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New York Times, Thursday, November 19, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,779
Across
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Frenchman. : BRETON
7
Declines to accept. : REFUSES
14
Make anew. : REMODEL
16
Oxygen, for one. : ELEMENT
17
Atomic age word. : ISOTOPE
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Notched, as leaves. : DENTATE
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Fix. : SET
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Very common plant. : RAGWEED
22
Mrs., in Madrid. : SRA
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Malay dagger. : KRIS
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Money in Naples. : LIRA
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Name akin to Natalie. : NOEL
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Call forth. : EVOKE
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Sharpening devices. : OILSTONES
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Squalid dwelling. : TENEMENT
34
Containers. : KEGS
35
Iranian: Abbr. : PERS
36
Unit of military aircraft. : WING
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Inhabitants: Suffix. : ITES
38
Metal. : CASTIRON
42
Jury candidates. : VENIREMEN
45
Cousin of a delusion. : SNARE
46
Man's nickname. : ALEC
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Pioneer automobile man. : OLDS
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Fret or fuss: Colloq. : STEW
50
Negligent. : LAX
51
Greek. : HELLENE
54
Navy landing ship. : LST
55
Series of bric-a-brac shelves. : ETAGERE
57
Temporary relief. : RESPITE
59
Mints again. : RECOINS
60
___ cap for. : SETONES
61
Town in Arthurian legend. : ASTOLAT
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Try out again. : RETEST
Down
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Cut of meat. : BRISKET
2
Extra supply. : RESERVE
3
Sorrow or joy. : EMOTION
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Little one. : TOT
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Aroma. : ODOR
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Katmandu is its capital. : NEPAL
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Bridge player's term. : REDEAL
8
Robert ___. : ELEE
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Resist: Poet. : FEND
10
Relative of S. S. S. : UMT
11
Spices. : SEASONS
12
Menu item. : ENTREE
13
Things bought for a song. : STEALS
15
Armies. : LEGIONS
21
Court order. : WRIT
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Legendary Missourian. : SKEPTIC
26
Small cups. : NOGGINS
28
Oriental ruler. : EMEER
30
Indulges in winter sport. : SKIS
31
Shelters. : TENTS
33
Gaelic. : ERSE
36
Meanders. : WANDERS
37
Not accurate. : INEXACT
38
Part of a battery. : CELL
39
Nautical rope. : RATLINE
40
Iphigenia's brother. : ORESTES
41
Part of the Bible: Abbr. : NEWTEST
42
Eamon De ___. : VALERA
43
Makes joyful. : ELATES
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Attempt to harm. : MOLEST
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Look of contempt. : SNEER
51
Stormtrooper's cheer. : HEIL
52
Fraulein's name. : ERNA
53
East: Span. : ESTE
56
Sticky mixture. : GOO
58
___ shot. : POT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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