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New York Times, Saturday, October 25, 1958

Author:
Arthur Lewis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { H J X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,406
Across
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Pertaining to wedlock. : MARITAL
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Presume. : SUPPOSE
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Era in man's rise. : IRONAGE
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Company providing gas, electricity, etc. : UTILITY
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Certain storekeepers. : GROCERS
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Name for a Christmas child. : NATALIE
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___ holiday. : ROMAN
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Video sets. : TVS
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Ailments. : ILLS
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Affirmatives. : AYES
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Sounds from the sky. : BEEPS
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Communist leader in Belgrade. : TITO
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Craggy hill. : TOR
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Old Spanish method of execution. : GARROTE
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Prefix used with flop and plunk. : KER
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Tries. : ESSAYS
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Mad rush. : STAMPEDE
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Part of an ounce. : DRAM
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Basic igneous rock. : SIMA
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Venetian taxis. : GONDOLAS
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Walk about idly. : RAMBLE
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Card. : ACE
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Attacks with gunfire. : STRAFES
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Confederates: Colloq. : REBS
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Sea mollusk having ten arms. : SQUID
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Feeling. : MOOD
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Tense. : TAUT
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Asian combine of nations. : SEATO
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Increase. : ENLARGE
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Nova. : NEWSTAR
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Theatre districts. : RIALTOS
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Lunar features. : CRATERS
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Sifts. : SCREENS
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Fencing term: Fr. : ENGARDE
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Go south with the birds. : MIGRATE
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Dry gullies in Southwest. : ARROYOS
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Tenants. : ROOMERS
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Peruvians. : INCAS
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Acquired: Poet. : TAEN
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Farming: Abbr. : AGR
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Pearson of Canada. : LESTER
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Solar features. : SUNSPOTS
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Actress Hagen. : UTA
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Cherry stone. : PIT
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Braid. : PLAIT
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Unctuous. : OILLIKE
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Artificially formal. : STILTED
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Slum, for example. : EYESORE
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___ libre. : VERS
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Dark volcanic rocks. : BASALTS
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Having steps. : STAIRED
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Types of compasses, for short. : GYROS
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Namesakes of Mme. Bovary. : EMMAS
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Find a sum. : ADD
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Jack of clubs, in loo. : PAM
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Nobleman of Europe. : MARQUESS
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Useful elastic bands. : GARTERS
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Pelagic. : OCEANIC
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Of cosmic groups. : NEBULAR
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First king of Israel. : SAUL
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Fat herring. : BLOATER
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Scant garment for dancers. : LEOTARD
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Approve. : ENDORSE
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Nearly a groom. : FIANCE
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Old. : STALE
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Washington hostess. : MESTA
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Gangster's haul. : SWAG
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Way: Abbr. : RTE
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Side: Comb. form. : GON
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Bird. : ERN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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