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New York Times, Monday, July 6, 1959

20-Across : Arizona city, site of annual rodeo.

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,643
Across
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Billiard shot. : CAROM
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Shiny material. : SPAR
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Tidy (up), old style. : REDD
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Joab's cousin. : AMASA
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Comber. : WAVE
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French saint of silversmiths. : ELOI
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Showing no emotion: Colloq. : POKERFACED
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Whimper. : MEWL
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Arizona city, site of annual rodeo. : PRESCOTT
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Tool for removing snow. : SHOVEL
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Species of whale. : ORC
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Imposing. : STATELY
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Effective resource held in reserve: Colloq. : ACEINTHEHOLE
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One thousand: Comb. form. : MILLI
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"It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
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Poke. : BAG
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City in Siberia. : OMSK
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Creator of Baron Münchhausen. : RASPE
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Reduce gradually. : PARE
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Rock python in Kipling tales. : KAA
40
Tree trunk. : BOLE
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Sand formation at river mouth. : DELTA
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Deceitful fellow. : DOUBLEDEALER
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Dickens heroine. : ESTELLA
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Son of: Prefix. : MAC
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Flaunt. : PARADE
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Lamentably insignificant. : PITIABLE
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More than. : OVER
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Dostoevski story. : THEGAMBLER
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Fir or pine board. : DEAL
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Journey in a circuit. : TOUR
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Progressively onward. : ALONG
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Vortex. : EDDY
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Judge's circuit. : EYRE
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George Eliot's common law husband. : LEWES
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Creator of the Scraggs family. : CAPP
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Love, in Spain. : AMOR
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Slant. : RAKE
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Suffixes in chemistry. : OSES
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Physicist, 1909 Nobel Prize winner. : MARCONI
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Worsted sample. : SWATCH
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Treaty. : PACT
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Hail! : AVE
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Arsenal in Alabama. : REDSTONE
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Secluded. : REMOTE
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Schoolboy of France. : ELEVE
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Wooden pin. : DOWEL
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Daffodil: Colloq. : DILLY
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Citadel. : FORT
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Sentry's call. : HALT
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Cruiser. : SHIP
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Berserk. : AMOK
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Mountain peak: Ital. : CIMA
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Schiaparelli. : ELSA
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Of that ___ (of the same sort). : ILK
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Frame for display use. : EASEL
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___ four! : BALL
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Commedia dell'___. : ARTE
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Trappings. : GEAR
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Game of chance. : ROULETTE
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALBA
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Vegetable seed. : PEA
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Striking. : BOLD
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Numbered by tens. : DECIMAL
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First word of the marriage service. : DEARLY
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Refugee. : EMIGRE
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Facts. : DATA
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Poem. : EPODE
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Redeemed. : SAVED
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___ water, in swimming. : TREAD
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Fear: Fr. : PEUR
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___, Baker, Charlie, etc. : ABLE
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Gale. : BLOW
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Soft breathing, in phonetics. : LENE
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Units of energy. : ERGS
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Heavy barge. : HOY

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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