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New York Times, Monday, August 10, 1959

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,678

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"R" month: Abbr. : SEPT
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Duck related to the redhead. : SCAUP
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Site of Akbar's tomb. : AGRA
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Wood of an East Indian tree. : ALOE
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Vital artery. : AORTA
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Grammatical abbreviation. : PRON
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Very high speed: Colloq. : BLUESTREAK
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Indian foot soldier. : PEON
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
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Cycles of years. : ERAS
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Dots of land. : ISLETS
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Of the summer. : ESTIVAL
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Harold Ross' Colorado birthplace. : ASPEN
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Agent: Abbr. : REP
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Objects of special devotion. : FETISHES
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Gigi or Lili. : CARON
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Wind instrument. : ORGAN
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Mountain: Comb. form. : ORO
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Baking chamber. : OVEN
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Slightest amount. : GRAIN
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Lacking in interest. : ARID
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Began. : LED
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Proclamation of intended marriage. : BANNS
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Feather: Zool. : PINNA
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Colorless. : ACHROMIC
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Extended. : RAN
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Genus of mosquitoes. : AEDES
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Worldly. : SECULAR
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Meager or cheerless. : LENTEN
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Repose. : EASE
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Anger. : IRE
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"The King ___." : ANDI
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New Jersey city. : EASTORANGE
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Bakery worker. : ICER
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Step. : STAIR
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Quarrel. : FEUD
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Yield. : CEDE
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Grandstand play. : STUNT
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Sport card. : TREY
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Jet plane. : SABRE
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French pronoun. : ELLES
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Young turkey. : POULT
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Letter. : TEE
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Petty prince. : SATRAP
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Shade of red. : CORAL
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Symbol war. : ARES
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Actress Hagen. : UTA
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Iran's neighbor. : PAKISTAN
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Grimes Goldens, for instance. : APPLES
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Novice. : GREENHORN
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Essential part. : ROOT
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Yearly payments: Abbr. : ANNS
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Number. : SEVEN
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Whirl. : SPIN
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___ gray. : IRON
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Shield. : AEGIS
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French coin. : FRANC
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Green land. : ERIN
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Refreshing drink. : SODA
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African tree. : COLA
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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In the very act. : REDHANDED
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Avifauna. : ORNIS
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Quality of being plucky. : GAMENESS
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Member of a Japanese race. : AINU
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Portend. : BODE
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Sulky horse. : PACER
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Put out (a batter, side, etc.). : RETIRE
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White Sulphur Springs, for instance. : RESORT
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Fabric. : SATIN
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Baseball term. : LINER
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Reason. : ARGUE
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Long and slender. : REEDY
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Layman. : LAIC
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Man of law: Abbr. : ATT
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Astern. : AFT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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