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New York Times, Monday, October 19, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,748
Across
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Rubs smooth in a certain way. : SANDS
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Siamese ___. : CATS
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Sharp report. : SNAP
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Unalaskan. : ALEUT
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Oriental noble. : AGHA
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Store up (honey). : HIVE
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Variety store. : FIVEANDTEN
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Over again. : ANEW
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___ out (make shift with). : EKE
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Passes. : GOES
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___ dozen. : BAKERS
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Mamba or fer-de-lance. : SERPENT
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Merciless. : CRUEL
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Great anger. : IRE
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___ circus (lively occasion): Colloq. : FOURRING
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Durable wood. : EBONY
34
Hair tint. : HENNA
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Explorer ___, anti-satellite missile. : VII
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Tuscan river. : ARNO
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Proportion. : RATIO
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Second of a series. : BETA
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Bishopric. : SEE
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___ Hills of Rome. : SEVEN
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Lazy ___. : SUSAN
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Deceitful. : TWOFACED
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Hostelry. : INN
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Peak in Canada, 19,850 ft. high. : LOGAN
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Quondam. : ONETIME
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Sikh or Sioux. : INDIAN
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Eureka red. : PUCE
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Scarf of feathers. : BOA
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Boots or moccasins. : PACS
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Fundamentals of education. : THETHREERS
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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Republic west of England. : EIRE
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Victuals. : EATS
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Sambar or wapiti. : DEER
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Women of station. : DAMES
Down
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Strongboxes. : SAFES
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Identical. : ALIKE
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"When two Sundays meet." : NEVER
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Rightful. : DUE
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Play-acting. : STAGERY
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West Pointer. : CADET
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Ten-percenters: Abbr. : AGTS
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Article. : THE
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California city. : SANBRUNO
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___ Heights, Cleveland suburb. : SHAKER
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Destiny of 6 Across. : NINELIVES
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State. : AVER
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Benches. : PEWS
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Not one. : NONE
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Atmosphere. : AURA
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South American conifer. : PINO
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Alkaloid from the poison hemlock. : CONIN
28
Lavishly honored. : FETED
29
Girl in Spanish song. : NITA
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Menotti's first name. : GIAN
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Poetic sunrise. : EAST
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Foment. : BREW
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Game of ball. : ONEOLDCAT
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Refuge. : HAVEN
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Abjured. : RECANTED
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Relative of a single. : BUNT
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Heroic tale. : SAGA
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Exhibited disdain. : SNEERED
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Palms off. : FOISTS
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Part of a foot. : INCH
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External. : OUTER
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Steel girder. : IBEAM
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Telegraphic code. : MORSE
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Alleviates. : EASES
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Himself: Lat. : IPSE
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Soft leather. : NAPA
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Father: Fr. : PERE
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Go in haste. : HIE
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Significant date. : ERA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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