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New York Times, Friday, July 31, 1959

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,668
Across
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Thessalian mount. : OSSA
5
Prolific composer. : BACH
9
Covenant. : PACT
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Sticky mixtures: Slang. : GOOS
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Nazimova. : ALLA
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"___ to the wise . . . " : AWORD
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Quilted bed covering. : PUFF
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Lively dance. : REEL
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Relative of the rhino. : TAPIR
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In fine fettle. : UPTOSNUFF
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Boor. : LOUT
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Illicit: Slang. : BOOTLEG
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Uproar. : BEDLAM
29
Jolly boat. : YAWL
30
Miscalculation. : ERROR
31
"Arrives." : MAKESGOOD
36
"___ broom . . . " : ANEW
37
Hemmed. : SEWED
38
Dernier cri. : RAGE
39
Kiosk. : NEWSSTAND
41
Sawlike part. : SERRA
42
Deprivation. : LOSS
43
Type of engine. : DIESEL
44
Vivid representation. : TABLEAU
48
Shingle. : SIGN
49
New material. : ORLON
50
Camped out. : ROUGHEDIT
55
___ Mrs. North. : MRAND
56
Hence. : ERGO
57
Harriman's alma mater. : YALE
58
Star, for example. : BADGE
59
Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
60
Titular character in Jack London book. : EDEN
61
Fiscal ___. : YEAR
62
Forward. : PERT
63
Family members. : DADS
Down
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Predecessor of NKVD. : OGPU
2
Consommé. : SOUP
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Conciliatory. : SOFT
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Namely. : ASFOLLOWS
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Tom Thumb's showman. : BARNUM
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Alaskan. : ALEUT
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Musical sign. : CLEF
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Not thought out completely: Colloq. : HALFBAKED
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Navy or Air Force groups. : PATROLS
10
Be ready for. : AWAIT
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Lacquer ingredient. : COPAL
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Stereotyped. : TRITE
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Pass too slowly. : DRAG
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Reach heights. : SOAR
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Was morally obligated to. : OWED
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Legume. : BEAN
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Irish river. : ERNE
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Sketched. : DREW
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Signs of ennui. : YAWNS
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Have fitting qualifications. : MEASUREUP
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Jealous. : GREENEYED
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Paddles. : OARS
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Folklore character. : OGRE
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Trade (in). : DEAL
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Portico. : STOA
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Willowy. : SLENDER
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Sound of longing. : SIGH
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Unearth. : DIGOUT
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Sarcophagus. : TOMB
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Panoply. : ARRAY
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Dashing young man. : BLADE
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Ars ___, vita brevis. : LONGA
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The Bowl in New Orleans. : SUGAR
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Alençon's river. : ORNE
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Art cult, circa 1920. : DADA
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"___ Three Lives." : ILED
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Banknotes. : TENS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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