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New York Times, Monday, November 23, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J K X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,783

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River bank. : RIPA
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Javelin. : SPEAR
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Turn to liquid. : MELT
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An astringent. : ALUM
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Marx man. : HARPO
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Here: Span. : AQUI
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Firebug. : PYROMANIAC
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Coming season. : YULE
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Dimmer of glory. : TARNISHER
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Beckoning destinations. : GOALS
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"___ horse!" (Advice to early drivers.) : GETA
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Spin like a top. : TWIRL
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Left port: Abbr. : SLD
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Girl in French fiction. : NANA
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"Bombs bursting ___." : INAIR
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Parson-biographer of Washington. : WEEMS
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Dealer in kippered herring, etc.: Eng. : DRYSALTER
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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One aspect of Morpheus. : SLEEP
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Yugoslav chief. : TITO
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Bit by bit. : PIECEMEAL
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Color workers. : DYERS
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Famous fountain of Rome. : TREVI
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Cabbage in shreds. : SLAW
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Oily bean. : SOY
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Coarsely ground grain. : GRITS
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Wavy molding. : OGEE
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Filch. : STEAL
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Signature of a former V. P. : HAWALLACE
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Fox chase. : HUNT
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Listings in "Golden Treasury" index. : FIRSTLINES
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Nominal poker bet. : ANTE
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Grande ___ de la République. : ARMEE
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Element No. 30. : ZINC
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Larger part. : MASS
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Western heights. : MESAS
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Old: Gr. : ALTE
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Engrossed. : RAPT
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___ Ehrenburg, Russian writer. : ILYA
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Contented sound. : PURR
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Included in. : AMONG
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California volcano. : SHASTA
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Part of Texas or Oklahoma. : PANHANDLE
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Huron's neighbor. : ERIE
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Aside from. : APART
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Fabled flier. : ROC
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Civic office. : MAYORALTY
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Evenly proportioned things. : EQUALITIES
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Soothe to rest. : LULL
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Low, laced shoes. : TIES
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Manners. : MIENS
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Lollobrigida. : GINA
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Piece of straw. : WISP
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Trade: Slang. : SWAP
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___ ride (allow to continue undisturbed). : LETIT
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Soap rivals. : DETERGENTS
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Spaces. : AREAS
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Backward: Comb. form. : RETRO
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Wastes away. : MACERATES
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Chinese waters. : YELLOWSEA
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Red-cheeked. : ROSY
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Struck hard. : SMIT
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Malefic. : EVIL
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Abide. : DWELL
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Marbles. : AGATES
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English county. : SHIRE
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Shaw heroine. : ELIZA
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Pretense. : SHAM
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Large sea fish. : TUNA
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Chair parts. : ARMS
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Copper. : CENT
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Verb suffix. : ESCE
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Wife and children: Abbr. : FAM

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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