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New York Times, Tuesday, October 27, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,756
Across
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Part of a derrick. : MAST
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Ankle bones. : TARSI
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Bridge bids: Abbr. : DBLS
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Fictional dog. : ASTA
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Betelgeuse, Bellatrix, Rigel, etc. : ORION
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Opera feature. : ARIA
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Seal a bargain in a certain way. : SHAKEHANDS
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City of N France. : LAON
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"Porgy and Bess" character. : SERENA
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Where Sunday becomes Monday. : DATELINE
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Ruined: Slang. : SUNK
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Lucifer. : SATAN
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Granted. : ACCORDED
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African VIP. : NASSER
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The street: Fr. : LARUE
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Arrive at. : REACH
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Power project, created 1933. : TVA
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Stain. : BLOT
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___ school. : GRADE
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Shortly. : SOON
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Chicago feature. : ELS
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Watson's creator. : DOYLE
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A saw: Comb. form. : SERRI
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Centaur slain by Hercules. : NESSUS
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One of seven intrepid adventurers. : SPACEMAN
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Medieval merchant group: Var. : HANSA
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Gait. : TROT
50
Symbol of unreceptiveness. : DEAFEARS
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City at junction of Mohawk and Hudson. : COHOES
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"___ grows in size as it is repeated." : ALIE
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Part of a telephone. : MOUTHPIECE
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Soil. : DIRT
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Man with a mike. : EMCEE
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Pleasant. : NICE
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Free's companion. : EASY
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Garden tools. : RAKES
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Watkins ___, N. Y. : GLEN
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Choral form. : MASS
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County in North Carolina. : ASHE
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Capella, for one. : STAR
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Extracts. : TAKESOUT
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Accessible. : TOHAND
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Southern constellation. : ARA
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Peel. : RIND
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Thirst quenchers. : SODAS
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Example. : INSTANCE
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Polk's Vice President. : DALLAS
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Idea: Colloq. : BRAINSTORM
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Celebrity. : LION
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Safe's companion. : SANE
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Habituate. : ENURE
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Greenland base. : ETAH
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Tralee's county. : KERRY
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Barkley. : ALBEN
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Street: Span. : CALLE
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Aiming aid. : CROSSHAIRS
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Administers. : DEALS
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City of Portugal. : EVORA
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Arrested: Slang. : RANIN
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Expert. : ADEPT
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Light and filmy. : GOSSAMER
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Boiling. : SEETHING
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Shore feature. : DUNE
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Part of a steam shovel. : SCOOP
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___ pin. : SAFETY
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Certain monuments. : ARCHES
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Bouquet. : AROMA
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Miami's county. : DADE
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Consume, as a lollipop. : SUCK
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___-de-boeuf (round or oval window). : OEIL
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Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
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Observed. : SEEN
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Letter. : TEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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