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New York Times, Tuesday, June 16, 1959

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,623
Across
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Minimum. : LEAST
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River of Yugoslavia. : DRINA
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Able and Baker's chariot. : JUPITER
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Nuclear submarine. : SEAWOLF
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Basis of dyes. : ANILINE
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Swallow up. : ENGORGE
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Opportune. : PAT
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Components of modern projectiles. : ROCKETS
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Metal in solder. : TIN
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Particle of an element. : ATOM
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Money. : FUNDS
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Drop off. : SHED
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Valley in ancient Greece. : NEMEA
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Vive le ___! : ROI
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Hebrew bushels. : OMERS
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Bargains: Colloq. : DEALS
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Costumed or habited ones. : WEARERS
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Port ___. : SAID
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Rivulet. : RILL
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Speak hastily and indistinctly. : SPUTTER
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One kind of ship. : ROTOR
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Alarm. : SCARE
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Buddy. : PAL
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Roman historian. : NEPOS
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Unqualified. : PURE
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Invigorating. : TONIC
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Memorable actress. : DUSE
51
One ___ time. : ATA
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Give back. : RESTORE
54
Meadow. : LEA
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Branch out from a center. : RADIATE
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Designating a form of energy. : NUCLEAR
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Greek herald in Trojan War. : STENTOR
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Lines in trigonometry. : SECANTS
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German industrial city. : ESSEN
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U. S. carrier. : LEYTE
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Crescent-shaped. : LUNATED
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Condensed account. : EPITOME
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Trouble. : AIL
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Displace. : STIR
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Just before the hour. : TENOF
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Impressions. : DENTS
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Shreds. : RAGS
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___ Jima. : IWO
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Gale from the Arctic. : NORTHER
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African seaport. : ALGIERS
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Island country. : JAPAN
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Appear at intervals. : RECUR
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More threadbare. : SEEDIER
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___ off (repels). : FENDS
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Comprehend. : KNOW
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Legislative enactment. : MEASURE
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Fused, as ore. : SMELTED
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Winged. : ALATE
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Fabric. : ORLON
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Convene. : SIT
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Contents of tires. : AIR
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One who testifies. : DEPOSER
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Shaped like a shield, as nasturtium leaves. : SCUTATE
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Military ceremonies. : PARADES
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Talk vehemently. : RANT
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Moneyed. : OPULENT
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Promising. : ROSEATE
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Ladies in uniform. : SPARS
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Certain carnivora. : LIONS
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Burns. : SEARS
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Range of the Rockies. : TETON
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Merciless. : CRUEL
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Relative condition. : RATE
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___ homo. : ECCE
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Office holders. : INS
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Song of a minstrel. : LAY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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