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New York Times, Friday, January 31, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,139

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Across
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Pronoun. : THEM
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Winning race horse of 1935. : OMAHA
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Winter sport equipment. : SLED
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Capp's "Lizard of ___." : OOZE
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Comicality. : HUMOR
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Matador's foe: Span. : TORO
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Principal. : MAIN
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Silly one. : IDIOT
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Similar. : AKIN
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Rodeo pony. : BRONCO
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Making thread or yarn. : SPINNING
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___ Lansing, home of 39 Down. : EAST
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Two pages. : LEAF
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Nittany Lions' school. : PENNSTATE
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Unit, as in game scores. : POINT
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Lumberman's tool. : AXE
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Scarlett O'___. : HARA
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Coach "Pop" of football. : WARNER
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Big shots. : VIPS
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Where Arizona State is. : TEMPE
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Major-___. : DOMO
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Pass, as time. : ELAPSE
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Attitude. : POSE
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A "Senator." : NAT
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Biblical word. : SELAH
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Ivy League power. : DARTMOUTH
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Imposing. : EPIC
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Men of Pitt. : PANTHERS
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Where Casanova is coach. : OREGON
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Pigmentary layer of the eye. : UVEA
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Home of the Hurricanes. : MIAMI
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French composer. : LALO
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Rent. : TORN
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Enter a port. : PUTIN
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Roman poet. : OVID
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Pairs. : TWOS
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Native of the Caucasus. : OSSET
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Cards. : TENS
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Kind of vault. : TOMB
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White with age. : HOAR
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Singer Pinza. : EZIO
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Gov. Williams' middle name. : MENNEN
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Buckeyes' school. : OHIOSTATE
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___ puddle. : MUD
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French friends. : AMIS
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Comic strip Major. : HOOPLE
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Bandman Shaw. : ARTIE
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Pacific Coast Conference member. : STANFORD
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Norse god of mischief. : LOKI
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Yeats' land: Poet. : ERIN
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Bell sound. : DONG
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Pocket money. : CASH
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California county. : NAPA
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Biblical weed. : TARE
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Lays asphalt. : PAVES
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Peron's status. : EXILE
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Tibet's neighbor. : NEPAL
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Florida city. : TAMPA
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Former president of Turkey. : INONU
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Threadlike: Prefix. : NEMAT
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Pledged faith. : TROTH
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Home of the Black Knights. : WESTPOINT
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Michigan State players. : SPARTANS
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Read carefully (with "over). : PORE
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Eastern ruler. : SHAH
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Arab chieftain. : EMIR
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Great king of Persia. : DARIUS
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Spotted cat. : OCELOT
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Rate of activity. : TEMPO
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Golf stroke. : PUTT
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Confess. : AVOW
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Detective Wolfe. : NERO
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Game times: Abbr. : SATS
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Contributed. : GAVE
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Sen. Johnston. : OLIN
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Sways. : NODS
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Italian pronoun. : MIE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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