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New York Times, Wednesday, November 12, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 51-Across had "strategem"; corrected it to "stratagem." Original 21-Down had "sympton"; corrected it to "symptom."

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,424
Across
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Dishes for domestic uses. : PANS
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Long, narrow piece. : STRIP
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Rabbit's tail. : SCUT
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Brilliant-colored fish. : OPAH
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Señor's farm land. : ARADA
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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___ avis. : RARA
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Enters into a bargain: Colloq. : MAKESADEAL
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Command to dobbin. : GIDDAP
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Compass point. : EAST
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The lion's share. : ALL
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Possessive pronoun: Abbr. : YRS
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Wander about idly. : GAD
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Admit. : LETIN
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Of Carthage. : PUNIC
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American citizens of issei parentage. : SANSEI
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Hole for a ship's cable. : HAWSE
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Coming back periodically. : RECURRENT
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Painful. : ACHY
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Surfeited: Slang. : FEDUP
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River in Normandy. : ORNE
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Breaks. : FRACTURES
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Okinawa, Guam, etc. : BASES
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Rope. : TETHER
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Cut into small pieces. : SHRED
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Crystal gazers. : SEERS
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Eventually. : YET
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Capture by stratagem. : NET
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Garden spot in Surrey. : KEW
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Soaks. : SOPS
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The Milky Way. : GALAXY
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Beset by trouble. : INHOTWATER
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Mohammedan noble. : AMIR
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Common Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Philippine Moro. : SULU
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Citizen's prerogative. : VOTE
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Warehouse. : DEPOT
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___ bien. : TRES
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Memorable novel of 1925. : PORGY
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"___ of star-cross'd lovers." : APAIR
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Ointments. : NARDS
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Chinese boat. : SAMPAN
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Small Malayan coin. : TRA
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Farmer's implement. : RAKE
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As good as can be. : IDEAL
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Lets go, as an opportunity: Slang. : PASSESUP
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Dispirited. : SAD
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Household items. : CLEANSERS
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Like the grape: Bot. : UVAL
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___ in the saddle. : TALL
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Perfume. : ATTAR
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Febrile symptom. : AGUE
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More to be feared. : DIRER
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Foray. : INROAD
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Human soul. : PSYCHE
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Gives up. : CEDES
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Nine: Comb. form. : ENNE
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Citizens of: Suffix. : ITES
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Handle. : HAFT
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Israeli port. : ACRE
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True state of affairs: Colloq. : WHATSWHAT
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Easy: Slang. : CUSHY
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Wrinkled. : FURROWED
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Tinsmith's anvil. : TEEST
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Mourn for. : REGRET
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Extra part. : SPARE
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Historic Belgian city. : NAMUR
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Farouk or Peron. : EXILE
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Outfielder Cobb. : TYRUS
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Capital of the Ukraine. : KIEV
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Within: Prefix. : ENTO
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Obstruct. : STOP
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Endure. : LAST
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Bull ring cheer. : OLE
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Old name for Tokyo. : EDO

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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