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New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1958

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,388
Across
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"Mens sana in corpore ___." : SANO
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Belay there! : AVAST
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Grouper of warm seas. : MERO
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Spanish port of entry, near French border. : IRUN
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Office copy, for short. : MIMEO
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___ Bator, capital of Outer Mongolia. : ULAN
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Cheese fanciers. : MICE
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Abrasive. : EMERY
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The equator (with "the"). : LINE
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Room on an ocean liner. : SALOON
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Carrot-top. : REDHEAD
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Adjective ending. : ENT
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Went undercover. : HIDOUT
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Pertaining to a school of philosophy. : PLATONIC
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Iced desserts. : GLACES
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___ avis. : RARA
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Armadillo. : APAR
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Pale. : ASHEN
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Old-time transportation. : ELS
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Wanderers. : GYPSIES
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Common verb. : ARE
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Melting snow. : SLUSH
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Tubers. : OCAS
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Furs. : SABLES
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Not having voted. : UNPOLLED
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Begin. : INCEPT
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Consumed. : ATE
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Large cat. : PANTHER
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Talks monotonously. : DRONES
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Phenomenon of the Northern seas. : BERG
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San Antonio landmark. : ALAMO
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Former Russian police group. : OGPU
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Plead. : URGE
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Concise summary, for short. : RECAP
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German for 28 Down. : NEIN
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Former fashion mentor. : DIOR
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French relative. : FRERE
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Trajectories. : ARCS
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World War I admiral. : SIMS
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Song. : ARIA
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The Triton, colloquially. : NUCLEARSUB
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City in the Catskills. : ONEONTA
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Verily. : AMEN
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Contender for the defender of 7 Down. : VIM
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Sailing classic (with "The"). : AMERICASCUPRACE
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Became dry: Var. : SERED
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Little Boy Blue's plaything. : TOYDOG
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Matador's staffs. : MULETAS
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Essayist of 1820. : ELIA
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Gold district in the Transvaal. : RAND
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Somebody. : ONE
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Indian. : OTO
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Entertainment in Honolulu. : HULAS
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Zoo attraction, for short. : HIPPO
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Newspapers. : PRESS
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"___ Rookh." : LALLA
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Word of denial. : NAY
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Sceptre in 7 Down. : CHALLENGER
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Uncanny. : EERIE
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Ace golfer. : SNEAD
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Gay. : RIANT
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Flanders treaty city. : GHENT
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Thought transference, etc.: Abbr. : ESP
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Missile man of ancient warfare. : SLINGER
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Pennsylvania city. : ALTOONA
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Sharp: Ger. : SCHARF
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Rower. : OAR
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Special fisherman. : EELER
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Elf. : PERI
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Legendary galley. : ARGO
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Info. : DOPE
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Heroic. : EPIC
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Stars. : SUNS
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Sprout. : BUD
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Feb.'s follower. : MAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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