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New York Times, Saturday, January 11, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 0, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,119

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Across
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Teller's forte. : SCIENCE
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Flashes. : GLEAMS
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Recent Eisenhower appointee. : KILLIAN
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Inhabitant of a satellite. : MOONMAN
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Conceited ones. : EGOISTS
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Period of years. : CENTURY
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Hebrew letter. : TAV
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Variety of 62 Across. : ICEBERG
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Cover. : LID
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Small body of men. : CREW
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Salutes. : HAILS
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Actress Tierney. : GENE
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Expression of weariness. : HEYHO
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Road surface. : TAR
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Dilute. : WATER
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Kind of sheer linen. : TOILE
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To that extent. : SOFAR
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Maritime county of England. : SUSSEX
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Familiar words in Dixie. : YOUALL
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Beauty shop items. : PERMS
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Texas A. & M. player. : AGGIE
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Captured. : TAKEN
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Purpose. : AIM
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Dye. : HENNA
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Repenter. : RUER
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Famous fur merchant. : ASTOR
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Layer of earth. : SOIL
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Exist. : ARE
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Expediter. : SPEEDER
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Pasture. : LEA
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Type of "cocktail." : MOLOTOV
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Manifest. : EVIDENT
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Introductory section, in music. : PRELUDE
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Boston or 19 Across. : LETTUCE
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Family cars. : SEDANS
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Banged. : SLAMMED
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Short, informal story. : SKETCH
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Product of North Carolina. : CIGARETS
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Message on a Valentine. : ILOVEYOU
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Man's name. : ELI
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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Emotional break in the voice. : CATCH
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Enthrone. : ENSEAT
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Departing guests. : GOERS
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Louisiana Senator. : LONG
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Adjective suffix. : ENT
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Charm. : AMULET
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Service man. : MARINE
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Member of Truman's Cabinet. : SNYDER
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Wilson's successor. : MCELROY
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Prejudice. : BIAS
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Soft, rustling sound. : WHISPER
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Repair shops. : GARAGES
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Comedian Johnson's partner. : OLSEN
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English novelist. : WAUGH
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Suffix used with pamphlet, profit, etc. : EER
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One of Stassen's jobs: Abbr. : FOA
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Recent holiday time. : XMASEVE
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Floor covering. : LINOLEUM
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Clemency. : LENIENCE
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Location. : SITE
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Hikes. : TRAMPS
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Hydrangea pink. : AURORE
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Turned (over). : KEELED
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Designs. : MODELS
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Having wings. : ALATED
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Animals without feet. : APODS
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Delight. : REVEL
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Astonish. : STUN
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First name of Hollywood star. : RITA
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
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Tropical medicine degree. : DTM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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