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New York Times, Monday, May 11, 1959

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,587
Across
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Trolley sound effect. : CLANG
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Companion of starts. : FITS
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Singing voice. : ALTO
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Workers, collectively. : LABOR
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Possessed with frenzy: Var. : AMOK
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Cook. : CHEF
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Market place. : AGORA
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Mastery. : UPPERHAND
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Personal pronoun. : YOU
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Fine, thin linen. : BATISTE
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Railroad abbreviation. : STA
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Serve at handball. : TOSS
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Rapture. : ECSTASY
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Golf stroke. : LOFT
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Molly of Monmouth. : PITCHER
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
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Hawaii's is the 50th. : STAR
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Small valleys. : DALES
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Track events. : RACES
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October brew. : ALE
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Highest peak in the Pyrenees. : ANETO
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Bent in reverence. : KNELT
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A great number: Colloq. : LOTS
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Suffix with photo, thermo, etc. : STAT
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City in Greece. : LARISSA
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Von Bismarck. : OTTO
50
Handsome flowered mallow. : PAVONIA
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Form of play. : GAME
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Devoured. : ATE
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County in Ireland. : DONEGAL
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Woolwich military academy: Abbr. : RMA
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Sec. Herter. : CHRISTIAN
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Point in the orbit of the moon. : APSIS
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Bushy clumps. : TODS
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Book of the Old Testament. : EZRA
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___ Janeiro. : RIODE
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Slender. : SLIM
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Small hollow. : DENT
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Brotherhood of evil. : MAFIA
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Pottery substance. : CLAY
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Lake: Span. : LAGO
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Reversal. : ABOUTFACE
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Compass point: Abbr. : NOR
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Seizes. : GRABS
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Comme il ___ (proper): Fr. : FAUT
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Zulu warrior group. : IMPI
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Washington specialties. : TOPSECRETS
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Vaudeville act. : SKETCH
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German "alas." : ACH
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Home of the Dalai Lama. : LHASA
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Pitched shelters. : TENTS
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Time ___ (present moment). : OFDAY
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Mignonette. : RESEDA
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Ophidians. : ASPS
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Moor of Venice. : OTHELLO
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Crosspiece. : TRANSOM
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Singing bird. : LARK
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Its capital is Muscat. : OMAN
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Adopt the characteristics of a certain country. : ITALIANIZE
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Mythical man of brass. : TALOS
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___ credit. : LETTERSOF
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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"It is meet and right ___ do." : SOTO
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Endures. : STANDS
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"The Forsyte ___." : SAGA
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Mutinied. : RIOTED
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Agreements. : PACTS
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Town in Massachusetts. : ATHOL
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Outstanding figure in music. : VERDI
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Danger signal. : ALARM
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Work for. : EARN
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Small insect. : GNAT
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The South of France. : MIDI
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On the big pond. : ASEA
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Cult. : ISM
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___ mater, brain membrane. : PIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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