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New York Times, Tuesday, June 2, 1959

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,609
Across
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Boy Scout unit. : PATROL
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___ down. : UPSIDE
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Baseball team. : ORIOLES
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Laughed derisively. : FLEERED
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With toothed margin, as a leaf. : DENTATE
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Business of a library. : LENDING
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___ bien! (right!): Span. : ESTA
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Go ___ (carry out an investigation). : INTO
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Disagreeable, as weather. : NASTY
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Pertaining to barbers. : TONSORIAL
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Famous American family. : ASTOR
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Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
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Man or Wight. : ISLE
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Having vertebrae. : CHORDATE
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Lessened. : ABATED
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No gentleman. : CAD
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Ornamental dish. : EPERGNE
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___ paper. : RAG
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Enthusiasms. : ARDORS
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Bog orchid. : ARETHUSA
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Former rulers of Tripoli. : DEYS
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Worker with animals. : TAMER
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Hung. : SUSPENDED
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In motion. : ASTIR
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One of Mrs. Wiggs' daughters. : ASIA
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Abundant. : RIFE
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Exceptional. : SPECIAL
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Instructed. : TRAINED
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Famous Hemingway story (with "The"). : KILLERS
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Busy. : ENGAGED
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Hard. : STEELY
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Piece of music. : SONATA
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Word element meaning foot. : PODE
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Olympian god. : ARES
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Shade. : TINT
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Device on an axis. : ROTATOR
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
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Admit. : LETIN
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Feather. : PENNA
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City in Missouri. : SEDALIA
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Rainbow. : IRIS
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Hollow. : DENT
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Irritable. : EDGY
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Perceived by sight, hearing, etc. : SENSATE
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Plants of a specified region. : FLORA
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Bears. : TOLERATES
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Sequence. : ORDER
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Silly. : INANE
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City in Nimrod's kingdom. : ACCAD
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Apportion. : SHARE
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Hot beverage. : TODDY
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Play a banjo. : STRUM
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Legal instrument. : LEASE
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One of Degas' names. : EDGAR
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One of two points in an orbit. : APSIS
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Actress Davis. : BETTE
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Quarry product. : GRANITE
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Little bone. : OSSICLE
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Builder of Roman wall in Britain. : HADRIAN
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Gem stones. : OPALS
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Archangel. : URIEL
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Mends. : DARNS
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Requests. : ASKS
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Narrow point of land. : SPIT
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Word element meaning distant. : TELE
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Name meaning daughter. : INGA
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Metrical units. : FEET
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Norse poetry. : EDDA
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Relating to: Suffix. : ARY
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In the past. : AGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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