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New York Times, Friday, December 5, 1958

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,447
Across
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Europe's winter wonderland. : ALPS
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Tiresomely trite. : CORNY
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Holy man of Tibet. : LAMA
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Mimetic dance. : HULA
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Ignores. : OMITS
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Writer Paton. : ALAN
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Styptic substance. : ALUM
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Diversionary trick. : REDHERRING
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Something not to be missed. : BUS
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Fish delicacy. : SOLE
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Grandmother's favorite chair. : ROCKER
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Chains. : FETTERS
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Ungainly: Colloq. : WEEDY
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Formal objection. : PROTEST
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Earl Derr Biggers' sleuth. : CHAN
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Where Joan of Arc died. : ROUEN
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Hour of need. : RAINYDAY
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New Mediterranean republic: Abbr. : ISR
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Animal shelter. : POUND
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Nigerian native. : IBO
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Candidate for "What's My Line?" : MASSEUSE
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Whimsical. : FANCY
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Author of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs." : INGE
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Musical direction: with great force or vigor. : FURIOSO
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Group of Baltic islands. : ALAND
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Snapping beetles. : ELATERS
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Worsted materials. : SERGES
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Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
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Shade tree. : ASH
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Type of entertainer. : COMEDIENNE
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Cocoon. : PUPA
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Assert. : AVER
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Senior. : ELDER
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Verbal. : ORAL
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Coal mines. : PITS
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Certain flowers, in florists' lingo. : GLADS
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Negative verbal contraction. : ISNT
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Melville character. : AHAB
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Moppet of the cartoons. : LULU
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Attire for the golf course. : PLUSFOURS
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Penrod's playmate. : SAM
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Valuable landscape canvasses. : COROTS
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Lenten dish. : OMELET
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Equestrian. : RIDER
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To the ___ degree. : NTH
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River of Flanders. : YSER
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Theft. : LARCENY
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Identical. : ALIKE
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Having a heavy head of hair. : MANED
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Disgruntled plus. : ANGRY
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Mountain ash. : ROWAN
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British gun. : STEN
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Summer in Paris. : ETE
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Read metrically. : SCAN
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Mid-Victorian. : PRIM
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Dickens' Miss Dartle. : ROSA
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Camouflaged. : HID
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___ de la Paix. : RUE
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Museum exhibits. : DINOSAURS
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First grader's concern. : ABCS
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Stringed toy. : YOYO
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Small dog. : PUG
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Douay form of Hosea. : OSEE
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Tenors. : SINGERS
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Over and done with. : ENDED
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Open to all. : FREE
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Tune. : AIR
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Struck out. : FANNED
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Declares. : UTTERS
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Composers' group. : ASCAP
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Pope in 928. : LEOVI
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Old-time helmet. : ARMET
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___ hand (help). : LENDA
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Victory: Ger. : SIEG
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Team of horses. : SPAN
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Pause. : HALT
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House addition. : ELL
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Hawaiian food staple. : POI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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