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New York Times, Friday, April 17, 1959

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Shifts suddenly. : DODGES
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Be enough. : SUFFICE
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Scold. : REPROVE
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Not tempted. : UNLURED
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___ medica (drugs, etc.). : MATERIA
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Parlor game. : CHARADE
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Admonition to Gotham pedestrians. : CROSSATTHEGREEN
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Spanish sir. : SENOR
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Female ruff. : REE
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"___ Ha'i." : BALI
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Wagner roles. : ISOLDES
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Evening, in Berlin. : ABEND
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Bubbling in the pot. : ABOIL
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Chez ___ (at his house): Fr. : LUI
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Signs for mountain roads. : DANGEROUSCURVES
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Common suffix. : ENT
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Chapter in verse. : CANTO
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Rewards. : MEEDS
40
"Stick close to your desks and never ___ . . . " : GOTOSEA
42
Seek for victims. : PREY
43
Mystic Hindu syllables. : OMS
44
Tree-climbing civet. : RASSE
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Traffic warning for a rainy day. : SLIPPERYWHENWET
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Tiny puncture. : PINHOLE
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Hours in the sky. : AIRTIME
57
Craftsman. : ARTISAN
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Income. : REVENUE
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Most mouth-puckering. : TARTEST
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Eats away topsoil. : ERODES
Down
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Interjection of surprise, pity, etc. : DEAR
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Vision: Comb. form. : OPTO
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Mayonnaise. : DRESSING
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Furze. : GORSE
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Spa on Lake Geneva, France. : EVIAN
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NATO's Oriental counterpart. : SEATO
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Of this or that kind. : SUCH
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Not addicted to derring-do. : UNHEROIC
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Taillike part in bacteria. : FLAGELLUM
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In mink, perhaps. : FURRED
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Dies ___ (Day of Wrath): Lat. : IRAE
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Surrender. : CEDE
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Place of innocence. : EDEN
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Sandhurst military institution: Abbr. : RMC
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River into another. : TRIBUTARY
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Asked. : BADE
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"Not with ___ but a whimper."—T. S. Eliot. : ABANG
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Slow, in music. : LENTO
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Just fair. : SOSO
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Young eel. : ELVER
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Unsmooth leather. : SUEDE
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Fall apart. : DECOMPOSE
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In best condition: Colloq. : AONE
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Paris suburb, on the Seine. : ISSY
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A Samuel Johnson romance. : RASSELAS
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Was remorseful. : REPENTED
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Status of a bestselling record. : TOPHIT
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Knowing of. : AWARE
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More timid. : SHIER
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Type of mechanical airplane control. : SERVO
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Squabble. : SPAT
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Italian coin. : LIRA
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Not transitive: Abbr. : INTR
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Flat payment. : RENT
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Vintage. : WINE
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Grounded birds. : EMUS
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Part of a golf course. : TEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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