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New York Times, Wednesday, January 1, 1958

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 89, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,109
Across
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Perfumery center near Cannes. : GRASSE
7
"Eheu ___," start of Horace's lament for the fleeting years. : FUGACES
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Brainpan. : CRANIUM
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In the fashion. : ALAMODE
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County in Connaught, Ireland. : LEITRIM
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Hodgepodge. : MELANGE
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City in central Sicily. : ENNA
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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About one quart. : LITER
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Wildly gay. : MAD
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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Slips of the tongue or pen. : BONERS
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Make more suitable. : ADAPT
27
Air. : MIEN
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Having prongs. : TINED
30
Arcade of Athens. : STOA
31
Ranch. : FARM
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Quechuan tribesman. : INCA
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Dwarf. : STUNT
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South African perennial. : ALOE
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Request, as advice. : SEEK
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Faultless. : PURE
40
Well-known ball player, for short. : DIMAG
41
Rockefeller Center meeting place. : RINK
42
Plowed land: Span. : ARADA
43
Sculptured. : GRAVEN
47
Basic principle of radar. : ECHO
50
Navigator's aid. : MAP
51
Bolt. : RIVET
52
Cow barn. : BYRE
53
Palm tree. : SAGO
54
Run. : OPERATE
56
Insignificant. : UNNOTED
58
Particular form of anything. : VERSION
59
Kind of triangle. : SCALENE
60
International compact. : ENTENTE
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French revolutionist. : HEBERT
Down
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Gauzy silk fabric. : GRENADINE
2
Colorful Indian ceremony. : RAINDANCE
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Pilaster. : ANTA
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Title. : SIR
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Series of related things. : SUITE
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Irish patriot of 1800. : EMMET
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Celebrity. : FAME
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Unit of capacity. : GALLON
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At full speed: Poet. : AMAIN
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Tale or story: Fr. : CONTE
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Sharp tool. : EDGER
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Haruspices. : SEERS
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Flowering vine. : CLEMATIS
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Occupant of holiday platter. : TOMTURKEY
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Business abbreviation. : LTD
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Pound. : BEAT
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Projecting point. : PEAK
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Beloved of Glaucus. : IONE
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Astound. : STUN
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Beautiful. : FAIR
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Subject of many a glee club song. : ALMAMATER
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Highwayman of Western dramas. : ROADAGENT
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Large-footed bird. : MEGAPODE
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Short trip in a vehicle. : SPIN
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Very large P. I. tree. : DAO
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Keep. : RETAIN
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Part of the forest. : GROVE
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Approach perfection. : RIPEN
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Stave off. : AVERT
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Lines before the chorus. : VERSE
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Mass of people. : CRUSH
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Accordingly. : HENCE
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Nota ___. : BENE
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Food fish. : SOLE
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Kindergartner. : TOT
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Catch. : NAB

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

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