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New York Times, Wednesday, December 10, 1958

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,452
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Disposed of. : SOLD
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Beau ___ (perfect beauty). : IDEAL
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Songbirds. : VIREOS
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Places apart. : ENISLES
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Ship's boat. : PINNACE
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Domain; realm. : DEMESNE
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Cold. : ALGID
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Burning. : AFIRE
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Islet. : AIT
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Troubles. : ILLS
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Silvery food fish. : SMELT
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Printing direction. : STET
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Specified time. : DAY
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Scold. : CHIDE
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Where Augusta is. : MAINE
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Thin fabric. : VOILE
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Fontainebleau attraction. : PALACE
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Memorable play of 1920. : THEEMPERORJONES
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Trusts (with "on"). : RELIES
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Negative ion. : ANION
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Seed coverings. : ARILS
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Ranch animal. : STEER
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Infant need. : BIB
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Alcott heroine and namesakes. : MEGS
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Fruit skins. : PEELS
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Fashioned. : MADE
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___ Upsilon. : PSI
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Sultanic decree. : IRADE
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Hollywood veteran. : GABLE
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Abundant. : LIBERAL
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Witty remarks. : SALLIES
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Fish traps. : EELPOTS
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Fries. : SAUTES
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Rouen's river. : SEINE
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Interpret. : READ
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Individually. : SINGLY
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Birds of a region. : ORNIS
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Plumbum. : LEAD
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One of Snow White's friends. : DOC
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Sluggish. : INERT
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Monetary unit. : DIME
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Compass point. : ESE
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A variety of police dog. : ALSATIAN
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Quality of being gentle. : LENIENCE
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Rural residence. : VILLA
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6,080 feet. : SEAMILE
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Furniture items. : SETTEES
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Was worth the effort. : PAID
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Leagued. : FEDERATED
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Transports. : SHIPS
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Reception room. : SALON
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Takes place. : COMES
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Greater in number. : MAJOR
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Conceals. : VEILS
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Levers. : PRIES
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Tread heavily. : TRAMPLE
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Unorthodox beliefs. : HERESIES
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Fit to be chosen. : ELIGIBLE
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What nine is to ten. : ONELESS
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Christmas ___. : SEALS
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Pampered. : BABIED
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Loafs. : IDLES
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Social gatherings. : BEES
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Babble. : PRATE
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Where Valetta is. : MALTA
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Ferrum. : IRON
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Fasten. : GLUE
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Roof apex covering. : EPI
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Swiss stream. : AAR

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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