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New York Times, Thursday, August 6, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,674

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Across
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Author Stringfellow. : BARR
5
Keep back. : DAMUP
10
Belle: Span. : MAJA
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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"Fidelio," for example. : OPERA
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A road to Rome. : ITER
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Ravelings. : LINT
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City on the Hudson. : WATERVLIET
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From here to there. : DISTANCE
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English Channel port. : DIEPPE
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Fry quickly. : SAUTE
24
___ Hashana. : ROSH
25
Available for. : OPENTO
27
Builders of bridges. : PONTISTS
31
Mountain pass. : COL
32
Night flier. : OWLET
34
Further. : AGAIN
35
Times. : ERAS
37
Letters. : NOTES
39
Writer in exile during "Second Empire." : HUGO
40
"Nothing dries sooner than ___." : ATEAR
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Bewildered. : ATSEA
44
Language: Abbr. : GER
45
Where 22 Across is. : NORMANDY
47
French physicist (1775–1836). : AMPERE
49
Old French coins. : ECUS
50
Fishgig. : SPEAR
51
Minnow. : SHINER
54
Architect of the Capitol, 1798. : THORNTON
57
Town on the Hudson. : HAVERSTRAW
59
Wax: Fr. : CIRE
60
"Woe is me!" : ALAS
61
Gnaw away. : ERODE
62
Try (a law case). : HEAR
63
City in Belgium. : MONS
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Attendant on Bacchus. : SATYR
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Where the Storting meets. : OSLO
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Clear, sharp, etc. : BOLD
2
Et ___. : ALII
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City on the Hudson. : RENSSELAER
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Caning material. : RATTAN
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One place to shop. : DOWNTOWN
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Swiftly. : APACE
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Apportion. : METE
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State of being: Suffix. : URE
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Governor's prerogative. : PARDON
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Describing Denver. : MILEHIGH
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On the end. : ATIP
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W. W. II vehicle. : JEEP
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"Vissi d'___," Tosca aria. : ARTE
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Panorama. : VISTA
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Family transportation. : AUTO
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Medieval stringed instruments. : ROTES
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Great expanse. : OCEAN
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___ Alegre, Brazil. : PORTO
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Trivial. : PETTY
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Town on the Hudson. : SAUGERTIES
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Asian animal. : TIGER
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Breathing sound. : SNORE
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A lot: Colloq. : LOADS
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Monotony. : SAMENESS
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Admiral Burke's concern. : SEAPOWER
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Sprinter. : RACER
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Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
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Registered ___. : NURSES
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First name in tennis. : PANCHO
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On the ___ side of (older than). : SHADY
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False. : SHAM
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Saintly symbol. : HALO
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Tsarist name. : IVAN
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Race event. : TROT
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Roman dictator. : NERO
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Musical syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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