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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F H V W X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, 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. 3,755
Across
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Boggy ground, in Britain. : QUAG
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As if. : QUASI
10
Woody fiber used for cordage. : BAST
14
Heavenly bear. : URSA
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Bones. : ULNAS
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River bank: Lat. : RIPA
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Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Articles. : ITEMS
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Burden. : ONUS
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Review of troops. : PARADE
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Always: Fr. : TOUJOURS
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Part of N. B. : NOTA
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Explore. : SEEK
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A gossip, from Latin "what now?" : QUIDNUNC
31
Smoked sausage. : SALAMI
35
One: Lat. : UNO
36
Rims. : EDGES
38
Modern fabric. : NYLON
39
Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
41
Inspiring fear. : EERIE
43
Claw. : NAIL
44
Building of the Great Mosque of Mecca. : KAABA
46
Blackmore heroine. : LORNA
48
Blue Eagle monogram. : NRA
49
Ascetic. : ESSENE
51
Time of good weather. : SUNNYDAY
53
Tubers. : YAMS
55
Prima donna from France. : PONS
56
Type of engraving. : AQUATINT
60
"La Comédie Humaine" author. : BALZAC
64
Sally ___, sweetened tea cake. : LUNN
65
Goat antelope of the Himalayas. : GORAL
67
Slippery. : EELY
68
Levant sailing vessel. : SAIC
69
Cosmetic. : ROUGE
70
Trolley car. : TRAM
71
River NW of Paris. : OISE
72
One-horse carriages of India. : EKKAS
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First-rate: Colloq. : AONE
Down
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Witty sally. : QUIP
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Mongolian capital, pre-Communist name. : URGA
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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U. S. Army rifle. : GARAND
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Tranquillity. : QUIETUDE
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Last month: Abbr. : ULT
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The dill: Obs. : ANET
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Birthplace of Pythagoras. : SAMOS
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Publications. : ISSUES
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Teamless town. : BROOKLYN
11
Primitive Japanese. : AINU
12
Stimulus. : SPUR
13
Drinking cup: Scot. : TASS
21
Completed. : DONE
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Twilled, cotton cloth. : JEAN
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Cherub. : ANGEL
27
Vibrate. : QUAKE
28
Chief of the Mohicans. : UNCAS
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Jots. : IOTAS
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Mackerel-like fish. : CEROS
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Finnish island. : ALAND
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Ballet dancer Shearer. : MOIRA
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Dental item. : INLAY
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Sweet liquid. : SIRUP
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Temporary suspension. : ABEYANCE
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Exalts. : ENNOBLES
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A science: Abbr. : ANAT
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Grandma Moses. : ANNA
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Fugitive from a country. : EMIGRE
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W. Texas town on the Rio Grande. : YSLETA
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A fish, the robalo. : SNOOK
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Moreover. : ALSO
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___ d'Orsay, the French Foreign Office. : QUAI
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Etats ___. : UNIS
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Island group, W. Pacific. : TRUK
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Low temperature. : ZERO
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Sen. Bible. : ALAN
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Flower cluster. : CYME
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___ Khan. : AGA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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