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New York Times, Wednesday, November 11, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,771
Across
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Range of view. : SCOPE
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Structure for flood protection. : DIKE
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Beside: Prefix. : PARA
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Ogee molding, in architecture. : TALON
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British statesman. : EDEN
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Rara ___. : AVIS
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Biblical witch's home. : ENDOR
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Ancient Egyptian. : COPT
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Current Broadway musical. : REDHEAD
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Cole Porter musical. : ROSALIE
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TV trophy. : EMMY
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The Campbells, for one. : CLAN
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Creator of the Darlings. : BARRIE
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Team of celebrities. : ALLSTARS
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Self-assertive tendency. : EGO
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Genus of tropical shrubs. : TREMA
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Slave of old Greece. : HELOT
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The Devil's exaction from Dr. Faustus. : SOUL
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Twenty. : SCORE
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Symbolic bird. : DOVE
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Bird life of a region. : ORNIS
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Coat of arms. : CREST
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Swamp. : FEN
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Certain emergency funds: Slang. : MADMONEY
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Cuba's headliner. : CASTRO
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Gallic verve. : ELAN
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Drawer handle. : PULL
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Intentional insult. : AFFRONT
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"Laughing" child in "The Children's Hour." : ALLEGRA
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Odin's brother. : VILI
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Commonplace. : TRITE
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Waters, in France. : EAUX
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Type of officer: Colloq. : EXEC
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Byzantine image. : EIKON
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Small coins of India. : PICE
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Hide's companion. : SEEK
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Coming new attraction in motion pictures. : SCENT
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Wild oxen. : YAKS
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Gaff. : SPAR
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Undergo. : HAVE
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Dull. : ARID
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One of Santa's team. : DASHER
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River craft. : STEAMERS
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Fudge. : CANDY
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Venerable. : OLD
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Franciscan nun. : POORCLARE
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Matriculate. : ENROLL
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Poured off. : DECANTED
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Public hero. : IDOL
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French legionnaire's headgear. : KEPI
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Give vent to. : EMIT
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Sliding frame of a window. : SASH
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Broom of twigs. : BESOM
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Village square in old Greece. : AGORA
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Watchman's beat. : ROUND
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Author of "The Last Resorts." : AMORY
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Airborne. : ALOFT
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Fido's friend. : ROVER
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Business man's aide: Colloq. : STENO
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An odd fellow. : ECCENTRIC
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Type of jingle. : LIMERICK
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Edible. : ESCULENT
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Highlight of a cantana. : SOLO
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High and slender. : TALL
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City on the Loire. : NANTES
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One of the Seven Dwarfs. : SLEEPY
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South African novelist. : PATON
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The birds: Zool. : AVES
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Idée ___. : FIXE
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"Said the fly, 'Let us ___' . . . " : FLEE
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Mother Earth. : GAIA
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Crowd of ordinary persons. : RUCK
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Tools. : AXES
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Milton's brother. : IKE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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