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New York Times, Saturday, October 4, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,385
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Western Hemisphere. : AMERICAS
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Newspaper section. : SPORTS
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Subject of current headlines. : BASEBALL
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Ernest Dowson's poetic inspiration. : CYNARA
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That may be worn away. : EROSIBLE
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Threw out a base runner: Colloq. : ERASED
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Leo's nickname. : LIP
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"Macbeth shall ___ more!" : SLEEPNO
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Kiss-and-tell exponent. : CAD
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Promissory notes. : IOUS
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Abstract beings, in philosophy. : ENTIA
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Satisfy. : SATE
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Genus of geese. : ANSER
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Pennant-winning time: Abbr. : SEP
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Kelly of World War II. : COLIN
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___ Grange. : RED
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Agnes and others. : DEMILLES
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Flocks of partridges. : COVEYS
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Penn ___. : RELAYS
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Stadium in Los Angeles. : COLISEUM
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Twitch. : TIC
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Marble of tennis. : ALICE
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Circuit. : LAP
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Story teller of old. : AESOP
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Score in tennis. : LOVE
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___ practice (blackboard briefing). : SKULL
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Membrane enveloping the brain. : DURA
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Anger. : IRE
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Canvas on a full rigger. : SKYSAIL
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Broadcast Music, Inc. : BMI
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Former ruler of Viet Nam. : BAODAI
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Nine-sided figure. : ENNEAGON
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Comestible. : EDIBLE
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Undergo again. : REENDURE
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Kind of skate. : ROLLER
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Poured. : STREAMED
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Genus of honeysuckle. : ABELIA
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Former Cardinal shortstop, Marty ___. : MARION
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Creek of Ashokan Dam. : ESOPUS
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A point: Lat. : RES
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Wood ___, rare bird. : IBIS
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___ car. : CABLE
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Mel and family. : ALLENS
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Rained icy particles. : SLEETED
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Division of an opera. : SCENA
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Fire: Comb. form. : PYRO
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"Three Men ___ Horse." : ONA
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Base. : RASCALLY
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Agreements. : TREATIES
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Makes gloomy. : SADDENS
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Musician of a sort. : PIPER
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Tennis stroke. : SERVICE
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Consoled. : SOLACED
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L. A. Dodger. : REESE
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Eyelashes. : CILIA
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Color. : DYE
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Encountered. : MET
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Home of Rams and Buffaloes. : COLORADO
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Useful cooking substance. : OLIVEOIL
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What a trotter pulls. : SULKY
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Gun bore. : CALIBER
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German rifles. : MAUSERS
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Mars. : PLANET
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Kind of chow mein. : SUBGUM
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"And three or four ___ ... " : ORMORE
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Offended. : PAINED
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Winter sportsman. : SKIER
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Hard-hit ball. : LINER
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Box office business. : SALE
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Phonetically smooth. : LENE
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Box score entry: Abbr. : DBL
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Oklahoma city. : ADA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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