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New York Times, Thursday, November 6, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,418
Across
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River into the Danube at Belgrade. : SAVA
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Biblical kingdom. : MOAB
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Peaked. : SHARP
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Shades. : HUES
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Thor ___, Air Force missile. : ABLE
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Church belfry. : TOWER
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Covered with gold leaf. : GILT
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Become one. : UNITE
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Mislead. : DELUDE
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Piece of news. : ITEM
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Nothing doing: Slang. : NIX
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Imaginary first-rate golfer. : COLONELBOGEY
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Formicary. : ANTHILL
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Small stream. : RILL
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Northern constellation. : LEO
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Hearsay. : TALK
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Devour greedily. : EATUP
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School supplies. : PADS
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Simple. : NAIVE
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Ave atque ___ (hail and farewell): Lat. : VALE
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The blowing of a whale. : SPOUT
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Mere money. : PELF
49
Compass point. : NNE
50
Jump. : LEAP
53
Unauthorized. : ILLEGAL
55
Bert Lahr role. : COWARDLYLION
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German exclamation. : ACH
60
Gather in. : REAP
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Tolerate. : PERMIT
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___ finish. : PHOTO
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Flag. : IRIS
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One on the staff. : AIDE
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Relative of 9 Down. : ERROR
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Suffix used in geological terms. : CENE
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Canoe of Malaysia. : PROA
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Large coarse seaweeds. : KELPS
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Adjectival endings. : ESTS
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Report. : TELL
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Tributary of the Seine. : AUBE
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Meat. : VEAL
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In itself. : ASSUCH
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Strait of ___, at tip of S. America. : MAGELLAN
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Kimono sash. : OBI
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___ all (wholly). : ALLIN
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Superior. : BETTER
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Slip or blunder. : STUMBLE
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Term of endearment: Colloq. : HON
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Like the birds in the air. : AWING
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Make fast again. : RETIE
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College official: Slang. : PREXY
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___-yourself. : DOIT
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Father of Hophni. : ELI
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Spanish jar. : OLLA
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European king. : OLAV
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Where Lake Constance is. : ALPS
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A certain tide. : NEAP
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Fuss. : TODO
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Undressed hide. : KIP
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Spicy taste. : TANG
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Inner bone of the forearm. : ULNA
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Fruit covering. : PEEL
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Island group east of Celebes. : SULA
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Disguise. : VEIL
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Omissions of words or phrases. : ELLIPSES
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Nightmarish fears. : TERRORS
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Ice ___. : FLOE
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Noun suffix. : ADE
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Flat fish with white spots. : PLAICE
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Delighted beyond measure. : ENRAPT
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Czech playwright. : CAPEK
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Yellow pigment. : OCHRE
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Fingerprint ridge. : WHORL
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Town in Belgium. : YPRES
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Ooze. : MIRE
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Greatly admired one. : IDOL
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Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
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Peak. : TOP
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Kind of income: Abbr. : INT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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