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New York Times, Friday, August 14, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,682

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Across
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Trapper's trophy. : PELT
5
Intrude. : TRESPASS
13
Charlotte ___. : AMALIE
15
1960 candidate? : HUMPHREY
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Ragweed's product. : POLLEN
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Summaries. : EPITOMES
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Woeful word. : ALAS
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Challengers. : DARERS
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Adherent of: Suffix. : IST
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Spanish hero. : CID
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Carries out. : DOES
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Joint. : KNEE
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German greeting. : HEIL
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Despoils. : ROBS
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Decorate richly. : BEGEM
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Sea bird. : ERNE
30
Exasperate. : IRE
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Scale note. : SOL
32
Meeting. : SESSION
34
White House occupants, 1845–49. : TAYLORS
38
Hill dweller. : ANT
39
Matter of fact. : DRY
40
Pernicious. : EVIL
41
Unexpected hitches. : SNAGS
44
Baseball's Speaker. : TRIS
45
Talk wildly. : RAVE
46
Take place. : COME
47
Be introduced. : MEET
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Obligation. : TIE
49
Fit ___ fiddle. : ASA
50
Metrical writings. : VERSES
52
Ukrainian metropolis. : KIEV
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Nautical ropes. : RATLINES
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M. de Balzac. : HONORE
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Estrange. : ALIENATE
58
Sport buildings. : ARENAS
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Method of making steel. : BESSEMER
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Great successes: Slang. : WOWS
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Knightly defenders. : PALADINS
2
Extensions on houses. : ELLS
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Noted Norwegian. : LIE
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Incline. : TEND
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Biblical novel. : THEROBE
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Madras money. : RUPEES
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Eastern princes. : EMIRS
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Certain cities: Abbr. : SPTS
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Old-time exclamation. : PHO
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Fortifying. : ARMING
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Sand partridge of India. : SEESEE
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Regular method. : SYSTEM
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Frontier raiders of the wild West. : APACHES
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Great comic dramatist. : MOLIERE
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Decorate. : ADORN
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Noted American woman. : KELLER
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Writer in tradition of 14 Down. : LESAGE
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Bright display. : RIOT
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Slangy exclamation. : BOY
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Recites. : SAYS
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Elected officials. : INS
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Banal. : TRITE
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Ticker-tape affairs. : OVATIONS
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European playground. : RIVIERA
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Garment parts. : SLEEVES
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Piece of furniture. : DRESSER
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Cairo symbol. : SCARAB
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Cash register category. : NOSALE
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Centuries-old violins. : AMATIS
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Cylindrical and tapering. : TERETE
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Bangkok's river. : MENAM
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Hollywood thoroughfare. : VINE
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Nobel Prize dramatist. : SHAW
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Distinguished. : KNEW
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French article. : LES
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Spanish gold. : ORO

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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