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New York Times, Saturday, September 19, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,718
Across
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Type of story. : SERIAL
7
Pours forth. : SPEWS
12
Arise. : SPRINGUP
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Where Strasbourg is. : ALSACE
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Ready money. : HARDCASH
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Meat item. : MUTTON
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Macaws. : ARAS
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Small porches at house entrances. : STOOPS
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Chew the ___ (ruminate). : CUD
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Know: Scot. : KEN
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See 25 Across. : ENDS
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Road sign prefix. : THRU
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With 23 Across, scraps. : ODDS
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Satinwood or sandalwood. : TREE
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Sea duck. : EIDER
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Brimless headgear. : TAMS
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Put back. : RESTORE
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Saying. : ADAGE
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Young men on line. : STAGS
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Catchwords. : SLOGANS
38
Extend over. : SPAN
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Scrivener Horatio. : ALGER
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Man of law: Abbr. : ATTY
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Satirical comedian Mort ___. : SAHL
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Enactments. : LAWS
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Electric fan sound. : BIRR
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Card game. : LOO
49
West of Ga. : ALA
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French port. : CALAIS
52
Fall with a thud. : FLOP
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Maxims. : MOTTOS
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Indulge in a playground activity. : SKIPROPE
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Supposing that. : INCASE
58
Players of leading roles. : HEROINES
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Mountain ranges of India. : GHATS
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Gun dog. : SETTER
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Saved from (something). : SPARED
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Messenger's job. : ERRAND
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___ of (frees). : RIDS
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Letterhead letters. : INC
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Mohammedan titles. : AGAS
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Glosses. : LUSTERS
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Porridges made with corn meal. : SAMPS
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Additional. : PLUS
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Abbreviation on a cornerstone. : EST
10
Alert guardian. : WATCHDOG
11
Cleansing agents. : SCOURERS
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Military headgear. : SHAKO
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Handset, for one. : PHONE
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Last. : ENDURE
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Breslau's river. : ODER
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Warriors against Olympian gods. : TITANS
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Platforms. : STAGES
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Federal agents: Colloq. : TMEN
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This: Span. : ESTA
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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Discover. : ESPY
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From the very beginning. : ALLALONG
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Lookout time, at sea. : DOGWATCH
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Item for a hero sandwich. : SALAMI
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Flying jib. : SAIL
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___ out (erases). : STRIKES
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Refuse. : TRASH
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Of no importance. : ALLONE
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Predecessor of Trendex, in TV rating. : HOOPER
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Runs in a certain way. : LOPES
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Establishes. : BASES
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Price. : COST
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Father: Poet. : SIRE
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Mixture from which glass is made. : FRIT
54
Chinese pagoda. : TAA
56
Kettle. : POT

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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