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New York Times, Wednesday, April 29, 1959

Author:
Helen Smathers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Helen Smathers has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,575
Across
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Nut-bearing tree. : BEECH
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Tangled mass. : SHAG
10
Small salamander. : NEWT
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Wing-shaped. : ALARY
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Cotton Bowl winner, 1958. : NAVY
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Mediterranean port of Spain. : ADRA
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___ Khan, Moslem leader. : KARIM
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Spirit. : ANIMATION
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Without a red cent. : UNPENNIED
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Golf strokes. : PUTTS
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Newspaper. : DAILY
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Boggy. : MARSHY
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Small, ornamental flap. : TAB
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Weight lifters: Abbr. : LBS
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Relative of the agouti. : PACA
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Certain persons. : ONES
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Not conveyed by words. : SPEECHLESS
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One of the missiles. : ATLAS
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Exclusively. : ALL
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Noted violinist. : ELMAN
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Picnic tidbit. : DILLPICKLE
44
Men's center. : YMCA
45
Burrow. : MINE
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State of being: Suffix. : URE
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Snake. : ASP
49
Residents of a certain Italian city. : PISANS
52
Examines. : SCANS
54
Greek letter. : OMEGA
55
Movable item, in the fashion world. : WAISTLINE
59
Fascinate. : SPELLBIND
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Prey. : RAVIN
62
Partial: Prefix. : SEMI
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And elsewhere: Lat.: Abbr. : ETAL
64
Improve. : EMEND
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Additional to. : ELSE
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Light carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
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Letters. : ESSES
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Oil center on the Caspian. : BAKU
2
Dash. : ELAN
3
Western hero. : EARP
4
Called out. : CRIED
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Music book. : HYMNAL
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Rate of speed. : SNAILSPACE
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Manager of Milwaukee team. : HANEY
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Greedy. : AVID
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Sports arena. : GYM
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Of course. : NATURALLY
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Wields a blue pencil. : EDITS
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Incensed. : WROTH
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Strong-smelling plant. : TANSY
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Nickname for state of Arizona. : APACHE
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His ___, a self-important person. : NIBS
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Scotsman, jocularly. : MAC
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Tadpole's parent. : TOAD
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Liberty ___. : BELL
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Transparently. : PELLUCIDLY
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Noted name in baseball. : SALMAGLIE
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Mountain range in Colorado. : ELK
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Mother of Queen Wilhelmina. : EMMA
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Black Hawk's tribe. : SACS
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Something easy: Slang. : SNAP
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___ column. : SPINAL
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Measures of length: Abbr. : INS
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Time spans. : ERAS
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Access. : ENTREE
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Western movie outfit. : POSSE
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Move forward. : IMPEL
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Appears. : SEEMS
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Capital of Yemen. : SANAA
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Bridge winnings. : SLAMS
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By means of. : WITH
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Former Senator from New York. : IVES
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Baseball team. : NINE
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Fragments. : ENDS
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Egyptian god of pleasure. : BES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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