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AMERICANA

New York Times, Sunday, November 9, 1958

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 702 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,421
Across
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Restless: Colloq. : HECTIC
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Banquo's fellow general. : MACBETH
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Frisky. : COLTISH
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Laertes' sister. : OPHELIA
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Rose Franken's heroine. : CLAUDIA
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Cuban province. : ORIENTE
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Custom revived by Lincoln, 1863. : THANKSGIVINGDAY
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Plyer. : WIELDER
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The: Ger. : DER
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Kiltie. : SCOT
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Great: Comb. form. : MEGA
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It's honored by a legal holiday. : LABOR
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Domestic animal. : EWE
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Where Akershus Castle is. : OSLO
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Eloquence. : ORATORY
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Legislator. : SOLON
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Mineral springs. : SPAS
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Famous name in music. : GUIDO
42
Namesakes of A. A. Milne. : ALANS
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Pettish. : HUFFY
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Room in old English houses. : EWERY
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Take care of. : SEETO
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Chilling. : ICY
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Jinks and Flint: Abbr. : CAPTS
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E. C. Bentley's sleuth. : TRENT
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Blue ___. : STREAK
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Proposes. : MOVES
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Wearied. : BORED
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Halls of justice: Abbr. : CTS
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Character in O'Neill play. : ORIN
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Dilute. : WATER
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Romeo and Juliet. : ELOPERS
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Olympian goddess. : ARTEMIS
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Affectedly tender. : SENTIMENTAL
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One of the Leagues: Abbr. : NAT
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___ a pin. : NEATAS
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Good: Span. : BUENO
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"___ Irish Rose." : ABIES
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Highest point. : ACME
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Composer Dvorak. : ANTON
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Teenage entertainment. : ROCKANDROLL
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Slumbered. : SLEPT
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Daze. : STUN
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From this time. : HENCE
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Purposes. : SAKES
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Miss Bara's namesakes. : THEDAS
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___ hold. : TOE
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"The Mauve Decade." : GAYNINETIES
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Poem by Carl Sandburg. : CHICAGO
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Soothing. : ANODYNE
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Had to do (with). : DEALT
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Nocturnal animal. : COON
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Relative of yuan. : YEN
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Divides into branches. : FORKS
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Encircles. : GIRTS
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Type of tweed. : HARRIS
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Girls named after a queen. : CLEOS
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Man from Tennessee. : ERNIE
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Dandy. : FOP
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Muddle: Army slang. : SNAFU
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Expositions. : FAIRS
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Scene of any noted event. : STAGE
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Figured (out): Slang. : DOPED
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Foremost. : GRAND
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Declines. : EBBS
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Scantlings. : STUDS
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Native of Taxco. : MEXICAN
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Growl. : GNAR
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Biblical name. : NOE
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Piña. : ANANA
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Party. : SECT
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Numbers. : ONES
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Noun suffix. : CLE
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Armor for the body. : CORSLET
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Popular Fall event. : THEWORLDSSERIES
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Girl's name. : ESTELLE
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Territory of a nobleman. : EARLDOM
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Certain artists. : ETCHERS
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Concede again. : REYIELD
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Pairs of shaping tools. : DIESETS
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Tall man's nickname. : SHORTY
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Popular snack. : HOTDOG
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Ancient city of Ionia. : EPHESUS
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Bergen's friend. : CHARLIE
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Big Casino. : TEN
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Kinds. : ILKS
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"The ___ Kid." : CISCO
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Six years after First Crusade. : MCV
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Maintenance. : ALIMONY
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Workers on chairs. : CANERS
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Vehicle. : BUGGY
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Norse heroic song. : EDDA
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Aunt: Span. : TIA
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Places for storing fodder. : HAYLOFTS
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Hero of many American movies. : COWBOY
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It rises after Taurus. : ORION
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Recliner. : LIER
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Far off: Comb. form. : TEL
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Midsummer event. : INDEPENDENCEDAY
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New Supreme Court Justice. : STEWART
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Heterodoxy. : HERESY
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Market place. : AGORA
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Language. : ITALIAN
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Landon, et al. : ALFS
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Pindarics. : ODES
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Shift abruptly one's policy. : TACK
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Shopping place. : SUPERMARKET
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Oar. : SWEEP
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Kind of divan. : OTTOMAN
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First words of a Ricky Nelson hit. : HAVEI
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Flynn of Hollywood. : ERROL
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Florentine iris. : ORRIS
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Where Gadsden is. : COTTONSTATE
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Units of weight in India. : TOLAS
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Ice: Ger. : EIS
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Spiritual nourishment. : MANNA
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Asiatic palm. : BETEL
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Card game. : CANASTA
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Eastern capital. : TRENTON
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Symbol on a stamp. : STATUEOFLIBERTY
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Leisure days. : WEEKENDINGS
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Violent behavior. : RAMPAGE
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University in Florida. : STETSON
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___ blue. : ETON
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Juices used in pharmacy. : SUCCI
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Tropical trees. : EBOES
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Norse name. : NILS
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Beethoven's birthplace. : BONN
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___ Waugh. : ALEC
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Kings: Span. : REYES
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Assemblies, as in Ireland. : DAILS
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Radiant. : SHINING
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Nancy ___. : HANKS
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Air Force missiles. : THORS
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Spinning toys. : GYROS
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Weird. : EERIE
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Heart: Anat. : COR
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Performers. : DOERS
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Historic peninsula. : CAPECOD
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Arranged so as to blend. : GRADATED
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Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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Puppet maker. : SARG
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Railroad car. : CABOOSE
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Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Dance. : FOXTROT
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One governed by whims. : FANCIER
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Not watchful. : UNALERT
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Swordsman. : FENCER
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Regular. : STATED
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Convert into ordinary language. : DECODE
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Valse. : DANSE
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Stylish: Colloq. : DRESSY
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Fishhook line. : SNELL
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Cries weakly. : MEWLS
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Cozy retreats. : NESTS
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Auk genus. : ALLE
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Withered. : SERE
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Of this kind: Dial. : SECH
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Gott ___ Dank! : SEI
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"Bali ___," from "South Pacific." : HAI
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European medical degrees: Abbr. : LMS
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Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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