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SPRINGTIME

New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 1959

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,544
Across
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Dugong. : SEACOW
7
Pales. : STAKES
13
Author of "The Cloud." : SHELLEY
20
André Marie ___. : AMPERE
21
Typesetter's lapses. : ERRATA
22
Style: Fr. : MANIERE
23
Phenomenon of March 21. : VERNALEQUINOX
25
Some Americans. : INDIANS
26
Hip bones. : ILIA
27
Inhuman. : CRUEL
28
Feeds or runs together. : HERDS
30
A gender: Abbr. : FEM
31
Popeye's Olive ___. : OYL
32
Dogs: Fr. : CHIENS
33
Opera. : WORKS
34
Schiaparelli. : ELSA
35
Assign (to). : REFER
37
Chemical ending. : ENE
38
Seasonal theatre sites. : BARNS
39
City of central Italy. : GAETA
40
Sheep genus. : OVIS
42
Former ruler. : TSARINA
44
Drum. : TOMTOM
45
Steeds. : MOUNTS
47
Openings. : SLITS
48
One and only. : SOLE
49
Cynosure of many eyes on April 9. : BALLGAME
51
Town in Holland. : EDE
52
Receiving devices. : HEADSETS
56
Glossy: Fr. : LISSE
57
___ time (formerly). : ATONE
59
Namesakes of Egyptian king. : FUADS
60
Demand. : ASK
61
Ye ___ Gifte Shoppe. : OLDE
62
They grow in the spring. : CROCUSBULBS
64
New Testament name for Hosea. : OSEE
65
Teachers' group: Abbr. : NEA
66
City on the Ganges. : PATNA
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Blackbird: Poet. : MERLE
68
Diva Lehmann. : LOTTE
69
Lures. : DRYFLIES
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Sweep. : OAR
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Most keen. : SEVEREST
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Work for. : EARN
75
Laundry machine. : DRIER
77
Orwell's work. : SATIRE
78
Woolen cloth, usually red. : STAMIN
81
Teen-age treats. : SUNDAES
83
Thrust. : STAB
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Fenced. : PALED
85
Massenet opera. : THAIS
86
Dax or Evian. : SPA
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Slip away. : ELOPE
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Frenchmen. : GAULS
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Having no axis. : APOLAR
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Son of Abiel. : NER
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Chunk: Colloq. : GOB
97
Italian leftist. : NENNI
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Metal alloy. : MONEL
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Architectural column. : ANTA
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Commencement feature. : ORATION
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Signs of the times. : SPRINGFLOWERS
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Operatic soprano. : TEBALDI
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Frozen dessert. : MOUSSE
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Mame. : AUNTIE
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Pennsylvania statesman. : STASSEN
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Felt. : SENSED
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Greeted the villain. : HISSED
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Redeemer. : SAVIOR
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Heroine of "The Knight's Tale." : EMELYE
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Spring date. : APRILFOOLSDAY
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Dinner in ancient Rome. : CENA
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Lawyer Joseph N. ___. : WELCH
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Consecutive. : SEQUENT
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Reality. : TRUENESS
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Seed coats. : ARILS
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Neighbor of Neb. : KAN
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Military area. : ETO
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Band instruments. : SAXHORNS
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Grimaces. : SMIRKS
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Ship's crew. : HANDS
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Short pieces of cloth. : ENDS
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Year in the reign of Claudius I. : LII
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Folder. : LEAFLET
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Composer Lecuona. : ERNESTO
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Response to a queen. : YESMAAM
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___ Canal. : ERIE
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Diva Berger. : ERNA
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Fawn. : CRINGE
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Former Chief Justice. : WAITE
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She sang Aida, Juliet, etc. : EAMES
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Tear out by the roots. : EVULSE
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Members of the wedding. : BRIDESMAIDS
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Yellow colors. : GOLDS
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Stopping place: Abbr. : STA
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Jewish prayer at close of service. : ALENU
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Hoppers. : TOADS
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Office machine. : MAILER
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Make more trim. : SMARTEN
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Members of U. S. N. : SEABEES
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Flaxen. : BLOND
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Jackets. : ETONS
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Calyxes of fruits. : HULLS
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Seasonal finery. : EASTERBONNETS
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Rhodesian menace. : TSETSE
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___ shooting. : SKEET
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Tuber. : OCA
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Stone marten. : FUR
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Stone pile. : CAIRN
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Kentucky college. : BEREA
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Wild sheep of India. : OORIAL
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Kilting material. : PLAID
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Sports award. : LETTER
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Wives, in law. : FEMES
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Bird life of a region. : ORNIS
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Navy officers: Abbr. : VAS
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Twofold distinctions. : DUALISMS
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Answer. : RESPONSE
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Taps. : SPIGOTS
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Small drum. : TABORET
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Fictitious Oriental hero. : ALIBABA
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Avoid. : SHUN
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Dampened in a certain way. : SPONGED
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Useful acid. : TANNIN
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Famous English Egyptologist. : PETRIE
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Wiped clean. : ERASED
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Stone containing crystals. : GEODE
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Wrong. : AMISS
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Moslem God. : ALLAH
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Swedish name. : NILS
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Beards. : AWNS
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Old musical syllables. : TAS
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Author of "The Bells." : POE
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Brook. : RUN
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French affirmative. : OUI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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