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New York Times, Friday, November 6, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,766

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Across
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One of a comic strip pair. : JEFF
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Rascal. : SCAMP
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Shoo! : SCAT
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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Mountainous region of Asia. : PAMIR
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Dr. Middlecoff of golf. : CARY
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Paddle used in a game. : BATTLEDORE
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On the end. : ATIP
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Hall in the Capitol. : STATUARY
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___-France, Martinique's capital. : FORTDE
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Enjoy. : LIKE
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Shape to an oblique angle. : BEVEL
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Nonuniform things: Abbr. : IRREGS
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Prophesies. : FORESEES
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Aeronautic group. : NAA
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Jots. : IOTAS
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100 kopecks. : RUBLE
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Wagons-___, European sleeping cars. : LITS
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Pass off (something spurious) as genuine. : FOIST
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Mastwood tree. : POON
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Make ___ at. : ASTAB
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Wither: parch. : DRYUP
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Part of an Army address. : APO
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Alas, in olden days. : WELLADAY
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Bird in the spring. : NESTER
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Heating lamps. : ETNAS
50
Insect pest. : GNAT
51
Horn. : ANTLER
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Wavered. : SEESAWED
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Short syllable in prosody. : MORA
58
Gossip. : TATTLETALE
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Bill. : BEAK
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Polyhymnia's sister. : ERATO
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Scottish city: Abbr. : EDIN
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Ancient wine flask of leather. : OLPE
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___ Judgment. : DAYOF
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Viscous, as a glaze for cloth. : SIZY
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Sails. : JIBS
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Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
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___ Morgana. : FATA
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Condition, usually fine. : FETTLE
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Mentions. : SPEAKSOF
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Staff officers. : CADRE
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Island of Formosa Strait. : AMOY
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Me: Ger. : MIR
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Promote. : PREFER
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Gathers quickly: Colloq. : SCARESUP
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Bovine transportation. : CATTLEBOAT
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Barren. : ARID
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Pound the keys. : TYPE
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Dramatist Pirandello. : LUIGI
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Done. : OVER
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Dictorial: Colloq. : BOSSY
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Relative: Colloq. : INLAW
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End, as a siege. : RAISE
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Flivver. : RATTLETRAP
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Queen Mab. : FAIRY
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Steal away. : ELOPE
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Relative of Don. : SENOR
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Tribesmen of southern India. : TODAS
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___ City. : SALTLAKE
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"The ___ Love." : TUNNELOF
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Poison: Poet. : BANE
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"___ porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
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Moved suddenly and fast. : DARTED
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Expresses in words. : STATES
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Succeed in reaching: Colloq. : GETTO
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Early pulpit. : AMBO
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Song. : NOEL
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Nautical guy. : STAY
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Ravine, in North Africa. : WADI
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Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
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Contradict. : DENY
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Altar: Lat. : ARA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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