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New York Times, Friday, October 17, 1958

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,398

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Across
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"Strip" bordering Israel. : GAZA
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Deck posts to secure ships' lines. : BITTS
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Small duck. : SMEW
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Aid and ___. : ABET
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Washington's neighbor. : IDAHO
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European President. : TITO
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Double admonition. : NONO
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British Foreign Secretary. : LLOYD
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___ time (very quickly). : INNO
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Sixteen furlongs. : TWOMILES
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___ Wight. : ISLEOF
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Cow-headed goddess. : ISIS
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"Let us return to our ___." : MUTTONS
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Newspaper feature. : COLUMN
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Type of brooch. : CAMEO
30
Pause-filling sound. : AHEM
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"The Ballad of Reading ___." : GAOL
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Two words indicating a choice. : ANDOR
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Bobby ___. : PIN
38
City in Kentucky. : ASHLAND
40
Mount near ancient Troy. : IDA
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Propounded. : POSED
43
River in Spain. : EBRO
44
Work on galleys. : EDIT
45
"___ the piper." : TOPAY
47
"Romeo and Juliet" setting. : VERONA
49
Remodeled. : ALTERED
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Six: Comb. form. : HEXA
53
Member of a safari. : BEARER
54
Maidens: Archaic. : DAMOSELS
58
Rustic dance hall. : BARN
59
Sub-varsity team. : SCRUB
61
Heavy hammer. : MAUL
62
Greek mountain. : OSSA
63
Practice elocution. : ORATE
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Home of the Bruins. : UCLA
65
Lime tree. : TEIL
66
African river. : NIGER
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Fastened. : SHUT
Down
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Thomas Wolfe's alter ego. : GANT
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Take ___ (acknowledge an introduction). : ABOW
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Greek philosopher. : ZENO
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Theme piece of Brussels World's Fair. : ATOMIUM
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City in Montana. : BILLINGS
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Moves slowly. : IDLES
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Art center in New Mexico. : TAOS
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Your: Poet. : THY
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Element of the alkali group. : SODIUM
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Rich waxy cheese. : STILTON
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Sal of the movies. : MINEO
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And not: Lat. : ETNON
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Canine sounds. : WOOFS
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Place. : STEAD
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Of the cheek. : MALAR
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Creator of Bald Iggle. : CAPP
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Tributary of the Mississippi. : OHIO
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Monocle. : LENS
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College in Waterville, Me. : COLBY
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In advance. : AHEAD
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Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
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Valhalla host. : ODIN
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Show reverence. : ADORE
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Thirty days. : NOVEMBER
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Timeless. : ETERNAL
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Dutch humanist. : ERASMUS
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Part of VIP. : PERSON
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Outside: Prefix. : EXO
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Father superior. : ABBOT
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Hire for use. : LEASE
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Ankles. : TARSI
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High: Fr. : HAUTE
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Pass slowly. : DRAG
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Apiece. : EACH
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A "beaut." : LULU
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Narrow bar. : SLAT
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Dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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