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PHRASEMAKING

New York Times, Sunday, October 5, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,386
Across
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Crystal-lined rock cavity. : GEODE
6
Midwest range. : MESABI
12
Hindu god of wisdom. : GANESA
18
Kith ___. : ANDKIN
19
___ Wylie. : ELINOR
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Tchaikovsky's Fifth in ___. : EMINOR
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Completely. : BAGANDBAGGAGE
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Athlete. : OARSMAN
25
Stand in ___ of. : AWE
26
Enter. : TURNIN
27
Late Italian anti-Fascist. : SFORZA
29
Tree yielding oil. : EBO
30
Advance with great effort. : TOIL
32
Toilsome effort. : PAINS
33
Drive. : URGE
34
Apollo, for example. : TWIN
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City SSE of Dallas. : ENNIS
37
Short lengths: Abbr. : INS
38
Fine net. : TULLE
40
Great name in the theatre. : COHAN
41
Teen-age patois. : SLANG
43
Club. : BILLY
44
Inexperienced hand. : GREENY
45
Levantine garb. : CAFTANS
48
British soldier. : TOMMY
49
White of egg. : GLAIR
50
Bayous. : INLETS
51
Cleaving tool. : FROE
52
Monotony. : DRABNESS
55
Battle scene, 1690. : BOYNE
56
Kind of terrier. : IRISH
57
One of triplets. : TRIN
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Open. : GAPE
59
I hate: Lat. : ODI
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Selfish purpose: Colloq. : ANAXTOGRIND
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Sound from the fold. : BAA
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Afford. : LEND
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Jefferson ___. : CITY
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Secures. : NAILS
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Pleasantry. : SPORT
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Region of Spain. : ASTURIAS
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Submit to. : OBEY
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Overwhelm. : DELUGE
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Regards with care. : HEEDS
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Shakespearean character. : PARIS
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Changed. : MUTATED
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Wide, unbroken spaces. : FIELDS
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___ up. : SEVEN
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Main points of debates. : GISTS
81
Gluck's "___ ed Euridice." : ORFEO
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Glutted. : SATED
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"Der ___ könig." : ERL
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Old card game. : OMBRE
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Pack. : LOAD
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Eye: Ger. : AUGE
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Pry about. : SNOOP
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District. : AREA
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Letterhead abbreviation. : INC
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Relative of an abbey. : PRIORY
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Son of Daedalus. : ICARUS
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A continent: Abbr. : AFR
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Emperors. : CAESARS
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Essential portion. : PARTANDPARCEL
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Chisels. : GOUGES
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Army command. : ATEASE
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Concludes. : INFERS
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Worn out with age. : EFFETE
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Settled in cozily. : NESTED
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Father and son movie team. : LADDS
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Bite with repeated effect. : GNAWON
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___ a word (interpolate). : EDGEIN
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Gorki's river. : OKA
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By ___ of. : DINT
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Finish. : ENDUP
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Import. : MEANING
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Family of British diplomats. : ELGINS
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Prodigies. : SIGNS
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Santa ___, California. : ANA
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___ down. : BOGS
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Angrily. : IREFULLY
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Lake in N. Y. : GEORGE
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Astound. : AMAZE
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New Deal initials. : NIRA
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Being: Lat. : ENS
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Approximately. : SOMEWHEREABOUT
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Yemenite. : ARABIAN
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Quash, in law. : ABATE
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Intellect. : BRAINS
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Half of an old refrain. : NONNY
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Companion of Le Bourget. : ORLY
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Give heed. : LISTEN
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___ the line. : TOEING
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Shade of blue. : SLATE
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Descriptive of the Ten Commandments. : TIMEHONORED
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Danube port. : ULM
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Kind of grass. : CRAB
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Opposite of knock. : BOOST
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Liver. : GLAND
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Land of the Zuñis. : CIBOLA
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Electrodes. : ANODES
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Be rashly defiant. : FLYINTHEFACEOF
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Little Beatrice. : TRIXY
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Photogenic expressions. : GRINS
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Campus groups. : FRATS
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Matter-of-factly. : DRILY
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Bespatter. : SPARGE
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Fixed in place. : SEATED
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Cetaceans of the Amazon. : INIAS
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Subjects to strain. : TRIES
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Dyestuffs. : ACIDS
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French film star. : GABIN
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Engaged in single combat. : DUELED
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Began actively. : SETTO
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Variety of quartz. : PLASMA
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Make over. : REDO
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Dukes: Abbr. : DUS
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Hero of 1904 drama. : PETERPAN
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Madison: Abbr. : AVE
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Way to address a peer. : MILORD
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___ acid. : FOLIC
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Epoch that ended 100 A.D. : IRONAGE
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Palm of Malaysia. : SAGO
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Expressed grief. : GROANED
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People of Zug: Fr. : SUISSE
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Wrap up. : ENCASE
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Supported. : BRACED
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Directs attention (to). : REFERS
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Members of H. L. : EARLS
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Court decree in Canada. : ARRET
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___ one's feet (be a disciple). : SITAT
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Plato to Socrates. : PUPIL
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Boy. : PAGE
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Eucalypt of Australia. : YATE
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City of 17 Down. : SANA
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Postfix: Abbr. : SUF
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Object: Lat. : RES
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Distant relative of APO. : RFD

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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