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New York Times, Saturday, June 27, 1959

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,634
Across
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King beaters. : ACES
5
Wrangle. : SPAR
9
Squelched. : SATON
14
Where the Borghese Gardens are. : ROMA
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Interdiction. : TABU
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Cord. : TWINE
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Park in Paris. : TUILERIES
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Vote in. : ELECT
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Park in Vienna. : PRATER
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Health resort. : SPA
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Legal term. : RES
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Do the lawn. : MOW
25
Theatrical talk. : DIALOG
27
Sometime teeth covering. : SKIN
29
Green spot in Chicago. : GRANTPARK
32
Tournament free rides. : BYES
33
___ Appia. : VIA
34
In ___ (in naked truth). : THERAW
35
Grecian memento. : URN
36
She wrote "Laura." : CASPARY
38
Spanish aunt. : TIA
39
Financial. : FISCAL
41
Arctic. : ICY
42
Of the constellation Whale. : CETI
43
Philadelphia's park. : FAIRMOUNT
45
"And as cooks go she ___." : WENT
46
Pushing forward. : NOSING
47
Scotsman's name. : IAN
48
Sleeping sack. : BAG
50
Missouri monogram. : HST
51
Seize before it passes. : SNATCH
54
Lineless actor. : EXTRA
56
Washington's park. : ROCKCREEK
59
Disinterested. : ALOOF
60
Single. : UNAL
61
Historic monkey. : ABLE
62
Precept. : TENET
63
Diminutive ending. : ETTE
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Little Louisa. : LULA
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Creativity. : ART
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Strategic success. : COUP
3
Eastern VIP. : EMIR
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Snack meats. : SALAMIS
5
Spread. : STREW
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Twosome. : PAIR
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Noted nickname. : ABE
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Bastion of ballet. : RUSSIA
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Surreptitious. : STEALTHY
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Hole maker. : AWL
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Berlin's park. : TIERGARTEN
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Opportunity's frequency. : ONCE
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Fishing village décor. : NETS
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Sight for Thames tourists. : ETON
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Kind of storage room. : PANTRY
25
Hanging loosely. : DRAPING
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Poetic "unclose." : OPE
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Where Latakia is. : SYRIA
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Gardens adjoining Hyde Park. : KENSINGTON
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American soldiers. : GIS
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Singing star John ___. : RAITT
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River in a popular movie. : KWAI
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Yellowish shade. : BUFF
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French duchy or dynasty. : VALOIS
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Engine part. : CAMSHAFT
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Palace performance. : ACT
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___-Magnon. : CRO
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New York park. : CENTRAL
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False. : UNTRUE
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1942 Army Corps. : WAAC
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A kind of braided linen tape. : INKLE
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Surpass. : BEAT
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Car part. : AXLE
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"Shoo!" : SCAT
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Philippine island. : CEBU
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War. : HELL
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Fish dish. : ROE
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ONT
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New Zealand parrot. : KEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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