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New York Times, Thursday, June 25, 1959

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,632

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Students & seniors
Across
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Antelopes of Tibet. : GOAS
5
By way of: Var. : THRU
9
Pretty child. : DOLL
13
Florence's river. : ARNO
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Fisherman's equipment. : REEL
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Caravansary. : SERAI
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Washington street sign. : PENNSYLVANIAAVE
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The circus. : BIGTOP
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Heads: Slang. : NOODLES
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5-centime pieces. : SOUS
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Sufficient. : DUE
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___ the post. : LEFTAT
26
Pretentiously learned. : PEDANTIC
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Small body of land. : ISLET
32
Place of refuge. : HAVEN
33
Suffix in feminine names. : INA
34
Hope, for instance. : STAR
35
Removed the central part of. : CORED
36
Fruit-filled cake. : FLAN
37
Hawaiian symbol. : LEI
38
County ___. : SEATS
39
What Washington did "here." : SLEPT
40
Knight's quest for adventure. : ERRANTRY
42
Special treats. : FEASTS
43
Shelter. : LEE
44
Ils ___ (they are): Fr. : SONT
45
France's colonial problem. : ALGIERS
49
Begone!, in Shakespeare's day. : AROINT
52
Saratoga, for example. : AIRCRAFTCARRIER
55
Mrs. ___, who went to Paris. : ARRIS
56
Sprightly. : AIRY
57
"This one is ___." : ONME
58
Evening: Ital. : SERA
59
Holiday. : XMAS
60
Siestas. : NAPS
Down
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Mountain pass. : GAP
2
Midianite prince. : OREB
3
Years: Lat. : ANNI
4
Canary. : SONGSTER
5
Opportunity to prove fitness. : TRYOUT
6
Promotes. : HELPS
7
New Testament book: Abbr. : REV
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Polish lancer: Var. : ULAN
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Dull. : DEADEN
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Teacher's test. : ORAL
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Wash. : LAVE
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Is situated. : LIES
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Of Sitting Bull's linguistic family. : SIOUAN
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Ermine. : STOAT
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Dozed. : NODDED
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Twisted thread. : LISLE
24
Chemical compound. : ESTER
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Aptitude. : FLAIR
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Person: Colloq. : PARTY
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Preholiday times. : EVES
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Floor covering. : TILES
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Not suitable. : INAPT
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Tilts. : CANTS
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Rime. : HOAR
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Et ___. : CETERA
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Skyscraper of 1902. : FLATIRON
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Shows disdain. : SNEERS
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Caballero's title. : SENOR
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Girl's name. : ALICIA
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Raids for spoils. : FORAYS
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Holy: Ital. : SACRA
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Scientific organization: Abbr. : AAAS
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Relatives of francs. : LIRE
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Kennel sound effect. : GRRR
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Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
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Historic caravel. : NINA
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Figure in the weather report: Abbr. : TEMP
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Character popular at 59 Across. : TIM
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Dwelling: Abbr. : RES

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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