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New York Times, Monday, May 18, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,594
Across
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Ferret's relative. : POLECAT
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Poem by Poe. : LENORE
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Salad fruit. : AVOCADO
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Famous chief of O. S. S. : DONOVAN
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Israel's neighbor. : LEBANON
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Colonial orator. : EVERETT
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Charlie's friend Mortimer. : SNERD
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Well-known locksmith. : YALE
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Poinciana, for example. : TREE
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Son of Odin. : TYR
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Character in "Middlemarch." : GARTH
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Market. : SALE
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Discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
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Got up. : AROSE
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Metal: Poet. : ORE
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Exact. : TRUE
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Required size for any voting group. : QUORUM
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Pakistan Prince at U. N. : ALYKHAN
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Believe to be. : SUPPOSE
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Gasoline, in Britain. : PETROL
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South Korean notable. : RHEE
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Actress Merriman. : NAN
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Scornful expression. : SNEER
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Actress Alice. : FAYE
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Central American country: Abbr. : HOND
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Deprive of weapons. : UNARM
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Where to mail a letter: Abbr. : GPO
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Baltic native. : LETT
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Roman ___. : NOSE
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Mechanical being. : ROBOT
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Female warriors. : AMAZONS
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Fictional doctor. : ZHIVAGO
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Small, valuable object. : BIBELOT
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Pharaoh of Exodus. : RAMESES
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Firm. : STURDY
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Accumulates. : AMASSES
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Chums. : PALS
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Part of a range. : OVEN
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Ear ___. : LOBE
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Game in which the king is high. : ECARTE
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Fudge. : CANDY
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Trouble. : ADO
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Emmy's relative. : TONY
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Romeo. : LOVER
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Compass point. : ENE
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Author of "The Meeting of East and West." : NORTHROP
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Up to and including. : OVER
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At any ___ (anyway). : RATE
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Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
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Postponement. : DELAY
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Pulitzer Prize novelist, 1958. : AGEE
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Of the country. : RURAL
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Mole color. : TAUPE
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Lathers. : SOAPS
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Author of "The Green Hat." : ARLEN
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Island of the Philippines. : LEYTE
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Go swiftly. : RUN
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College town in Maine. : ORONO
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Lazy ___. : SUSAN
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Correct. : EMEND
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Prickly shrub. : THORN
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Character in "The Caine Mutiny." : QUEEG
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Beethoven sonata. : KREUTZER
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Fling. : SHY
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Ovine animals. : RAMS
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American poet. : FROST
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Equine feet. : HOOVES
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Bother. : ANNOY
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___ donna. : PRIMA
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Physics workrooms. : LABS
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Send out. : EMIT
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Prohibition. : TABU
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Old Testament book. : EZRA
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Perchlike fish. : BASS
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Pointed arch. : OGEE
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Fling. : TOSS
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Former. : OLD
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Meat. : HAM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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