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New York Times, Tuesday, November 10, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,770
Across
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Elegance. : POLISH
7
Impressive entrance. : PORTAL
13
Color of the fuchsia. : MAGENTA
14
Operate a jet. : AVIATE
15
Fraud, in maritime law. : BARRATRY
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___ and spinach (humbug). : GAMMON
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Stake. : ANTE
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Pertaining to ethnic groups. : RACIAL
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Collection of notes. : ANA
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Paved area of an airfield. : APRON
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Sarcastic remark. : SLAP
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Deputy. : AGENT
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Relative of a divot. : SOD
28
Ancient pillar. : STELE
29
Sea nymph. : NEREID
31
Full of substance. : PITHY
33
Type of storage place. : ARSENAL
35
Girl with fascination. : CHARMER
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Resign. : DEMIT
41
American League player. : ORIOLE
42
Gem stones. : OPALS
45
American humorist. : NYE
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Discussion group. : PANEL
48
Lead a nomadic life. : ROVE
49
Father of modern science fiction. : VERNE
51
Eggs: Lat. : OVA
52
Corroded. : ATE
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Home of Princess Grace. : MONACO
54
Printer's instruction. : STET
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Three rhyming lines. : TERCET
57
Tip on rocketry. : NOSECONE
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Sword-shaped, in botany. : ENSATE
60
Sea gods of Greek myth. : TRITONS
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Cooked, as prunes. : STEWED
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Legislative body. : SENATE
Down
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Colleagues. : PARTNERS
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Folklore cannibal. : OGRE
3
Mead. : LEA
4
Within: Prefix. : INTRA
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Fastens with thongs. : STRAPS
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Field yield. : HAYCROP
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Heathen. : PAGAN
8
Rounded shape. : OVAL
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Margin. : RIM
10
Minced meat dish. : TAMALE
11
Describing certain music. : ATONAL
12
Early Delaware Indian. : LENAPE
13
Executive. : MANAGER
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Plantain. : BANANA
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Containing a certain antiseptic. : IODIC
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Province of Austria. : STYRIA
25
Obelisk. : NEEDLE
26
Prongs. : TINES
28
Music symbol. : SHARP
30
Boulder or Grand Coulee. : DAM
32
Even if, for short. : THO
34
Fabric. : LINEN
36
Specialty of "Johnny One-Note." : MONOTONE
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Ivy League teams. : ELEVENS
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Have some connection (to). : RELATE
40
Philip of Macedon and Periander of Corinth. : TYRANTS
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Makes a formal speech. : ORATES
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Effective. : POTENT
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Unwilling. : AVERSE
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Again! : ENCORE
49
Said aye or nay. : VOTED
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Red dye. : EOSIN
53
Apportion (with "out"). : METE
54
John Paul Jones was one, by birth. : SCOT
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Bird's cry. : CAW
58
Greek letter. : ETA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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