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New York Times, Thursday, October 2, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { B F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,383
Across
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Relative of Polaris. : THOR
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Buy. : SHOP
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Piece of ground. : PLAT
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Repetition of forms or phrases. : ROTE
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Roof edge. : EAVE
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Prevailed because beyond control. : RAGED
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Desertio. : ARID
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Verify. : AVER
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Each and all. : EVERY
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Thick-skinned person. : PACHYDERM
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Perfume. : CENSE
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Years and years. : AEON
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Put on guard. : ALERTED
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An ambling horse. : PADNAG
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Swatch. : SNIP
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Footless creatures. : APODS
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Bonbon. : SWEETMEAT
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Black wall. : TIRE
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Bazaar cubicle. : STAND
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Others: Lat. : ALII
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Advantage. : HEADSTART
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Low-down. : SNIDE
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Golf stroke. : PUTT
43
Phenomenon of Yellowstone. : GEYSER
44
What some satellites are. : MANMADE
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"On Your ___." : TOES
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Constellatory hunter. : ORION
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Device on rear of motor vehicle. : STOPLIGHT
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Andrea or Niccolo. : AMATI
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Distillery item. : MASH
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Sadfaced. : DOUR
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Do, re, mi. : NOTES
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Robt. ___. : ELEE
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She: Fr. : ELLE
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Describing a hotspur. : RASH
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Parsimonious. : NEAR
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June 6, 1944. : DDAY
Down
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Kind of door. : TRAP
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Hour: Lat. : HORA
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Auricular. : OTIC
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In the very act. : REDHANDED
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Old salt. : SEADOG
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Sanctuary. : HAVEN
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Word after "Roger." : OVER
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Hair-do. : PERMANENT
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Maxim. : PRECEPT
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To wash: Fr. : LAVER
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Doer. : AGENT
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Compendious. : TERSE
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Hennaed. : DYED
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Pro votes. : YEAS
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German ballad. : LIED
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Byway. : PATH
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Cap-___ (from head to foot). : APIE
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Relative of Theo. : DORA
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Dark: Poet. : SWART
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General Assembly members. : STATESMEN
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Complex. : MANYSIDED
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Yalemen. : ELIS
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Adjutant. : AIDE
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Grandstand section. : TIER
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Kind of poker. : STUD
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Language course. : SPANISH
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Blind, in falconry. : SEEL
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Minnesotan. : GOPHER
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Complain. : MOAN
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Cuirass, tasse, greave, etc. : ARMOR
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Dwarf cattle. : NIATA
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Specks. : MOTES
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"Bobby Shaftoe's gone ___ ... " : TOSEA
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Conte. : TALE
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Doubloons. : GOLD
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___ hoop. : HULA
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Canasta card. : TREY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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