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New York Times, Thursday, November 27, 1958

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,439
Across
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Kind of thread. : LISLE
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Pitcher's plate. : SLAB
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Character in "As You Like It." : ADAM
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A continent. : ANTARCTICA
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Colorado border county. : MESA
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One-time method of transportation. : PRAIRIESCHOONER
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Chinese sauce. : SOY
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Contemporary playwright. : ODETS
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Greek letters. : ZETAS
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Ran away. : FLED
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Ledge of a fireplace. : HOB
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In any way. : ATALL
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Member of the family. : TEENAGER
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Read carefully (with "over"). : PORE
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One of the Karamazovs. : DMITRI
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Pyrite. : ORE
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Frank Loesser song hit. : SLOWBOATTOCHINA
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Suffixes meaning small, little. : IES
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Came forth. : ISSUED
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Oklahoma county seat. : ENID
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Small stalks. : STEMLETS
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Pay. : WAGES
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Experienced. : OLD
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Radar signal. : BLIP
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Contend. : ARGUE
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Juicy fruit. : MELON
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Accountant. : CPA
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Ghostly conveyance in 1888 tale. : PHANTOMRICKSHAW
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Minister to. : TEND
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Moonshiner's product. : DISTILLATE
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Loses tautness. : SAGS
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___ bath. : SITZ
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___ Peninsula, in S. Australia. : EYRES
Down
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Skirts of coats or gowns. : LAPS
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Japanese girdle box. : INRO
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Support for a mast. : STAY
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Medieval verse form. : LAI
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Pianist Garner. : ERROLL
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Pegasus, for example. : STEED
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Roster. : LIST
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Business records: Abbr. : ACCS
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Sound of scorn. : BAH
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Primitive protozoan. : AMOEBA
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Fender mishap. : DENT
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On the ocean. : ASEA
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Reputed father of Romulus. : MARS
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Killing: Suffix. : CIDE
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Of an oxidizing agent. : OZONIC
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Took wing. : FLEW
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Ruler in Judea, 34-4 B. C. : HEROD
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Point in the orbit of the moon. : APSIS
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Realtor's sign. : TOLET
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Came up. : AROSE
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Companion whom St. Paul epistolized. : TITUS
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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In operation. : GOING
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Pyle of the press. : ERNIE
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Auditions for a stage role. : READS
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Took tonics. : DOSED
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Spar. : MAST
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Military quarters. : BILLET
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Great number: Colloq. : HEAP
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Heaps. : MOUNDS
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Member of the Pickwick Club. : WINKLE
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Sudden, overwhelming attack: Colloq. : BLITZ
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Genius ___ (guardian angel of a place). : LOCI
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Realtor's abbreviation. : APTS
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"Mother of the Gods." : RHEA
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Social group: Colloq. : GANG
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A year in the future. : MMII
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Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
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Burn. : CHAR
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Tonsure site. : PATE
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Inspires with reverence. : AWES
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Army uniforms: Abbr. : ODS
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Wily. : SLY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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