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New York Times, Wednesday, January 8, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,116
Across
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Character in an old Broadway hit. : ABIE
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Flightless bird. : KIWI
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Bridge term. : REBID
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Mother's standard word to children. : DONT
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Norse god. : ODIN
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Like a merino. : OVINE
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Come ___ from the blue (come without warning). : LIKEABOLT
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The Aga Khan. : KARIM
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Gt. Br. or Ir. : ISL
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Beauties. : BELLES
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Start of the Normandy invasion. : DDAY
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Lucius ___, proponent of the old Far West. : BEEBE
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Edicts of the East. : IRADES
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Huntress-runner of myth. : ATALANTA
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Little ___. : EVA
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Behaves like. : ACTS
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Manufacturers' group. : NAM
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Mirrored. : IMAGED
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Current Broadway play from London. : LOOKBACKINANGER
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Hurler. : TOSSER
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Hellenic mountain. : OSSA
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And so forth. : ETC
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Granted as proper. : ACCORDED
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Slangy phrase used for emphasis. : ANDHOW
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Ornamental setting. : DECOR
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City southeast of Palermo. : ENNA
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Cried out sharply. : YELPED
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Stibnite. : ORE
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Space pioneer. : LAIKA
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With heroic fortitude. : VALIANTLY
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Passenger ship. : LINER
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Soon. : ANON
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Winnebago Indian. : OTOE
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Leave out. : ELIDE
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Lordships: Abbr. : LDPS
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Vehicles. : VANS
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At pleasure: Lat. abbr. : ADLIB
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Sen. Church's home. : BOISE
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Linen tape. : INKLE
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After printemps. : ETE
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Japanese seaport. : KOBE
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Very popular one. : IDOL
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Senator from Piedmont. : WILLIAMKNOWLAND
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Wartime verb. : INTERN
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Seoul soldier. : ROK
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Dodge. : EVADE
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Oölogist's concern. : BIRDSEGGS
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Dolphin genus. : INIA
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Paper size. : DEMY
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Help, in wrongdoing. : ABET
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Having a glossy surface. : SATINED
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Sits in the sun. : BASKS
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Lady: Span. : DAMA
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Absence of government. : ANARCHY
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Resin product. : LAC
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Victory signs. : VEES
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Spanish seaport. : ADRA
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Der ___. : ALTE
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Water bird. : COOT
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Great name in music. : TOSCANINI
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Electrical terminal. : ANODE
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Bugle. : BEAD
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Noun suffix. : IER
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Contemporary. : COEVAL
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Tales from Scandinavia. : EDDA
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Bare. : NAKED
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Short surplice. : COTTA
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Modern material. : ORLON
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Kings, in Spain. : REYES
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She: Fr. : ELLE
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Part of a digit. : NAIL
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Sound of a flat dive. : PLOP
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___, zwei, drei. : EINS
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Continue to be. : ARE
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Calendar abbreviation. : NOV

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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