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New York Times, Friday, August 21, 1959

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,689
Across
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Type of rubber. : FOAM
5
Disloyal. : FALSE
10
Kingfish. : OPAH
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Side glance. : OGLE
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Refuse to acknowledge. : UNOWN
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Relative of 43 Down. : TODO
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Small bird. : WREN
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Princely. : REGAL
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Arena animal: Span. : TORO
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Wordbook. : LEXICON
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One at the Round Table. : GALAHAD
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Types. : SORTS
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Go boating. : ROW
27
"Five, six, pick up ___." : STICKS
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Potatoes ___. : AUGRATIN
35
Contend. : ARGUE
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Melted. : FUSED
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Jokes of a sort. : PUNS
39
Natives of Helsinki. : FINNS
40
Old English bard. : SCOP
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Here: Fr. : ICI
42
Silver: Span. : PLATA
43
Splinter. : SHIVE
44
Lonely. : DESOLATE
46
Parts of U. S. A. : STATES
47
Seedcase. : BUR
48
Fleet. : RAPID
50
French colony on Gulf of Guinea. : DAHOMEY
54
Hunting dog. : HARRIER
58
His: Fr. : ALUI
59
A-one. : SUPER
61
TV canine. : ASTA
62
Perukes. : WIGS
63
Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
64
Littleneck. : CLAM
65
19th Cent. cartoonist. : NAST
66
Hillbilly character. : PAPPY
67
Remedy. : HELP
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Barnyard denizens. : FOWL
2
Bugbear's relative. : OGRE
3
Olmedo of the courts. : ALEX
4
Crescent-shaped thing. : MENISCUS
5
What nine days' wonders cause. : FURORS
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About. : ANENT
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Skipper's daybook. : LOG
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Stolen goods. : SWAG
9
Spreads. : ENLARGES
10
Seat of Canada's government. : OTTAWA
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Exclamation of disbelief. : POOH
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Seaport in Spain. : ADRA
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Part of a parka. : HOOD
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Industrial fuel. : COKE
23
Conrad's Jim. : LORD
25
Idle walk. : SAUNTER
27
Flavory. : SAPID
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Pause or respite. : TRUCE
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___ fatuus (will-o'-the-wisp). : IGNIS
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Middies' campus. : USNA
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Unspoken. : TACIT
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"How do ___ thee? . . . " : ILOVE
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Scruffs. : NAPES
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Peremptory order. : FIAT
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Flies off the handle. : FLARESUP
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One of a Biblical trio. : SHADRACH
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Greengage. : PLUM
43
Commotion. : STIR
45
Orchestra member. : OBOIST
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Emitting flashes of light. : SPARKY
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Huddled together. : AHEAP
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Time of day. : DAWN
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Embraces. : HUGS
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City in Arizona. : YUMA
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Presque ___, Maine. : ISLE
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Much-used Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
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Sloping roadway. : RAMP
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A spot on cards. : PIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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