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New York Times, Thursday, February 5, 1959

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,492
Across
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Scalawag. : SCAMP
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Of the morning. : MATINAL
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Creator of Uncle Remus. : HARRIS
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___ Bergerac. : CYRANODE
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Type of play. : ONEACT
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Greater or Lesser ___. : ANTILLES
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Greek letter. : KAPPA
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Sierra ___. : LEONE
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Attar. : ROSEOIL
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Derisive shout. : HOOT
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More positive. : SURER
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Bearlike. : URSINE
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Make suitable. : ADAPT
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Habitual paths. : BEATS
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Shine forth. : RAY
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Frosty. : RIMY
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Tries. : TESTS
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Buffoon. : MIME
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201. : CCI
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Sink. : BASIN
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Baffling question. : POSER
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Olympian god. : HERMES
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___ Prize. : NOBEL
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Branch of the armed services: Abbr. : USMC
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Ringing and musical, said of the voice. : OROTUND
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Love-in-___, crowfoot plant. : AMIST
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Make a clean breast of. : OWNUP
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Card game. : LOO
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Yum-Yum's beloved. : NANKIPOO
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Place of a brassard. : SLEEVE
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Klipspringer, for example. : ANTELOPE
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Nora of "A Doll's House." : HELMER
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Sounds the horn. : TOOTLES
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Indicators. : DIALS
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Farrier. : SHOER
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Section of a long poem. : CANTO
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Yards. : AREAS
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Moral Re-Armament. : MRA
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Select. : PICKOUT
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Talking bird of Asia. : MYNAH
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Work of genius. : ART
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Sartorial craftsmen. : TAILORS
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Small bays. : INLETS
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Free port in Arabia. : ADEN
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Companionway. : STAIR
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Kepi. : CAP
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Certain West Pointers. : PLEBES
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See at a distance. : ESPY
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Party not in office. : OUTS
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Tree exudation. : RESIN
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Flowering flag. : IRIS
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Mention. : NAME
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Observer. : EYER
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Washington Square landmark. : ARCH
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Part of a backgammon set. : DICE
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Asian noble. : AMIR
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When the ten-o'clock-scholar comes. : ATNOON
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Island off SE Australia: Abbr. : TASM
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Shed feathers. : MOLT
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Hush. : BESTILL
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Populated. : PEOPLED
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Firearm. : MUSKET
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Relative of the crew cut. : BRUSH
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Fowl enclosures. : COOPS
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Body of Moslem scholars. : ULEMA
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Romance. : NOVEL
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Energetic persons. : DOERS
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Medic's subject: Abbr. : ANAT
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___ War. : MANO
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Come ___ (inherit). : INTO
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Pessimist's pleasure. : WOE
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Poet in the Hall of Fame. : POE
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Biblical judge. : ELI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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