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New York Times, Tuesday, November 24, 1959

15-Down : Unties.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,784
Across
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Measuring tools. : BEVELS
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Stockyard animals. : BEEVES
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Mt. Vernon overlooks it. : POTOMAC
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Arleigh A. Burke. : ADMIRAL
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One ___. : ATATIME
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Crocodile river. : LIMPOPO
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Gentleman's gentleman. : VALET
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Equine name. : NELLY
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Cautionary road sign. : SLO
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Name in Arthurian legend. : ENID
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Homeric enchantress. : CIRCE
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Associate of T. R. : RIIS
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Umbrella part. : RIB
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Sung. : VOCAL
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River of Burgundy. : SAONE
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Great name in ancient Rome. : SCIPIO
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Detour features. : TURNINGS
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Droop. : LOLL
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Well: Fr. : BIEN
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Throws back. : REPULSES
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Refrigerant. : DRYICE
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Spanish Helen. : ELENA
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Hauled: Colloq. : TOTED
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___ Rundstedt. : VON
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Fill cracks. : CALK
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Exhalation. : VAPOR
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Thomas Wolfe hero. : GANT
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French friend. : AMI
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___ Craig, Scottish island. : AILSA
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Goodness: Fr. : BONTE
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Creator of "Guernica." : PICASSO
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Union chief. : REUTHER
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Witness in the TV quiz inquiry. : STANTON
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Leaves high and dry. : MAROONS
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Complete. : ENTIRE
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Basked. : SUNNED
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___ garden. : BOTANIC
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And everywhere, for long. : ETALIBI
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Decided democratically. : VOTED
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Exude. : EMIT
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Flee the dragnet. : LAM
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Picturesque. : SCENIC
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Sports group. : BALLCLUB
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Roman official. : EDILE
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TV award. : EMMY
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Guest of honor: Colloq. : VIP
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Object of conservationists' concern. : EROSION
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Between acorn and oak. : SAPLING
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Highway workers. : PAVERS
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Unties. : LOOSES
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Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
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___ off (calms down). : COOLS
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Describing monsoon weather. : RAINY
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Quartet instrument. : VIOLA
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Bergen puppet. : SNERD
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Twanging sound. : PLUNK
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Horseman. : RIDER
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Much less. : LETALONE
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Tires, second-hand. : RECAPS
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Ancient Peruvian. : ELAMITE
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Louisiana's bird. : PELICAN
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Bribes. : SOPS
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Rowena's husband. : IVANHOE
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Dispute. : CONTEND
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Matriculates. : ENTERS
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Battle cry. : TOARMS
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Cap part. : VISOR
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Was compatible. : GOTON
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Italian wine center. : ASTI
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Flame. : BURN
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Pismire. : ANT
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___ Claire, Wisconsin city. : EAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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