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New York Times, Thursday, October 9, 1958

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Alluvial deposit. : DELTA
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Mine car. : TRAM
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Dusters. : RAGS
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Truism. : AXIOM
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Old alphabet letter. : RUNE
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
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Belgian city. : LIEGE
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Banish from social favor. : OSTRACIZE
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Pronominal adjective. : ITS
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Salamander. : NEWT
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In the same place: Lat. : IBIDEM
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Sagacious. : WISE
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Vingt-___ (twenty-one): Fr. : ETUN
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Still in doubt. : UNSETTLED
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Aquatic mammals. : SEALS
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Tropical fruit. : PAPAYA
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Prevalent. : RIFE
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : NEH
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Landing place. : PIER
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Lone Ranger's aide. : TONTO
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Terza ___, verse form used by Dante. : RIMA
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Military hat. : KEPI
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Agreement. : UNISON
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Fortification. : REDAN
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Serve with delegated authority. : REPRESENT
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Depend (on). : RELY
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Bounce back. : RESILE
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Yearn. : ACHE
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Twice, in music. : BIS
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Ingrid Bergman role. : ANASTASIA
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Out of place. : INEPT
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Sudden shock. : JOLT
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Composer of "Sally," "Sunny," etc. : KERN
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Thick. : DENSE
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Fictional canine. : ASTA
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Repeats. : SAYS
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Brush. : SWEEP
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Ultramodernist painter. : DALI
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Egress. : EXIT
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White ___. : LIES
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Dress: Colloq. : TOG
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Pleasantness. : AMENITY
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Gardening tool. : TROWEL
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Corrosion. : RUST
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Pismire. : ANT
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Excellence. : MERIT
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City in Wisconsin. : RACINE
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Surrounded by. : AMID
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Intent look. : GAZE
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Noah's eldest. : SHEM
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Mistreat. : ABUSE
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Possessions. : ESTATE
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Ready to ___. : WEAR
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Redact. : EDIT
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Berth. : UPPER
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Ingenuous. : NAIVE
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Celerity. : SPEED
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One of the Fords. : ERNIE
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Aromatic herb. : ANISE
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Flavoring agent. : LEMON
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Negative verbal contraction. : SHANT
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Gala day (with "the"). : FOURTH
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Grand Ol' ___. : OPRY
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Succeed. : RISE
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Genuflected. : KNELT
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Poseidon's attendants. : NEREIDS
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Awn. : ARISTA
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Nuts. : PECANS
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Security defections. : LEAKS
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Hindu prince. : RAJA
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Man's name meaning man. : ENOS
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___ of the earth. : SALT
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Sprightly. : AIRY
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Nota ___. : BENE
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___ dixit. : IPSE
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Proceeding. : STEP
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Home of 45 Down. : SEA
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Lately acquired. : NEW

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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