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New York Times, Saturday, July 11, 1959

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,648
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Resting place. : LAIR
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Scent. : AROMA
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Person of authority. : LORD
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Serf. : ESNE
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Book: Lat. : LIBER
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Oil: Comb. form. : OLEO
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Short-lived phrase from the W. B. : DISCOMFORTINDEX
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Nevertheless. : AFTERALL
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Without restraint. : FREELY
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Knight's attendant. : PAGE
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Spanish man's name. : LUIS
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Chess piece. : CASTLE
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Breed of cattle. : HOLSTEIN
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By-passed system of military training: Abbr. : UMT
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Organic compound. : ESTER
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Handel's birthplace. : HALLE
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Stadium row. : TIER
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Mammal of tropical America. : TAPIR
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Sudden onset. : RAID
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British ___. : ISLES
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Houses on the avenida. : CASAS
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Small child. : TAD
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The sky often is. : THELIMIT
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Descriptive of a type of dress. : TWEEDY
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Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
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Beginning at. : FROM
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City on the Delaware. : EASTON
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One concern of the State Department. : NEAREAST
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Government project of 1960. : DECENNIALCENSUS
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Angora. : GOAT
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Relative of a birdie. : EAGLE
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Baron ___ Warr. : DELA
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Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
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___ dust. : DRYAS
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Lizard: Comb. form. : SAUR
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One of Hera's rivals. : LEDA
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___ to say. : ASIF
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School: Abbr. : INST
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A mental image. : RECEPT
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Astronomical treatise by Ptolemy, c. 150 A. D. : ALMAGEST
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Plunder. : RIFLE
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Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
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Sea: Fr. : MER
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Clever. : ARTFUL
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Symbol of Texas. : LONESTAR
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Kind of shoppe. : OLDE
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Dance. : REEL
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Creed. : DOXY
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Papal scarf. : ORALE
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Dubliners. : IRISH
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Lemur. : LORIS
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___ out (stop): Colloq. : CUTIT
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Of a certain sect. : AMISH
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Engraved pillar. : STELE
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The liver: Comb. form. : HEPAT
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Make happy. : ELATE
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Tale of Troy. : ILIAD
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A donkey. : NEDDY
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Unspoken. : TACIT
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Have a connection with. : RELATETO
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Treadmills of life: Slang. : RATRACES
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Inventor Lake of submarine fame. : SIMON
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Vowed. : SWORE
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Fortified. : MANNED
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Improves. : EMENDS
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"Most happy" character. : FELLA
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Line where something begins or ends. : EDGE
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A long, long time. : AEON
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Go away! : SCAT
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Hungarian hero. : NAGY
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On a cruise. : ASEA
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Sea of the Pacific. : SULU
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Slavic title. : TSAR
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Novelist Wylie. : IAR

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

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