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New York Times, Thursday, July 9, 1959

Author:
William Spaar, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,646
Across
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CIA Director Dulles. : ALLEN
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Sound of surprise. : GASP
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Lake created by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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Memorable Marine Band leader. : SOUSA
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Et ___ (and others). : ALII
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Light tan. : ECRU
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Dramatist who influenced Shaw. : IBSEN
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X-15 may be the first. : SPACESHIP
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Tree of olive family. : ASH
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Do-it-yourself requisites. : KITS
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Relative of the starling. : ORIOLE
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Nonconformist Communist dictator. : TITO
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Covered walk of Athens. : STOA
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Don Quixote's charger. : ROSINANTE
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Racial stock of Europe. : SLAVS
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Finishing touches by pastry chefs. : ICINGS
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Eastern campus. : YALE
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Small coin of Israel. : MIL
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It's "all here." : GANG
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Bass viol's relative. : CELLO
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Times Square cruiser. : TAXI
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Corduroy ridge. : WALE
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Glazed. : COATED
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Writer of the "times that try men's souls." : PAINE
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Suburb of Boston. : BROOKLINE
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Sweetheart of an Irish Rose. : ABIE
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Unfeigned. : REAL
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Paradise. : HEAVEN
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___ Bountiful. : LADY
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Business abbreviation: Brit. : LTD
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Locale of Sir Edmund Hillary's latest feat. : ANTARCTIC
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Gem State. : IDAHO
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Where 11 Down is. : UTAH
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Fortress city of Belgium. : NAMUR
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Curtain material. : LENO
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"Did ___ and gimble in the wabe." : GYRE
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Broadway musical. : GYPSY
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The ___ Foundation. : ASIA
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Tosses underhand. : LOBS
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Verdant. : LUSH
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Compass point. : ESE
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City on the Yangtze. : NANKING
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Friend of Alphonse. : GASTON
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Genevan nonpolitical summits. : ALPS
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Indian of New Mexico. : SIA
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Edging loop on lace, ribbon, etc. : PICOT
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Toward the middle. : MESIAL
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Scenic canyon. : ECHO
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Victim. : DUPE
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Gnawed away. : EROSE
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Lake in Minnesota. : ITASCA
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Ringing sound. : TING
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Rookery mammal. : SEAL
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Dress: Colloq. : RIGUP
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City in Florida. : OCALA
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Egyptian peninsula. : SINAI
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First V. P. to succeed to the presidency. : TYLER
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Nicolo of Cremona. : AMATI
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One of Santa's team. : VIXEN
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Toboggan. : SLIDE
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Affected by a poisonous weed. : LOCOED
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Major European waterway. : ELBE
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___ order (excessive demand): Slang. : TALL
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Lew Fields' partner. : WEBER
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Approving: Colloq. : OKAYING
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Blanket weaver of the Southwest. : NAVAHO
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Delphic phenomenon. : ORACLE
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Under an assumed name: Colloq. : INCOG
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Amount of fish in a net. : HAUL
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Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
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___ end. : ATAN
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Two-faced one. : LIAR
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Davy invention, for miners. : LAMP
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So. : THUS
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Small boat. : DORY
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Subject to strain. : TRY
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Hours of work. : DAY

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

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