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New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,624
Across
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Curtain goods. : CHINTZ
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Bowl-shaped. : OVAL
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Suitable. : DUE
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Early morning. : AURORA
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
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Species of cedar. : DEODAR
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Cooking vessels. : STEWPOTS
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Very witty one. : QUIPSTER
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Landed. : ALIT
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Tennis serve in the wrong court. : FAULT
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Fragment. : PART
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No one: Lat. : NEMO
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Floating ice. : FLOE
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Garb of office. : TOGA
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___ rest. : DAYOF
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King Edward ___. : VII
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Secured, as an invention. : PATENTED
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Near relative. : SISTER
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"Three men ___." : INATUB
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Barred birds of prey. : HOOTOWLS
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Common verb. : ARE
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Shaved. : SHORN
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City in Russia. : OREL
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Czech, Pole, etc. : SLAV
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Protagonist. : HERO
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Boast. : BRAG
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Nickname for a tame bird. : POLLY
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Actor Bunce. : ALAN
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Type of movie scene. : LONGSHOT
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Monotonous. : SINGSONG
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Card holding. : TENACE
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Impatient exclamation. : TUT
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Speck. : MOTE
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White poplars. : ABELES
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Mornings: Colloq. : AMS
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Book of the Old Testament. : AMOS
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Observatory at U. of Chicago. : YERKES
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Rude fellow. : CAD
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Cry's partner. : HUE
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Confederacy which Hiawatha helped found. : IROQUOIS
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Protuberance. : NODULE
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Quality of personality. : TRAIT
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Former South African policeman: Colloq. : ZARP
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Before the footlights. : ONSTAGE
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Old campaigner. : VETERAN
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Ward off. : AVERT
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Ordinance. : LAW
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Finley Peter Dunne's Mr. : DOOLEY
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Preceding month. : ULTIMO
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"___ Eden." : EASTOF
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Bread and milk dish. : PANADA
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Detect: Colloq. : SPOT
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Important Virginians: Colloq. : FFVS
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Et ___. : ALII
28
Base of Hawaiian poi. : TARO
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Small rooms. : DENS
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Mexican worker. : PEON
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Cultivate the soil. : TILL
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Multitude. : THRONG
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Braggadocio. : TALLTALK
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Eurasian river. : URAL
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Array. : BEVY
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Port on Lake Ontario. : TORONTO
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Mandarin, temple, etc. : ORANGES
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Dickens' Silas ___. : WEGG
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Extinct volcano in California. : SHASTA
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Very light, inert gas. : HELIUM
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Female figures in art. : ORANTS
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"Less said, ___ mended." : SOONER
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Actress Claire. : BLOOM
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Shepherdess in "As You Like It." : PHEBE
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Guy rope. : STAY
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Little: Scot. : SMA
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Letter. : CEE
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Feminine suffix. : ESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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