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New York Times, Monday, June 8, 1959

Author:
Elizabeth Williams
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,615
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Part of a quirt. : LASH
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Silas Marner. : MISER
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Small pile, as of hay. : COCK
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___ bellum. : ANTE
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Spring up. : ARISE
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Professional swindlers. : CARDSHARPS
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Inner part of a temple. : NAOS
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French Royalist fugitive. : EMIGRE
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Makes retraction. : RECANTS
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New: Comb. form. : NEO
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"Mighty" men. : SMITHS
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Breakfast food. : EGGS
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Shoo! : SCAT
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Mink's relative. : OTTER
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Cricket term. : LOB
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Sans ___ (without fear): Fr. : PEUR
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Strong. : BRAWNY
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Lizard. : REPTILE
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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Army man. : NONCOM
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Coal scuttles. : HODS
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Cashew. : NUT
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On ___ (continuously). : ANDON
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Chimed. : RANG
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Sacred bull. : APIS
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Artificial gem paste. : STRASS
49
Caliph's name. : ALI
50
Garland. : FESTOON
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Rio Grande port. : ELPASO
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Island off Alaska. : ATTU
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Feature of some vacation plans. : OCEANLINER
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Grape juice. : STUM
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Condensed. : SHORT
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Joyful song. : NOEL
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Underground railway. : TUBE
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Lone Ranger's friend. : TONTO
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Existence. : ESSE
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Product of Ireland. : LACE
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Part of Vietnam. : ANAM
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Hawaiian orchestra. : STRINGBAND
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Refuses to commit oneself. : HEDGES
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Island in the Seychelles, east of Zanzibar. : MAHE
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A Gershwin. : IRA
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___ Cedric Hardwicke. : SIR
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Sprightly wit. : ESPRIT
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Direction to a printer. : RESET
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Card game. : CANASTA
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Country of Arabia. : OMAN
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Water bird. : COOT
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"A ___ for Cinderella." : KISS
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Sign at a hit show. : SRO
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Odd jobs. : CHORES
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Porgy. : SCUP
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___ Vineyard. : MARTHAS
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Consort of Victor Emmanuel III. : ELENA
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Agreed. : GOTON
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Appear. : SEEM
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A Lombardo special feature. : TWINPIANOS
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Boredom. : ENNUI
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Peasants of India. : RYOTS
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Relative of tout de suite. : PRONTO
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Edifice: Abbr. : BLDG
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Atoms. : IONS
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Fancy ball attire. : COSTUME
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Hacienda. : RANCHO
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Designating the habitat of edelweiss. : ALPINE
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Come home to ___ (boomerang). : ROOST
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The whole affair. : ALL
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Loyal, as friends. : FAST
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
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Type of nib. : STUB
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Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
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Calls, in poker. : SEES
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Shield border. : ORLE
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Long time. : EON
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Branch of learning. : ART

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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