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New York Times, Monday, June 1, 1959

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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I am willing: Lat. : VOLO
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Picture transfer process. : DECAL
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Expedited the going of. : SPED
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Verve. : ELAN
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Nuclear reactor. : ATOMICPILE
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Support. : REST
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Washington landmark. : WHITEHOUSE
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Twaddle. : BOSH
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___ Jacinto. : SAN
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Goose genus. : ANSER
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Dark. : EBON
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Loud noise. : BANG
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"Dorothy Vernon of ___ Hall." : HADDON
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Water vapor. : FOG
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Ancient kingdom on Persian Gulf. : ELAM
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Mental midget. : IDIOT
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Narrative. : SAGA
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Ultramodern phenomena. : EARTHSATELLITES
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Equipment for drilling an oil well. : RIG
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Yield to the power of. : OBEY
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Concerning. : ANENT
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Materials for smelteries. : ORES
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Provided with material. : FED
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Name given to a certain "land." : DISNEY
48
Go rapidly. : TEAR
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___ goes! : HERE
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Friend of Fido. : ROVER
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Genus of cattle. : BOS
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Set of actors. : CAST
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Too busy. : OVERACTIVE
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Grunt expressing doubt. : UMPH
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Early Christian martyr. : SAINTPETER
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Profligate. : ROUE
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Extensions at right angles. : ELLS
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Warning. : ALERT
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Jane ___. : EYRE
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Part of speech. : VERB
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Bread spread. : OLEO
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Maid. : LASS
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At the exact time. : ONTHEDOT
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Capital of Yukon Territory. : DAWSON
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One of the Allens. : ETHAN
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Invent. : COIN
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Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
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Noted Norwegian. : LIE
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Piece of foam rubber. : SPONGE
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Papal name. : PIUS
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In addition. : ELSE
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Sambar. : DEER
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Charlie ___. : CHAN
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The two. : BOTH
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Par, on the links. : BOGEY
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Bedouin's head cord. : AGAL
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Sacred: Comb. form. : HIERO
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"Robin ___." : ADAIR
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Threnody. : DIRGE
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Destined. : FATED
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Make tardy. : LATEN
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Agreeable. : AMENE
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Vague. : MISTY
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Cavalry weapon. : SABER
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Chesterfield. : SOFA
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Animal abode. : LAIR
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Shaky. : INSECURE
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Boat parts. : STERNS
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Palm Springs environs. : DESERT
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He was: Lat. : ERAT
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Linger close by. : HOVER
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Dorothy Perkins. : ROSE
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Face shape. : OVAL
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Millinery item. : VEIL
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Tight hold. : BITE
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Island in inlet of Formosa Strait. : AMOY
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Mountain ridge. : SPUR
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Poetic pronoun. : THEE
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Bookkeeper. : CPA
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___ Aviv. : TEL

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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