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New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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National military park in Tennessee. : SHILOH
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Carillon. : CHIMES
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Fruitless. : STERILE
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Wing-shaped. : ALIFORM
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Observatory in San Diego. : PALOMAR
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Communication. : MESSAGE
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Apart from others. : ALONE
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Of small value. : CHEAP
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Flax fiber. : TOW
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Mal de ___. : TETE
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Guardians of a sort. : DUENNAS
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Made a phone call. : DIALED
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Not at all: Dial. : NOHOW
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Buddy. : PAL
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Soviet city. : OREL
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"___ ear and out the other." : INONE
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Brings into due relation. : ORIENTS
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Statute made for minor uprisings. : RIOTACT
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Grand ___. : PIANO
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Program. : BILL
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Points in law. : RES
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Orange-red stones. : SARDS
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Type of loose overcoat. : RAGLAN
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Making a show: Slang. : SPLASHY
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Icelandic literature. : EDDA
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Coastal city: Abbr. : SPT
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Elevator. : HOIST
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Religious festival. : PURIM
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Vegetable. : PEABEAN
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Repeating. : ITERANT
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Trends toward prosperity. : UPTURNS
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Wrap-arounds. : SARONGS
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Reddens. : ROUGES
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Swimmer's garment. : TRUNKS
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Flat. : STALE
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Spartan serf. : HELOT
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Made smooth. : IRONED
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Tropical fruit. : LIME
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Palm leaf. : OLA
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Ground-to-air missile. : HERCULES
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Unsullied. : CLEAN
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Haiti and the Dominican Republic. : HISPANIOLA
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Conditions. : IFS
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Castle defense. : MOAT
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Merganser. : SMEW
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Squabble. : SPAT
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Improve. : AMEND
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Lower end of a mast, boom, etc. : HEEL
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Weapon. : DART
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Ils ___ (they are): Fr. : SONT
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Outer region. : IONOSPHERE
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White frost. : HOAR
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As soon as. : ONCE
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Voters for repeal. : WETS
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Certain candies, for short. : POPS
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Cantata solo. : ARIA
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Two-faced one. : LIAR
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Extremities. : ENDS
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Conservative. : RIGHTIST
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Badly. : ILLY
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Deep tone. : BASS
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Weather phenomena. : RAINS
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Nerve cell. : NEURON
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Grants temporarily. : LOANS
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Consumed. : DRANK
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Bell sounds. : DINGS
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Totals: Abbr. : AMTS
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Side track of a railroad. : SPUR
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Gourd. : PEPO
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Bugle call: Var. : TATU
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Latin-American country. : PERU
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Spider. : BUG
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Viscid product. : TAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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