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New York Times, Thursday, March 12, 1959

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F G J Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,527
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Stylish. : CHIC
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Tropical bird. : MACAW
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Japanese beverage. : SAKE
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"I ___ little nut tree . . . " : HADA
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Indian Ocean arm. : ARABIANSEA
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Affirm. : AVER
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Apostle. : SIMONPETER
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German novelist. : REMARQUE
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Containers. : PAILS
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French pronoun. : VOUS
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Rumor. : TALK
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Overweight. : OBESE
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Alpha of constellation Ursa Minor. : POLESTAR
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Captain Ahab's prey. : WHALE
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Musical instruments. : VIOLS
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Cry's comrade. : HUE
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Harvests a certain crop. : HAYS
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Stick. : BILLY
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Shrewd. : CUTE
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Group aiding refugees: Abbr. : IRO
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Peels. : PARES
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Aegean island. : SAMOS
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Pioneering Arctic traveleer. : NAUTILUS
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Strikes against. : BUMPS
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Odds' companions. : ENDS
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French illustrator. : DORE
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Bailed. : LADED
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Maple tree. : BOXELDER
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Unyielding. : ADAMANTINE
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Run easily. : LOPE
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Painting. : WATERCOLOR
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Angered. : IRED
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Tinted. : DYED
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Hebrew measures. : OMERS
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City in Iowa. : AMES
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Cause to be. : HAVE
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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16th century ships. : CARAVELS
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Bal ___. : MASQUE
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Early Greek theologian. : ARIUS
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Approached. : CAME
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Turku's other name. : ABO
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Achieve. : WIN
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Furtive fellows. : SNEAKS
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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Ship section. : KEEL
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Projecting lugs. : EARS
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Greenings. : APPLES
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___ Bowl. : ROSE
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Implements. : TOOLS
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Helper. : ALLY
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American novelist. : OHARA
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Marshy inlet. : BAYOU
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Stacks. : PILES
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Whack. : THUMP
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Vehicles. : AUTOS
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Arikara Indians. : REES
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Furze or gorse. : WHIN
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Cause of common ailment. : VIRUS
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Unqualified. : BALD
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Flowering shrub. : CAMELLIA
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Greek poet. : PINDAR
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Certainly: Colloq. : SURE
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Abounded. : TEEMED
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Relatives of bulldogs. : BOXERS
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Giver. : DONOR
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"De ___" in "Green Pastures." : LAWD
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Call it ___. : ADAY
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Palm fruit. : DATE
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Ill-humor. : BILE
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Campus abode. : DORM
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Dueling weapon. : EPEE
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Colors. : REDS
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Army man: Abbr. : NCO
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Male animal. : TOM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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