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New York Times, Tuesday, November 17, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,777
Across
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Trace fastening on a horse's collar. : HAME
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Some South Africans. : BOERS
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Primates. : APES
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The southwest wind. : AFER
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Coincide. : AGREE
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Nevada city. : RENO
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Wild pansy. : HEARTSEASE
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Scissor. : SNIP
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Beard of grain. : AWN
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Employs. : USES
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Tendencies. : TRENDS
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Son of Zeus and Hera. : ARES
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Glossy. : SHINY
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Dweller in a warren. : RABBIT
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Mythological monsters. : CHIMERAS
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Stranger. : ALIEN
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Place in a row. : ALINE
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Japanese sash. : OBI
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Extensive. : VAST
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Part of a fork. : PRONG
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Woad, indigo, eosin, etc. : DYES
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Old verb ending. : ETH
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Realities. : FACTS
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Superfluities in Newcastle. : COALS
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Stone Age implements. : NEOLITHS
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Scrooge's partner. : MARLEY
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Suggestive of certain evergreens. : PINEY
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One of the Grants. : CARY
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Give heed to. : LISTEN
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"And ___ bed."—Pepys. : SOTO
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Quondam. : ONCE
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Garden balsam or jewelweed. : TOUCHMENOT
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Shape of a pentamerous flower. : STAR
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Signature of a literary genius. : EAPOE
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Small parrot. : LORY
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Choicest parts. : TOPS
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Cheerless: Poet. : DREAR
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Patriot general of 1776. : KNOX
Down
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Sound of mirth. : HAHA
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Quite ___ (a good many). : AFEW
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Average. : MEAN
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Miscalculate. : ERR
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Hound. : BASSET
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Moldings. : OGEES
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Ages. : ERAS
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Abode: Abbr. : RES
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In a state of violent agitation. : SEETHING
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Leblanc's M. Lupin. : ARSENE
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One of the mints. : PENNYROYAL
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Girl's name meaning "woodlark." : ENID
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Soaks up. : SOPS
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City on the Po. : TURIN
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Hoarfrost. : RIME
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Aid. : ABET
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Tibia edges. : SHINS
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Bird. : RAVEN
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Winged. : ALATE
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The miterwort. : BISHOPSCAP
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Coagulates. : CLOTS
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Mollycoddle. : SISSY
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Word element meaning "rule" : ARCHY
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Protected, as an invention. : PATENTED
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Small boat. : DORY
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Excellent. : FINE
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Billiard shot. : CAROM
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Metric units. : LITERS
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Well-known Puritan in early Boston. : MATHER
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Popular beverage. : COCOA
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Perplexed. : LOST
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Look ___ (investigate). : INTO
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Member of a mob scene: Slang. : SUPE
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Look ___ (pay a brief visit to). : INON
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Spanish bull. : TORO
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Mythical river. : STYX
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Sweep. : OAR
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Antlered animal. : ELK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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