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READING AND WRITING

New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 1958

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 671 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,113
Across
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Invention adapted by Daguerre. : CAMERA
7
Crustaceans. : CRABS
12
Clutch. : GRAB
16
And so forth: Ger. abbr. : USW
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Bestowed liberally. : SHOWERED
21
Spartan serf. : HELOT
22
Friar in "Romeo and Juliet." : LAURENCE
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Name in title of 1875 novel. : KARENINA
25
Posthumously published poet. : EMILYDICKINSON
27
"Faerie Queene" character. : ATE
28
Particle. : ATOM
29
First word of Howe classic. : MINE
30
Poem. : ODE
31
___ Canal. : GRAND
32
Home of Orpheus. : THRACE
34
Heckler. : BAITER
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Sibilant sound. : LISP
38
Certain votes. : AYES
39
Squatters. : NESTERS
41
One of the Seven Sages. : SOLON
43
Der ___. : TAG
45
Humorist of the Gay Nineties. : BANGS
48
Author of "Golden Boy." : ODETS
50
Part of South America: Abbr. : ARG
51
Blathers. : BLEATS
55
Girl's nickname. : EDIE
56
Brews. : ALES
57
Astounds. : AMAZES
60
New manager in L. A. : ALSTON
61
Nobel Prize winner in literature, 1915. : ROLLAND
63
Famous name in Yoknapatawpha County. : SNOPES
64
Attempt. : TRY
65
French novelist. : SUE
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Builds. : ERECTS
67
Harness parts. : BRIDLES
69
Puncheon. : TUN
70
Evening: Ital. : SERA
71
American inventor from Croatia. : TESLA
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Of the same age. : COEVAL
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Oxlike animal. : ZEBU
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Burden. : TASK
75
A. Conan Doyle opus. : ASCANDALINBOHEMIA
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Activity. : STIR
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Musical composition. : OPUS
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Danish islands. : FAROES
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Kind of cooperative. : ARTEL
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Doublet and ___. : HOSE
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___ Grundy. : MRS
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Prickly. : SPINOSE
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Innuit. : ESKIMO
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Tad's father. : ABE
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Auditing expert: Abbr. : CPA
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Unbound book leaves. : SHEETS
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Dallied. : TRIFLED
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Object of wonderment. : MARVEL
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Dance step. : CHASSE
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Exclamations. : OHOS
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Notion: Fr. : IDEE
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Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
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Short poem. : LAY
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Author of "Those Without Shadows." : SAGAN
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Changes direction. : VEERS
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Baseball immortal. : OTT
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One of the Hartford Wits. : ALSOP
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Transparent quartz. : CRYSTAL
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Norse name. : SVEN
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Bertrand Russell. : EARL
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Buenas ___. : NOCHES
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Largest of the Bahamas. : ANDROS
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Collect. : AMASS
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Vita. : BIO
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Learning. : LORE
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Escanaba cargo. : ORE
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Message the carrier sent to Peggotty. : BARKISISWILLIN
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Was more brilliant. : OUTSHONE
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Floating leaves. : LILYPADS
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Bailiff. : REEVE
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Took for granted. : PRESUMED
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Famous whist forename. : ELY
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African tree. : SHEA
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"The Eve of St. ___." : AGNES
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Montaigne's forte. : ESSAYS
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Kitchen instrument. : CORER
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Solemn wonder. : AWE
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Movie villains. : MENACES
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Descendants of Gad. : ERITES
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Italian river. : RENO
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1859 novel. : ADAMBEDE
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Pierre Curie was one. : CHEMIST
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Decrease. : REMIT
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Straightens: Var. : ALINES
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Ballet by Ravel. : BOLERO
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Enclosure. : STY
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Movements of certain aircraft. : GLIDINGS
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"Camptown ___." : RACES
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Razorbill. : AUK
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Ship. : BRIG
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Take back one's words. : UNSAY
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Tea cake. : SCONE
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Goes: Poet. : WENDS
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Card game. : SKAT
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Poetic verb. : HATH
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Infuriates. : ENRAGES
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Swinburne's "Lady of Pain." : DOLORES
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Tess Durbeyfield's husband. : ANGELCLARE
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Mars. : ARES
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Famous showman. : PTBARNUM
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Enumerated. : TOLD
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Loafs. : LAZES
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Helper. : ALLY
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Basque cap. : BERET
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Worship. : ADORE
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Birthplace of Pres. McKinley. : NILES
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One of a pair of huaraches. : SANDAL
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Bewildered. : ATSEA
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Balzac's birthplace. : TOURS
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___ preview. : SNEAK
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Belgian city. : ANS
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Appeases. : MOLLIFIES
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Anthropoid. : APE
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Indonesians of Mindanao. : ATAS
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Hindu deity. : SIVA
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Subways: Colloq. : TUBES
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Extra dividend. : BONUS
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Rhode Island ___. : REDS
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Titter. : TEHEE
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Locale of "Ethan Frome." : STARKFIELD
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Genus of goats. : CAPRA
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Park features. : ZOOS
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Finish. : COMPLETE
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City on the Loire. : NANTES
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Certain relatives: Abbr. : BROS
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Historic capital of Moldavia. : IASI
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Ornamental linen covers. : SHAMS
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Go ___ for. : TOBAT
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Tributary of the Rhone. : ISERE
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Diacritical mark. : TILDE
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Eastern noble. : EMEER
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Veins of ore. : LODES
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Rebel of 1786. : SHAYS
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Footlike part. : PES
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Forage plant. : ERS
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Penny. : CENT
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Character in "Merry Wives." : SHALLOW
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Heaps: Colloq. : TONS
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See 24 Across. : VRONSKY
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Character in 1749 novel. : CLARISSA
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Blunderbore. : OGRE
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Home of 6 Down. : HAYSLOPE
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One-seeded fruits. : ACHENES
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New opera at the Met. : VANESSA
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Attribute of Long John Silver. : ONELEG
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Mass of microspores in seed plants. : POLLEN
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French pastries. : TARTES
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Florida cape. : SABLE
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Special service of W. W. II. : VMAIL
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General Jubal. : EARLY
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Sojourn. : ABIDE
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British soldier, subject of Macaulay essay. : CLIVE
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Apartment. : ROOMS
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French river. : ORNE
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___ pearl. : SEED
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Tastes. : SIPS
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Possessive. : OURS
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Czech measure. : SAH
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One of King David's guard. : IRA
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Belgian town on the Meuse. : HUY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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