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New York Times, Saturday, November 14, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,774

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Across
1
Ancient music halls. : ODEA
5
Gourd. : PEPO
9
Rival of Sparta and Athens. : ARGOS
14
Veteran sportscaster. : REDBARBER
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Mexican type of transportation. : BURRO
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Polygamous uxorcide. : BLUEBEARD
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Magic akin to voodoo. : OBEAH
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More of the same: Abbr. : ETC
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Broody one. : HEN
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Southern: Span. : SURENO
22
Man's guardian spirit. : DAEMON
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Striking hard. : SMITING
26
Storage place of a kind. : ARSENAL
28
Work team. : CREW
30
Anything unfathomable. : ABYSS
33
Historic place in Ireland. : TARA
34
Cockney's dwelling. : OME
35
Angers. : IRES
36
Classifies. : SORTS
37
Slicker. : COAT
38
Relative of $. : DOL
39
Large amount: Colloq. : PILE
40
What one does "with faint praise." : DAMNS
41
Pointed tools. : AWLS
43
City famed for lace. : ALENCON
45
Cut nicks for scoring. : NOTCHED
47
Won the race. : OUTRAN
51
Between: Dial. : ATWEEN
52
Quick curtsy. : BOB
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Exist. : ARE
54
Bailed. : LADED
55
"I'd rather see than be one!" : PURPLECOW
58
"Twelfth Night" role. : VIOLA
59
Dinner table choice. : WHITEMEAT
60
U. S. writer (1834–99). : ALGER
61
Contents of 26 Across. : ARMS
62
Sound effects on a cold day. : BRRS
Down
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Rounded. : ORBED
2
Airplane wing shape. : DELTA
3
Elicit. : EDUCE
4
Father of Tad. : ABE
5
Pretties up. : PREENS
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Israeli notable. : EBAN
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By. : PER
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Civil War general. : ORD
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All around. : ABOUT
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Heading, possibly in red. : RUBRIC
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Theatric meeting place. : GREENROOM
12
North-of-Ireland-er. : ORANGEMAN
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Off-Piccadilly. : SOHO
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Hates. : ABHORS
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Wegg in "Our Mutual Friend." : SILAS
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Kind of meeting. : MASS
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Became knotted. : SNARLED
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Fur. : MARTEN
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Arc de Triomphe de l'___. : ETOILE
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Foes of Prohibition. : WETS
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Big night at the Met. : AIDA
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Tussock moth. : BROWNTAIL
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Kind of labor contract, now illegal: Slang. : YELLOWDOG
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Warren of baseball. : SPAHN
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Jargon. : CANT
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Counterpart. : DOUBLE
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Addison's colleague. : STEELE
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Chooses as a fellow member. : COOPTS
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Durable wood. : CEDAR
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Track man. : RACER
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Howling. : AROAR
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Salamanders. : NEWTS
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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Edge. : BRIM
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New Deal agency. : PWA
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Clock: Ger. : UHR
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Prohibition of trade: Abbr. : EMB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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