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New York Times, Friday, January 3, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,111
Across
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The Army's IRBM. : JUPITER
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Slow ballet dances. : ADAGIOS
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Pain reliever. : ANODYNE
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Machine pedal. : TREADLE
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Silvery fishes. : MULLETS
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Cross-country runner. : HARRIER
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Pirate in "Peter Pan." : SMEE
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___ Downs. : EPSOM
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Rain barrier. : ROOF
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Football melee. : SCRIMMAGE
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Path cut by a mower. : SWATH
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Is 100% temperate. : TEETOTALS
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Be wrong. : ERR
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Name for "A" Company. : ABEL
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Name for Spain. : IBERIA
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Thespian's gear. : WIGS
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Colorado park. : ESTES
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Ich ___ (I serve): Ger. : DIEN
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Tomorrow's never-never land. : UTOPIA
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Inside. : INTO
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Enemy of beauty. : AGE
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Piercing. : PENETRANT
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Thoughtful one. : MUSER
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Folding money. : LONGGREEN
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Comme il ___. : FAUT
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Goose genus. : ANSER
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Bullet: Span. : BALA
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Loss of memory. : AMNESIA
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Secret or mystery. : ARCANUM
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Most faded. : SEAREST
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Bright tropical cuckoo. : TOURACO
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Board member. : TRUSTEE
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Better groomed. : SLEEKER
Down
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Traffic phenomena. : JAMS
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Word in the motto of the U. S. : UNUM
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Shaft of a wagon. : POLE
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Least busy. : IDLEST
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Yard-hoisting rope: Naut. : TYE
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Come in. : ENTER
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Breathing spells. : RESPITES
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Ready for guests. : ATHOME
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Ketti Frings, for one. : DRAMATIST
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Air: Comb. form. : AER
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Lodged like a poor poet. : GARRETED
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Peculiar, individual: Comb. form. : IDIO
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Food fat. : OLEO
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Feudal slave. : SERF
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Refiner jobs. : SMELTINGS
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Tea, in Britain. : CHA
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Chunk: Colloq. : GOB
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Get complete control of: Colloq. : SEWUP
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Pen. : WRITE
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Gas used in light bulbs. : ARGON
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Verdi's forte. : ARIAS
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Belgian city. : LIEGE
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Better balanced. : SANER
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Rich onion and egg sauce. : BEARNAISE
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Zinc ingots. : SPELTERS
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Begs. : ENTREATS
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Japanese name. : ITO
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Cockney's flat. : OME
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Related on the father's side. : AGNATE
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Bring to light. : UNBARE
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Leon ___, late comedian. : ERROL
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Ahead of time. : FAST
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The U. S. A.: Abbr. : AMER
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Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
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Giant in Numbers. : ANAK
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Well-known editor-publisher. : LUCE
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Latin love. : AMOR
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Regulate. : SET
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Signal to begin. : CUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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