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New York Times, Saturday, April 11, 1959

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,557
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Ball game nourishment. : PEANUTS
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Muslin fabric. : SWISS
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Standard for height measurements. : SEALEVEL
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Succored. : HELPED
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Fall in prestige. : LOSEFACE
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Recently. : OFLATE
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Suites: Abbr. : APTS
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Asian country, anti-Communist: Var. : THIBET
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Hack. : CAB
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Madagascar, par exemple. : ILE
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Hungarian coin. : PENGO
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Type of rocky hill. : MESA
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Audacity: Colloq. : NERVE
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"___ a little pony . . . " : IHAD
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Overlook. : OMIT
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Legislate. : ENACT
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Scrape. : ABRADE
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Appearances. : ASPECTS
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Sang softly. : CROONED
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Latest thing in hi-fi. : STEREO
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Bucoliast's output. : POEMS
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Excellent. : FINE
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Express contempt. : POOH
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Jungle denizen. : BEAST
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Surrounded by. : AMID
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Balls of yarn. : CLEWS
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Relative of Trixy. : BEA
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Same old grind. : RUT
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Land of the Tuaregs. : SAHARA
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Ilian hero. : AJAX
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Unalaskans. : ALEUTS
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Prescribed vacation. : RESTCURE
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Time of day. : SUNSET
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Showing a loss. : INTHERED
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Leaf aperture. : STOMA
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Directed. : STEERED
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Nation. : PEOPLE
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___ bonnet. : EASTER
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Pub specialties. : ALES
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Ship-shaped clock. : NEF
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Grape conserve. : UVATE
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Branches of learning. : TECHNICS
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Adroitness. : SLEIGHT
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Casing of a tire. : SHOE
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Something woven. : WEFT
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Unpropitious. : ILL
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Moon traveler. : SPACEMAN
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Annul. : SETASIDE
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Assassinated. : SLAIN
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Lincoln and Douglas did. : DEBATED
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Neckwear. : BOA
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English money. : PENCE
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Dour. : MOROSE
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Shifted. : VEERED
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Brave. : DARE
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Over. : ATOP
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Forerunners of missiles. : BOMBS
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To the degree that. : ASFARAS
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Incentive. : STIMULUS
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Sorry. : PENITENT
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Logically consistent. : COHERENT
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Star in Ursa Minor. : POLARIS
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Irish "alas." : OCH
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Forswear. : ABJURE
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Scorched. : SEARED
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Burdened. : TAXED
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Prodigality. : WASTE
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Check. : STEM
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Pet of Nick and Nora. : ASTA
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Maples. : ACER
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They serve servicemen. : USO
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___ end. : THE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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