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New York Times, Tuesday, February 11, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q U V Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Speck. : MOTE
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Source of supply. : MINE
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General Bradley. : OMAR
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Ship of Mediterranean corsairs. : XEBEC
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Novelist Seton. : ANYA
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___ Hathaway. : ANNE
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Internationally known statue. : THETHINKER
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VIP. : BIGWHEEL
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Keats and Yeats. : ODISTS
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Fine oilstone. : HONE
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Ox wagon journey. : TREK
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New Governor of Virginia. : ALMOND
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Special tasks, for soldiers, sailors, etc. : DETAILS
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Slight sharp sound. : CLINK
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Announce. : CALL
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Old ___, Cromwell's nickname. : NOLL
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Charge. : TAX
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Tanager's hue. : SCARLET
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Allen Dulles' department. : CIA
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Diving duck. : SMEW
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Baboons. : APES
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Directs. : HEADS
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Stuck. : ADHERED
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Headband. : FILLET
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Frankfurt an der ___. : ODER
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Take food. : DINE
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Comedian's butt. : STOOGE
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Subject of a nursery rhyme. : KINGCOLE
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Frances E. Willard's field of activity. : TEMPERANCE
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Meager. : THIN
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Nautical position. : ALEE
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Massé and carom. : SHOTS
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Luxurious excess. : RIOT
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Moved away. : GONE
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Sound of a rain drop. : SPAT
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What "skookum" means. : AONE
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Ancient kingdom near the Dead Sea. : MOAB
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All: Comb. form. : OMNI
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Relish. : TANG
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Samuel Butler's utopia. : EREWHON
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Hold out. : EXTEND
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Giggle. : TEHEE
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Biblical name. : ABEL
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Assign (a contract). : LET
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Displayer's lay figure. : MANIKIN
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Artist's supplies. : INKS
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Well-known negative. : NYET
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Spikes of grain. : EARS
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Gleeful sound. : CHORTLE
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Thought. : IDEA
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Traffic sounds. : HONKS
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Makes known. : TELLS
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Produces effects. : ACTS
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Andean ruminant. : LLAMA
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Confused. : MIXED
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Braved. : DARED
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Narrow. : LOCAL
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Playground equipment. : SLIDE
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Gambol. : CAPER
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Only remaining. : LAST
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Professions. : CAREERS
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Tangible object. : THING
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Hilarious yell. : WHOOPEE
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Orestes' sister. : ELECTRA
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Sharpness. : EDGE
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Noblest. : FINEST
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Formal statements of opinion. : DICTA
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___ dinner. : STAG
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End: Comb. form. : TELO
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Betoken. : OMEN
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Ornamental boss or stud. : KNOP
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Johnny Appleseed's valley. : OHIO
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Jungle rover. : LION
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Interjections. : AHS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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