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New York Times, Thursday, July 16, 1959

45-Down : Lima bean: Span.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,653

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Across
1
Rocky cliff. : SCAR
5
N. T. book: Abbr. : MATT
9
Opportunity. : SCOPE
14
Adriatic port of Yugoslavia. : POLA
15
Together: Mus. : ADUE
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Postpone indefinitely. : TABLE
17
Traffic policeman in London. : POINTSMAN
19
Close: Poet. : ANEAR
20
Part of current title by 45 Across. : LIGHTINFANTRY
22
Musical specialty. : DUET
23
Killer whale. : ORCA
24
___ to (part of some authorship lines). : ASTOLD
27
A person of importance. : SOMEBODY
31
Vermont resort. : STOWE
32
Locales. : SITES
33
Have: Scot. : HAE
34
Zloty or forint. : COIN
35
Tear to bits. : SHRED
36
___ Morgana. : FATA
37
___ but (nearly). : ALL
38
Blacksmith. : SHOER
39
More terrible. : DIRER
40
Safe-conduct. : PASSPORT
42
Units of pressure in early physics. : BARADS
43
Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
44
Top-notch. : AONE
45
Novelist from New Orleans. : HAMILTONBASSO
50
Port in a storm. : HAVEN
51
Kitchen appliance. : EGGBEATER
53
"Like ___ from the blue." : ABOLT
54
Whirl. : REEL
55
Café au ___. : LAIT
56
V. P. in 1925. : DAWES
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Nothing more than. : MERE
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A Gardner. : ERLE
Down
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Species: Abbr. : SPP
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Nonchalant. : COOL
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Et ___. : ALII
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Lowered a curtain. : RANGDOWN
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Furnished with a spar. : MASTED
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Concede. : ADMIT
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Malaysian title. : TUAN
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Pole of a certain length. : TENFOOTER
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Postures. : STANCES
10
British collegian, for short. : CANTAB
11
Higher: Ger. : OBER
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Cavort. : PLAY
13
Poetic adverb. : EER
18
Arctic air base. : THULE
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Equipped for a joust. : ARMED
24
Tinpan Alley group. : ASCAP
25
Roman matron's garment. : STOLA
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Clutches. : TOILS
27
River into the Danube. : SIRET
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Current bestselling author. : OHARA
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Passé. : DATED
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Measure of age. : YEARS
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A kind of loan. : SHORTTERM
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Reef. : SHOAL
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Occasion for bargains. : FIRESALE
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Dashes. : SPRINTS
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Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
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Daughter of Cadmus. : SEMELE
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Err, as a ballplayer. : BOBBLE
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Fury. : ANGER
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Lima bean: Span. : HABA
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Confess. : AVOW
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Type of arch. : OGEE
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Fomalhaut, for one. : STAR
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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Acquired. : HAD
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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