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New York Times, Friday, August 28, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,696
Across
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Source of coconut oil. : COPRA
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Hudson River specialty. : SHAD
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World War I plane. : SPAD
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Makes eyes at. : OGLES
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Strop. : HONE
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Language of 50 million Asians. : URDU
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Dinnerware items. : GRAVYBOATS
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Stir up. : ROIL
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Washington title: Abbr. : SEN
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Wolfish look. : LEER
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Large glass bottle. : CARBOY
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Old French coins. : ECUS
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Wartime construction men. : SEABEES
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Deed: Lat. : ACTUM
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___ Beach, Fla. : DELRAY
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Excellent. : RARE
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Jeweler's units. : CARATS
33
Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Good-money-bad-money theorist. : GRESHAM
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Where to spend rials. : TEHERAN
40
Verse form. : ODE
41
Rubs off. : ERASES
43
A figurative lady. : LUCK
44
___ in (enters abruptly): Colloq. : BARGES
45
Car accessories. : JACKS
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19th century French poet. : GAUTIER
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Head: Slang. : CONK
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Elijah's successor. : ELISHA
50
___ libre. : VERS
52
Brother. : FRA
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Branch. : LIMB
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Easy living: Slang. : GRAVYTRAIN
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Combining form for idea. : IDEO
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One: Ger. : EINE
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One of the Keys. : LARGO
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Sprightly: Poet. : AERY
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Court units. : SETS
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American philosopher. : EDMAN
Down
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Wheel parts. : COGS
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Scary character. : OGRE
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Sycamore. : PLANETREE
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Accelerate a motor (with "up"). : REV
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Haven. : ASYLUM
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Blucher. : SHOE
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Sounding huskier. : HOARSER
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Black or red insect. : ANT
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Great mathematician. : DESCARTES
10
Light, pleasure carriage. : SURREY
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Investigation. : PROBE
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Latin farewell. : ADIOS
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Suitably. : DULY
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Egyptian god. : BES
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Embarrass. : ABASH
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Feeds lines to. : CUES
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Makes joyful. : ELATES
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Legendary ship. : ARGO
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Proof of membership. : CARD
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Impair. : DAMAGE
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Victoria and clarence. : CARRIAGES
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Vegetable enterprise. : TRUCKFARM
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Singlefoot or pace. : RACK
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Stationer's supplies. : INKS
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Tract of waste land. : HEATH
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Sparkle. : ELAN
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Scarce worker in U. S. : SERVANT
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Restaurant helper. : BUSBOY
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Elbow. : JOSTLE
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Coast. : GLIDE
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To love: Fr. : AIMER
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Shout. : CRY
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Noted pseudonym. : ELIA
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Notable nights. : EVES
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Latvia's largest city. : RIGA
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Author unknown. : ANON
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Kind of grass. : RIE
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Wheel: Ger. : RAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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