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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,430
Across
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Statutes. : LAWS
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Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
10
Caper: Colloq. : DIDO
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Conversational phrase. : ISEE
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Near. : ABOUT
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Thump. : DRUB
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Ungrammatical negative. : AINT
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Pay attention. : TAKENOTICE
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Lessen. : REDUCE
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Genus of pike, pickerel, etc. : ESOX
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Declare. : SAY
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Western friends: Slang. : PARDS
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Thespian garment. : TIGHTS
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Self-reproach. : REMORSE
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Broad. : WIDE
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Grammatical negative. : ARENT
33
Not guilty. : BLAMELESS
38
Dessert. : PIE
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Chatter. : PRATE
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Miss Lillie. : BEA
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Discards. : SETSASIDE
44
Winning. : AHEAD
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Turkish officers. : AGAS
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Meet. : RUNINTO
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Human. : MORTAL
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Questioned. : ASKED
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Spanish cheer. : OLE
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Chemical compound. : IMID
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Nautical term. : AWEIGH
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Gods. : DIVINITIES
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Mrs. Charlie Chaplin. : OONA
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Equitable. : EVEN
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Spectacle. : SCENE
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Western state. : UTAH
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One's identity. : SELF
68
Dull sounds. : THUDS
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Tot's "farewell." : TATA
Down
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Double-talker. : LIAR
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A continent: Fr. : ASIE
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Proceed: Poet. : WEND
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Attack. : SETUPON
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Post office implements. : DATERS
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Arab's robe. : ABA
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Industrial fuels. : COKES
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Hints. : CUES
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Never. : ATNOTIME
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Insecticide. : DDT
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From Dublin. : IRISH
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Coin for Shylock. : DUCAT
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Follows orders. : OBEYS
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Chemical compound. : OXIDE
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Vehicle. : CART
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Rubbish. : DEBRIS
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Jellify. : GEL
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Seance sounds. : RAPS
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Ashtabula's waterfront. : ERIE
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Sports gathering. : MEET
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"Stormy Weather" singer. : WATERS
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Boy. : LAD
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One of the Holdens. : EBEN
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Membership. : SEAT
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Japanese island. : SADO
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Composer of certain songs. : PSALMIST
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Was in session. : SAT
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Besides. : AGAIN
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Afresh. : ANEW
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Den. : HIDEOUT
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Official decrees. : UKASES
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Prevailing popular customs. : MODES
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Color. : OLIVE
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Merrymaking. : REVEL
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French farewell. : ADIEU
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Have a hankering. : ITCH
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Particle. : IOTA
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Two-winged insect. : GNAT
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Sound of laughter. : HAHA
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Verb form: Abbr. : INF
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Goal. : END

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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