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New York Times, Monday, February 10, 1958

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,149
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1. Marks used in writing. : CARETS
7. Garment of Spanish-America. : SERAPE
13. He wrote "Carmen." : MERIMEE
14. Illustrious. : EMINENT
16. Famed soprano Patti. : ADELINA
17. Multiform. : DIVERSE
18. Painter of "Olympia." : MANET
19. Tasteless. : STALE
21. "That not impossible ___ . . . " : SHE
22. Ostentatious. : ARTY
23. Young pig: Var. : SHOTE
24. Maize. : CORN
25. Lady's furpiece. : STOLE
26. Obsession. : MANIA
27. Poster. : PLACARD
30. Malayan settlement. : PENANG
31. Mark as of a former time. : PREDATE
32. Sea cow. : MANATEE
33. Traduce. : REVILE
34. Walked unsteadily. : TODDLED
35. Elliptical. : OVATE
36. Musical groups. : BANDS
37. Kitchenware. : PANS
38. Wine of Hungarian origin. : TOKAY
39. Tarry. : STAY
43. Backgammon move. : HIT
44. Engineer of the "Cannonball" express. : JONES
45. Port of Lebanon, on site of ancient Sidon. : SAIDA
46. Suppression of a vowel. : ELISION
48. Pertaining to a subject. : TOPICAL
50. Capable of being defended. : TENABLE
51. Time of wickedness, in classic myth. : IRONAGE
52. Abominate. : DETEST
53. Livestock. : CATTLE
1. Wood. : CEDAR
2. Relative of "ain't." : ARENT
3. The Hoosier poet. : RILEY
4. Utter. : EMIT
5. ___ strike. : TEN
6. Popular resort site. : SEASHORE
7. Composed. : SEDATE
8. M. Zola. : EMILE
9. Cleave. : RIVE
10. Chemical suffix. : ANE
11. Portray. : PERSONATE
12. Cherished. : ENSHRINED
13. Household word. : MAMA
15. Characteristic of youth. : TEENAGE
20. Disclosed. : TOLD
23. Condition. : STATE
24. Duct. : CANAL
25. The sign of Libra. : SCALE
26. Rectifies. : MENDS
27. Was victorious. : PREVAILED
28. Native of the Near East. : LEVANTINE
29. Entrances. : ADITS
30. Field of rice. : PADDY
31. Weatherman. : PROPHET
32. Given to asceticism. : MONASTIC
34. Have effect. : TAKE
36. Indian brave's headdress. : BONNET
38. Devices necessary to one's profession. : TOOLS
39. Eva Marie. : SAINT
40. Small coin of Thailand. : TICAL
41. "Silence is golden," for one. : ADAGE
42. Endower of a college, 1701. : YALE
44. Agree: Colloq. : JIBE
45. Location. : SPOT
47. Posed. : SAT
49. ___ e sempre (now and always): Ital. : ORA

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