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New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,667
Across
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Trade-marked. : PATENT
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Pinks or lilacs. : FLOWERS
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Purveyor of food. : CATERER
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Dream. : REVERIE
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Winner of many TV awards. : ASTAIRE
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Realm of an Eastern prince. : EMIRATE
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Compass point. : SSE
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Useful garments. : KIMONOS
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I am: Lat. : SUM
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Cane. : TINS
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Draught animals. : OXEN
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Two-fold. : DUAL
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Bicycled. : RODE
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Dry, as champagne. : BRUT
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Churlish. : SURLY
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Offered for purchase. : ONSALE
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Figures of speech. : SIMILES
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Yr. obdt. ___ (old-time letter finisher). : SERV
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Select. : CULL
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Shone. : GLINTED
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Groups of workers. : STAFFS
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Reunion celebrants: Colloq. : GRADS
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Body of water. : LAKE
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Chess piece. : ROOK
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Unusual. : RARE
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Carried. : BORE
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Contemporary painter. : DALI
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Conjunction. : AND
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Frequented. : HAUNTED
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Coin of Israel. : MIL
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Most diminutive. : TINIEST
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Of small consequence. : TRIVIAL
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Materials used for finishing. : LININGS
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Brightly colored blanket garments. : SERAPES
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Take part (in). : ENGAGE
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Strong feeling. : PASSION
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Is present at. : ATTENDS
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English breakfast beverage. : TEA
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Ben Hecht hero. : ERIK
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St. Philip ___. : NERI
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Quaver. : TREMOR
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Greatly excited. : FRENETIC
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Popular flavor. : LEMON
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Genus of sheep. : OVIS
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Who: Ger. : WER
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Observances. : RITUALS
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Appropriate. : SEEMLY
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Cuban leader. : CASTRO
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Ancient name of Asian river. : OXUS
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Favorite vacation spot. : SEASIDE
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Obtuse one. : DULLARD
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Herb's relative. : BERT
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Sediment. : SILT
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Monocle. : LENS
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Clio. : MUSE
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Rich white sauces: Fr. : VELOUTES
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New Hampshire product. : GRANITE
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Memorable short-story writer. : LARDNER
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Mend. : DARN
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Bubbly. : FOAMING
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Leaves. : FOLIAGE
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Abilities. : SKILLS
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Free. : GRATIS
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Cooking utensil. : KETTLE
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Sew. : BASTE
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Pile. : HEAP
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Land of the Blarney stone. : ERIN
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Signature of a famous cartoonist. : DING
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"Ca ___," French song of 1790. : IRA
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By way of. : VIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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