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New York Times, Saturday, July 18, 1959

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,655
Across
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Writer like Steinbeck. : REALIST
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Youngster: Colloq. : SHAVER
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Picnic parcel. : BOXLUNCH
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Spectacular show. : PARADE
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Secy. Seaton's sphere. : INTERIOR
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Peaceful. : IRENIC
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Suffix used with lemon, lime, etc. : ADE
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Arrayed. : ATTIRED
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Eskimo of Greenland. : ITA
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Jerome Kern show. : SUNNY
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Decamped. : FLED
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Sen. Johnston of S. C. : OLIN
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Earth goddess. : ERDA
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Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
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Portion out. : ALLOT
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Foreordains. : DESTINES
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Relatives of station wagons. : SEDANS
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Symbol on Vermont's flag. : TREE
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Green, in heraldry. : VERT
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More optimistic. : ROSIER
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Answered. : REJOINED
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Reformers' targets. : EVILS
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Expression. : TERM
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Book-play-movie heroine. : MAME
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Extremely. : VERY
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Marquand's sleuth. : MOTO
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Understand: Colloq. : GETIT
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Planet. : ORB
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Theatrical performance. : MATINEE
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One: Fr. : UNE
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Porcelain clay. : KAOLIN
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Brings back to health. : RESTORES
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Outlet. : EGRESS
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Edible. : ESCULENT
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Aspiration. : DESIRE
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One adjective for the Pacific. : DEEPEST
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Circle: Poet. : RONDURE
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Prolongs. : EXTENDS
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Contents of a toby. : ALE
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Virginia town, famed for nearby caverns. : LURAY
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Part of a monogram: Abbr. : INIT
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Safe. : SCOTFREE
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Roller coaster sensations. : THRILLS
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Did undercover work. : SPIED
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Like anthracite. : HARD
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Occur. : ARE
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Cake flavoring. : VANILLA
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Bulldog, for example. : EDITION
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Takes back openly. : RECANTS
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Prejudiced. : BIASED
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Spanish sovereign. : REY
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Sprucely. : NATTILY
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Far from modern. : OLDTIME
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Humdinger. : ONER
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Of gases: Comb. form. : AERO
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Angers. : IRES
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Polish legislative body. : SEJM
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People of NE Italy. : VERONESE
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Canceled. : REVOKED
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Surplus. : OVERAGE
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Round Table knight. : SIRBORS
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Secluded. : RETIRED
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Essences. : NATURES
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Distinguished. : EMINENT
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Abhor. : DETEST
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Gocart passenger. : TOT
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Hawthorne's house. : MANSE
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Style of dress: Colloq. : GETUP
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Egypt to the Arabs. : MISR
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Verb ending meaning "beginning to." : ESCE
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Garland in the 50th state. : LEI
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Aficionado's cheer. : OLE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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