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New York Times, Wednesday, October 8, 1958

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,389
Across
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Mount in the Cascades. : SHASTA
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Sermonize. : PREACH
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Impresario. : SHOWMAN
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Climbing rose. : RAMBLER
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Ordinary, informal meal. : POTLUCK
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Fastidious diner. : EPICURE
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___ d'oeuvres. : HORS
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Warlike African. : KAFFIR
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Good: Fr. : BON
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War area of 1944. : ETO
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Ten thousand. : MYRIAD
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Struck. : SMIT
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Blushingly. : REDLY
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Rainbow. : ARC
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Jet. : PLANE
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Substitute. : ERSATZ
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Veteran. : SEASONED
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Hovel. : SHED
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Author Irwin. : SHAW
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Not symmetrical. : LOPSIDED
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Sets apart as a share. : ALLOTS
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Derived from oil. : OLEIC
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Barracks appurtenance. : COT
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A gift of the Magi. : MYRRH
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Riesling. : WINE
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Crazes. : MANIAS
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA
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Little ___. : EVA
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Badinage. : BANTER
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Ananias. : LIAR
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Reverberate. : RINGOUT
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Boy-meets-girl. : ROMANCE
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Fencing position. : SECONDE
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Shade of green. : EMERALD
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McGuffey's ___. : READER
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Dillydally. : DAWDLE
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A taw. : SHOOTER
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Cars of a sort. : HOTRODS
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Pointed tools. : AWLS
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School in Dallas. : SMU
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Dowdy: Colloq. : TACKY
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Where to spend piastres. : ANKARA
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Introduces. : PREFACES
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Accelerated. : RAPID
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Title in 6 Down. : EMIR
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Rudiments. : ABC
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Fraternity member. : CLUBMAN
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Leading lady. : HEROINE
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Area of influence. : SPHERE
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Leased. : RENTED
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Conifers. : FIRS
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Imaginary. : MYTHIC
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At a snail's pace. : SLOWLY
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Four-footed star. : LASSIE
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Sacred songs. : PSALMS
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English letter. : ZED
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Cry of triumph. : AHA
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Carafe. : DECANTER
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Demeans. : LOWERS
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Shakespearean actor. : OLIVIER
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Punishment. : PENANCE
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A prohibition: Colloq. : DONT
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Number. : ORDINAL
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Molasses. : TREACLE
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Partook. : SHARED
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Arranged in rows. : TIERED
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Former actress Adams. : MAUDE
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Redolence. : AROMA
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A kind of paper. : BOND
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Shortening. : LARD
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Gazelle of Tibet. : GOA
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Gull. : MEW

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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