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New York Times, Monday, January 20, 1958

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Abbess or spiritual mother. : AMMA
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Billiard shot. : CAROM
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Stuff. : CRAM
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Mongkut's country. : SIAM
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"Vanessa," for example. : OPERA
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Japanese aborigine. : AINU
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Force of a rocket. : PROPULSION
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Short wool fiber. : NOIL
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Convened. : SAT
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Parts of pumps. : TOES
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Iota. : TITTLE
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Whirls. : SPINS
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Gangster's finale. : RIDE
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Adamant. : STEELY
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River into Gulf of California. : COLORADO
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Legal possession. : TITLE
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Auxiliary verb. : SHALL
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Latin-American country: Abbr. : URU
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Border on. : ABUT
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Santa ___. : CLARA
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"L'___, c'est moi." : ETAT
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Lowest degree: Abbr. : MIN
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Deceivers. : LIARS
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Incline. : SLOPE
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Spectacular exhibitions. : PAGEANTS
44
Energetic person: Slang. : HUMMER
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The birds: Zool. : AVES
46
Group of Pacific islands. : SAMOA
47
Journalist. : WRITER
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Vaccines. : SERA
51
Word element meaning "distant." : TEL
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Tear apart. : RIVE
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Location of Hillary expedition. : ANTARCTICA
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Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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City on Biscayne Bay. : MIAMI
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Student quarters. : DORM
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Trifles. : PINS
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Bottomless pit. : ABYSS
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Descriptive of some noses. : SNUB
Down
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Vipers. : ASPS
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Remarkable variable star. : MIRA
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Asian Red. : MAOTSETUNG
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Unit of electricity: Abbr. : AMP
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Settlement. : COLONY
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Recesses in basilicas. : APSES
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Former Brazilian money. : REIS
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___ y plata. : ORO
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Type of veil. : MANTILLA
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Easy gait. : CANTER
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Public disturbance. : RIOT
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Slipper. : MULE
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Practical: Obs. : UTILE
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Object of great devotion. : IDOL
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Throw missiles. : PELT
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Laughs loudly. : ROARS
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Distinctive mark. : STAMP
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Shinbone. : TIBIA
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Scorches. : CHARS
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Use of electronic devices. : AUTOMATION
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Arrange in folds. : DRAPE
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A kind of space. : OUTER
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Nickname for a thin man. : SLATS
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Method of movie presentation. : CINERAMA
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Patron saint of sailors. : ELMO
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Wash. : LAVE
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Colorful shrub. : SUMAC
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Diners. : EATERS
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___ tweed. : HARRIS
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Coal strata. : SEAMS
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Garment. : WRAP
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Peak in central Switzerland. : RIGI
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___ Petrosky Skivar. : IVAN
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Brace. : STAY
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Color. : ECRU
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Cosset. : LAMB
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Point. : NIB
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Gridiron scores. : TDS

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