern song hit. : WHO
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Curved. : BENT
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Put in a box. : CARTONED
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Enlarges (a photograph). : BLOWSUP
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Take home pay. : EARN
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Flowery garland. : LEI
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Tropical tree. : UPAS
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Keeps (oneself) active. : BUSIES
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Angler of sorts. : EELER
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Excited: Colloq. : STEAMEDUP
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Rugged crest. : ARETE
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Country place. : TOWN
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Arena animal in Spain. : TORO
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___ Cup Match, in golf. : RYDER
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Coped. : APED
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Track of a deer. : SLOT
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Dear: Fr. : CHER
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Topic for John Howard Payne. : HOME
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Refluxes. : EBBS
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Renounce. : FOREGO
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Pared down. : WHITTLED
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Queen of the underworld. : HEL
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Metric measures. : ARES
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Commotions: Colloq. : TODOS
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Rose. : RAMBLER
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Condensed. : BOILEDDOWN
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In the shelter of. : UNDER
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Irascible. : TESTY
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Pungent vegetable. : ONION
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Edge. : RIM
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Smoke: Var. : SEGAR
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Meat for cutlets. : VEAL
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Hall in a casa. : SALA
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Fictional sleuth. : CHAN
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Tough: Colloq. : HARDBOILED
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Breed of large red hog. : DUROC
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Bristles, in botany. : SETAE
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Wish ardently. : ACHE
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Crucifix. : ROOD
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Uncle of the Barrymores. : DREW
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Spanish dance. : SARABAND
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One who guarantees. : ENSURER
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Sound from a stringed instrument. : STRUM
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Male sheep. : TUP
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Beginnings. : ONSETS
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Misty, as the eyes. : BLEAR
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Suspicious: Slang. : LEERY
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Italian foodstuff. : PASTA
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Finish. : STOP
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Graven image. : IDOL
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Combining form for a continent. : EURO
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Patch. : SPOT
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French season. : ETE
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___ lamb. : EWE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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