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New York Times, Saturday, October 31, 1959

59-Across : Legal right.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,760
Across
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Best-seller novelist. : URIS
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Laborer of a kind. : SPADEMAN
13
Ill will. : MALICE
15
Center of attraction. : CYNOSURE
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Charm. : AMULET
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Entertainers. : ARTISTES
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Where the farmer lives. : DELL
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Men of Berlin. : HERREN
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Legislative product. : ACT
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Woeful word. : ALAS
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Academies: Abbr. : SCHS
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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With: Ger. : MIT
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Where Bobby Shaftoe went. : TOSEA
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Honkers. : GEESE
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Combining form used with tetra, penta, etc. : GON
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Large South African antelope. : SASSABY
34
Crucial ball game. : PLAYOFF
38
Time periods: Abbr. : HRS
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French city. : CAEN
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Creator of A. Gordon Pym. : POE
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Is solicitous. : CARES
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Exercised the franchise. : VOTED
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Water bird. : ERN
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Laboratory liquid. : ACID
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When Quadragesima is. : LENT
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Nail. : BRAD
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Member of the flock. : RAM
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Wayne and others. : MORSES
52
Fury. : RAGE
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Australian city. : ADELAIDE
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Kind of pronoun "it" is. : NEUTER
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Old name for a piece of steel for striking a light. : FIREIRON
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Changes. : ALTERS
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Legal right. : EASEMENT
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Variegated. : PIED
Down
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Howls. : ULULATES
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Streams. : RILLS
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Sludge. : ICE
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Eve's third son. : SETH
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Less plentiful. : SCARCER
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Deucalion's wife, in Greek myth. : PYRRHA
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Pot contributions. : ANTES
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Kill: Slang. : DOIN
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Letter. : ESS
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Change. : MUTATE
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Palm trees. : ARECAS
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Lie sheltered. : NESTLE
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Butterfly and others. : MADAMES
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Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
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Try. : ESSAY
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Counting-out word. : EENY
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Arabian tambourines. : TAARS
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Eyes, poetically. : ORBS
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"___ do thou likewise." : GOAND
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Joy. : GLEE
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Storage structure. : SHED
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Tab or strap on a garment: Fr. : PATTE
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Acted. : OPERATED
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Hunter for food. : FORAGER
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Fireplace screens. : FENDERS
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Approval. : CONSENT
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Water bottle. : CARAFE
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National Park in Maine. : ACADIA
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Verse makers: Var. : RIMERS
44
Star of "Redhead." : VERDON
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French river into the Atlantic. : LOIRE
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Animal. : BRUTE
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Injure. : MAIM
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Cookie. : SNAP
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Great general. : LEE
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Ivy League man. : ELI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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