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New York Times, Saturday, December 5, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,795
Across
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Exhibits surprise: Colloq. : SITSUP
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Maintain. : POSSESS
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Lindsay's collaborator. : CROUSE
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Dinner dessert. : MERINGUE
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Tenant. : ROOMER
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A way to order. : ALACARTE
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Windup. : END
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Semaphore. : SIGNAL
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Fear: Fr. : PEUR
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Diminutive suffix on Latin words. : ELLA
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Fish of the cod family. : LINGS
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Three: Ital. : TRE
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Twosomes. : DUETS
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Shape of a neck line. : VEE
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Stationed. : BASED
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More uppity. : SNOOTIER
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Man's name, for short. : JED
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"Don't ___ the Water." : GONEAR
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Energies. : VIGORS
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Rotating piece. : CAM
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Bad marks. : DEMERITS
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Violinist Zimbalist. : EFREM
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Stein. : MUG
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French wine. : MEDOC
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Burnsian negative. : NAE
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Waterway. : CANAL
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Sand hill in England. : DENE
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Hackberry trees. : ELMS
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Has as its concluding part. : ENDSIN
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In the know. : HEP
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Safe. : SCOTFREE
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A warning, often a legal notice. : CAVEAT
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Amount of insurance. : COVERAGE
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Become manifest. : EMERGE
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Quondam. : ONETIME
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Coal car. : TENDER
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Philippics. : SCREEDS
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Hospital apparatus. : IRONLUNG
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So long. : TOODLEOO
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32 Down, in Latin. : SUM
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"Sweet are the ___ . . . " : USES
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Jeopardy. : PERIL
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Wool, fur, hair, etc. : PELAGE
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Exams. : ORALS
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Thus. : SIC
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Cold ___. : SNAP
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Herons. : EGRETS
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Seam. : SUTURE
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Flare up: Colloq. : SEERED
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Conduct. : MANNER
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Bountiful one. : GIVER
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Instantly. : ATONCE
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Cook in a certain way. : STEAM
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Enjewel. : BEGEM
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Idolized. : ADORED
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"___ an American." : IAM
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Conrad hero. : JIM
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Las ___. : VEGAS
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Keep guard over. : RIDEHERD
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Dawn of human culture. : STONEAGE
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Seaport in Scotland. : DUNDEE
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Mace. : SCEPTER
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Romanian composer. : ENESCO
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Mascot of the Air Force Academy. : FALCON
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Get rid of. : REMOVE
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Horsemanship. : MANEGE
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Island of the Moluccas. : CERAM
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It is legal: Lat. : LICET
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Printing direction. : STET
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Noted person. : NAME
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Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
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Italian city: Abbr. : VEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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