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New York Times, Saturday, January 25, 1958

67-Across : Orderly quality.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,133
Across
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Fashionable. : UPTODATE
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Heaps. : SCADS
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Manual calculator. : SLIDERULE
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Island of the Bermudas. : PAGET
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Bicycle part. : HANDLEBAR
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Life principal. : ANIMA
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A language: Abbr. : ENG
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Set to work. : USE
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Tree. : ASH
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Cup with two or more handles. : TIG
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Coral formations. : REEFS
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The sound of "h." : ASPIRATE
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Day: Span. : DIA
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On the contrary. : BUT
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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More vigorous. : STRONGER
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___ en scène. : MISE
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Greek letter. : PHI
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Crackajacks. : NAILERS
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East: Ger. : OST
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American Academy exhibits. : ARTS
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High-test liquid. : GASOLINE
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Yuma's river. : GILA
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Common level. : PAR
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Obscure. : DIM
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Designating a way to travel. : OVERLAND
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Repair. : PATCH
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Through. : PER
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In circulation. : OUT
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Request. : ASK
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Trouble. : WOE
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Farewell to Hawaii. : ALOHA
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Stimulus. : INCENTIVE
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Frozen. : GELID
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Caricatured pictorially. : CARTOONED
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Contemporary dramatist. : ODETS
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Orderly quality. : NEATNESS
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Theatre attendant. : USHER
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Jet. : PLANE
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Slight color. : TINGE
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Dissimilar. : ODD
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False belief. : DELUSION
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Son of Zeus and Hera. : ARES
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Subway. : TUBE
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Highest note. : ELA
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Cavalryman. : SPAHI
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Have the right to. : CAN
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Dither or flurry. : AGITATION
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Menu item. : DEMITASSE
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Scene shifter's concern. : STAGESET
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Obliterations. : ERASURES
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Coastal city: Abbr. : SPT
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Role for Ralph Bellamy. : FDR
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"Heloise and ___." : ABELARD
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In ___: Legal phrase. : REM
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Slavic girl's name. : ANA
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Withered. : SHRIVELED
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Dramatic lead. : TITLEROLE
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Circus ballyhoo adjective. : GIGANTIC
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Port in American Samoa. : PAGOPAGO
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Curtain hanger. : ROD
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Part of a noose. : SLIPKNOT
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Patriotic organization. : SAR
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"___ Yankee Doodle dandy ... " : IMA
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Tourist center in the Pyrenees. : PAU
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Cargoes. : LOADS
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String. : TWINE
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Small bays. : COVES
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Minds. : HEEDS
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Parcel of land. : ACRE
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Bristle. : SETA
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Affect strongly. : HIT
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Mezzo-soprano Merriman. : NAN
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Weight unit. : TON

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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