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New York Times, Tuesday, January 21, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Medicated cigarette. : CUBEB
6
Tainted. : POISONED
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Painter of "Bathers." : RENOIR
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Alkaloid from belladonna. : ATROPINE
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Farflung realm. : EMPIRE
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Breaks to flinders. : SHATTERS
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Part of a carillon. : BELL
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Things liquid or frozen. : ASSETS
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Beret. : CAP
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Give ___ whirl. : ITA
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Garb. : ATTIRE
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Lily of Utah. : SEGO
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Inactive: Abbr. : RET
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Bones. : SHINS
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Harassed on all sides. : BESET
28
Handling. : TREATING
30
Coffee container. : URN
31
Fire plug. : HYDRANT
32
Lincoln's War Secretary. : STANTON
36
Common suffix. : ING
37
Gay Romeo. : LOTHARIO
38
Ancient chariot. : ESSED
41
The first robot of old Prague. : GOLEM
42
Smith and Kaline. : ALS
43
Granary pests. : RATS
44
Shoe tiers. : LACERS
45
Number on a clock dial. : VII
46
Longshoremen's group: Abbr. : ILA
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Overcome the hostility of. : DISARM
48
Part of N. B. : BENE
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Punishable act, in law. : CONTEMPT
51
Papal capes. : ORALES
53
Flower visitor. : HONEYBEE
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Most confident. : SUREST
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Angels of the air. : SPONSORS
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Inclines. : TENDS
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Boot hill. : CEMETERY
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Not gilt or silvered. : UNPLATED
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Start to bubble. : BOIL
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Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
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Living. : BREATHING
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Making the grade. : PASSING
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The people things happen to. : OTHERS
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Worked up. : IRATE
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Tipplers. : SOTS
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Make a choice. : OPT
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Female relatives. : NIECES
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Infuriate. : ENRAGE
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Tyrant. : DESPOT
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Renascence. : REBIRTH
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Give meagerly. : STINT
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Make ___ (prepare for defense). : ASTAND
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Medicinal plant. : SENNA
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Friend of Schumann. : BRAHMS
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March 21–April 21, in the zodiac. : ARIES
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The limit. : UTTERMOST
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Cobbler. : SOLER
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Much used, as a road. : TRAVELED
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Unctuous suavity. : OILINESS
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Most inquisitive. : NOSIEST
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Finds. : LOCATES
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Remarque and Kleiber. : ERICHS
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The common sassafras. : SALOOP
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Having tin as an ingredient: Comb. form. : STANNO
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Cigarette: Slang. : GASPER
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Land of forgotten things. : LIMBO
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Pashas of Tripoli. : DEYS
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Building for livestock. : BARN
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Midmorning. : TEN
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Any street in Paris. : RUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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