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GALAXY

New York Times, Sunday, December 20, 1959

Author:
John F. Byrne
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 61, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,810
Across
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Fabulous cure-all herb. : PANACE
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Eight-legged animals. : SPIDERS
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Political refugee. : EMIGRE
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Geronimo's tribe. : APACHE
21
Washington group. : CABINET
22
Esteemed. : VALUED
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Hereditary. : LINEAL
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Dreamy habit of mind. : ROMANCE
25
Coloring with carbon blacks. : INKING
26
Tennis call. : LET
27
Doctrinaire. : ISMAL
29
Manifestly. : NAKEDLY
31
Author of "The College Widow," 1904. : ADE
32
Homer's "great river." : OCEAN
34
In music, gradually. : APOCO
36
Perceive. : SPY
37
More lucid. : SANER
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Becomes louder again, as music. : RESWELLS
41
Hack. : HEW
43
Lecture groups. : SEMINARS
45
Orlando's faithful retainer. : ADAM
46
Replete. : SATED
48
Cult of 1916. : DADA
49
He may have said, "But it does move." : GALILEOGALILEI
54
Conceal completely. : BEMASK
58
Llanero's rope. : RIATA
59
Building. : ERECTING
61
Legendary friend. : DAMON
62
Tree. : ELM
63
Boils down. : DECOCTS
66
Supplicate. : PRAY
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One and only. : SOLE
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The tip. : NEB
70
Poison oaks of California. : YEARAS
71
Measuring worm. : LOOPER
73
Graceful deer. : ROE
74
Grandson of Cronus. : ARES
76
Equipages. : RIGS
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Relish again. : RETASTE
78
Urchin. : IMP
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Of Periclean architectural style. : DORIC
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Kept. : DETAINED
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Festive Samoan bowl. : TANOA
85
Front: Comb. form. : ANTERO
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Group of stars, Arcturus, Spica, Denebola, and Cor Caroli. : VIRGINSDIAMOND
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Ascend. : GOUP
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Traveler around the sun. : COMET
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Man or Skye. : ISLE
94
Evade. : SIDESTEP
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Lusterless. : WAN
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Hueless. : UNTINTED
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Beside the mark. : AMISS
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Container for mail: Abbr. : POB
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A class of stars. : RTYPE
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Venerate. : ADORE
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Records: Colloq. : LPS
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In music, tenderly. : AMOROSO
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Overthrow. : UPSET
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Tangle of hair. : MOP
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A people of central Asia. : PAMIRI
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Resembling a digit. : TOELIKE
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Locust. : CICADA
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A. M. bells. : ALARMS
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Trojan who advised return of Helen. : ANTENOR
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Old grad at a Bowl game. : ROOTER
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Verb used with "thou." : SAYEST
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Course of instruction. : LESSONS
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Still possessed. : UNLOST
Down
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Lack of color. : PALLOR
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Each. : APIECE
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Port near mouth of Loire. : NANTES
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Topnotcher. : ACE
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Constellation Andromeda. : CHAINEDLADY
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Anguilliform fish. : EELS
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Fragments. : SCRAPS
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Tosti's middle name. : PAOLO
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Well-known initials in industry. : IBM
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Discursive reasoning. : DIANOETICS
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Takes heed (of): Poet. : RECKS
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Precipices. : STEEPS
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Pernicious. : EVIL
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Versatile. : MANYSIDED
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Class. : ILK
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Region of N. South America. : GUIANA
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Translate. : RENDER
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Border trimmers. : EDGERS
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Swedish port. : MALMO
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Colored. : DYED
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Expect. : AWAIT
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Alpine cottages. : CHALETS
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Knockaway trees of Texas. : ANAMAS
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New Guinea port. : LAE
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Strip of shoe leather. : WELT
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The "fairies' midwife." : MAB
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Taunting. : SARCASTIC
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Having divine power. : DEIPOTENT
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Island of the B. W. I. : GRENADA
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Control flap on an airplane wing. : AILERON
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Unit of brightness. : LAMBERT
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Duke of Windsor's father. : GEORGEV
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Raids. : INROADS
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Infant cupid. : AMORINO
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Wise man. : SOLOMON
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Basketball gear. : KNEEPAD
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Lacunae. : GAPS
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Poet's contraction. : EER
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Moorish commander. : CAID
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Eventually. : YET
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Clement. : LENIENT
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An eye for an eye. : RETALIATION
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Beleaguers. : SIEGES
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Rambling statements. : RIGMAROLES
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Transverse bars. : CROSSARMS
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In a line. : AROW
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Rectify. : AMEND
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Not in vogue. : OUT
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Banquets. : DINES
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Believer in: Suffix. : IST
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Gourd fruit. : PEPO
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Sea squirts. : SALPAS
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Spiral-horned antelope. : IMPALA
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Consternation. : DISMAY
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Entrance. : PORTAL
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Footwear parts. : UPPERS
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Pulpy fruit. : TOMATO
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Gnaws away. : ERODES
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Set out. : DEPART
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Pioneer Kentuckian. : BOONE
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Gold rush territory. : YUKON
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Cloud of dust. : MIST
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Hardens. : SETS
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Natural color of silk. : ECRU
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British island: Abbr. : IRE
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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Mountain pass. : COL

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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