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New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1959

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,525
Across
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Thing desired. : WISH
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Campus groups. : FRATS
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Kind of school: Colloq. : PREP
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Center of Nevada cattle country. : ELKO
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Grounds for legal action. : LIBEL
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San ___, Italy. : REMO
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Cul-de-sac. : BLINDALLEY
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Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
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Stake. : BET
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Black. : INKY
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Feeding for baby. : BOTTLE
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Venetian magistrate. : DOGE
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Napper. : DOZER
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Renounce. : ABJURE
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Dormitory companion. : ROOMMATE
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Range forage. : GRASS
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Ship of 1492. : PINTA
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Man's name meaning watchful. : IRA
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Pile of hay. : RICK
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Stains. : BLOTS
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Single thing. : UNIT
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Kind of leather. : ELK
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Pieces of Venetian blinds. : SLATS
40
Fabric. : CREPE
41
Rubber bands. : ELASTICS
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___ name. : MAIDEN
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Entrap. : NOOSE
45
Science classrooms: Colloq. : LABS
46
Sewing needles. : SHARPS
48
Comic character. : POGO
49
Greek letter. : PHI
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Author of "The Dunciad." : POPE
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Stories. : FAIRYTALES
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W. H. Hudson hero. : ABEL
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Going beyond others. : ULTRA
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Authentic. : REAL
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Very optimistic. : ROSY
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Kind of cake. : LAYER
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Opera cloak. : CAPE
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Alias Mr. Pennypacker. : WEBB
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He: Lat. : ILLE
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Comic sketch. : SKIT
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Courtesy title: Abbr. : HON
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Rim of a car wheel. : FLANGE
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Prague-born lyric poet. : RILKE
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Competently. : ABLY
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Quoits target. : TEE
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Cunning of waggish person. : SLYBOOTS
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For the time being: Lat. : PROTEM
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Checked. : RESTRAINED
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Author Ludwig. : EMIL
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Sit. : POSE
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Paris fashion originals. : DIORS
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Princess in Frank Baum books. : OZMA
24
Twilight. : DUSK
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Words of caution. : DONTS
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Come to terms. : AGREE
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Flatfish. : BRILL
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Whippersnapper. : JACKANAPES
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Uprisings. : RIOTS
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Ingredient of pepper pot. : TRIPE
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Region. : PLACE
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Ecstatic. : BLISSFUL
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"Battle Cry" author. : URIS
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Traffic sign. : STOP
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Lodge's middle name. : CABOT
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Extremely. : SORELY
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Man from Budapest. : MAGYAR
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Actor from Hungary. : LORRE
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Crystalline mineral. : SPAR
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Professional tramp. : HOBO
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Sympathy. : PITY
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Defendant's answer to a charge. : PLEA
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Accumulate. : HEAP
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Avalon, for example. : ISLE
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___ carte. : ALA
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Bowlike curve. : ARC

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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