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New York Times, Friday, July 24, 1959

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,661
Across
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Winnipegosis or Winnipesaukee. : LAKE
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Word once popular in Germany. : HEIL
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Discoverer of North American coast, 1497. : CABOT
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___ were (so to say). : ASIT
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Goosens' instrument. : OBOE
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Quick. : ALIVE
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Dwindles. : PETERSOUT
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Gum, for example. : RESIN
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Cat's-paws: Slang. : PATSIES
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Nickname for a much-married king. : HAL
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"___ World." : ONE
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Puppy's barks. : YIPS
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Composer of "Manon." : MASSENET
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Laughs. : HAHAS
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Beach near Los Angeles. : MALIBU
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___ Bator, Mongolia. : ULAN
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Birthplace of Henri de Navarre. : PAU
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19th century naturalist. : DARWIN
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Concern of Learned Hand. : LAW
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Scribbled or drew idly. : DOODLED
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Bangle of a sort. : ANKLET
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Flower of France. : LIS
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Spill the beans. : BLAB
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Charlotte ___, capital of the Virgin Islands. : AMALIE
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Beats, as hard rain. : PELTS
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Makes a pretentious show: Slang. : PUTSITON
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Bow: Comb. form. : ARCO
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Constellation. : ARA
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Inspiration for Archibald MacLeish. : JOB
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Space between buildings. : AREAWAY
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Grandmother's brooch. : CAMEO
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Lofty peak in Nepal. : ANNAPURNA
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Discards. : TRASH
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Wholly: Comb. form. : TOTI
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Depressed: Slang. : SUNK
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Sea nymph. : SIREN
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Author Ludwig. : EMIL
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Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
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Follower of the reindeer. : LAPP
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Cruising. : ASEA
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Scene of historic event, 1903. : KITTYHAWK
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Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
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Garden equipment. : HOSES
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Central American trees: Var. : EBOS
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Gambler's note. : IOU
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Deadly. : LETHAL
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Spa in Czechoslovakia. : CARLSBAD
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Potable. : ALE
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Yellowstone herds. : BISON
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Principle. : TENET
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Tears. : RIPS
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Effective lines in "Strange Interlude." : ASIDES
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Effusively sentimental. : MAUDLIN
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Entertainment in Oahu. : HULA
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Actor Bunce. : ALAN
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Enemy of Chiang. : MAO
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Food staple. : POTATO
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Michigan industrial center. : WILLOWRUN
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___ the finish (present when some activity ends). : INAT
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Snatches: Colloq. : NABS
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Large bottle. : DEMIJOHN
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Golfer's concern. : LIE
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Musical syllables. : LAS
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A woman's reason. : BECAUSE
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Having rounded sections. : LOBATE
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Kind of school. : PREP
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Agreements. : PACTS
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Arrow poison: Var. : URARI
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Judah's daughter-in-law. : TAMAR
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As thin as ___. : ARAIL
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Con. : ANTI
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In the year: Lat. : ANNO
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Useful beasts in Lhasa. : YAKS
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Direction. : ESE
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___ de plume. : NOM

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

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