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New York Times, Friday, March 20, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,535
Across
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Bearded hero. : CASTRO
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Beset. : SIEGED
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Urgent request. : APPEAL
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Provisional head of Cuba. : URRUTIA
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Girl's name. : MARCIA
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His emblem, the cross of Lorraine. : DEGAULLE
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Card. : ACE
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Coin of India. : ANNA
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Decree. : ORDAIN
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Persian ruler. : SHAH
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Spanish nobles. : DONS
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Discourage. : DETER
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Litter or palanquin. : SEDAN
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Six on a die. : SICE
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China: Comb. form. : SINO
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Minute particle. : MOLECULE
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Division of an encyclopedia: Abbr. : VOL
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Protoplasmic. : AMOEBIC
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Landsmen, to Popeye. : LUBBERS
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Resinous substance. : LAC
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Highway maintenance vehicle. : SNOWPLOW
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Curved segments. : ARCS
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Interwoven. : KNIT
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Potentate. : NABOB
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Turns about a fixed point. : SLUES
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Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
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Stringed toy. : YOYO
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Rapacious whale. : KILLER
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Three, in Spain. : TRES
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Service group for G. I.'s. : USO
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"Home on the Range" fauna. : ANTELOPE
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Chemises. : SHIRTS
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Lyndon Johnson. : SENATOR
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Time of day. : SUNSET
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Outside: Fr. : DEHORS
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Infuriates. : ANGERS
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Plant of the lily family. : CAMASS
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Geronimo. : APACHE
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Informal banquet. : SPREAD
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Sleuth, for short. : TEC
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Non-Moslem inhabitant of Turkey. : RAIA
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Island in the Baltic. : OLAND
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Designating a group of African languages. : SUDANIC
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Choler. : IRE
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Basketball player. : GUARD
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Musical compositions. : ETUDES
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Tending to expand. : DILATIVE
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Transferer of property. : ALIENOR
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Matriculates. : ENROLS
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Rocket section preceding payload. : NOSECONE
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Harness part. : HAME
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Jo Davidson, for instance. : SCULPTOR
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Bumps. : NOBS
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Be connected. : LINK
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Dark. : EBON
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Largest state. : ALASKA
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Deep-sea game fish. : MARLINS
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Eclipsed, in astronomy. : OCCULTED
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Manhattan's Rialto: Contr. : BWAY
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Seasons. : WINTERS
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Greek moon goddess. : SELENE
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Stock exchange, in Europe. : BOURSE
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The world, proverbially. : OYSTER
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Recommends: Colloq. : BOOSTS
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Psalmist's word. : SELAH
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Hurry!, in Shakespeare's day. : SESSA
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Newspaper section. : ROTO
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Avoid. : SHUN
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By: Span. : POR
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Suffix forming nouns from verbs. : ING

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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