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New York Times, Monday, June 15, 1959

Author:
Albert V. Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,622
Across
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Man of the cloth. : PADRE
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Take the sun. : BASK
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Relatives of hooks. : JABS
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Constellation. : ORION
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Port Dover's lakefront. : ERIE
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Country of Asia. : IRAN
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Kind of entertainer. : COMEDIENNE
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Norse god. : LOKI
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Be under obligation. : OWE
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At any time. : ONCE
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Connecticut's state nickname. : NUTMEG
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Compass point. : NORTH
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High explosive. : TNT
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Socks, shoes, etc.: Abbr. : PRS
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King in "The Tempest." : ALONSO
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Much above average. : GREAT
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Quay. : LEVEE
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Signal lights of a certain kind. : FLASHERS
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Over again. : ANEW
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At ___ (uncertain). : ALOSS
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Ancient temple. : NAOS
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Hasty, careless, etc. : SLAPDASH
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Constructed. : BUILT
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Long, long time. : YEARS
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Man's nickname. : BARNEY
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Beast of burden. : ASS
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Barbary ___. : APE
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City on Rhone delta. : ARLES
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Storm and fury. : TUMULT
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"Deliver us from ___." : EVIL
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Tools for weeding. : HOES
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Pointers. : INDICATORS
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Arabian country. : OMAN
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Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
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Norway to Norwegians. : NORGE
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Turkish coin. : LIRA
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English actress of Charles II's day. : GWYN
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Major-___. : DOMOS
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A little: Ital. : POCO
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In a line. : AROW
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Lurid literary effort. : DIMENOVEL
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Fish diet. : ROE
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Approve. : ENDORSE
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Type of wood. : BEECH
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English composer (1710–78). : ARNE
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Sloth, for one. : SIN
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Sharp edge. : KEENNESS
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Abandon one's beau. : JILT
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Win in ___ (win with ease). : AROMP
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Celebrated squirrel monkey. : BAKER
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Old term for eels. : SNIGS
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Come ___ (join). : INTO
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Site of Bryce Canyon. : UTAH
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Fifth Avenue's fate? : ONEWAY
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Description of 3 Down. : TRASH
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According to. : ALA
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Bifocal. : LENS
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Sheen. : GLOSS
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Right of holding. : TENURE
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Signal light. : FLARE
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Weather phenomenon. : RAINSTORM
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Shoe part. : SOLE
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Making suitable. : ADAPTING
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Pen. : STY
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Chime. : PEAL
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___ chain (one's wife): Slang. : BALLAND
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___-a-brac. : BRIC
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Massachusetts town. : ATHOL
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Finland to the Finns. : SUOMI
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Defame. : SMEAR
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Word on Air Letters. : AVION
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Annapolis. : USNA
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Sharp. : EDGY
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Habits. : USES
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Forthwith. : NOW
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Likewise. : TOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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