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New York Times, Wednesday, September 9, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,708
Across
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Hook for landing large fish. : GAFF
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Oblong yellowish fruit. : PAPAW
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Hacks. : CABS
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Et ___. : ALII
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See 53 Across. : ALIBI
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Where Johnny Appleseed's valley was. : OHIO
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Fabulist. : LIAR
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Principle. : TENET
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Carnelian's relative. : SARD
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Bear witness (to). : ATTEST
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Historic fortress in Granada. : ALHAMBRA
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Wood: Fr. : BOIS
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Word: Comb. form. : LOGO
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Puccini opera. : LABOHEME
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Open. : UNSEAL
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Viva-voce. : ORAL
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Body on Capitol Hill. : SENATE
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Languishes. : WILTS
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Buyer's reading matter. : ADS
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Junk. : SCRAP
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Letter. : ESS
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Gloomy. : MOROSE
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Isolated. : LONE
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Argue rationally. : REASON
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Madame Tussaud's museum. : WAXWORKS
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Defendant's statement. : PLEA
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Scotland ___. : YARD
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Make resentful. : EMBITTER
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King Croesus was one. : LYDIAN
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Pen for sheep. : FOLD
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Numskull. : IDIOT
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___ time (very quickly). : INNO
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Rightful. : TRUE
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World: Fr. : MONDE
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Watch your ___. : STEP
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Seventh son. : SEER
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Over. : ENDED
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British general at Brandywine. : HOWE
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Festive occasion. : GALA
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Set down. : ALIT
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Decree. : FIAT
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Lightning. : FIREBOLT
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Meat pies. : PATTIES
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Adam's ___ (water). : ALE
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Pineapple cloth. : PINA
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"___ for Adano." : ABELL
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Free from. : WITHOUT
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The universe as an orderly system. : COSMOS
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Coveter of Naboth's vineyard. : AHAB
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Whirring sound, as of a spinning wheel. : BIRR
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Drink. : SODA
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Soothing command, as to a horse. : SOH
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Character in "David Copperfield." : AGNES
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Mudslinger's delight. : SMEAR
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Scowl or frown. : LOWER
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Come into view. : ARISE
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Wood lighter than cork. : BALSA
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Bequeath. : ENDOW
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What a wild pitch is not classed as. : ERROR
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One of Kipling's trio, elliptically. : AHANK
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Easy gaits. : LOPES
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Make a test of. : ASSAY
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Young salmon. : SMOLT
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Awkward. : CLODDISH
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Former. : ONETIME
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Filled with joy. : EXALTED
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Arachnid. : SPIDER
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Bent to one side. : WRY
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Envious sister-in-law of Niobe. : AEDON
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Small amphibians. : EFTS
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What Oliver Twist asked for. : MORE
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Monday's shade. : BLUE
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Cheese coating. : RIND
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___ the bargain (besides). : INTO
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Over again. : ANEW
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Slangy negative. : NOPE
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Lyrical work. : ODE

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

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