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SAILOR, BEWARE!

New York Times, Sunday, January 12, 1958

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 578 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,120
Across
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Lad or lassie. : BAIRN
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Leif's father. : ERIC
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Full of life. : SPRY
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Ships' berths. : SLIPS
19
Port of Rome. : OSTIA
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Canvas: Span. : LONA
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Realm. : AREA
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Painting on a thin board. : PANEL
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Between Tampa and Tampico. : THEGULFOFMEXICO
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Shadow. : UMBRA
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Vicar's aide. : CURATE
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Neptune's spear. : TRIDENT
29
Set sail. : EMBARK
30
Time periods: Abbr. : HRS
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"Just as ___ . . . " : IAM
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Ibsen character. : ASE
34
Numerical combining form. : OCTO
36
Indigo. : DYE
37
Discard. : SCRAP
39
He loves: Lat. : AMAT
42
Hollywood name. : LANA
44
Resort on the Bay of Biscay. : SANTANDER
48
Where Venice's flee once sailed. : ADRIATICSEA
53
Use a prie-dieu. : KNEEL
54
Grass. : REED
56
Discoverer of Faulkland Isls. : DAVIS
57
Sharp. : ACID
58
Common abbreviations. : ETCS
59
Bumper to protect a ship's hull. : FENDERSPAR
61
Glut. : SATE
62
Ship's channel. : GAT
63
Pastry-covered meat or fish. : RISSOLE
64
Compass point. : ENE
65
Certain collegians. : SOPHS
66
Black. : RAVEN
68
City near Lake Titicaca. : LAPAZ
70
Handles. : ANSAE
71
Scrawny animal. : SCRAG
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Had mess. : ATE
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In a reserved way. : ALOOFLY
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Church title. : FRA
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Man's name. : OTIS
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Southern exposures. : SUNNYSIDES
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Political group. : BLOC
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Containers. : TINS
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Kind of ship. : SPACE
85
Valhalla dweller. : ODIN
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Face down. : PRONE
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Vessels. : OCEANLINERS
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Symbol of Kansas. : SUNFLOWER
92
Loud sound. : ROAR
93
Heavy fog, in sailors' slang. : SOUP
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Turkish prayer rug. : MELAS
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Father of Osiris: Var. : KEB
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Grains. : RYES
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Hawaiian food. : POI
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Small sailboat: Slang. : CAT
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Rudiments. : ABC
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At all ___ (anyhow). : EVENTS
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One of 87 Across. : AMERICA
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Worthless: Colloq. : MEASLY
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The pentateuch. : TORAH
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Between Panama and Port-au-Prince. : THECARIBBEANSEA
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Home of Minoan civilization. : CRETE
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Biographical sketch. : VITA
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Spanish jar. : OLLA
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One by one: Fr. : UNAUN
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Misanthrope. : HATER
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Not up. : ABED
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Nautical ropes. : TYES
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Dictum: Colloq. : SAYSO
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Bungle. : BOTCH
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Assyrian war god. : ASHUR
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Roman roads. : ITERS
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Baltic seaport. : RIGA
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Marine. : NAUTICAL
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Sprite. : ELF
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Core. : ROOT
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___ red. : INFRA
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Shirt: Span. : CAMISA
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French marshal (1696–1750). : SAXE
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Chief: Abbr. : PRIN
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Right hand page. : RECTO
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Cariban tribesman. : YAO
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Italian frozen dessert. : SPUMONI
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Darling. : LAMB
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Out of favor: Colloq. : INBAD
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Naval hero. : PERRY
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Appease. : SLAKE
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Get news of. : LEARN
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Dropsy. : EDEMA
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___ Unis. : ETATS
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Señoras. : MADRES
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Eau ___, Wis. : CLAIRE
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French holy women: Abbr. : STES
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Hammer heads. : PEENS
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States further. : ADDS
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Certain four-sided figures. : TRAPEZOIDS
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Chances: Span. : ACASOS
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Extension of a ship's keel. : SKEG
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Locale of the Ross Sea. : ANTARCTIC
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Fruit. : NECTARINE
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Fragrances. : REDOLENCES
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Czar's name. : IVAN
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Orkney Islands channel. : SCAPAFLOW
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___ or the other. : EITHERONE
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Circus drinks. : ADES
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Walter ___ Mare. : DELA
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Appendage to a submarine. : FIN
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Compensate. : REPAY
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Enrolled: Abbr. : REG
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Curve of a ship's plank. : SNY
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Eastern college. : VASSAR
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Besides. : ALSO
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Than: Ger. : ALS
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"And ___ bed." : SOTO
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Aim high. : ASPIRE
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Sir, in Malaysia. : TUAN
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Infamy. : ODIUM
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African fox. : FENNEC
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Genus of trees. : ACER
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One of the Caesars. : NERO
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Business abbreviation. : BROS
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Destroys. : SLAYS
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Flat extents in a graph. : PLATEAUS
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Storm at sea. : NORTHER
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Above: Lat. : SUPRA
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Blaze. : FLAME
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Fictional detective. : POIROT
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Sailing vessel. : KETCH
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City of Portugal. : EVORA
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Close-fitting cap. : BERET
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Title for Kipling. : SAHIB
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With hauteur. : ICILY
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Analyze. : ASSAY
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French colors. : BLEUS
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Dark-blue: Comb. form. : CYANO
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Man's nickname. : NATE
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Allot. : METE
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Habitat plant. : ECAD
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___ seaman. : ABLE
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Coin of India. : ANNA
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Government power agency. : TVA
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College degrees. : BAS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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