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New York Times, Thursday, December 17, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,807
Across
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Hurl. : PITCH
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Moves with a loud hum. : ZOOMS
11
Fanciful musing. : REVERIE
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Pepys, for one. : DIARIAN
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Charms. : ENAMORS
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Where London is. : ONTARIO
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New England cape. : ANN
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Rocky Mountain range. : WASATCH
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Up: Prefix. : ANA
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Exclamations of disbelief. : PAHS
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Small lakes: Archaic. : MERES
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One of the new drugs. : ACTH
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Prowl or pry: Colloq. : SNOOP
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Yugoslav city. : NIS
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Roofing material. : TILES
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Bridge holdings. : TENACES
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Made known. : AIRED
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Great Greek. : ARISTIDES
34
Dull surface or finish. : MATTE
36
Exaggerate, on stage. : OVERACT
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Minerals. : MICAS
40
Path: Abbr. : RTE
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Throw aside. : SCRAP
43
Numbers. : ONES
44
Protuberance. : BULGE
46
Mathematical ratio. : SINE
47
Take's partner. : PUT
48
Place of Lindbergh's take-off, May 20, 1927. : MINEOLA
50
Compass point. : NNE
51
Whatnot. : ETAGERE
53
Beauteous bird. : TANAGER
55
Discloses anew. : RETELLS
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Hunting trophies. : ANTLERS
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Forwards. : SENDS
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Legal papers. : DEEDS
Down
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Symbol of baseball prowess. : PENNANT
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Novel of 1820. : IVANHOE
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Western Indian. : CROW
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Friend of David and Solomon. : HIRAM
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Metals. : ZINCS
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Concomitant of an affidavit. : OATH
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
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A wonderful thing. : MIRACLE
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Very holy. : SAINTED
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Gains as a reward. : REAPS
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The "pious ones" of ancient Judea. : ESSENES
13
Lavishes great fondness (on). : DOTES
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Webster and others. : NOAHS
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Great Greek. : ARISTOTLE
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Musical works. : SONATAS
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Spaces connected with the lungs, in birds. : AIRSACS
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Integral portions. : PARTS
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Layers. : TIERS
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Company: Fr. abbr. : CIE
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The act of: Suffix. : ADE
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"___ Secret." : IVEGOTA
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Official record of a meeting. : MINUTES
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Synthetic fabric. : ACETATE
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Showed fear. : CRINGED
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Leather workers. : TANNERS
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Gloomy one. : MOPER
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Alphabet used by East Goths, c. 300. : RUNES
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Equals. : PEERS
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Rotates, as logs. : BIRLS
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African animal. : ELAND
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Pinochle play. : MELD
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Stake. : ANTE
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Army man: Abbr. : GEN
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Pub favorite. : ALE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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