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New York Times, Thursday, December 3, 1959

43-Across : Father of Ivanhoe.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,793
Across
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Countersink (a hole). : REAM
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Lumberjack. : COAT
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Husbandman's reward. : CROP
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All: Comb. form. : OMNI
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Besides. : ALSO
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Small difference. : SHADE
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"From the waterfall, he named her ... " : MINNEHAHA
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On tiptoe. : EAGER
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First-magnitude star in Canis Minor. : PROCYON
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The French tricolore. : DRAPEAU
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Gnaw away. : ERODE
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Hornless merino. : EWE
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Loose flap of a garment. : LAPPET
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Done in furtive manner. : STEALTHY
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Mountains in Asia. : ALAI
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Where Taormina is. : SICILY
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Scottish verb. : HAE
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Conifers. : PINES
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Certainly ___! : NOT
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Fascination. : SPELL
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___-disant (self-styled): Fr. : SOI
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Father of Ivanhoe. : CEDRIC
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Runnel. : RILL
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Small onion. : ESCHALOT
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Station on Atlantic air routes. : AZORES
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Sepia's secretion. : INK
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Nautical pole. : SPRIT
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Spanish, in Spain. : ESPANOL
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Rival of Aida. : AMNERIS
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German cake. : TORTE
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Elegant and delicate wit. : ATTICSALT
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Above a whisper. : ALOUD
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And ___ (and others). : SOON
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Thin slab of baked clay. : TILE
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Moos. : LOWS
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Distinctive style. : TONE
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Large number: Colloq. : SLEW
Down
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Tomboy. : ROMP
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Far East noble. : EMIR
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Year: Ital. : ANNO
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Dessert. : MINCEPIE
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In ___ (in partnership): Slang. : CAHOOTS
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Swedish island. : OLAND
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Tree. : ASH
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Natterjack. : TOAD
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Part of a church. : CHAPEL
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Fury. : RAGE
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Roman theatres. : ODEA
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Where Arequipa is. : PERU
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Routes by water. : SEAWAYS
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Jane ___. : EYRE
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Bobbin. : REEL
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Convoys. : ESCORTS
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Slight fault. : LAPSE
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Inter ___. : ALIOS
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Consternation. : PANIC
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Buckwheat tree. : TITI
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Pronoun. : THEIR
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German university city. : HALLE
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Shouts. : YELLS
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___-Chinese. : INDO
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Glanced at. : SCANNED
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Affirms solemnly. : PROTESTS
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City on the Humboldt river. : ELKO
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Red pigment. : CARMINE
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Opening. : HIATUS
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Metallic element in brass. : ZINC
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Well-known S. African author. : PATON
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And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Done by one person. : SOLO
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Bow. : PROW
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Utmost. : LAST
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Fence. : RAIL
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He: Lat. : ILLE
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Brunswick ___. : STEW
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See 14 Across. : TOO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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