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New York Times, Wednesday, February 25, 1959

Author:
Michael Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,512
Across
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River of the Pyrenees. : EBRO
5
Neglect. : OMIT
9
Phonograph records. : DISCS
14
Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
15
The pineapple. : PINA
16
Ready for use. : ONTAP
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Mutual destruction: Slang. : DOGEATDOG
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Observable. : OVERT
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Oregon city. : ASTORIA
21
Remnants. : SCRAPS
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Perch. : ROOST
25
North Caucasian language. : UDI
26
Hero of "Tale of Two Cities." : CARTON
29
Everything considered. : ALLINALL
34
Below: Poet. : ADOWN
35
Dish. : PLATE
36
___ polloi. : HOI
37
Knob in the center of a shield. : UMBO
38
The people. : DEMOS
39
Willie of baseball. : MAYS
40
Comprehend. : SEE
41
Cavity: Anat. : SINUS
42
Kiel, for example. : CANAL
43
In a line. : ENDTOEND
45
Confusion. : TANGLE
46
Fedora. : HAT
47
___ Sainte Marie. : SAULT
49
Nevertheless. : EVENSO
52
Rose. : STOODUP
56
Worked diligently. : PLIED
57
Haphazard. : HITORMISS
59
Sen. Bible and others. : ALANS
60
Freezer. : ICER
61
Players. : AVES
62
Ralph ___ Enerson. : WALDO
63
Sculls. : OARS
64
Den. : NEST
Down
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Earth goddess in the "Ring." : ERDA
2
Life, in Greek. : BIOS
3
Army unit: Abbr. : REGT
4
Very few. : ONEORTWO
5
Choice. : OPTION
6
The golden king. : MIDAS
7
Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
8
Labels. : TAGS
9
Motto of fighting Scotsman. : DOORDIE
10
Fruitlessly. : INVAIN
11
Tread. : STEP
12
Roadsters. : CARS
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Harbor city: Abbr. : SPT
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Darling, in Ireland. : AROON
22
Sects. : CULTS
24
4th and 5th cen. collections of Jewish laws. : TALMUDS
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Reason enough. : CAUSE
27
Copywriters. : ADMEN
28
Clad. : ROBED
30
Country in Indochina. : LAOS
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Not care ___. : AHANG
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Faithful. : LOYAL
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Cotton thread. : LISLE
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A signer of the Declaration of Independence. : PENN
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Eats sparingly. : DIETS
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Frank and intimate, as a talk. : MANTOMAN
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Unspecified person. : SOANDSO
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Heat: Lat. : CALOR
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Finis. : THEEND
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Teachers. : TUTORS
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Flower. : ASTER
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___ Wheeler Wilcox. : ELLA
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Bottle. : VIAL
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Where Canton is. : OHIO
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Jackknife, for one. : DIVE
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Purposes. : USES
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Sound to attract attention. : PSST
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Quadruped's foot. : PAW
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River in Ecuador. : ICA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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