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New York Times, Wednesday, July 29, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across
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Body in orbit. : COMET
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Former prize fighter. : BAER
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Skillful. : DEFT
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Avoid by dexterity. : EVADE
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Inside partner of the radius. : ULNA
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Tortosa's river. : EBRO
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Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
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Lease. : RENT
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Today or tomorrow, maybe. : SOON
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Haul up and secure with small rope: Naut. : TRICE
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Draft notice salutation. : GREETINGS
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Spirited horses. : STEEDS
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Hoffmann's works. : TALES
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Performed alone. : SOLOED
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Piece, as of chewing gum. : STICK
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Covered part of a truck. : CAB
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Befriend. : AID
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Feather: Greek. : PTERON
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John Adams' wife. : ABIGAIL
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Make a certain common error. : MISDATE
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Yield. : RETURN
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Division of Cub Scouts. : DEN
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Suburb of London. : KEW
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Type of iron. : STEAM
45
Trash. : LITTER
48
Ring barriers. : ROPES
50
Gravies. : SAUCES
54
Leading person in an endeavor. : SPEARHEAD
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Breathing pore in plants. : STOMA
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Sen. Dodd's state: Abbr. : CONN
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Birds of prey. : OWLS
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Useful kitchen device. : TIMER
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___ were (so to speak). : ASIT
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Very soft mineral. : TALC
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Swedish island. : OLAND
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Resist boldly. : DEFY
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Court cry. : OYES
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Nourishes. : FEEDS
Down
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Gauls, Britons, etc. : CELTS
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Open to view. : OVERT
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First Lady. : MAMIE
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Draws out. : EDUCES
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Mollusk that bores into wood. : TEREDO
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Town: Colloq. : BURG
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Gave warning. : ALERTED
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Group of nine. : ENNEAD
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Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
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Stopped. : DESISTED
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Dark. : EBON
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Ornamental braid loop. : FROG
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"You load sixteen ___ . . . " : TONS
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Quizzes. : TESTS
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Killed. : SLAIN
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Canned product. : OIL
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Turkey's neighbor: Var. : IRAK
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Farm enclosure. : COTE
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Recognized. : KNEW
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Rolling stock. : CARS
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Encourage. : ABET
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Snack. : BITE
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Liquid measures. : PINTS
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Security or pledge. : GUARANTY
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Armadillo's covering. : ARMOR
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Came in contact with. : MET
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Ohio's governor. : DISALLE
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Margin of time, space, etc.: Colloq. : LEEWAY
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"___ Eden." : EASTOF
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Lustrous, dark-red mineral. : RUTILE
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Snapshot. : PHOTO
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Blurs of light around an image. : COMAE
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Make corrections. : EMEND
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Orange-red stones. : SARDS
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Mackerel's relative. : SCAD
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Affectation. : POSE
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Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
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U. S. Army awards. : DSCS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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