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New York Times, Wednesday, October 7, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,736

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Casual good-by. : SOLONG
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Busy places. : HIVES
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Considering everything. : ALLINALL
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Immediately. : ATONCE
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Time of unusual success: Colloq. : FIELDDAY
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Cried loudly. : BAWLED
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Girl in a song. : IDA
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Postal service. : AIRMAIL
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Common suffix. : ING
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Soaks in water. : RETS
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Villa d'___ at Tivoli. : ESTE
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Set up. : ERECT
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Compass point. : NNE
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Thistle plant. : ASTER
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Knelled. : RANG
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Garçons. : WAITERS
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Brilliance. : FLAME
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Category of college football fans: Colloq. : GRADS
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Carpet ___. : SLIPPER
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Lowest parts. : FEET
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Sidewalk ___. : CAFES
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Combustible. : OIL
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Causes to go. : SENDS
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Greek god. : ARES
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Hackneyed. : BANAL
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Disgruntled: Colloq. : SORE
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Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
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Torment. : BEDEVIL
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Spot card. : TEN
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Fit to eat. : EDIBLE
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Native of Bucharest. : ROMANIAN
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___ Windsor. : DUKEOF
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Argument presenting three choices. : TRILEMMA
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Skins. : PELTS
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Periods in development. : STAGES
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Baseball pitch. : SLIDER
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Chemical salt. : OLEATE
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Like Abner. : LIL
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Wave: Comb. form. : ONDA
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Lowest point. : NADIR
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Vividly conspicuous. : GLARING
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Custom. : HABIT
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European: Abbr. : ITAL
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Asseverate. : VOW
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___ man. : ENLISTED
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Sachet powder, lavender, etc. : SCENTERS
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Conflagrant. : AFIRE
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One of the Beechers. : LYMAN
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Machines for trimming lumber. : EDGERS
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Over again. : ANEW
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Abrasions. : SCRAPES
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Mt. Vernon and Monticello. : ESTATES
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Packs down. : TAMPS
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Buenos ___. : AIRES
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Ripen. : AGE
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Became suddenly excited. : FLAREDUP
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Realistic. : LIFELIKE
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Frightened. : SCARED
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Freeway. : ROAD
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Adds spices. : FLAVORS
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Sluggish. : INERT
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In ___ (very quickly). : NOTIME
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Air castles. : DREAMS
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Plant of the pea family. : SENNA
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Complains: Slang. : BEEFS
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Boundary. : LIMIT
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Obscure (with "out"). : BLOT
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Musical refrain. : LALA
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___ canto singing. : BEL
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Photographer's abbreviation. : NEG

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

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