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New York Times, Monday, September 21, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,720

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Across
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Landing. : WHARF
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Rain checks. : STUBS
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Merchant. : TRADER
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Narrow passage. : THROAT
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Musical effect. : TREMOLO
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Austerities, in England. : RIGOURS
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Piece of high ground. : RISE
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Lure. : ENTICE
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Seance sound effect. : RAP
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Lizard. : EFT
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Onslaught. : ATTACK
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Movie star's first name. : GINA
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Permit. : ALLOW
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Mind. : INTELLECT
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Trying period for baby. : TEETHING
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Din and clatter. : NOISES
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Sound of a small bell. : TING
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Crook. : BEND
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Sportsmen's baskets. : CREELS
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Bounty. : LARGESSE
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Withdrew. : RETREATED
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Italian form of a girl's name. : EDITA
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Pub potations. : ALES
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Seesaw. : TEETER
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Hebrew letter. : TAV
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Term of address. : SIR
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Be grasped by the mind: Colloq. : SINKIN
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Third power. : CUBE
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Cornplanter's tribe. : SENECAS
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Handbooks. : MANUALS
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Military greeting. : SALUTE
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Card game. : ECARTE
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Greenish-yellow fruit. : LIMES
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Variety. : STYLE
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Engage in a physical struggle. : WRESTLE
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Part of a horse's collar. : HAME
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Fuss. : ADO
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Sublease. : RELET
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Facing. : FRONTING
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Firm. : STRICT
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Flour, for example. : THICKENER
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Press. : URGE
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Sound of scorn. : BOO
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Sea fishes with projecting beaks. : SAURIES
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Bagatelle. : TRIFLE
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Daze. : TRANCE
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Hallowe'en custom. : TREAT
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Gaiters. : SPATS
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Spiciness. : TANG
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For a short time. : AWHILE
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Moved smoothly. : GLIDED
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Fur-bearing animals. : OTTERS
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Of greater duration. : LONGER
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Never satisfied. : INSATIATE
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Adverse period. : BADTIMES
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Obtuse. : CRASS
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Depends (on). : RELIES
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Everlasting. : ETERNAL
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Vegetable. : LEEK
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Place. : SITUATE
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Permanent. : STABLE
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Feature of tropical houses. : EAVES
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Verb forms. : TENSES
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Decree. : ENACT
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Film on liquids. : SCUM
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Ringlet. : CURL
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Inventor Whitney. : ELI
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Negative answer. : NAY

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

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