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New York Times, Wednesday, October 15, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,396

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Across
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Breakfast reading. : MAIL
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He wrote "Two Years Before the Mast." : DANA
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American plan component. : MEALS
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Midshipman's academy. : ANNAPOLIS
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Novelist Glasgow. : ELLEN
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Horseman's pouch. : SADDLEBAG
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Vivacious. : ALIVE
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English porcelains. : SPODES
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Wheel projections. : CAMS
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Notice. : SEE
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Once more. : ANEW
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Itinerant judge, for instance. : CIRCUITER
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Not ever: Poet. : NEER
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Hot coals. : CINDERS
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Balaam's lecturer. : ASS
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Makes lace. : TATS
30
Lily family. : LILIUM
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Things of little worth. : STIVERS
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Composer Lecuona. : ERNESTO
37
Of a major Hebrew prophet. : ISAIAN
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A life story: Abbr. : BIOG
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Palindromic Indian. : OTO
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Loving. : AMATORY
42
Entreated. : PLED
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Figuratively, a burden. : MILLSTONE
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Attend. : HEAR
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Black bird. : ANI
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Mind. : TEND
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Of teeth. : DENTAL
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West Point undergraduate. : PLEBE
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Gloomy. : SATURNINE
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Baptismal font. : LAVER
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Proverbially, bliss. : IGNORANCE
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Washstand pitchers. : EWERS
58
___ out (divulges). : LETS
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Czech-German river. : EGER
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Kind of meeting. : MASS
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Metric feet of three syllables. : ANAPAESTS
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World's largest archipelago. : INDONESIA
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Fire escape. : LADDER
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Accomplishes. : DOES
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White vestment. : ALB
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Vitamin B components. : NIACINS
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The Norse Olympus. : ASGARD
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Taking the gauge. : MEASURING
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Old long measure. : ELL
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Canted over. : ALIST
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River wall. : LEVEE
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Disdainful look. : SNEER
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A beaver skin, in the fur trade. : PLEW
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Defense Secretary. : MCELROY
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Town dwellers. : CITS
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___ of Man. : ISLE
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Noses: Lat. : NASI
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Embodied. : CARNATE
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Powerful union. : TEAMSTERS
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Cutting off from. : ISOLATING
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Speech. : UTTERANCE
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General atmosphere. : MOOD
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Perfume bottle. : VIAL
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Country of James Joyce. : EIRE
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Slavery. : BONDAGE
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Part of the throat. : TONSIL
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Contour feathers: Zool. : PENNAE
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Deciduous tree. : MAPLE
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Relative by chance. : INLAW
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Willingly: Dial. : LIEVE
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German title. : HERR
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Couples. : DUOS
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Mean look. : LEER
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German capital: Abbr. : BER
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Blasting agent. : TNT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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