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OF EARTHLY THINGS

New York Times, Sunday, May 10, 1959

Author:
Paula Bauersmith
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,586
Across
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February or March festival. : PURIM
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Sheltered a car. : GARAGED
13
Les ___ Unis. : ETATS
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Expose to air. : AERATE
19
Windflower. : ANEMONE
20
Creator. : AUTHOR
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Dramatization of Noah (with "The"). : FLOWERINGPEACH
24
Part of a garment. : SLEEVE
25
Hint. : TIP
26
Civil War general. : MEADE
27
Styles in swimming. : STROKES
29
Pole on a green. : PIN
30
Jackets. : ETONS
32
Part of TV. : TELE
34
Steady. : SURE
35
"Every man will be ___ if he can." : APOET
37
Counsel: Archaic. : REDE
38
Fluffs. : ERRORS
40
Support of a flower. : STEM
42
Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
43
Divert. : SWAY
45
Aromatic herb. : MINT
47
Leader. : PILOT
49
Sloping beam. : RAFTER
52
Palest. : WHITEST
55
Flowers. : LILIES
58
Men without a country. : EXILES
59
Wagner of baseball. : HONUS
60
Recommended purchase "to feed thy soul." : HYACINTH
62
Yearned (for). : PINED
63
"Your majesty." : SIRE
64
Contracted. : SHRANK
66
Earth: Comb. form. : GEO
67
City of ancient Greece. : ELIS
68
Ages and ages. : EONS
69
Danish isle. : AERO
70
Aide: Asst. : ASST
71
___ jardiniere (with various vegetables). : ALA
72
Islands SE of Asia. : INDIES
74
Abdul the Bul Bul's opponent. : IVAN
75
"___ off the old block." : ACHIP
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Inexperienced sailor. : LANDSMAN
78
Measured in a certain way. : PACED
80
Croquet hoop: Fr. : ARCEAU
81
Tropical herb. : SESAME
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Frowns. : GLOWERS
84
Negative verbal contraction. : NEEDNT
85
___-Japanese War. : RUSSO
87
Jot. : ATOM
88
T. Williams' Kowalski. : STAN
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Swift's title. : DEAN
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Emily of "The Soong Sisters." : HAHN
93
Silk cloth like damask. : LAMPAS
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Move quickly. : TROT
100
Combine. : UNITE
102
Japanese palanquin. : KAGO
104
A temple. : NAOS
105
Stage speech, as in "Strange Interlude." : ASIDE
106
White-tailed bird. : ERN
107
Apparel. : VESTURE
110
Greek student's text. : ILIAD
112
Son of Abiel. : NER
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Rattigan's "Separate ___." : TABLES
115
Lorraine Hansberry's hit (with "A"). : RAISININTHESUN
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Golf clubs. : SPOONS
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Self-seeker. : EGOTIST
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"A pair of star-cross'd ___." : LOVERS
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"And ___ bear my soul away." : TWOTO
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Compactness. : DENSITY
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Pastry chefs. : ICERS
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Any clay rock. : PELITE
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Limb, as of a lobster. : UROPOD
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Bleak. : RAW
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Units. : ITEMS
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French parent. : MERE
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Airport town in Canada. : GANDER
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Martinet in "Measure for Measure." : ANGELO
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Corded fabric. : REP
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First producer of "Snow White." : AMES
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Heidi's friends. : GOATS
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Decorates richly. : ENCRUSTS
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Seek to dissuade: Rare. : DEHORT
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Leisure. : EASE
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Oil city. : TULSA
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Dined. : ATE
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Vehicle for Dame Sybil Thorndike. : THEPOTTINGSHED
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Council. : SOVIET
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In imitation of. : AFTER
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Tears. : RENTS
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Medical treatment: Comb. form. : IATRY
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Donjon. : KEEP
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Cuddles. : NESTLES
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Dignity of a judge. : ERMINE
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Town near Philadelphia. : PAOLI
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All ___ (listening eagerly). : EARS
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In ___ (in place): Lat. : SITU
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Where Teatro alla Scala is. : MILANO
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Daisy or dandelion. : WEED
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Loch in N. Scotland. : NESS
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Place where salt is found. : LICK
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Revokes. : REPEALS
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Armpits. : AXILLAE
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Musical with "Old Devil Moon." : FINIANSRAINBOW
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Puling. : WHINING
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Hackney. : HORSE
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Weaves in and out of. : THREADS
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Annual, as a wind. : ETESIAN
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Olympic event. : SHOTPUT
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Tall tale. : YARN
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Faro card. : SODA
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Oat: Dial. Eng. : HAVER
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Catch. : ENMESH
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Speech: Poet. : ACCENTS
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Doctrines. : ISMS
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Food fish. : SPOT
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Character in O'Neill title. : ICEMAN
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Range. : AREA
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Dishearten. : DAUNT
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Soldier in trouble. : AWOL
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Echidna's food. : ANTS
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English. : LANGUAGE
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Cork trees. : OAKS
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Black buck. : SASIN
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Pieces of music. : DUETS
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Transported. : ENRAPT
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Misanthropy. : HATRED
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Sign in a small town. : MAINST
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A state. : POLITY
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Device for dishwashing. : RINSER
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French scents. : ODEURS
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Sea swallows. : TERNS
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Outcome. : EVENT
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Giant hunter. : ORION
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For this purpose: Lat. : ADHOC
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He, in Italy. : ESSO
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Adjective suffixes. : ESTS
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King in Norse myth. : ATLI
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Card game. : LOO
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Three. : III
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Twilight time. : EVE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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