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New York Times, Monday, October 6, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,387
Across
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Teeth on a wheel. : COGS
5
Grates. : RASPS
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Fade away. : MELT
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Amerind. : OTOE
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Approximately. : ABOUT
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Needle case. : ETUI
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Composer Bartók. : BELA
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Courting ploy. : DINNERDATE
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South Dakota region. : BADLANDS
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Act insincerely. : PALTER
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Poetic signature. : EAPOE
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Play, in chess. : MOVE
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Cozzens hero. : WINNER
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Cash receptacle. : MONEYBAG
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Sharp. : EDGED
32
Indian antelope. : SASIN
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Observe. : EYE
34
Poetic meadows. : LEAS
35
Swagger. : STRUT
36
"The Man." : STAN
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Old language: Abbr. : LAT
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In the least. : ATALL
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Flexible twig. : WITHE
40
Certain huskies. : SLEDDOGS
42
Most comprehensive. : WIDEST
43
Hungarian name. : IMRE
44
Vessel. : LINER
45
Farthest point. : APOGEE
48
Lay-off notice. : PINKSLIP
51
Inferior. : SECONDRATE
53
Fictional Southern plantation. : TARA
54
Pearl Harbor's island. : OAHU
55
Complete. : UTTER
56
English school. : ETON
57
Story line. : PLOT
58
Famous Arctic explorer. : PEARY
59
Confined. : PENT
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The "Georgia Peach." : COBB
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Great Barrier Island of N. Z. : OTEA
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Strait of the Pacific. : GOLDENGATE
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Atlantic routes. : SEALANES
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County or forest in Wales. : RADNOR
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Stay. : ABIDE
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Offspring. : SONS
8
Humor of a sort. : PUN
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"Get moving." : STEPONIT
10
Potpourri. : MEDLEY
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Stringed instrument. : LUTE
13
Rank. : TIER
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Omen for 23 Across. : RAVEN
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Imitated. : APED
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City on the Tigris. : MOSUL
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Elevator shafts. : WELLS
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Without flaw. : IDEAL
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Crumbly soils. : MARLS
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___ than never. : BETTERLATE
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Ladies' maids in India. : AYAHS
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Civet's relative. : GENET
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Phase. : STAGE
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In reserve. : STOREDUP
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Dodge. : SIDESTEP
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Madison Ave. workers. : ADMEN
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Twinkle. : WINK
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Unearth. : DIGOUT
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Where port is made. : WINERY
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Metric measure. : LITER
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Dripping wet. : ASOP
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Carillon. : PEAL
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
48
___-cake. : PATA
49
Golf club. : IRON
50
Gasp. : PANT
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Way: Abbr. : RTE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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