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New York Times, Monday, June 22, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,629
Across
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Far-range missile: Colloq. : ICBM
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City: Lat. : URBS
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Musketeer. : ATHOS
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Honshu city, early capital of Japan. : NARA
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Tidy. : NEAT
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Stringed instrument. : VIOLA
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Hoop skirt. : CRINOLINE
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Town in England. : EPSOM
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Husband in the good old days. : LORDANDMASTER
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Bettor's word. : ODDS
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Josip Broz. : TITO
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Baseball term. : TRIPLE
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Capital of Hungary. : BUDAPEST
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Describing some socks. : HOLEY
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Wilderness where the Israelites wandered 38 years. : PARAN
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River of Brazil. : APA
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Enemies of the Pueblos. : UTES
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Dawns: Poet. : MORNS
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Come ___ (meet by accident). : UPON
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Contemporary: Abbr. : MOD
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Veteran comedian. : BURNS
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Halloween apparition. : SPOOK
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Forestalls. : PREVENTS
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Cowboys. : ROPERS
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Beige. : ECRU
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River in Switzerland. : AARE
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Symbols of trick-or-treat time. : JACKOLANTERNS
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"Excelsior," for example. : MOTTO
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Popular dessert. : ANGELCAKE
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___ Hall. : SETON
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Small room. : CELL
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Slides over. : SLURS
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Inspires with fear. : AWES
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Bugle call. : TAPS
Down
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Business abbreviation. : INC
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Sandburg. : CARL
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Vivacity: Ital. : BRIO
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Handrails on shipboard. : MANROPES
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Discharge cargo. : UNLADE
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Bridle straps. : REINS
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Tribe. : BAND
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Ski movements. : STEMTURNS
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Of the sacred books of Persia. : AVESTAN
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Best: Colloq. : TIPTOP
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Nylons. : HOSE
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Genus of swans. : OLOR
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Famous Uncle. : SAM
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Strangely. : ODDLY
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Operatic roles. : AIDAS
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Pound. : THUMP
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Helicopter system of blades. : ROTOR
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___ France. : ILEDE
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Farm buildings. : BARNS
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Signature of noted author. : EAPOE
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Animal track. : SPOOR
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Aquariums. : TANKS
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Popular name of rose moss. : PORTULACA
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His pseudonym was Saki. : MUNRO
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Boxing blow. : UPPERCUT
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Summons by gesture. : BECKONS
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Famous French actress. : SOREL
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Mathematical quantity or line. : VECTOR
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Badgerlike mammals. : RATELS
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Point of view. : ANGLE
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Minor prophet. : JOEL
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Island off Alaska. : ATTU
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Over again. : ANEW
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City in California. : NAPA
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Light leap. : SKIP
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Library exhibits: Abbr. : MSS
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Navy rank: Abbr. : ENS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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