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New York Times, Saturday, August 1, 1959

Author:
Jan Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Proportions. : RATIOS
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Certain living quarters. : TRAILERS
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Dessert flavoring. : ORANGE
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Admonition. : REPROVAL
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Employe. : WORKER
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Au courant. : UPTODATE
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Sixth sense: Abbr. : ESP
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Clean the board. : ERASE
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Indian's word for a colonial friend. : NETOP
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Fall faller. : LEAF
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Acolyte's place. : ALTAR
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Blasting mixture. : TNT
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Utah-Wyoming range. : UINTA
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Street light. : LAMP
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Quips. : SALLIES
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___ march (gains secret advantage). : STEALSA
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"Whosoever shall compel thee to go ___, go twain." : AMILE
40
___ Rivières, Quebec. : TROIS
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Knowing "the price of everything and the value of nothing." : CYNICAL
44
Contends. : STRIVES
46
Coin of Puebla. : PESO
47
Faulkner's forte. : PROSE
48
Equality. : PAR
51
Thickened soup. : PUREE
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Poetic verb. : HAST
56
Dutch cheeses. : EDAMS
59
Propelled a gig. : ROWED
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Cry of contempt. : PHO
62
City on San Diego Bay . : CORONADO
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Friend of the Kirbys. : TOPPER
66
Runs. : OPERATES
67
Short order dish. : OMELET
68
Most precipitous. : STEEPEST
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Operatic soprano. : PETERS
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Spiked wheel. : ROWEL
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"Only ___." : AROSE
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Waterproof canvas. : TARPAULIN
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Cuttlefish's camouflage. : INK
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Curved molding. : OGEE
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Like a saw. : SERRATE
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Reliance. : TRUST
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Abrogates. : REPEALS
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Appropriate. : APT
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Ferrum. : IRON
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Ore deposit. : LODE
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Australian statesman. : EVATT
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Mickey Mouse's name in Mexico. : RATON
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Siestaed. : SLEPT
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Dear me! : ALAS
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Stimulus. : FILLIP
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Marmot's relative. : RAT
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Elizabeth II to Edward VIII. : NIECE
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Parisian subway. : METRO
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County, in Louisiana. : PARISH
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Gen. Power's group. : SAC
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Leicester's wife in "Kenilworth." : AMY
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Tomato. : LOVEAPPLE
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She: Ger. : SIE
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Sancho Panza's steed. : ASS
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Viper. : ASP
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Town of Bernadette's grotto. : LOURDES
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Eject, as lava. : SPEW
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Baby's perch in rhyme. : TREETOP
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___ Bill, legendary cowboy. : PECOS
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Take as one's own. : ADOPT
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Kind of portable peep show. : RAREE
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Lodging. : ROOST
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Downright. : SHEER
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Certain legal matters. : TORTS
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In addition. : MORE
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Clicking sound. : SNAP
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Cynosure of Capitol Hill. : DOME
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Had a bite. : ATE
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Fit of peevishness. : PET

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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