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New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,136
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Popular game. : GOLF
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Shoppers' concerns. : SALES
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Portuguese explorer (1450–1500). : DIAS
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Cap-___ (from head to foot). : APIE
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Make self-conscious. : ABASH
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Language of Moslems in India. : URDU
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Very much. : FARANDAWAY
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Equine hue. : ROAN
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Blazed up brightly. : FLARED
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Hangs. : SUSPENDS
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Crystalline substance. : SALT
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Bah! : TUSH
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Wielder of crayons. : COLORER
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Communication. : MESSAGE
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Sir, in Persia. : AZAM
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Sundry. : DIVERS
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Greek letters. : NUS
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Golfer's warning. : FORE
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Coal mine shaft. : PIT
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Excise copy. : EDIT
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A language: Abbr. : ENG
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Begins. : ARISES
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Part of TV. : TELE
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Chooses to. : SEESFIT
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Moves back. : RECEDES
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Sow wild ___. : OATS
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River into the Moselle. : SAAR
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Subcontracts. : FARMSOUT
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Delaware Indian. : LENAPE
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Covers. : LIDS
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Corporative nomenclatures. : TRADENAMES
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Concept: Comb. form. : IDEO
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German coin. : TALER
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Pilfered articles. : LOOT
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Gull-like bird. : TERN
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Spanish earthenware. : OLLAS
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Auld Lang ___. : SYNE
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Barbed spear. : GAFF
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Gem. : OPAL
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Coin of Italy. : LIRA
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Alarming. : FEARSOME
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Encumbered. : SADDLED
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Arab's robe. : ABA
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Blackstone's concern. : LAWS
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Brother of Jacob. : ESAU
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Pettifogger. : SHYSTER
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Constraint. : DURESS
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Inflexible. : IRONHANDED
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Storm god of Babylon. : ADAD
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Days: Poet. : SUNS
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Approach. : NEAR
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Tabby. : PUSS
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"Come, and ___ as ye go . . . " : TRIPIT
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Bistros. : CAFES
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Pure air: Colloq. : OZONE
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Prodigious undertaking: Colloq. : LARGEORDER
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Olympic games distances. : METERS
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Duplicity. : GUILE
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Senatorial first name. : ESTES
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Strength: Lat. : VIS
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Imperishable things. : ETERNALS
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Times of day: Abbr. : AFTS
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Italian rice dish. : RISOTTO
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Ships of the Arctic. : SEALERS
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Operatic hero. : SAMSON
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City on the Orne. : CAEN
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Move with celerity. : FLIT
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___-de-camp. : AIDE
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Europe-Asia border river. : URAL
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Large: Colloq. : TALL
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Island off China. : AMOY
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Laborer. : PEON
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Beatrice d'___. : ESTE
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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