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New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { B F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,723
Across
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Pulley wheel. : SHEAVE
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Looked furtively. : PEEPED
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A. L. skipper. : STENGEL
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Military duty. : SERVICE
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Pacific range. : CASCADE
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Ragout of meat. : HARICOT
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Stand. : RISE
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Profit. : AVAIL
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Way. : LANE
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Black bird. : ANI
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Cried out sharply. : YELPED
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Click beetle. : DOR
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Concord. : PEACE
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Pinch. : NIP
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Parts of molecules. : ATOMS
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Hemingway. : ERNEST
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British textile shop. : MERCERY
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Accommodation on the United States. : STATEROOM
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Native of Spain. : CATALAN
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Shout heard at a rodeo. : YIPPEE
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Ancient honey-mulberry drink. : MORAT
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Stockholders' privileges: Abbr. : RTS
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Stadium performers. : TEAMS
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Verb used with "thou." : ART
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Hydrocarbon in natural gas. : ETHANE
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Fleur-de-___. : LIS
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Roof: Fr. : TOIT
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Spiral. : HELIX
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Equine. : MARE
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Near the beach. : INSHORE
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William Bradford, for example. : PURITAN
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Au ___ (in the nude). : NATUREL
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Train. : EDUCATE
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Horse: Colloq. : GEEGEE
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Entertain. : REGALE
Down
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British oratorio composer. : STAINER
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Mercenary of the Revolution. : HESSIAN
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Eastern title. : AGA
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May 8, 1945. : VEDAY
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Colts or Giants. : ELEVEN
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Painter of Washington. : PEALE
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Sin. : ERR
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Sin. : EVIL
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Horseman in the Plaza de Toros. : PICADOR
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Thrifty use. : ECONOMY
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Discourages. : DETERS
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Predicament. : SCRAPE
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Exporter. : SHIPPER
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Nourishing. : ALIMENTAL
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Burmese robber. : DACOIT
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Wicker basket used in pelota. : CESTA
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Country place. : ESTATE
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Vale of poetic fame. : TEMPE
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Hindu cymbals. : TAL
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Campanella. : ROY
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Chapel Hill student. : TARHEEL
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Haloes about the sun. : CORONAE
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Professional entertainer. : ARTISTE
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Pronounced like "y" in young. : PALATAL
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Realm of an Eastern ruler. : EMIRATE
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Mystic of 19 centuries ago. : ESSENE
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Pairing. : MATING
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Sharpshooter. : SNIPER
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"Soldiers ___." : THREE
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Ooze. : EXUDE
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Ruffian. : THUG
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Transparent mineral. : MICA
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Hematite. : ORE
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Bearskin. : RUG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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