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New York Times, Tuesday, May 26, 1959

Author:
Walt Clark
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Walt Clark has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,602
Across
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Three-master. : BARK
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Mounted troops: Abbr. : CAV
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Sprinkle with small spots. : BEDOT
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___ in one's bonnet. : ABEE
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Capital of Timor. : DILI
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Spacious. : ROOMY
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Married men. : BENEDICTS
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___ of the world. : ONTOP
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Sir Thomas More book. : UTOPIA
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King of the Hellenes, 1832–62. : OTTO
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Before. : ERE
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Didn't usually. : USENT
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___-camp. : AIDEDE
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Attila. : HUN
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Aviation term. : TAILSPIN
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Roguish. : SLY
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Extinguishes, as a candle. : SNUFFS
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An Astaire. : ADELE
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Kindergartner. : TOT
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Wedding cake figure. : GROOM
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Wilderness. : DESERT
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Yugoslav city. : NIS
47
Sea eagle. : ERNE
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Part of a square-rigger. : MAINSAIL
51
Man's name: Abbr. : EDW
52
Restrain. : BRIDLE
54
Draws out and twists wool for spinning. : SLUBS
56
Coin of Denmark. : ORE
57
Evils. : ILLS
59
Foreign. : EXOTIC
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Excessive enthusiasm. : MANIA
64
General's sobriquet. : STONEWALL
66
Particular contest. : EVENT
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Eject. : OUST
68
Nevada city N of Diamond Mts. : ELKO
69
Baseball great. : REESE
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Compass point. : NNE
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Dross. : SLAG
Down
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Hindu title. : BABU
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Incite. : ABET
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Gives up. : RENOUNCES
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For ___ (permanently). : KEEPS
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Army title: Abbr. : CIC
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Palo ___. : ALTO
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Mental views. : VISTAS
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Thinking anxiously upon. : BROODING
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A thousand ages. : EON
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Was foolishly fond of (with "on"). : DOTED
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Rory ___. : OMORE
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Roman, for example. : TYPE
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Namesakes of a goddess. : DIANAS
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Limit foodstuffs. : DIET
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Helpful hints. : TIPS
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Canopy of a boat, stall, etc. : TILT
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Habituate: Var. : ENURE
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Tennis star. : HOAD
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Wavy: Her. : UNDE
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Silk center of France. : LYONS
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Fragrant oleoresin. : ELEMI
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Get ahead of. : FORESTALL
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Affectionate. : FOND
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Merganser. : SMEW
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Beam. : ERADIATE
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Aunts: Span. : TIAS
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Money drawer. : TILL
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___ partner. : SILENT
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Subject of monument in Trafalgar Square. : NELSON
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De ___ (sumptuous). : LUXE
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Meet with courage. : BRAVE
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Colette heroine. : RENEE
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Well-known Major of early radio. : BOWES
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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Astound. : STUN
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Each: Scot. : ILKA
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Type of dance. : CLOG
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___ and outs. : INS
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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