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New York Times, Tuesday, June 30, 1959

Author:
Melville P. Liverance
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across
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One of the Ungulata. : TAPIR
6
Window dressing. : TRIM
10
Word of dismissal. : SCAT
14
Arabian. : OMANI
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"___ soit qui mal y pense." : HONI
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Hence: Lat. : ERGO
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Sum of one's experience. : BACKGROUND
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College student. : COED
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Verb suffix. : IZE
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Damage. : HURT
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Half asleep. : DROWSY
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Round and tapering. : TERETE
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Designs. : PLANS
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Hues. : REDS
29
Asians: Var. : HINDOOS
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Malodorous. : FETID
35
Leather strap. : THONG
37
___ media (middle way). : VIA
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Word for poor Yorick. : ALAS
39
Sell for. : BRING
40
Tiller. : HELM
41
Sharp prong. : NIB
42
Degree. : GRADE
43
Bluish-green silicate. : BERYL
44
Quick witticisms. : SALLIES
46
Mountain range. : SPUR
48
Roof overhang. : EAVES
49
Prince ___ (frock coat). : ALBERT
53
Designating some plants. : POTTED
55
American inventor, partner of Morse. : VAIL
57
Double: Comb. form. : DUO
58
Where Bountiful is. : UTAH
59
Final result of changes. : ENDPRODUCT
62
Twenty-minute walk. : MILE
63
Set up. : REAR
64
Hiding place. : CACHE
65
Inquires. : ASKS
66
Bean. : SOYA
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Carpal joints. : KNEES
Down
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Book of the Apocrypha. : TOBIT
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Flabbergast. : AMAZE
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Racing horse. : PACER
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Printer's ___. : INK
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Adjusted. : RIGHTED
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One of the missiles. : THOR
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Confused retreat. : ROUT
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Lodging house. : INN
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Ordinary. : MIDDLING
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Assistant. : SECOND
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Boasts in triumph. : CROWSOVER
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"A thousand ___ in Thy sight . . . " : AGES
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West Indian bird, green with red throat. : TODY
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Was sorry. : RUED
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Sounded resonantly. : RANG
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Calls up. : PHONES
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Lustrous glass in costume jewelry. : STRASS
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Unctuous. : OILY
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : SAML
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Bleacherites. : FANS
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Relative of Boz, Saki, etc. : ELIA
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Chitchat. : TABLETALK
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Kept secret. : HID
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Experts in animal husbandry. : BREEDERS
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Tarragon, for one. : HERB
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Yield. : GIVE
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Draft animal. : BULLOCK
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Machine tools. : LATHES
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Brace. : PAIR
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Draw out. : EDUCE
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Frilling or pleating. : RUCHE
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Lugs. : TOTES
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Mountain lion. : PUMA
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Developer of first passenger elevator. : OTIS
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Historic time of 1945. : VDAY
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Port of Guam. : APRA
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Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
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City of ancient Palestine. : DAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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