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THE WIDE, WIDE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1959

58-Down : Carpenter's tool.

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,621
Across
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Set about. : BEGIN
6
Prominences at front of ear: Anat. : TRAGI
11
French and Anglo-Egyptian regions of Africa. : SUDANS
17
Church title: Abbr. : MSGR
21
Of the birds. : AVINE
22
Spanish man's name. : RAMON
23
Port for an ancient mariner. : ARARAT
24
Sioux. : OTOE
25
Rider of a fabulous steed. : BELLEROPHON
27
Capital of Lombardia. : MILANO
28
Pottery, collectively. : WARE
29
Square column. : ANTA
30
Long account. : ILIAD
31
"Or to take arms against ___ of troubles ... " : ASEA
32
Bell: Ger. : KLINGEL
34
Type of ship. : WHALER
36
Political issue of 100 years ago. : ABOLITION
38
Graduate of USNA: Abbr. : ENS
39
Fairy tale character. : HANSEL
42
Syrian god of thunder. : RIMMON
44
Small finches. : LINNETS
46
Son of Gad. : ERI
47
___ standstill. : ATA
49
Loom heddles. : CAAM
50
Jack London's "White ___." : FANG
51
African author : PATON
54
In ___ (against the thing): Lat. : REM
55
Roasted: Fr. : ROTI
57
Ancient warship. : TRIREME
59
Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
60
Ballad for the lovelorn. : TORCHSONG
63
Santa ___. : ANITA
64
Desecrate. : POLLUTE
65
Slip away. : ELOPE
66
Saint ___, French town. : MALO
68
Gibbon. : APE
69
Fishing boat. : DORY
70
Grand Banks catch. : COD
71
Hardwood tree. : REDOAK
73
Relatives of tuans. : SAHIBS
75
Onion. : CEPA
76
Certain chessmen: Abbr. : KPS
77
Broadway sign. : SRO
78
Habitat of 31 Down. : HIMALAYAS
80
Animal of 78 Across. : YAK
83
Him: Fr. : LUI
86
Love: Span. : AMOR
88
Noisy cats. : MEWERS
89
Mountain ridges. : ARETES
93
White-tailed bird. : ERN
94
Cerulean. : BLUE
95
Wts. : LBS
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Where Schönbrunn is. : WIEN
98
Big bird. : CRANE
99
Slangy term of opprobrium : FATHEAD
101
Pigment. : PAINT
103
Type of conflagration. : BRUSHFIRE
105
Tire parts. : TREADS
106
Agreed!: Fr. : DACCORD
108
South American monkey. : TITI
109
Now: Dial. : NOO
110
Scene. : SIGHT
111
Snack. : BITE
112
Wagon: Archaic. : WAIN
114
Hebrew letter. : TAV
115
Honshu port. : TSU
116
M. Grimaldi. : RAINIER
118
Simpers. : SMIRKS
120
Certain dishes. : TEASET
122
Wine cup. : AMA
124
Participant in 139 Across. : MACMILLAN
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Fend off. : RESIST
128
Automobile adjunct. : BATTERY
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Mint. : COIN
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Fats. : SUETS
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___ face. : LOSE
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Tenor solo. : ARIA
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French writer of comedies. : SCRIBE
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High discussions. : SUMMITTALKS
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Glaswegian. : SCOT
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Skips over. : ELIDES
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Stone chip. : SPALL
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The Arab world. : ISLAM
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"___ soit ... " : HONI
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Sitting, as a statue. : SEDENT
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Kind of alcohol. : ETHYL
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Ceremonial : STATE
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___ au rhum. : BABA
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Regular. : EVEN
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Fancy finish. : GILT
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Certain connections. : INLAWS
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Genealogical designation. : NEE
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Fish for with a moving line. : TROLL
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Weapon for a duelist. : RAPIER
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Language of Ethiopia. : AMHARIC
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Expression of approval. : GOOD
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Stop-off place. : INN
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Strong man. : SAMSON
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Angel in "Paradise Lost." : URIEL
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Recent refugee from tyranny. : DALAILAMA
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Bird of Brazil. : ARA
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City on the Yangtze. : NANKING
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Plant shoot. : STOLON
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New-___ hay. : MOWN
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Hypnotized by Broadway. : STAGESTRUCK
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Bridge expert. : GOREN
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Film units. : REELS
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City districts. : RIALTOS
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Objective of a high-level search. : ABOMINABLESNOWMAN
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Without finesse. : INEPTLY
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Sound heard in Commons. : HEARHEAR
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Soprano Lucine. : AMARA
37
Spike. : TINE
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High negotiator. : HERTER
40
Small space. : AREOLE
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Hunter. : NIMROD
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Floor covering. : MAT
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Chinese money. : TAEL
48
Jot. : ATOM
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Entertainment. : FETE
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Successful. : ONTOP
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Wants. : NEEDS
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Where that old woman lived. : INASHOE
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Carpenter's tool. : RIPSAW
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Former queen. : SORAYA
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Navy men. : CPOS
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Egg white. : GLAIR
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Sharp report. : POP
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Electrical unit. : OHM
69
See 1 Down. : DESSERT
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Dwellers in eucalyptus trees. : KOALAS
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Kind of pentameter. : IAMBIC
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West Indian. : CARIB
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Evergreen. : YEW
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___ Building in Washington. : ARCHIVES
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Notch made by an axe. : KERF
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Certain pugilistic punches. : LEFTS
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Arrow poison. : URARI
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Current political issue. : INTEGRATION
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Sometime political ammunition. : MUD
90
Spoils. : TAINTS
91
"La Vie ___," Piaf's song hit . : ENROSE
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Participate in to the end. : SEEOUT
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Retiring hour. : BEDTIME
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Valenciennes. : LACE
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Bonne ___. : NUIT
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Sound of laughter. : HAHA
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Oedipus' crime. : PATRICIDE
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Sequence. : TRAIN
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Believer in republican government. : STATIST
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Per ___. : DIEM
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Manager: Abbr. : DIR
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Means of getting around. : BICYCLE
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VIP in Ghana. : NKRUMAH
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Justinian's general. : NARSES
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Most conniving. : SLIEST
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Fit. : SEEMLY
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Finally. : ATLAST
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Disconcert. : ABASH
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Polo. : MARCO
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To praise: Ger. : LOBEN
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Even. : STILL
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Comedian in "Mon Oncle." : TATI
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Overseer: Abbr. : SUPT
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Clay pot. : OLLA
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Old card game. : SKAT
135
Man's name. : ESME
138
Free (of). : RID
139
Compass point. : SSE
140
Poetic contraction. : TIS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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