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New York Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1959

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,595
Across
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Fresh-water fish. : CARP
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Lace frill on a bodice. : JABOT
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Search thoroughly. : COMB
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Sweet scent. : ODOR
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Become active. : AWAKE
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Port of Samoa. : APIA
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Little hellion. : IMPOFSATAN
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Strip of wood. : LATH
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Stretch out. : LIE
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Harbor of Guam. : APRA
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Straw mattress. : PALLET
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Put in a supply of for sale. : STOCKED
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Semiaquatic salamander. : NEWT
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Weather prediction. : FAIR
28
Blew off the chaff. : WINNOWED
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Emphatic refusal. : NOSIR
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Noted educationist. : MANN
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Gold: Span. : ORO
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To ___ (every one). : AMAN
37
Juvenile sobriquet. : SONNY
38
Math course: Abbr. : TRIG
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Coop up. : PEN
40
Playing card. : TREY
41
Petits fours. : CAKES
42
Held in affection. : ENDEARED
45
Adhesive substances. : GUMS
46
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
47
Harmony. : RAPPORT
50
Called on the phone. : RANGUP
53
Roman censor. : CATO
54
Adversary. : FOE
55
Seed covering. : ARIL
56
New York or San Francisco. : PORTOFCALL
59
___ box. : JUKE
60
Arabian title. : EMEER
61
Soviet city. : OREL
62
Town in Iowa. : AMES
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Exploits. : DEEDS
64
Western Indians. : OTOS
Down
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Spirals of wire. : COILS
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Concede as true. : ADMIT
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Figuratively, a feeble union or tie. : ROPEOFSAND
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Type of athlete: Colloq. : PRO
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Canadian national park. : JASPER
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Prize. : AWARD
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Child, in the Philippines. : BATA
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One of Gorki's rivers. : OKA
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Nail size. : TENPENNY
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___ account (demand an explanation of). : CALLTO
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Silica. : OPAL
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Very small creature. : MITE
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Coin of Thailand. : BAHT
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Moslem mendicant. : FAKIR
23
Bristly fibers on grain. : AWN
25
Biblical fratricide. : CAIN
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Featherheaded one. : NINNY
28
Decreased. : WANED
29
Exhibits in the Prado. : WORKSOFART
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Ashtabula's lake. : ERIE
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Follows insidiously. : DOGS
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Scruff. : NAPE
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Foretoken. : OMEN
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Customs. : MORES
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Bound, as with adhesive tape. : STRAPPED
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Drive down. : TAMP
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___ tea (favorite thing): Brit. colloq. : CUPOF
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Under-par scores. : EAGLES
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Father, in Arabia. : ABU
45
Relatives of crocs. : GATORS
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Evaluated. : RATED
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Contest at birling logs. : ROLEO
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Divulges. : TELLS
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East Indies prince. : RAJA
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Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
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Greek goddess. : NIKE
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Canadian Indian. : CREE
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Cockney's dwelling. : OME
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Amorous sound. : COO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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