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New York Times, Saturday, November 21, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,781

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Across
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Seize suddenly. : GRAB
5
Dickens girl. : DORA
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Jelly used as a garnish. : ASPIC
14
Son of Jacob. : LEVI
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D'Oleron and De Ré. : ILES
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John Ridd's bride. : LORNA
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Indian Ocean gulf. : ADEN
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Nick and Nora's dog. : ASTA
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European shad. : ALOSE
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Forgiving person. : CONDONER
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Lemur of India. : LORIS
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Participial suffix. : ING
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New opera. : VANESSA
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Oklahoma county seat. : ADA
28
One of the Astaires. : ADELE
30
One ___ time. : ATA
31
Impress on silver: Abbr. : STER
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An also-ran. : LOSER
33
Auto agency items. : STOCKCARS
35
Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
37
Bellow. : ROAR
38
Where plane pilots meet for briefing. : READYROOM
42
Annapolis adjective. : NAVAL
46
Donation of money. : ALMS
47
In shadow. : DIM
48
Porcupine quill. : SPINE
49
Edge. : RIM
50
Girl's name meaning a "bee." : MELISSA
53
West Point graduates: Abbr. : LTS
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Fallacies, in logic. : IDOLA
56
Spaceman's flight compartments. : CAPSULES
58
Short coat. : TUNIC
59
Genuine. : TRUE
60
Split rattan. : CANE
61
Last word of "Hark! Hark! the Lark." : ARISE
62
One of the Inner Hebrides. : IONA
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Telephone wire. : LINE
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Tidies up. : NEATS
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Biblical giant. : ANAK
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Genus of the mallard duck. : ANAS
Down
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Cold as ice. : GLACIAL
2
California beach. : REDONDO
3
Requites. : AVENGES
4
Tie. : BIND
5
Moon goddess. : DIANA
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Half of a well-known comedy team. : OLSEN
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Place of seclusion. : RETREAT
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Botanist Gray. : ASA
9
Ancient Greek war cry. : ALALA
10
Fly alone. : SOLO
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Proportionately. : PRORATA
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One in the know. : INSIDER
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Autocrats. : CAESARS
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To excess. : OVERLY
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Vehement outburst. : STORM
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River in SW Maine. : SACO
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Principal roles. : LEADS
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Waste metal. : SCRAP
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Impair seriously. : SPOIL
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Home of the jayhawkers. : KANSAS
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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New Jersey river. : RARITAN
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Legendary king of Britain. : ELIDURE
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Household disinfectant. : AMMONIA
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Greek letter. : OMICRON
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Bad man. : VILLAIN
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Radio station wire. : ANTENNA
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Certain tenants. : LESSEES
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Spiked clubs. : MACES
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Finnish steam bath. : SAUNA
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Deliver a discourse. : SPEAK
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Catalogue. : LIST
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College of the Bruins. : UCLA
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Aunt: Span. : TIA

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