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New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,753

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Across
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Proceed deviously. : WORM
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Loosed. : FREED
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World War I admiral. : SPEE
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Common symptom. : ACHE
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Rope used in training horses. : LONGE
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Pommel of a saddle. : HORN
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Coming production about the Trapp Family. : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
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Cooked, as marshmallows. : TOASTED
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Poet laureate, 1813–43. : SOUTHEY
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Gums from certain tropical trees. : KINOS
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"___ Rita." : RIO
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In tumult. : ARIOT
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Hackneyed. : OVERUSED
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Gondolas. : BOATS
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Petits ___ (green peas): Fr. : POIS
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Relation. : TALE
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Royal symbol. : ORB
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Issue forth. : EMANATE
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Feminine nickname. : LIL
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
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Promontory east of Pamlico Sound. : HATTERAS
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Heraldic borders. : ORLES
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Group: Abbr. : ORG
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Where Innsbruck is. : TIROL
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Solar halos. : CORONAE
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Received and passed on. : RELAYED
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Part of a convivial song refrain. : THEGANGSALLHERE
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Lowest card in pinochle. : NINE
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Suburban greenery. : LAWNS
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Hoop-shaped handle. : BAIL
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Items for 62 Across. : SODS
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Oliver Wendell Holmes heroine. : ELSIE
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Sea bird. : ERNE
Down
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Light bulb word. : WATT
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
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Nonflying bird. : RHEA
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Camping necessity. : MESSKIT
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Speaking easily and smoothly. : FLUENT
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Musical form. : RONDO
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Finis. : END
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Relatives of ids. : EGOS
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American television pioneer. : DEFOREST
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Exclude. : SHUTOUT
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Splendid: Br. slang. : POSH
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___ Canal. : ERIE
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Reference work: Abbr. : ENCY
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Indolent. : OTIOSE
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Huge Alaskan glacier. : MUIR
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Cablese word requesting great haste. : SOONEST
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Artery. : AORTA
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City in French Morocco. : RABAT
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Container for liquid. : VIAL
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Balm; flattery. : SALVE
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Howe. : ELIAS
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Glen. : DELL
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Nonsense! : BOSH
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Brazilian state. : PARA
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___ Fay, sister of King Arthur. : MORGANLE
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Matriculate. : ENROLL
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Underlings: Slang. : STOOGES
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"___ praised!" : ALLAHBE
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Feminine name in Berlin. : ERNA
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Phrase indicating an ominous alternative. : ORELSE
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Certain Asians. : IRANI
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Cotangents: Abbr. : CTNS
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Paducah's river. : OHIO
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Burst. : REND
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Smooth, even: Fr. : EGAL
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Fiscal ___. : YEAR
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Hibernia. : ERIN
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Printing term. : DELE
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Compass points. : SWS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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