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New York Times, Friday, November 27, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,787
Across
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Companion of hops : MALT
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Combining form meaning "the sea." : HALI
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Tactlessly hasty: Colloq. : BRASH
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Plum. : SLOE
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49th State Governor. : EGAN
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Log birling contest. : ROLEO
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Canaveral procedure. : COUNTDOWN
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Chamois of the Pyrenees. : IZARD
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Having prickles. : SPINED
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Examine critically. : SIFT
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Toby. : MUG
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Woman's robe. : SIMAR
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Malodorous. : NOISOME
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Brittle. : CRISP
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Stately. : AUGUST
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Colorful zoo denizens. : PEACOCKS
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Jewish quarter. : GHETTO
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___ Domini. : ANNO
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Canine attachment. : LEASH
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Went on foot. : TROD
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A cross: Comb. form. : STAURO
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Advance. : GETAHEAD
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Winter apple. : RUSSET
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Puts into a carrier. : LOADS
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Volga workers. : BOATMEN
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Out of order. : AMISS
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Electrical unit. : OHM
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Of the ear. : OTIC
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Orifices of sponges: Zool. : OSCULA
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Small drum. : TABOR
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Where to do Christmas shopping. : TOYSTORES
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Island of Mt. Ida. : CRETE
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Indian. : CREE
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Plant matter used as fuel. : PEAT
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Ran swiftly. : HARED
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Chops. : HEWS
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Taro root. : EDDO
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Degrees in science. : MSCS
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Lower on one side. : ALOP
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Natchitoches is its oldest city. : LOUISIANA
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Tournament site. : TENNISCOURT
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Ibsen character. : HEDDA
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Past. : AGO
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The Ten Commandments. : LAWS
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One of baseball's nine. : INNING
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Wightman Cup contenders. : BRITISH
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Actress Russell's nickname. : ROZ
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Site of 1836 massacre. : ALAMO
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Antitoxin. : SERUM
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Rustic: Colloq. : HODGE
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Rhythm. : TEMPO
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Struggled. : FOUGHT
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Tool with prongs. : RAKE
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Invention of French doctor, about 1819. : STETHOSCOPE
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Adepts at figures. : CPAS
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Occupation fee. : RENT
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Treatment. : USAGE
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Storage space. : CLOSET
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Valued. : TREASURED
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Amphibian. : TOAD
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Gamblers' concern. : ODDS
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Slender bristle. : SETA
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Noised about. : RUMORED
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Leaning to port or starboard. : ALIST
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Steal: Slang. : SNITCH
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Unsuccessful piece of work. : BOTCH
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Current novelist. : OHARA
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Reddish yellow. : AMBER
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Biblical patriarch. : MOSES
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Center. : CORE
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Conduct. : LEAD
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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Tree. : YEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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