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PHRASE-MAKING

New York Times, Sunday, March 15, 1959

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 571 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,530
Across
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Sustains. : PROPS
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___ la vista (goodbye): Span. : HASTA
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Mountain paths. : CLIMBS
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City on the Vistula. : CRACOW
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Hot-tempered, unruly one. : TARTAR
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Goes away. : RETIRES
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Acme. : HIGHWATERMARK
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Whatnot. : ETAGERE
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Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
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Suggestion. : SHADE
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Name meaning princess. : SARAH
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River into the Danube. : SAVA
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Former economic agency. : ECA
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Hook, in zoology. : HAMUS
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City on Norton Sound. : NOME
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Manager: Abbr. : DIR
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Queenly. : REGAL
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Male sheep. : TUP
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Neighbors of lomas. : MESAS
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Go up. : SCALE
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Showy flower. : TULIP
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Host in Valhalla. : WOTAN
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Made smooth. : PLANED
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Rope fetters. : HOBBLES
48
Cobbler-poet of Nuremburg. : SACHS
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Ibsen drama. : BRAND
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High standards. : IDEALS
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Stops up crevices. : CALKS
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Late riser. : SLUGABED
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Contemporary of Leigh Hunt. : KEATS
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Pst! : SHUSH
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European country: Abbr. : SWED
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Noel Coward's new heroine. : LULU
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Old measure. : ELL
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Skillful in forecasting changes. : WEATHERWISE
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Sanskrit school. : TOL
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In-laws: Abbr. : RELS
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Yellow fish. : ORFE
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Rule the ___. : ROOST
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Athenian. : ATTIC
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Delay: Colloq. : STALLOFF
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De nos ___ (nowadays): Fr. : JOURS
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Port Salut. : CHEESE
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Unsophisticated ones. : NAIFS
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Simulate. : FEIGN
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Mormon state. : DESERET
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Countesses. : LADIES
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Art of sword play. : FENCE
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Italian automotive center. : TURIN
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Prognostics. : OMENS
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9 Down, in Spain. : BREAS
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Essential element. : SAP
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Eurydice, for example. : NYMPH
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Cape ___. : ANN
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Farm land. : SOIL
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Uncle Tom's wife. : CHLOE
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Wave: Span. : OLA
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Hindu sacred literature. : VEDA
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Leek-green quartz. : PRASE
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Negative verb form. : ARENT
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Indo-Chinese. : SHAN
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Something sure or definite. : BIRDINTHEHAND
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Where Katowice is. : SILESIA
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Use unction. : ANOINT
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Relishes. : OLIVES
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Moves diagonally. : SLANTS
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Compact. : DENSE
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River into the Danube. : SIRET
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Pre-eminent one. : PRINCE
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___ and bobtail. : RAGTAG
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
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Sound of a blow: Colloq. : POW
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Bluster. : SWASH
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Poorly provided: Colloq. : HARDUP
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"Aux ___ citoyens!" : ARMES
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Train stop: Abbr. : STA
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Viscous liquids. : TARS
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River of Royal Gorge canyon. : ARKANSAS
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Cosmetics. : CREAMS
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River of Hades. : LETHE
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Eskimo. : ITA
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Marbles. : MIGS
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Livelihood: Colloq. : BREADANDBUTTER
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Truckling. : SERVILE
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State of mind. : CHEER
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Work together. : TEAMUP
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Callous. : SEARED
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___ to say. : THATIS
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Color of a bay. : ROAN
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Up, in baseball. : ATBAT
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Tranquilizes. : LULLS
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Burlesques of a sort. : MOCKHEROICS
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Ordinal suffixes. : ETHS
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Product of smelting. : SLAG
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Irrigation ditch. : CANAL
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"___ Sylphides." : LES
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Leader in Teapot Dome exposé. : WALSH
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Bluenose. : PRUDE
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Scouts afoot. : HIKERS
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Opus verse. : ODELET
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The whole, from Macbeth phrase. : BEALLANDENDALL
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Cooking direction. : SAUTE
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Hallowed. : BLEST
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Light talk. : CHAFF
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See 72 Across. : SWISS
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Fictional heroine. : ELOISE
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Melodious. : DULCET
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Toilers of 1066. : SERFS
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Out-and-out, as friends. : SWORN
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Canine noises. : WOOFS
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River ___, Michigan. : ROUGE
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Destroyed. : SLAIN
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Bret Harte character. : AHSIN
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Shrimpish: Colloq. : TEENY
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Extends. : LIES
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Kind of German glass. : JENA
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Waxy: Comb. form. : CER
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Is distressed (about). : FEELSBAD
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Big name in industry. : DUPONT
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Meat ___. : LOAVES
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Aida's rival. : AMNERIS
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Wife of Odin. : FRIA
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3,000 shekels. : TALENT
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God who lived in a cave. : BOREAS
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Sacred place. : SHRINE
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Yuman Indian. : MOHAVE
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Earth. : PLANET
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Men. : HANDS
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Nautical spar. : SPRIT
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Moslem judges. : CADIS
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Moral element in art. : ETHOS
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Cruising. : ASEA
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One: Ger. : EINE
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Sewing term: Var. : SHIR
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Service branch: Abbr. : USN
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Man's nickname. : RON
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___ Whitney. : ELI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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