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New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F K X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,710
Across
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Early stage in formation of coal. : PEAT
5
Chide severely. : SCOLD
10
Ore deposit. : LODE
14
Fine printing stock. : INDIAPAPER
16
Seed covering. : ARIL
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A disparaging word, such as poetaster. : PEJORATIVE
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Enthusiasm. : ZEAL
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Campus at Dallas. : SMU
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Wild geranium. : CRANESBILL
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Linear measure: Abbr. : YDS
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Miss Dinsmore. : ELSIE
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Restaurant employe. : WAITRESS
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Haul up (a sail) and lash with rope. : TRICE
33
Brightest star in the Pleiades. : ALCYONE
34
Small bed. : COT
36
___. pros. : NOL
37
Inlet: Span. : RIA
38
Imposing. : BIG
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Beverage. : ALE
40
Badly. : ILL
41
Term of endearment. : PET
42
Old name of Tokyo. : EDO
43
Louisiana tobacco. : PERIQUE
45
Look of contempt. : SNEER
47
Marsupials. : OPOSSUMS
48
Rose extract. : ATTAR
51
Ad ___. : LIB
52
States of servitude. : VASSALAGES
57
Aunt: Span. : TIA
59
Rustic conveyance. : CART
60
Serving to warn. : MONITORIAL
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Recipe item. : INGREDIENT
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Very: Ger. : SEHR
65
Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
66
Peak in Thessaly. : OSSA
Down
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Apple seeds. : PIPS
2
One concern of the FBI. : ENEMYALIEN
3
Hear and decide (a case). : ADJUDICATE
4
Relative of 57 Across. : TIO
5
Mast. : SPAR
6
Down: Prefix. : CATA
7
Thinks. : OPINES
8
Well balanced. : LEVEL
9
Something to wear. : DRESS
10
Less inclined to work. : LAZIER
11
City on the Oka. : OREL
12
Instrument face. : DIAL
13
Building wing. : ELL
15
Curve. : ARC
21
Cocktail ingredient. : BITTERS
23
Porcine residence. : STY
25
Distorts in telling. : WARPS
26
Famous fictional Mister. : ROBERTS
27
City in Oklahoma. : ENID
28
Lily of Utah. : SEGO
30
Sins. : INIQUITIES
31
Rooters at Baker Field. : COLUMBIANS
32
Mademoiselles. : ELLES
34
Satirist of the comics. : CAPP
35
Shortening. : OLEO
44
Long or Manhattan: Abbr. : ISL
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Religious festival. : EASTER
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Sunset color. : ORANGE
49
Dravidian language. : TAMIL
50
With nothing more. : ALONE
52
Wind indicator. : VANE
53
Decorative gateway. : ARCH
54
Encircle. : GIRD
55
Summers in Paris. : ETES
56
Turf. : SOD
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
59
Lettuce. : COS
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___ Amazonas. : RIO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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