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New York Times, Saturday, November 29, 1958

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,441
Across
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Dashboard features. : DIALS
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Ichabod Crane's rival. : BROM
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Emperor. : TSAR
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Feature of a union contract. : ESCALATORCLAUSE
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Mechanical impossibility. : PERPETUALMOTION
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Figures of speech. : TROPES
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___ now! : DOIT
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Dynamite's relative. : TNT
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Wager. : BET
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Son (of), in Arabic names. : IBN
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Asks as a favor. : BEGS
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Dressed. : CLAD
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Augur. : PRESAGE
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Hang it all!: Fr. : ZUT
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Recited. : SAID
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___ fare. : BILLOF
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Fauna. : ANIMALS
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Crash. : COLLIDE
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Move back. : RECEDE
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Complete defeat. : ROUT
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Tip. : FEE
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Sarcastic. : MORDANT
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Green, in heraldry. : VERT
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___ time (never). : ATNO
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Gov. Harriman. : AVE
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Nothing. : NIL
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Card game. : LOO
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A period in history. : TIME
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___ cup. : LOVING
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Where the money goes. : INTERNALREVENUE
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Hoover's book. : MASTERSOFDECEIT
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Political group. : BLOC
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Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
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Wears well. : LASTS
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Division: Abbr. : DEPT
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Bohemian river. : ISER
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Describing a gymnast. : ACROBATIC
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Folded. : LAPPED
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Hiemal weather. : SLEET
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A unit of heat: Abbr. : BTU
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Part of a railway. : ROADBED
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Modern fabrics. : ORLONS
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Year of first Marconi transatlantic signals. : MCMI
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Make lace. : TAT
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Apartment. : SUITE
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For ___ (for very little money). : ASONG
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Certain incomes. : RENTS
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Army plane-ferrying group: Abbr. : ATS
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Son of Haran. : LOT
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Spring flower. : IRIS
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Nautical time signal. : BELL
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See 10 Across. : CZAR
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Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
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Whiter. : PALER
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Circa. : ABOUT
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Surface layer of gold. : GILT
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Javanese carriage. : SADO
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Palmist's concern. : LIFELINES
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Measures of length. : FEET
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Note. : MEMO
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Ice cream treat. : CONE
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Marner's home town. : RAVELOE
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Drapery fabric. : DAMASK
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Actress Lindfors. : VIVECA
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Out on ___. : ALIMB
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Of a sound. : TONAL
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Untrue. : NOTSO
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Unusual. : NOVEL
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Three: Ital. : TRE
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Concerning. : INRE
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Was first. : LED
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Night: Fr. : NUIT
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Receives. : GETS
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And so forth. : ETC
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Part of the Postal Service. : RFD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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