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New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 1959

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { C Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,697
Across
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Out of harmony. : AJAR
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Home of Katharina and Bianca. : PADUA
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Philosophy degrees. : PHBS
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Bill of fare. : MENU
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Embellish. : ADORN
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Fourth inning score. : OOOO
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Subject of Emerson adage. : BETTERMOUSETRAP
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Sports equipment: Colloq. : PIGSKINS
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Vertical poles. : MASTS
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Relative of "estado." : ETAT
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Man's nickname. : PETE
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Tidal floods. : EAGRES
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Mimicker. : PARROTER
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Silk thread. : FLOSS
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Not at all. : NOWAY
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___ de Oro. : RIO
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Capital. : MONEY
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Character in "Bleak House." : ADA
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Stamp collectors' group: Abbr. : APS
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Irrational numbers. : SURDS
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Tennyson character. : ARDEN
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Comedy by Aristophanes. : THEBIRDS
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Manifests disdain. : SNEERS
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Ridge of earth. : BANK
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Domestic animals. : PIGS
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Tête-___ : ATETE
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Certain dance guests. : STAGLINE
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Discarded as useless. : THROWNTOTHEDOGS
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Sea bird. : TERN
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"Dinner at ___." : EIGHT
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Entreat earnestly. : URGE
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Utters. : SAYS
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Yellowish metal. : BRASS
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Orient. : EAST
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Minister of state: Abbr. : AMB
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Rugged vehicle. : JEEP
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Opposed: Colloq. : ANTI
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New Jersey University. : RUTGERS
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Arctic garments. : PARKAS
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Concede. : ADMIT
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River of Scotland. : DOON
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Extinct wild ox. : URUS
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Article of food. : POTATO
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Figuratively, a practical compromise. : HORSETRADE
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Dinghy. : BOAT
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Soaks in. : SOPS
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Well-known name in Tennessee. : ESTES
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___ board. : EMERY
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Relative of "prithee." : PRAY
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One of the black notes. : EFLAT
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Hebrew letter. : ALEPH
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Figuratively, a superfluous third person. : GOOSEBERRY
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Bodies of water. : PONDS
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Fills with reverence. : AWES
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Duck. : EIDER
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Certain horses. : ROANS
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Compass point, in France. : NORD
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Darkness. : MURK
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Tendon. : SINEW
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Standpoint. : ANGLE
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Remainder. : RESIDUE
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Conductors' wands. : BATONS
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Spectacles. : SIGHTS
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Routes. : PATHS
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Perry Mason, et al.: Abbr. : ATTS
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Tea plant genus. : THEA
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Flurry. : STIR
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Roman garment. : TOGA
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Mrs. Charles. : NORA
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Soufflé ingredient. : EGGS
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Pen's point. : NEB
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Arrange. : SET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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