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New York Times, Saturday, September 5, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,704

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Geneva conferee. : HERTER
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Chairman, House Un-American Activities Committee. : WALTER
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City in Spain. : OVIEDO
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Imagines. : IDEATES
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Gave silent approval. : NODDED
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Shipping routes. : SEALANES
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Antiquity: Archaic. : ELD
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Abundant. : RIFE
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Take off. : REMOVE
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Norse name. : SVEN
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Deprived of feeling. : NUMB
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Tore apart. : RIVED
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Soprano's vis-à-vis. : TENOR
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Nostril. : NARE
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Soap operas, for instance. : MATINEES
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Sun shade. : TAN
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As opposed to figurative. : LITERAL
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Cooling device on a car engine. : FANBELT
42
Common verb. : ARE
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One skilled at drawing forth information. : ELICITOR
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Gaelic man's name. : NEAL
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Wax: Obs. : CERE
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Expert at repartee. : WITTY
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Namesakes of Mme. Gluck. : ALMAS
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Rambler. : ROSE
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Philippine Moslem. : MORO
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Distinguishing flavors. : TASTES
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Normandy town. : STLO
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Accomplished. : DID
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Dubs. : ENTITLES
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Malicious destroyer. : VANDAL
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Preordain. : DESTINE
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Operatic role. : ISOLDE
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Site of the Colossus. : RHODES
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Emphasize. : STRESS
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Trustworthy. : HONEST
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Develop gradually. : EVOLVE
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Dominated (by something specified). : RIDDEN
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Batting champ Williams. : TED
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River into the Fulda. : EDER
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French sculptor. : RODIN
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Solons. : WISEMEN
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Hoosier humorist. : ADE
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Shakespearean role. : LEAR
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Former German coin. : TALER
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Star in Draco. : ETAMIN
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Refurbish. : RENOVATE
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Respective. : SEVERAL
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Sitting, especially of statues. : SEDENT
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British rifleman. : FUSILIER
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City in W Alaska. : NOME
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Brawny to the nth degree. : BEEFIEST
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Unusual. : RARE
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Irish fuel. : PEAT
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Soapstone. : TALC
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White, crystalline flakes. : SNOW
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Woolly. : LANATE
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Scene of national elections, June, 1959. : IRELAND
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Hoffa follower. : TEAMSTER
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Part of a fedora. : BRIM
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Intersects. : CROSSES
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Somewhat tardy. : LATISH
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Child's walk. : TODDLE
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Trinities. : TRIADS
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Alpine calls. : YODLES
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Bout: Colloq. : SETTO
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Well-known G.I. : ELVIS
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Tobagganed. : SLID
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Kiln. : OAST
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Compass point. : ENE
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"Water, water everywhere, ___ any drop to drink." : NOR

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

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