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New York Times, Monday, December 7, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,797

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Methodism's founder. : WESLEY
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Paltry. : CHEAP
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Early kingdom of Spain. : CASTILE
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Bundles. : SHEAVES
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Ancient empire of Asia. : ASSYRIA
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Eastern school. : CORNELL
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Winter wear. : EARLAPS
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River: Span. : RIO
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Chinese association. : TONG
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Musical effects. : SLURS
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Truth. : FACT
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South American capital. : SUCRE
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Verb form: Abbr. : INF
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French painter. : DEGAS
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Moving with speed. : TEARING
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German health resort. : BADEN
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Safecracker: Slang. : YEGG
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One and the ___. : SAME
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Groucho's brother. : CHICO
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Parasitic ocean fishes. : REMORAS
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Opposite of a knock. : BOOST
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Container. : CAN
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Ship: Lat. : NAVIS
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Too hasty. : RASH
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Common shrub. : SUMAC
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Singing syllables. : LALA
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Snake. : ASP
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NATO Commander. : NORSTAD
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Church title: Abbr. : REV
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Leaflike part. : STIPULE
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Milky variety of glass. : OPALINE
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Formally withdraws. : SECEDES
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Diminishes. : REDUCES
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Moistened. : DEWED
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Frontier transportation. : STAGES
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Socially colorless one: Slang. : WASHOUT
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Substance. : ESSENCE
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Farm enclosure. : STY
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Money on the Rialto. : LIRE
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Hebrew prophet. : ELIAS
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Ranch animal. : YEARLING
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Pork ___. : CHOPS
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Bring forth lambs: Dial. : EAN
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Usual. : AVERAGE
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Water bird. : PELICAN
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Throws. : CASTS
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Table cover. : SCARF
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Turnstile apertures. : SLOTS
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Skindiver's gear. : LUNG
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Somewhat dreary. : GRAYISH
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___ Reserve. : FEDERAL
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Build. : ERECT
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Friend in Roman legend. : DAMON
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"But ___ on forever." : IGO
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Sound of a quick blow. : BAM
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Major League team. : SENATORS
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Went sledding. : COASTED
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Travelers' refuge. : HOSPICE
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Farm animals. : RAMS
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One of the seven deadly sins. : AVARICE
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Bon ___, fragrant tea roses. : SILENES
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Alloy. : BRASS
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Clerics of France. : CURES
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Practices thrift. : SAVES
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Repaired shoes. : SOLED
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Early French king. : CAPET
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Type of painting. : NUDE
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Cult in painting. : DADA
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Seat. : PEW
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Drag. : LUG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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