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New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 1959

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,588
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Karlsbad and Vichy. : SPAS
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Hoofbeat. : CLOP
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Copy writer. : ADMAN
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Colloquial exclamation meaning "what?" : HUNH
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Lacustrine. : LAKY
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___ de Poitiers. : DIANE
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Farrago. : OLIO
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Relative of a via. : ITER
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Fogg's creator. : VERNE
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A certain cordial greeting. : WELCOMEHOME
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Spanish hero. : CID
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Invisible Empire. : KLAN
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Where cattails grow. : MARSHES
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Maelstrom. : VORTEX
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Goethian character. : FAUST
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Declares. : AVERS
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Bravo! : WONDERFUL
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River of Italy. : RENO
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Misrepresent. : BELIE
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River of Italy. : ARNO
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Java, Sumatra, et al. : INDONESIA
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Asparagus shoot. : SPEAR
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___ Bello, Panama. : PORTO
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Saw. : BEHELD
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Yardstick. : MEASURE
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___ Lisa. : MONA
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River of Germany. : EMS
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Common ophidian. : GARTERSNAKE
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Channel. : DITCH
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Makes a slip. : NODS
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Sea bird. : GULL
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Resident of a northern state. : ALEUT
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Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
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Vous ___. : ETES
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Stringed instruments. : LYRES
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Press of business. : RUSH
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"And the grandeur that was ___." : ROME
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Revue. : SHOW
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Whimper. : PULE
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Dye source. : ANIL
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Picked army outfit. : SHOCKTROOPS
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High point. : CLIMAX
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Make tardy. : LATEN
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Approve: Var. : OKEH
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Firebug's affliction. : PYROMANIA
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Unfavorable. : ADVERSE
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Sine ___. : DIE
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Sousa specialty. : MARCH
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Ethel Merman role. : ANNIE
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Necessarily (with "must"). : NEEDS
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Sounds in a plaza de toros. : OLES
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One of the Adamses. : MAUDE
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Subway passenger. : STRAPHANGER
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Diverse: Prefix. : VARI
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Kitchen appurtenance. : OVEN
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Tear. : REND
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Book page. : FOLIO
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Gov. Edmund Brown, for example. : WESTERNER
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Gratis. : FREE
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Single. : UNAL
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___ Mayor. : LORD
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Yankee Yogi. : BERRA
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Valueless things. : NOUGHTS
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City of N France. : SENS
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Beet soup. : BORSCH
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Numismatist's concern. : MEDAL
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Author Kimbrough. : EMILY
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Flower. : ASTER
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Ancient Asians. : MEDES
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Balsam from South America. : TOLU
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Landaulet. : AUTO
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Name in baseball's Hall of Fame. : KLEM
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Or ___. : ELSE
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Intimation. : CUE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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