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New York Times, Wednesday, April 1, 1959

Author:
Robert Hegler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Robert Hegler has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,547
Across
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Woodpile accessory. : BUZZSAW
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Metal-cutting implement. : HACKSAW
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City in New York. : ONEONTA
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Roman general, defeated Antony at Actium. : AGRIPPA
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Leading Soviet deputy. : MIKOYAN
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12th century fox. : REYNARD
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Garden vegetable. : BEET
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Endows with authority. : VESTS
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Glided. : SLID
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Journey. : RIDE
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Tasty fruit product. : JELLY
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Composition for surfacing runways. : TARMAC
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Take pleasure in. : ENJOY
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Rounded. : ORBED
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Sing à la Crosby. : CROON
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Part of a locomotive. : CAB
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Peak in the Cascade Range. : RAINIER
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Redwood tree. : SEQUOIA
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Letter. : ESS
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Greek island. : CRETE
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Making a practice of. : USING
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More infrequent. : RARER
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San Francisco ball team. : GIANTS
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Donor of famous prizes. : NOBEL
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Semiprecious stone. : OPAL
52
Exclamations of surprise. : AHAS
53
Lowest point. : NADIR
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Ax handle. : HAFT
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Part of a fortification. : BASTION
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Kneecap. : PATELLA
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Formerly Santiago de Cuba. : ORIENTE
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Feminine advisers, from name of nymph of Rome. : EGERIAS
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Cabinetmaker's aid. : BANDSAW
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Playground equipment. : SEESAWS
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Military projectile. : BOMB
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Unicorn fish. : UNIE
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Man's nickname. : ZEKE
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Modern type of suit. : ZOOT
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Curved plank of a ship. : SNY
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Remotely ancestral. : ATAVIC
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Decreased. : WANED
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Male of the red deer. : HART
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Generations. : AGES
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Watchword. : CRY
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Author of famous sociological report. : KINSEY
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Flake or chip of stone. : SPALL
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___ Fool. : APRIL
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Australian war club. : WADDY
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Soothsayer. : SEER
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Political rebel. : RADICAL
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Spring flower. : JONQUIL
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Ripped. : TORE
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Macaws. : ARAS
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Items in baseball statistics. : RBIS
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Earthlings. : MEN
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Snout. : NOSE
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___ Miller (old joke). : JOE
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Algonquian Indian. : CREE
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Make up, as a word. : COIN
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Negative verbal contraction. : AINT
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Snares game. : BAGS
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"To ___ is human . . . " : ERR
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Dos Passos trilogy. : USA
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Crushed under foot. : TROD
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Slumbered. : RESTED
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Auto repair shop. : GARAGE
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Man of great wealth. : NABOB
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Scarlett ___. : OHARA
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Water reservoir. : BASIN
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Wind instruments. : PIPES
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___ bene. : NOTA
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Over again. : ANEW
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Defect. : FLAW
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Small cup: Scot. : TASS
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Incumbents. : INS
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Links place. : TEE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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