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Herb L. Risteen
Herb L. Risteen

New York Times, Thursday, October 23, 1958

39-Down : Peace pipe.

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,404
Across
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Companionway. : STAIRS
7
Famous French man. : DEGAULLE
15
Small lead shot. : PELLET
16
Oversight. : OMISSION
17
Flycaster. : ANGLER
18
Assailants of Laocoön. : SERPENTS
19
Compass point. : SSE
20
Ladies fair. : DAMSELS
22
Teutonic sky-god. : TIU
23
Star with fluted spectrum, in Cetus. : MIRA
25
Married folk. : PAIRS
26
"To ___ not to be ... " : BEOR
27
Certain pictures. : OILS
29
In medias ___. : RES
30
"Now We Are Six" author. : MILNE
31
More trim and tidy. : NATTIER
33
___ masque. : BAL
34
Old-time hairnets. : SNOODS
35
Metropolitan star. : CALLAS
38
Be indebted to. : OWE
39
Goblet. : CHALICE
40
Rhone tributary. : SAONE
43
Girl's name. : RAE
44
Bristle. : SETA
45
Historic Indian city. : AGRA
46
Jelly, in French cookery. : GELEE
48
Forefather: Poet. : SIRE
50
Grassy field. : LEA
51
Bursts in. : IRRUPTS
53
Promise of fidelity. : VOW
54
Place of waiting. : ANTEROOM
56
"___ and to Hold." : TOHAVE
58
Australian metropolis. : ADELAIDE
59
Click beetle. : ELATER
60
Composer of "Manon." : MASSENET
61
Farmers in the spring. : SOWERS
Down
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Brief spell of activity. : SPASM
2
Modern living problems. : TENSIONS
3
Possible follower of 7 Across. : ALGERIAN
4
Where Decatur is: Abbr. : ILL
5
Hollow-stemmed grass. : REED
6
Shoulder ___. : STRAP
7
G-man's file of letters, records, etc. : DOSSIER
8
Far East notables. : EMEERS
9
"Les ___." : GIRLS
10
Ophidians of Egypt. : ASPS
11
Function. : USE
12
Door beam. : LINTEL
13
Soothing liquid. : LOTION
14
Make certain. : ENSURE
21
Farm animals. : MARES
24
Pennsylvania city. : ALTOONA
26
Clubs. : BILLIES
28
American novelist. : STOWE
30
Shaded walks. : MALLS
32
Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
33
Pasture sound. : BAA
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Bird sound. : CHEEP
36
Set in motion. : ACTIVATE
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Henry Morgan, for example. : SEAROVER
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Peace pipe. : CALUMET
40
Oriental greeting. : SALAAM
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Program. : AGENDA
42
Waxes eloquent. : ORATES
43
Was carried again. : RERODE
46
Vaulted roof angle. : GROIN
47
Diminutive suffixes. : ETTES
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Pitchers. : EWERS
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"Dies ___," Latin hymn. : IRAE
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Alone. : SOLO
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Pre-subway carriers. : ELS
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Red berry of a spiny shrub. : HAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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