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New York Times, Wednesday, July 1, 1959

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,638
Across
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Fashion. : MOLD
5
___ Unis. : ETATS
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Cabbage: Fr. : CHOU
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Turkish weight: Var. : OCHA
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Star of "Middle of the Night." : NOVAK
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Boat propellers. : OARS
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Receive as a reward. : REAP
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Lazy. : DRONY
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Clare Boothe ___. : LUCE
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Drama of the Orient. : RASHOMON
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Home of SMU. : DALLAS
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Without cessation. : ONANDON
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Yankee veteran. : YOGI
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Direction. : EAST
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Collects. : AMASSES
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Brings as a result. : LEADSTO
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Amulet. : PERIAPT
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Hindustani. : URDU
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Olive: Lat. : OLEA
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Of a school of painting founded by the Van Eycks. : FLEMISH
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Fore-and-aft sail. : SPANKER
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Occupants. : TENANTS
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Commander in chief: Abbr. : CINC
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One. : UNIT
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___ de Saint-Exupéry. : ANTOINE
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Opera by Weber. : OBERON
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Fairy tale opening. : ONCEUPON
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South Pacific island. : BALI
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Lacking novelty. : TRITE
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Split. : RIFT
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Mollifier. : EASER
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Calumniate. : SLUR
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Part of IGY. : YEAR
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Achievements. : DEEDS
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Worker of 1066. : ESNE
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___ Castle, Havana. : MORRO
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Coney Island attraction. : OCEAN
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Captive Asian capital. : LHASA
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Lady Browning, English writer. : DAPHNEDUMAURIER
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Farthest. : ENDMOST
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Raymond Massey's birthplace. : TORONTO
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River into the English Channel. : AVON
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Skin tone. : TAN
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Planetarium feature. : SKYDOME
10
Moscow book. : COLLISIONCOURSE
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Loot: Colloq. : HAUL
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Killer whale. : ORCA
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Resorts to. : USES
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Harem apartments. : ODAS
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Substance obtained from seaweed. : AGAR
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Chatter: Slang. : YAP
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Contemporary scientist. : SALK
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Weapon used in 18th century. : EPEE
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Superior one. : STAR
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Air: Ger. : LUFT
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One of the Gardners. : ERLE
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SW Arabian port. : ADEN
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___ case (not under any circumstances). : INNO
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Gave sparingly. : STINTED
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Presidential monogram. : HST
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Gave sparingly. : SCANTED
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Tool for gripping. : PINCERS
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Before: Lat. : ANTE
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Philippine trees. : IPILS
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Not amusing: Colloq. : NOFUN
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Execute commands. : OBEY
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500 lbs. of cotton. : BALE
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She: Span. : ELLA
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Scottish Arctic explorer (1813–93). : RAE

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

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