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New York Times, Saturday, February 1, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.82, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,140
Across
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Delayed a while. : PAUSED
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Fidelity to nature. : REALISM
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Dress. : ATTIRE
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Habituate. : ACCUSTOM
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"Fantasie Impromptu" composer. : CHOPIN
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Fellow traveler. : SHIPMATE
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Hill, in So. Africa. : KOP
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___ ray tube. : CATHODE
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Card game. : GIN
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Issue. : EMIT
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Popular school recital piece. : TREES
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Small group or cluster. : KNOT
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Defenders of a retreat. : REARGUARD
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Instrument for 17 Across. : PIANO
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Iris rootstock. : ORRIS
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Labored stair climber. : PANTER
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Connecting. : BETWEEN
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Patchers. : MENDERS
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Not too literate. : UNREAD
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Windshield attachment. : WIPER
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Leg attachment. : STILT
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Rub the wrong way. : DISPLEASE
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Bugles in the night. : TAPS
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Migratory birds. : GEESE
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1/8 ounce. : DRAM
46
She wore diamonds. : LIL
47
Stable currency. : DOLLARS
49
Polish. : RUB
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Drew out information. : ELICITED
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Civil guardians. : POLICE
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Refurbish. : RENOVATE
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Mr. Brownlow's protégé. : OLIVER
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Argued the point. : DEBATED
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Carriers. : TOTERS
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Food worker in Chicago. : PACKER
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Social reception. : ATHOME
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Heaven on earth. : UTOPIA
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Taste. : SIP
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Norse name. : ERIC
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Unfit to drink. : DENATURED
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Slices of bacon. : RASHERS
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Repeated. : ECHOED
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Etching liquids. : ACIDS
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Actress Velez. : LUPE
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Succumb to inertia. : STAGNATE
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Gesturer. : MOTIONER
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Teachers and guides. : MENTORS
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Super Chief. : TRAIN
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Garden tools. : TROWELS
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Blood relations. : KINDRED
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Dandy. : GREAT
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Lengthwise strip in a skirt. : PANEL
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Spicy soup. : PEPPERPOT
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Obviously busy person. : BUSTLER
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Involved. : ENTAILED
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Rope used as a releasing device. : TRIPLINE
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___ Solemnis. : MISSA
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Handled. : WIELDED
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Expunge. : DELETE
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Get there. : ARRIVE
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Flying object. : SAUCER
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Glowing coals. : EMBERS
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Reached. : GOTAT
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Operatic star. : DIVA
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Operatic aria. : SOLO
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Kind of horse. : COB
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Ignited. : LIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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