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New York Times, Wednesday, June 3, 1959

Author:
Christine Valence
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { K X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,610
Across
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Spectacle. : SHOW
5
With reference to. : ASFOR
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Portend. : BODE
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Dorothy's dog in the "Oz" books. : TOTO
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Season. : SPICE
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Connecticut town. : AVON
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Far off. : OUTOFSIGHT
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Watch over. : TEND
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Experienced one: Colloq. : PRO
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Words omitted, in printing. : OUTS
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Idolizes. : ADORES
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Clear. : PURE
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Willie Mays. : GIANT
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Escort. : SQUIRE
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Disappears. : VANISHES
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Juke box offerings. : TUNES
33
Author of "Daisy Miller." : JAMES
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Rodent. : RAT
35
Hero of "Lorna Doone." : RIDD
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Did a cobbler's job. : SOLED
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A Hindu philosophy. : YOGA
38
Lunched. : ATE
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Hand: Lat. : MANUS
40
Humble. : LOWLY
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Dramatis ___. : PERSONAE
43
Choir members. : BASSES
44
Pay heed to. : WATCH
45
Leave. : QUIT
46
Search about. : FERRET
48
Scotsman's pronunciation. : BURR
49
502. : DII
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Café au ___. : LAIT
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Details. : INSANDOUTS
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About. : ASTO
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Portly. : OBESE
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Suppose. : DEEM
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Equal. : PEER
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Time of greatest depression. : NADIR
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Trees. : ELMS
Down
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Block. : STOP
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Part of a day. : HOUR
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Football's Graham. : OTTO
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Entreat. : WOO
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Give confidence to. : ASSURE
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Petty malice. : SPITE
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California crop. : FIGS
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Irish exclamation. : OCH
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Kept in mind. : RETAINED
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Symbols of office. : BATONS
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Upsets. : OVERTHROWS
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Finished: Colloq. : DONE
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Remnants. : ENDS
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On all ___. : FOURS
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Raised platform. : DAIS
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Variegated. : PIED
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Frisbee, marbles, etc. : GAMES
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Bind securely. : STRAP
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Completely. : QUITE
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Subscribe to. : UNDERWRITE
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Assessed worth. : VALUE
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Heraldic emblem. : EAGLE
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Supports. : STAYS
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Bad luck bringer. : JONAH
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Lend approval to. : SANCTION
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Baseball player Eddie. : YOST
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Speck. : MOTE
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Scottish landowner. : LAIRD
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"___ Resartus" ("The Tailor Re-tailored"). : SARTOR
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Part of a lamp. : BURNER
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Seemingly. : QUASI
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Flutter ineffectually. : FLAP
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Relaxation. : EASE
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Teacher's degree: Abbr. : BSED
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Contest. : DUEL
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Piece of news. : ITEM
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Theories. : ISMS
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Tall athletes' association: Abbr. : NBA
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Verse form. : ODE

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

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