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New York Times, Tuesday, August 4, 1959

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,672

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Across
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Lucy's husband. : DESI
5
Athletic event. : MEET
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Reptiles. : ASPS
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Woden. : ODIN
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Cartographer's concern. : ATLAS
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European country: Abbr. : ITAL
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Billy. : NIGHTSTICK
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Farm building. : SILO
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Munificent. : GENEROUS
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Canary. : YELLOW
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___ Tin Tin. : RIN
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Prehistoric invention. : WHEEL
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Carved gem. : CAMEO
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Flight. : STAIR
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Navy landing boat. : LST
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Three islands in Galway Bay. : ARANS
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Role for Sidney Poitier. : PORGY
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Brazilian name of Putumayo River. : ICA
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Disintegrate. : MELT
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Bungle. : BOTCH
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From a distance. : AFAR
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Common abbreviation. : ETC
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One who speaks softly. : COOER
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Brisk. : ALERT
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Constellation. : LEO
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___-gurdy. : HURDY
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Pants. : GASPS
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Certain times. : NOONS
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Hic, haec, ___. : HOC
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Vehicle of a sort. : HOTROD
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That can be endured. : BEARABLE
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British protectorate in Asia. : ADEN
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Agents. : EMISSARIES
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Italian painter. : RENI
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Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
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Kind of door. : TRAP
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Strokes. : PATS
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German: Abbr. : TEUT
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
Down
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Ringing sound. : DONG
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : EDIE
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Omen. : SIGN
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Basic. : INHERENT
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Dixon's partner. : MASON
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
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Yale men. : ELIS
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Gen. Weyland's air group. : TAC
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Passageway. : AISLE
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Museum pieces. : STILLLIFES
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___ Alto. : PALO
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Dull. : SLOW
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All the way up. : SKYHIGH
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Pieces of music. : TRIOS
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Unearthly. : EERY
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Rallying shout. : WARCRY
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Animal with cushioned feet. : CAMEL
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Mountain formation. : ARETE
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Dissatisfied one. : MALCONTENT
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Animals' trails. : SPOORS
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Carried: Colloq. : TOTED
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Embankment. : SCARP
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Turnovers. : TARTS
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Obligatory. : BOUNDEN
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How to order dinner. : ALACARTE
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Puffing sound: Colloq. : CHOO
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Market place. : AGORA
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Avifauna. : ORNIS
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Negative verbal contraction. : HASNT
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Triangular instrument. : HARP
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Music halls of ancient times. : ODEA
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Ill-humor. : BILE
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Biblical hunter. : ESAU
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Redpoll or redwing. : BIRD
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Salesman's prospect. : LEAD
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Catch sight of. : ESPY
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Pithy remark. : MOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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