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New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1958

Author:
Alexander Daniels
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Alexander Daniels has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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Collegian's prerogatives. : CUTS
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Fix firmly. : EMBED
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Invader of the Roman Empire. : GOTH
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Distressing feeling. : ACHE
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River into the Bay of Biscay. : LOIRE
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Plant with spicate flowers. : ALOE
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Robert Murphy, on occasion. : PLENIPOTENTIARY
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Household appliances in Moscow. : SAMOVARS
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Plagiarisms. : THEFTS
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Remove. : ERASE
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Eight: Fr. : HUIT
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Las Vegas edifice. : CASINO
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Farm enclosure. : BARNYARD
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Mob scenes. : RIOTS
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Vegetable dish. : PUREE
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___ victis (woe to the vanquished): Lat. : VAE
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Girl's name. : ERNA
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Witty remarks. : QUIPS
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Stag or ram. : MALE
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Croquet stake. : PEG
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Conversational gaps. : LULLS
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2200 hrs. : TENPM
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Agnes Repplier, for example. : ESSAYIST
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Saddle straps. : GIRTHS
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Quickly: Fr. : VITE
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Novel by Edna Ferber. : SOBIG
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Silver: Poet. : ARGENT
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Festive time. : HOLIDAYS
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Diplomat. : CHARGEDAFFAIRES
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Budget item. : RENT
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Fiber plant of Asia. : RAMIE
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One of Esau's wives. : ADAH
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Consumes. : EATS
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Pledge sacredly. : SWEAR
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Quality: Suffix. : NESS
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Child's ammunition. : CAPS
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Western campus. : UCLA
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Musical identifications. : THEMESONGS
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Mexican maiden. : SENORITA
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City on the Rio Grande. : ELPASO
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TV emcee. : MOORE
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Two make a quarter. : BITS
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Before. : ERE
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Teeth. : DENTURES
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Merrymaking. : GAIETY
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Early king of Norway. : OLAF
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Wrongful act. : TORT
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Attention-getting exclamations. : HEYS
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Namesakes of a Karamazov. : IVANS
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Poetic pronoun. : THINE
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Concert instruments. : HARPS
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Fabric. : CREPE
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Buenos ___. : AIRES
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Established. : BUILT
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Leaders in a literary movement. : AVANTGARDE
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Sailor Rackstraw. : RALPH
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Considers. : DEEMS
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Physiological phenomenon. : PULSE
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Those lacking perseverance. : QUITTERS
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Highest point. : MERIDIAN
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Extending. : LYING
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Leg bone. : TIBIA
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Prevents. : AVERTS
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Sportsman. : GOLFER
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Balkan capital. : SOFIA
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160 square rods. : ACRE
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Mother of Zeus. : RHEA
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Family name in "Look Homeward, Angel." : GANT
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Harness part. : HAME
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Words of agreement. : YEAS
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Sibilant sounds. : SSHS
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Bird. : DAW

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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