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New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,703
Across
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Feather shaft. : SCAPE
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Bows. : SALAAMS
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Vacation spot. : SEASIDE
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Lucite, for example. : PLASTIC
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Crusader. : TEMPLAR
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Kern musical. : ROBERTA
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Noun suffix of action. : ADE
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Abrasives. : EMERIES
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Noun suffix of agency. : IER
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Troubles. : ILLS
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Wallace's warriors. : SCOTS
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Sward. : TURF
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McKinley's Ohio birthplace. : NILES
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___ dancer. : TOE
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Warfare. : ARMS
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Complained in whining manner. : SNIVELED
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Having a (specified) way of running. : GAITED
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Home runs: Slang. : CLOUTS
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Move slowly. : LAG
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Regatta entry. : SAILBOAT
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Special disposal of goods. : SALE
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Wager. : BET
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Slow: Music. : LENTO
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Wash. : LAVE
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Disengaged. : FREED
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Beast's home. : LAIR
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___ king. : ALA
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Western ranges. : SIERRAS
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Line of a map: Abbr. : LAT
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Where Anaconda is. : MONTANA
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Scholarly. : ERUDITE
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Adjusted. : ATTUNED
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Speaks up in class. : RECITES
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Fishermen. : SEINERS
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Light carriages: Colloq. : SHAYS
Down
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Potential plant. : SEEDLING
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Flowering shrub. : CAMELLIA
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Snake. : ASP
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Large amount: Slang. : PILE
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Cheeses. : EDAMS
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Goblin. : SPRITE
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Century plants. : ALOES
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Campus buildings. : LABS
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Character in "Peer Gynt." : ASE
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Room in a Roman house. : ATRIUM
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Bishops' caps. : MITERS
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Bureau cover. : SCARF
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Furniture finishes. : STAINS
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Put up. : ERECTED
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Land measure. : ROOD
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City on the Guadalquivir. : SEVILLE
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Well-known soprano. : TRAUBEL
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Botanical bristles. : SETAE
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Coral island. : ATOLL
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Triangle side. : LEG
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Ivy League man. : ELI
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Provider of refreshments. : CATERER
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In music, a key. : TONALITY
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Surfeits. : SATIATES
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Prophet. : SEER
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Fancy German cakes. : TORTES
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Queen of the Tonga Islands. : SALOTE
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Forward!: Ital. : AVANTI
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Covers with crumbs before cooking. : BREADS
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Users of prayer wheels. : LAMAS
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More delicate. : FINER
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Opposes and defies. : DARES
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Sensible. : SANE
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Of this or that kind. : SUCH
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Large cask. : TUN
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Through: Prefix. : DIA

Answer summary:
7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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