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New York Times, Thursday, June 11, 1959

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,618
Across
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Speaking imperfectly. : ALISP
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Small drum. : TABOR
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___ de Calais. : PAS
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French title. : COMTE
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Valley on the moon. : RILLE
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Adjective suffix. : ENT
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Stone of ill fortune. : HOPEDIAMOND
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Cool ___ cucumber. : ASA
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Wage. : STIPEND
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Site of a 1943 "Summit" meeting. : TEHERAN
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
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Shouted. : YELLED
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Forsaken: Poet. : LORN
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Norse tale. : EDDA
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Take the ___ (go outdoors). : AIR
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Eagle: Span. : AGUILA
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Food fish. : SHAD
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___ spot. : INA
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"As we forgive our ___." : DEBTORS
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Veers. : SWERVES
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Former Algerian title. : DEY
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Carbohydrates: Suffix. : OSES
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Farewells. : ADIEUS
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Family member. : SIS
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Ilium. : TROY
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Ready: Fr. : PRET
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Highest points. : APICES
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Ploughed land, in Texas. : ARADA
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Philistine woman. : DELILAH
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Ennoble. : GLORIFY
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Buyer's list of goods: Abbr. : INV
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Name from William Drennan poem. : EMERALDISLE
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Miriam's brother. : AARON
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Made of grain. : OATEN
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Asian country: Abbr. : SYR
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Campus groups. : FRATS
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Blizzards. : SNOWS
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German exclamations. : ACHS
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Spoils. : LOOT
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Band of Kaffir warriors. : IMPI
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Hurry up!. : STEPONIT
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Feet: Lat. : PEDES
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Worked in the Stock Exchange. : TRADED
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Point. : AIM
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Ink spot. : BLOT
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Cleveland's last Secretary of State. : OLNEY
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Descriptive of Elizabeth I. : REDHEADED
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Mississippi waterway. : PEARLRIVER
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Handles: Lat. : ANSAE
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Position. : STAND
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"She stood ___ amid the alien corn." : INTEARS
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High priest. : ELI
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Army attire: Colloq. : ODS
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Hollywood name. : LADD
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S-shaped molding. : OGEE
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Pyrargyrite, a dark red ore. : RUBYSILVER
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Exclamations. : AHS
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Type of ledger. : LOOSELEAF
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___ boats!: Naut. command. : AWAYALL
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New: Ger. : NEUE
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Down at bridge. : SET
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Living on a riverbank. : RIPARIAN
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Spanish lady: Abbr. : SRA
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Harmoniums. : ORGANS
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Another farewell. : ADIOS
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Copper. : PENNY
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Philippine island. : SAMAR
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Extinct birds. : DODOS
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Jealous wife of Zeus. : HERA
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That ___ say (in other words). : ISTO
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Moved swiftly. : FLEW
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Desires: Colloq. : YENS
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Nonsense! : ROT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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