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SAILOR, BEWARE!

New York Times, Sunday, September 13, 1959

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,712
Across
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Bristling like cactus. : SPINED
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Like better. : PREFER
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Sea foam. : SPUME
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Cloth woven like chain mail. : ARMURE
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Humdrum ways. : ROUTINE
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Nut. : ALMOND
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Pal around with. : HOBNOB
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Goes aboard. : EMBARKS
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Born in a place. : NATIVE
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"Unaccustomed ___ am . . . " : ASI
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Dawns. : SUNUPS
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Ancient town NE of Rome. : RIETI
30
Negative prefix. : NON
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Confederates: Slang. : REBS
33
Cargo units. : TONS
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Jack Tar's songs: Var. : SEASHANTEYS
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Suitable. : ADEQUATE
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Regard as of the same degree. : EQUATE
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Cup: Fr. : TASSE
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Forearm bone. : ULNA
42
Knob. : KNURL
43
Land held in fee simple, in Orkneys. : UDAL
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Wading bird. : STILT
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Song by Guy d'Hardelot. : BECAUSE
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Everything: Ger. : ALLES
52
Sea animal. : SEAL
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Captivates. : ENAMORS
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A wand'ring minstrel, he. : NANKIPOO
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Monte ___. : CARLO
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"Letting '___ not' wait upon 'I would' . . . " : IDARE
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" ___ the umbrella here. And on the ships at sea."—R. L. S. : ITRAINSON
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Hero of Sherwood play. : ABE
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Sailors' paradise. : FIDDLERSGREEN
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Incumbents. : INS
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G. & S. seagoing productions. : PINAFORES
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Where Ephesus was. : IONIA
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Jelly, in cookery. : GELEE
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Chanteuses. : ARTISTES
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Least lovely. : UGLIEST
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Disoriented. : LOST
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Arkansas City's county. : DESHA
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Objects of fire. : TARGETS
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Frequent. : HAUNT
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Drop a few pounds. : LOSE
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Café quaff in Paris. : BIERE
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Detained. : HELD
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More efficient. : ABLER
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Shades of yellow. : AMBERS
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Standard measure for height of land. : SEALEVEL
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Important papers. : CREDENTIALS
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Granular snow. : FIRN
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Cubism's obscure bedfellow. : DADA
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Deck (out). : TOG
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Use up. : WASTE
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Immediate. : DIRECT
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Brightened (with "up"). : LIT
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Giraffe's relatives. : OKAPIS
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Low water. : EBBTIDE
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Descendant of Noah. : HAMITE
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Something held in memory. : RETENT
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Birds like the fowls. : RASORES
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Prayer. : ORISON
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Unhesitant. : READY
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Jazz drums. : SNARES
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Steamboat man, first name. : ROBERT
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Sea of sand. : SAHARA
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Wrote in tedious fashion. : PROSED
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Drink. : IMBIBE
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Kind of conical buoy. : NUN
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Archery expert. : EROS
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Society girl. : DEBUTANTE
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Ostentatious displays. : POMPS
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Uses a holystone. : RUBS
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Arrival hour: Flying abbr. : ETA
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Evergreen. : FIR
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Puts in a pen, in S. Africa. : ENKRAALS
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Withstand. : RESIST
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___ Maria. : SANTA
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Outspoken. : PLAINTALKING
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Relative of selective service: Abbr. : UMT
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Des ___. : MOINES
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Ambassadors. : ENVOYS
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What old grads do. : REUNE
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Foggy, as atmosphere. : DENSE
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___ chance (no soap). : NOTA
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Alas: Lat. : EHEU
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Sea onion. : SQUILL
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The proud old ships. : SQUARERIGGERS
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The southeast wind. : EURUS
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"___ the saddle." : TALLIN
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Stepson of Thor. : ULL
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More! More! : ENCORE
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Ataturk's family. : KEMALS
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Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
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Stormy petrel. : SEABIRD
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Lizard found in old ruins. : TARENTE
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Worst: Colloq. : BADDEST
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Vestibules. : ENTRIES
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Greek letter. : EPSILON
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With least delay, in cablese. : SOONEST
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___ Flow. : SCAPA
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"Kol ___," sacred Hebrew song. : NIDRE
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Tracts. : AREAS
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Beginning. : ONSET
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A blow from the land. : OFFSHOREWIND
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Light. : IGNITE
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Tiny amounts. : IOTAS
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Cobblers. : SOLERS
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Having passageways. : AISLED
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Got away from. : ELUDED
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Archangel. : URIEL
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Swallow ___ (quit the sea). : THEANCHOR
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Israeli statesman. : ABBAEBAN
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"___ aboard!" : ALL
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Grub. : EATS
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Not elsewhere. : HERE
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Shakespeare was one. : ACTOR
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Wall St. commissioner. : BROKER
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Papal envoy. : LEGATE
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Beveled joints. : MITERS
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Fathers: Poet. : SIRES
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Suitcase. : VALISE
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Movie film arranger. : EDITOR
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Dormant. : LATENT
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Very unpleasant, as the weather. : NASTY
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Bona ___. : FIDES
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Terrible. : DIRE
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Elephant's-ear. : TARO
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___ jacket. : PEA
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"Be Prepared!" group: Abbr. : BSA
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Rocky hill. : TOR
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Marble: Dial. : MIB

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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