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New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1959

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,709
Across
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Result of a flood. : WASHOUT
8
Gay musical refrain. : TRALALA
15
TV accessory. : ANTENNA
16
"Georgie Porgie ___." : RANAWAY
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Dwarfed. : STUNTED
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Set aside for the future. : INSTORE
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Sword's rival. : PEN
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Plant called live-forever. : ORPINE
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Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
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Motion-picture machine part. : SPROCKET
25
Galway's neighbor. : MAYO
28
Hard ___ (direction to helmsman). : ALEE
29
Defeat. : UPSET
34
Breed of horse. : ARAB
35
___-ce pas? : NEST
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"___ call you sweetheart . . . " : LETME
37
Kind of partner or butler. : SILENT
39
Residential section of L.A. : BELAIR
40
Flow toward the shore. : SETIN
41
Match. : PAIR
44
Old masters. : OILS
45
Exhilarate. : ELATE
46
Heroine of lost play by Euripides. : AUGE
47
Juniper. : TREE
48
Orchestral composition. : SERENATA
51
Singer Sayão. : BIDU
55
Swimmer's motion. : STROKE
56
Lump of coal. : COB
59
In music, tenderly. : AMOROSO
61
Gateway to the Shenandoah Valley : ROANOKE
63
Medieval nomad of Syria. : SARACEN
64
Great land mass. : EURASIA
65
Embark on an air journey. : EMPLANE
66
Obstructed, on the green. : STYMIED
Down
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Stinger. : WASP
2
Before: Lat. : ANTE
3
Daze. : STUN
4
Pullet. : HEN
5
Successful. : ONTOP
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Not wandering. : UNERRANT
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Immature amphibian. : TADPOLE
8
Small ornament. : TRINKET
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Hindu queen. : RANEE
10
Result: Abbr. : ANS
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Recently. : LATE
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Military acronym. : AWOL
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Wagtail. : LARK
14
Votes for. : AYES
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Sherbets. : ICES
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Amen. : SOBEIT
24
Bulrush. : TULE
25
Stroke at billiards. : MASSE
26
Arabian gazelle. : ARIEL
27
Historic Crimean seaport. : YALTA
30
Spanish ball game. : PELOTA
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Way up. : STAIR
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Rousseau hero. : EMILE
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Succinct. : TERSE
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Certain compass points. : NNES
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Escape. : BREAKOUT
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First installment. : PARTONE
42
Hungarian violinist (1854–1930). : AUER
43
Overlooks. : IGNORES
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Birthplace of Big Bertha. : ESSEN
50
Lachrymose. : TEARY
51
Foundation. : BASE
52
Ruler of Yemen. : IMAM
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Dutch hamlet. : DORP
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River of 64 Across. : URAL
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"___ Fan Tutte" (Thus Do They All). : COSI
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Dust bowl refugee. : OKIE
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Part of a rosary. : BEAD
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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Manufacturers' group. : NAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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