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New York Times, Thursday, November 13, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,425
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Short, thickset horses. : COBS
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Johnny-on-the-___. : SPOT
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Picasso. : PABLO
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In a frenzy. : AMOK
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Ballerina's dancing skirt. : TUTU
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Modern fabric. : ORLON
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Naval officer, third or fourth in command. : NAVIGATOR
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Cosmetic. : ROUGE
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"To the shores of ___." : TRIPOLI
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Type. : NATURE
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Jars. : JOLTS
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Grownups. : MEN
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Lily plant of western U. S. : CAMASS
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Spoliates. : PLUNDERS
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White vestment. : AMICE
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Ground corn. : GRIST
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Father William's profession. : LAW
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Long and slender. : LANK
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Pickle. : BRINE
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Early home of man. : CAVE
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Threefold. : TRINE
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Diminished. : WANED
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Small coin. : FARTHING
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The waist. : MIDDLE
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Cycle. : ERA
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Climb. : SCALE
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Relatives of umbrettes. : HERONS
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Antiquity. : OLDNESS
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Jason's wife. : MEDEA
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"From the Halls of ___ . . . " : MONTEZUMA
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Clad. : DREST
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Impel. : URGE
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Eel. : MORAY
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Driving impulse. : GOAD
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"___ thief to catch a thief." : SETA
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Tilt. : CANT
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Friend of Dwight and George. : OMAR
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Cattle: Comb. form. : BOVI
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Sister ship of the Nautilus. : SKIPJACK
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Plays for time: Slang. : STALLS
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___ over on (deceive): Colloq. : PUTIT
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Indian. : OTO
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Divert. : TURN
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Handwriting on the wall. : PORTENT
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Close about. : AROUND
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Smudge. : BLUR
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Movie theatre section. : LOGE
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Graylag. : GOOSE
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Divert. : AMUSE
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Hot ___, Arkansas. : SPRINGS
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State: Abbr. : CALIF
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Absalom's captain. : AMASA
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Underground worker. : MINER
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Party ___. : LINE
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Cape elk. : ELAND
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Untwist. : RAVEL
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Member of the Riksdag. : SWEDE
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Happy expression. : GRIN
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Man's name meaning strong. : BRIAN
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Musical flourishes. : CADENZAS
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Guttural. : THROATY
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Irish-born English playwright. : WILDE
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Spanish saint. : TERESA
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Soda fountain order. : MALTED
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Dance. : CONGA
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Outstanding one. : HERO
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River into the Fulda. : EDER
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Affectedly prim. : SMUG
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River near Paris. : EURE
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Struck. : SMIT
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Room: Span. : SALA
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Title of address: Abbr. : MDM
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Spanish gold. : ORO

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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