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New York Times, Monday, May 4, 1959

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,580
Across
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Deception. : SHAM
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Underworld. : SHEOL
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State of being: Suffix. : URE
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Climb. : SCALE
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Young man from "St. Louis." : TABHUNTER
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Roof edges. : EAVES
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Claims without right. : ARROGATES
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Musical direction. : CRESCENDO
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Immobility. : REST
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Thrice: Comb. form. : TER
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Conjunction. : AND
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Framework. : CADRE
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Where Antofagasta is. : CHILE
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Cabbage: Fr. : CHOU
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Gratings. : GRIDS
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Mischief maker. : PRANKSTER
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Bakery item. : ROLL
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Wipe out. : ERASE
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Dinner, in ancient Rome. : CENA
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Night flyer. : OWLETMOTH
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___ Peak, in New Mexico. : BALDY
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Part of A. D. C. : AIDE
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Gay city. : PAREE
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Be worth of. : MERIT
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Exclamation. : HAH
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French lace, for short. : VAL
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Parlor: Span. : SALA
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Calling forth. : EVOCATIVE
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Alias Blanche Du Bois. : KIMHUNTER
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___ jar, for home canning. : MASON
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1955 Broadway hit. : ANASTASIA
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Copycats. : APERS
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Big Cassino. : TEN
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Hushed. : STILL
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Impudence: Dial. : SASS
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Garden guard. : SCARECROW
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Massachusetts city. : HAVERHILL
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Beverages. : ALES
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Spineless cacti. : MESCALS
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Hold good. : STAND
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Arduous. : HARD
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Exclamation. : OHO
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Pull with force. : LUG
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Complete. : UTTER
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Dodgers veteran. : REESE
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Whilom. : ERST
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Group. : SECT
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Fragrant ointment. : NARD
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Compass point. : ENE
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Strobile. : CONE
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Penguin's look-alike. : AUK
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Empty. : IDLE
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Container. : CRATE
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Mixture. : HASH
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Twelve dozen: Abbr. : GRO
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Thrust. : PROD
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Transmits by a certain device. : TELEVISES
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Exerts effort. : ENDEAVORS
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Stingaree or skate. : RAY
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Give forth. : EMIT
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Indo-Chinese. : TAI
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British islands. : BAHAMAS
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Ocean: Abbr. : PAC
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Where the Saco flows. : MAINE
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Well-known violinist. : ELMAN
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Cheers. : RAHS
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Of an hour. : HORAL
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Burning glass. : LENS
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Game with thirty-two cards. : SKAT
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Although: Lat. : ETSI
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Conceal. : VEIL
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Mulberry bark. : TAPA
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Old musical syllables. : UTS
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Original inhabitant: Abbr. : NAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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