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New York Times, Wednesday, November 4, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,764
Across
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Treat as useless. : SCRAP
6
Drive away. : SHOO
10
Secluded spot. : NOOK
14
Contemporary novelist. : OHARA
15
Veteran actor. : HARDWICKE
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Adjust again. : RESET
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Consider. : ENTERTAIN
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Division of a county: Abbr. : TWP
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Gets clear (of). : RIDS
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French city. : ARLES
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Benefits. : BOONS
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Legal writ of arrest. : CAPIAS
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___ it (go faster): Colloq. : STEPON
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Perch. : ROOST
30
Island in Firth of Clyde. : ARRAN
31
City in France. : LAON
32
Old Testament book: Abbr. : ESTH
36
Candidate for the pound. : CUR
37
Went a-wooing. : SPARKED
40
Where Montevideo is: Abbr. : URU
41
Florida islands. : KEYS
43
Former N. Y. Senator. : IVES
44
Tears down. : RAZES
46
Walker. : HIKER
48
Rabbit's foot, for example. : FETISH
49
Heckler's cousin. : BAITER
51
Container. : CRATE
52
French nursemaid. : BONNE
53
Coal mine car. : TRAM
54
Got by effort, labor, etc. : WON
57
One of the Rockefellers. : ANNEMARIE
60
Run away. : ELOPE
62
Arkansas. : BEARSTATE
63
Renovate. : RENEW
64
Present ___. : ARMS
65
At the summit. : ATOP
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Features of the Great White Way. : SIGNS
Down
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Type. : SORT
2
Piece of gum. : CHEW
3
Prickly shrub of rose family. : RASPBERRY
4
Common verb. : ARE
5
Estate holders in early New York. : PATROONS
6
Storage structures. : SHEDS
7
Mr. Andersen. : HANS
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Scrap. : ORT
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Literary form. : ODE
10
Acid salt. : NITRITE
11
Florida city W. of Lake George. : OCALA
12
Steinbeck characters. : OKIES
13
Understands: Scot. : KENS
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Clothing. : WRAPS
21
Host's house. : INN
24
World War II agency. : OPA
25
Specialists in cuisine. : COOKS
26
Excellent: Colloq. : AONE
27
Kind of coat. : SACK
28
Veracious. : TRUE
29
Less plentiful. : RARER
31
Purple seaweed. : LAVER
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Oriental role. : SUZIEWONG
34
Three: Span. : TRES
35
Silence. : HUSH
38
Toll road. : PIKE
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Impractical ones. : DREAMERS
42
Little fish. : SHINERS
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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News briefs. : ITEMS
48
Brother. : FRA
49
Silly blunder: Slang. : BONER
50
State in Indochina. : ANNAM
51
Move slowly. : CREEP
52
Eastern church title. : BABA
53
European Marshal. : TITO
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Begin. : OPEN
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Tidings. : NEWS
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___ standstill. : ATA
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Rodent. : RAT
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Garland. : LEI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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