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New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,721
Across
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Persevere. : HOLDON
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Joggle. : JOLT
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Devoured. : ATE
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Melodious. : ARIOSO
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A long way off. : AFAR
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Reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic. : RRR
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Rubbish. : DEBRIS
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Vintner's baggy receptacle. : WINESKIN
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Seconds. : ABETS
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Britisher's coffee break. : TEATIME
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Drench. : SATURATE
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Standing. : STATUS
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Daniel Webster was one. : WHIG
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Actress Turner. : LANA
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Clumsy. : INEPT
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Old Testament book. : AMOS
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Comprehended. : GRASPED
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Foreign currency. : YEN
35
Pilfers. : FILCHES
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Aix-la-Chapelle. : SPA
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Faithless one. : TRAITOR
40
Childhood's sphere. : PLAY
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"And a merry old soul ___." : WASHE
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Chinese-owned shop in Indonesia. : TOKO
45
Solitary. : LONE
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Savory meat jellies. : ASPICS
48
Unusual person or thing: Lat. : RARAAVIS
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___ for (defend). : STICKUP
52
John Garner's middle name. : NANCE
53
Defense men at football. : TACKLERS
55
Purplish-brown antelopes of Africa. : TIANGS
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Before. : ERE
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Correct Mss. : EDIT
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Natural fats. : ESTERS
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___ Moines. : DES
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Size of paper. : DEMY
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Playground unit. : SEESAW
Down
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Experienced. : HAD
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Paydirt. : ORE
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Ritual pouring of wine on the ground. : LIBATION
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June beetles. : DORBUGS
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Pliable branchlet. : OSIER
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Homesickness. : NOSTALGIA
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Mandible or maxilla. : JAW
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"What ___?" : OFIT
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Paths in a race. : LANES
10
Formal agreements. : TREATIES
11
Voyager with Noah. : ARKITE
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Put in order. : TRIMUP
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Composer Bloch. : ERNEST
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Parking space for taxis. : STAND
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Illuminated, as the heavens. : STARLIT
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Oscillate. : SWAY
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Alas and alack! : AHME
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Lawmaker. : ENACTOR
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Reservoir in New York. : ASHOKAN
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Speaks at length. : PERORATES
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Spotted. : FRECKLED
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People in Yugoslavia. : SLOVENES
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Mrs. in Poland. : PANI
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Affirmative votes. : AYES
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Luxuriant. : THICK
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Appease. : PLACATE
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Squandered. : WASTED
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Looking hard at. : ASTARE
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Mace, ginger, etc. : SPICES
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Kind of tanned leather. : SUEDE
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Aromatic plant. : ANISE
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Demure. : PRIM
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Augean place. : STY
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Sweetheart, in Ireland. : GRA
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Compass point. : SSW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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