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New York Times, Tuesday, August 11, 1959

Author:
Jay Sheldon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,679
Across
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Section of Algiers. : CASBAH
7
City of Venetia. : PADOVA
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Attitude. : POSTURE
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City on the Mediterranean, founded 1909. : TELAVIV
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Magazine of arms. : ARSENAL
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Living. : ANIMATE
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Jet. : SPURT
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John Ridd's bride. : LORNA
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Sailor. : TAR
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Unfailing. : SURE
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Slow: Mus. : LENTO
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Sartorial accessory. : BELT
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Wing: Ital. : ALA
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Ceremony of Plains Indians. : SUNDANCE
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Book of the Torah: Abbr. : GEN
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Plume oneself. : PREEN
29
Ball team. : REDS
32
An extra, at Lewisohn Stadium. : ENCORE
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Find out. : DETECT
36
Head: Fr. : TETE
37
River into the Rio Grande. : PECOS
40
Damage. : MAR
41
Type of entertainment program. : TELECAST
43
"___ told every little star ... " : IVE
44
Lake city of Italy. : COMO
47
Venerate. : ADORE
48
Word of agreement. : AMEN
49
___ and the same. : ONE
50
Community in Iowa. : AMANA
51
Figurehead. : FRONT
52
Surveyor's assistants. : LINEMEN
54
Battle site of June 14, 1800. : MARENGO
56
A certain physician. : OCULIST
57
Expand. : BROADEN
58
Withstand. : RESIST
59
Fisherman. : ANGLER
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Stout. : CORPULENT
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Guarantee. : ASSURANCE
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Item in baseball strategy. : BUNT
5
Constellation. : ARA
6
Greek. : HELLENE
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Military flag. : PENNON
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Hoover or Glen Canyon. : DAM
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Animated. : VITAL
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Turn aside. : AVERT
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Thoroughfare. : PASSAGE
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Mediterranean coasting vessel. : TARTAN
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Waves: Fr. : ONDE
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Bait. : LURE
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Mangelwurzel. : BEET
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Lively frolic. : SPREE
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Summit. : CREST
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Woman who is declassee. : DEMIMONDE
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Vulture, for example. : SCAVENGER
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Eight: Ital. : OTTO
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Medicinal draught. : DOSE
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Battle site of Dec. 26, 1776. : TRENTON
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Overly erudite one. : PEDANT
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Business course: Abbr. : ECON
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Great Scott!, in Mexico. : CARAMBA
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Most ineffectual. : LAMEST
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Violet, for example. : COLOR
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Being held in reserve: Colloq. : ONICE
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Foods served. : MENUS
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Of a surface. : AREAL
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English writer Kingsley ___. : AMIS
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What "Mowgli" means. : FROG
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Yalie. : ELI
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Alder tree: Scot. : ARN

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