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A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE

New York Times, Sunday, February 15, 1959

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 518 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,502
Across
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European playground. : RIVIERA
8
Fret. : REPINE
14
Kind of arithmetic. : MENTAL
20
Emissary St. Paul sent to Macedonia. : ERASTUS
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Customary procedures. : USAGES
22
Kay Thompson moppet. : ELOISE
23
Important Revolutionary highway. : BOSTONPOSTROAD
25
Bolts. : RIVETS
26
Young '___. : UNS
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Nor yet. : NEITHER
28
Gov. Daniel. : PRICE
30
___ de deux. : PAS
31
Aunts: Span. : TIAS
33
Former Brazilian money. : REIS
34
Stick. : STAVE
35
Coins of Carrara. : LIRE
36
Discard. : SCRAP
38
Scotch alder. : ARN
39
___ hemlock. : POISON
40
Penny ___. : ANTE
41
Game of chance. : LOTTO
43
Australian tennis ace. : HOAD
44
Egyptian dynasty: Var. : RAMESES
46
Namesake of Miss Pitcher. : MOLLIE
48
Actor from Hungary. : LORRE
49
Abyssinian title. : RAS
50
___ god (Apollo). : DELIAN
51
Tense. : TAUT
52
Compendiums. : EPITOMES
57
Stranger. : ODDER
58
Poet. : BARD
59
Certain colonists. : TORIES
61
___ king. : ALA
62
Stormy. : WILD
63
Largest city in N. Dakota. : FARGO
64
Famed family of patriots. : ADAMS
65
Dim. : BLUR
66
Former Govt. agency. : ECA
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Where Pres. McKinley lived. : CANTON
68
Miss Bud, Edwin Drood's beloved. : ROSA
69
Italian monk and musician. : GUIDO
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Washington's half-brother. : LAWRENCE
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In addition. : MORE
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Broad comedies. : FARCES
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Spanish cheer. : OLE
75
Grass ___. : ROOTS
77
Dismissals. : CONGES
78
East point of Long Island. : MONTAUK
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Insects. : ANTS
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Lie ___ (stay hidden): Slang. : DOGGO
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Concept. : IDEA
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Arraign. : INDICT
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Dahomey native. : FON
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Beverages. : SODAS
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Feast of ___. : LOTS
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Monte ___, Alpine peak. : LEONE
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Brawl. : RIOT
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Fall behind. : LAG
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Larceny. : THEFT
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Most paltry. : MEANEST
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Throw: Colloq. : PEG
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Early home of the Cajuns. : ACADIA
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Washington's HQ in New York. : FRAUNCESTAVERN
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Grind again. : REMILL
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More ghostly. : EERIER
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Playwright Rattigan. : TERENCE
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Institute at Philadelphia. : DREXEL
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Fiat. : DECREE
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Racer. : SPEEDER
Down
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Contradicts. : REBUTS
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Satiric. : IRONIC
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Philanthropist Matthew. : VASSAR
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Thames town. : ETON
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Mystery. : RUNE
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Sound of "h." : ASPIRATE
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"Fools ___ where angels . . . " : RUSHIN
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Colorado Park. : ESTES
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Young salmon. : PARR
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"But ___ on forever." : IGO
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Oceanic phenomenon. : NEAPTIDE
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Apocryphal name. : ESDRAS
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George III's Hessians. : MERCENARIES
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French man's name. : ELIE
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Month: Abbr. : NOV
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Jewelry for men. : TIEPINS
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Phoenician goddess. : ASTARTE
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Certain tenants. : LESSEES
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Alamagordo's county. : OTERO
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Actor-composer Novello. : IVOR
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Burst forth. : SALLIED
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Fly high. : SOAR
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Island in the Kattegat. : LAESO
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Region of Peary and Byrd. : POLAR
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___ of entry. : PORT
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Stannum. : TIN
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Sculptor of classic bust of Washington. : HOUDON
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Dollies. : MATS
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Materia ___. : MEDICA
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Covenant Code. : OLDLAW
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Key ___. : LARGO
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Wooden pin. : DOWEL
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French pastry. : TARTE
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Arizona Indian. : PIMA
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Spite. : MALICE
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Baffles. : ELUDES
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Aegean gulf. : SAROS
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Char-à-___. : BANC
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Old card game. : TAROTS
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Fragrances. : ODORS
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Cradle of Liberty. : FANEUILHALL
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Thick soups. : BURGOOS
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That: Fr. : CELA
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Goes: Scot. : GANGS
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Rosters. : ROTAS
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Feminist Lucretia. : MOTT
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Obscure. : FOG
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"___ County." : RAINTREE
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If ever. : ONCE
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Debates. : CONTESTS
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Presidential first name. : MILLARD
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5th cen. ruler of Italy. : ODOACER
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Feature of 43 Across. : NETGAME
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___-high. : KNEE
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Blackmore's outlaw. : DOONE
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Removed, as a hat. : DOFFED
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French hackney. : FIACRE
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Be contingent on. : DEPEND
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Punish by fine. : AMERCE
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John Hancock was one. : SIGNER
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French girl's name. : RENEE
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Ceramic piece. : TILE
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Alaskan glacier. : MUIR
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Level. : STEP
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Kind of vetch. : TARE
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Pinochle score. : DIX
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Rainbow. : ARC
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Neckline shape. : VEE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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