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New York Times, Monday, August 17, 1959

Author:
Mary S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,685
Across
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Variety of bean. : LIMA
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Alarm. : SCARE
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City planner's map. : PLAT
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Hebrew month. : ADAR
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Prussian cavalryman. : UHLAN
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Use wiles. : LURE
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Dixie corn bread. : PONE
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Reveler's gadget. : NOISEMAKER
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Buttonwood or sycamore. : PLANETREE
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Lighthouse view. : OCEAN
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Round Table Knight. : GAWAIN
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Common verb. : ARE
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Literary name. : POE
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Merciful. : CLEMENT
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Former radio union: Abbr. : AFRA
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Mantle, Mays or Musial. : STARPLAYER
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Fence steps. : STILE
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Freudian term. : EGO
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Canyon of air adventures. : STEVE
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Garment worker. : SEAMSTRESS
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Mousseline de ___ (silk cloth). : SOIE
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Weaves. : ENLACES
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Secret agent. : SPY
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Additions to letters: Abbr. : PSS
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Cote sound. : MAA
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Possessive infinitive. : TOHAVE
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Shoulder band. : STRAP
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Solemn compacts. : COVENANTS
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Government report. : WHITEPAPER
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Vault. : LEAP
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Staff officer. : AIDE
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To pray: Lat. : ORARE
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Singer Sack. : ERNA
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River near Dunkirk. : YSER
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Ocean depths. : ABYSS
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Monarch. : TSAR
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An Arctic dweller. : LAPP
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Fan club hero. : IDOL
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Like Stengel's job. : MANAGERIAL
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Cockpit. : ARENA
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Summertime acquisitions. : SUNTANS
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Singers. : CHORISTERS
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Make a mark. : RASE
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Table décor. : PLACEMATS
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Gospel author. : LUKE
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Precinct. : AREA
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Sea swallow. : TERN
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Mushrooms. : MORELS
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Female Cheviot. : EWE
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Monte Viso is one. : ALP
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Out of date. : PASSE
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Many times. : OFTEN
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Passageways for pedestrians. : CROSSOVERS
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Startling events. : EYEOPENERS
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Ben ___, peak in Scotland. : NEVIS
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Junipers. : TREES
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Subject of college song. : ALMAMATER
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Cycle. : AGE
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Get away. : ESCAPE
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Oolong. : TEA
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Sun and moon. : SPHERES
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Penn ___, Finger Lakes village. : YAN
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Rob Peter ___ Paul. : TOPAY
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Man's man. : VALET
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Dance movement. : SWAY
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The one here. : THIS
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Follow the hound. : RIDE
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Combining form for element No. 6. : CARB
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River in Kenya. : TANA
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Mast. : SPAR
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Genus of grasses: Bot. : POA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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