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New York Times, Friday, August 7, 1959

Author:
Walter Colt
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,675

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Across
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Jalopy of the good old days. : FLIVVER
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Period of play in a polo game. : CHUKKER
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Last longer. : OUTLIVE
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Italian menu specialty. : RAVIOLI
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Vision aid. : GLASSES
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Not invited. : UNASKED
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Catcher Triandos. : GUS
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Up ___ (ready to fight). : INARMS
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Campus girl. : COED
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Ancient stone pillar. : STELA
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Latin verb form. : AMO
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Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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Metric unit of surface measure. : DECARE
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English military unit: Abbr. : RAF
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Generator part. : ROTOR
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Semilegendary pirate. : KIDD
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Commotion. : ADO
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Spanish pineapple. : ANANA
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English letter. : ZED
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Building addition. : ANNEX
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With 45 Across, an irregular course. : ZIG
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Magpie. : PIET
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Basis of rubber. : LATEX
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See 41 Across. : ZAG
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19th cen. landscape painter. : INNESS
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P. T. A. member. : MOM
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Political group. : ADA
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Lake west of Murmansk. : ENARE
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Carrie Chapman ___. : CATT
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Bombard. : STRAFE
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Dance: Fr. : BAL
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Member of A. A. U. : ATHLETE
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Furnace opening for drawing off slag. : TAPHOLE
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Made in folds. : PLEATED
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Fire basket. : CRESSET
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Indian get-togethers. : POWWOWS
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Snobbish. : HIGHHAT
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Verne character. : FOGG
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A beaut. : LULU
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Eskimos. : ITAS
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Stringed instruments: Abbr. : VLS
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Social call. : VISIT
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Leveled off. : EVENED
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Used car transaction. : RESALE
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___ Lynne, suburb of Philadelphia. : CRUM
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Merchant of a guild town. : HANSARD
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Grape: Lat. : UVA
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Mount ___, N. Y. : KISCO
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Lord High Executioner. : KOKO
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A famous Robert. : ELEE
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Blackmore character. : RIDD
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Extortionist. : RACKETEER
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In the near future. : SOON
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Award. : MEDAL
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Ancient country of Asia Minor. : IONIA
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Old man of football. : STAGG
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Helper. : AID
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___ earth (hunted down). : RANTO
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Revoke legally. : ADEEM
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Batting star of the 1930's. : FOXX
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Ridicule: Slang. : RAZZ
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Quick. : RAPID
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___ Buddhism. : ZEN
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Title. : NAME
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Very agitated: Slang. : INASTEW
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Grab. : SNATCH
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Expedition into the wilds. : SAFARI
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Attorney ___. : ATLAW
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Fasten down again, as a tent. : REPEG
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Cartoonist. : CAPP
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Pertaining to the atlas and axis: Prefix. : ATLO
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Muscle. : THEW
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Spreads (cut grass) for drying. : TEDS
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Nonsense. : BOSH
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Epithet of Athena. : ALEA
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Baltic native. : LETT
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1944 military area: Abbr. : ETO
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Address to royalty: Abbr. : HSH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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